Jared Cannonier is an American mixed martial artist (MMA) who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He was born on March 16, 1984, in Dallas, Texas, USA. Cannonier competes in the middleweight division and is known for his striking skills, power, and durability inside the octagon.
Before entering professional MMA, Cannonier served in the United States Army. He made his UFC debut in January 2015 as a heavyweight but later dropped down to the light heavyweight division. In 2018, he further moved down to the middleweight division, where he found considerable success.
Throughout his UFC career, Jared Cannonier has faced and defeated numerous notable opponents, showcasing his ability to take on tough challenges in the middleweight division. Some of his victories include wins over Anderson Silva, David Branch, and Jack Hermansson.