|Born||April 18, 1980 (age 39)|
Springfield, Ohio, United States
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb)|
|Reach||64 in (163 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Springfield, Ohio, United States|
|Trainer||Mike Patt, Jon Stutzman, Oscar Kallet|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
She entered the 2005 HOOKnSHOOT Women's Grand Prix on November 19, 2005, but was defeated by Julie Kedzie in the second round of the tournament. She faced Kedzie again in a rematch on October 7, 2006, at KOTC: Meltdown, but was once again defeated by Unanimous Decision.
She faced Kedzie for a third time on September 29, 2007, in HOOKnSHOOT, but lost the fight by technical knockout in the second round.
Finney is managed by Wade Hampel of Big Fight Management.
Finney entered the one-night 2007 HOOKnSHOOT Women's Grand Prix on November 24, 2007. She faced Miesha Tate in the opening round. After three rounds, the fight was ruled a Draw and went to an overtime round. Following the overtime round, the fight was again ruled a Draw and the referee awarded the victory to Tate.
Finney entered the Freestyle Cage Fighting Women's Bantamweight Grand Prix at FCF 39 on January 30, 2010. She defeated Lizbeth Carreiro by Unanimous Decision.
On March 27, 2010, Finney defeated Adrienna Jenkins by Unanimous Decision at FCF 40 to advance to the finals of the FCF tournament. However, FCF later agreed to release Finney from her contract in order for Finney to sign with Strikeforce and she was replaced in the FCF tournament final by Jenkins.
Finney made her Strikeforce debut on June 26, 2010, at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum. She faced current Women's Middleweight Champion (145 lbs) Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos and lost the fight via KO in the second round.
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|23 matches||11 wins||12 losses|
|Win||11–12||Janice Meyer||TKO (punches)||IT Fight Series 48||December 10, 2016||2||2:06||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Win||10–12||Al-Lanna Jones||TKO (punches)||STFC 40||November 5, 2016||2||1:07||McAllen, Texas, United States|
|Win||9–12||Al-Lanna Jones||Decision (unanimous)||IT Fight Series 38||November 21, 2015||3||5:00||Dayton, Ohio, United States|
|Loss||8–12||Marciea Allen||Decision (unanimous)||IT Fight Series 35||September 5, 2015||3||5:00||Springfield, Ohio, United States|
|Loss||8–11||Valentina Shevchenko||Decision (unanimous)||Legacy FC 39||February 27, 2015||3||5:00||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Loss||8–10||Holly Holm||TKO (body kick)||Fresquez Productions: Clash in the Cage||September 9, 2011||3||2:49||Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States|
|Loss||8–9||Liz Carmouche||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce Challengers: Wilcox vs. Ribeiro||November 19, 2010||3||1:30||Jackson, Mississippi, United States|
|Loss||8–8||Cris Cyborg||TKO (knee to the body)||Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum||June 26, 2010||2||2:56||San Jose, California, United States||For Strikeforce Women's Featherweight Championship; Sherdog 2010 Beatdown of the Year|
|Win||8–7||Adrienna Jenkins||Decision (split)||Freestyle Cage Fighting 40||March 27, 2010||3||5:00||Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States|
|Win||7–7||Lizbeth Carreiro||Decision (unanimous)||Freestyle Cage Fighting 39||January 30, 2010||3||5:00||Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States|
|Win||6–7||Brighton Hutton||KO (punches)||C3: Slammin Jammin Weekend 2||October 30, 2009||2||1:31||Red Rock, Oklahoma, United States|
|Win||5–7||Marissa Caldwell||TKO (punches)||MMA Big Show: Full Force||October 24, 2009||1||N/A||Florence, Indiana, United States|
|Loss||4–7||Erin Toughill||Decision (unanimous)||PPFC 11: All In||November 20, 2008||3||3:00||Lemoore, California, United States|
|Win||4–6||Suzy Smith||KO (punch)||Brawl at the Beach||July 18, 2008||2||1:33||Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States|
|Loss||3–6||Miesha Tate||Decision (referee decision)||HOOKnSHOOT: BodogFight Women's Tournament||November 24, 2007||4||3:00||Evansville, Indiana, United States|
|Loss||3–5||Julie Kedzie||TKO (punches)||HOOKnSHOOT: MW Tournament||September 27, 2007||2||2:44||Evansville, Indiana, United States|
|Loss||3–4||Shayna Baszler||Submission (armbar)||ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series||July 27, 2007||1||2:40||Santa Ynez, California, United States|
|Loss||3–3||Keiko Tamai||Submission (armbar)||BodogFight: Costa Rica Combat||February 16, 2007||2||3:01||Costa Rica|
|Win||3–2||Ginele Marquez||Submission (armbar)||HOOKnSHOOT: The Women Return||November 18, 2006||1||3:38||Evansville, Indiana, United States|
|Loss||2–2||Julie Kedzie||Decision (unanimous)||KOTC: Meltdown||October 7, 2006||2||5:00||Indianapolis, Indiana, United States|
|Loss||2–1||Julie Kedzie||Decision (unanimous)||HOOKnSHOOT: 2005 Women's Grand Prix||November 19, 2005||3||5:00||Evansville, Indiana, United States|
|Win||2–0||Mystee Blackwood||KO (punch)||HOOKnSHOOT: 2005 Women's Grand Prix||November 19, 2005||1||0:38||Evansville, Indiana, United States|
|Win||1–0||Rikki Burnett||Decision (unanimous)||HOOKnSHOOT: Evolution||November 6, 2004||2||5:00||Evansville, Indiana, United States|
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- "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum". Strikeforce.com. 2010-05-25. Retrieved 2010-05-25.
- "Strikeforce: "Fedor vs Werdum" Live Results". MMARising.com. Retrieved 2010-06-27.
- "Finney vs Carmouche Planned For November 19th". MMARising.com. Retrieved 2010-10-31.
- "Strikeforce Challengers 12 Live Play-By-Play & Results". MMARising.com. Retrieved 2010-11-19.
- "Holly Holm vs Jan Finney Announced For September 9th". MMARising.com. 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2011-07-27.
- "Holly Holm Stops Jan Finney At "Clash In The Cage"". MMARising.com. 2011-09-09. Retrieved 2011-09-09.
- "Jan Finney Cleared To Face Kaitlin Young At FCF 49". MMARising.com. 2011-09-20. Retrieved 2011-09-22.
- "Late Changes Made To FCF 49, BlackEye 5 Fight Cards". MMARising.com. 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
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