Reach 76.5 in (194 cm)
Name Jared Rosholt
Height 1.88 m
Other names Big Show
Fighting out of Arlington, Texas
Role Jake Rosholt's brother
Weight 109 kg
Siblings Jake Rosholt
|Born August 4, 1986 (age 29)
Sandpoint, Idaho, United States (1986-08-04) |
Team Team Takedown, Cobra Kai Jiu-Jitsu
Wrestling NCAA Division I Wrestling
Education Oklahoma State University–Stillwater
Similar People Stefan Struve, Jake Rosholt, Robert Whittaker, Uriah Hall, Kyle Noke
Fight of the Week: Derrick Lewis and Jared Rosholt Battle for the Heavyweight Strap
Jared Rosholt (born August 4, 1986) is an American mixed martial artist who competes as a Heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is the younger brother of former UFC and WEC fighter Jake Rosholt. A professional competitor since 2011, Jared Rosholt has also competed for Titan FC and Legacy FC.
- Fight of the Week: Derrick Lewis and Jared Rosholt Battle for the Heavyweight Strap
- Jared rosholt vs kirk grinlinton may 27 2011
- Early career
- Titan Fighting
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Personal life
Jared rosholt vs kirk grinlinton may 27 2011
Rosholt was born and raised in Sandpoint, Idaho, attending Sandpoint High School before moving to Oklahoma his junior year where he attended Ponca City High School. Rosholt competed in wrestling as well as football. In wrestling, Rosholt was a member of Wrestling USA Magazine's 2005 All-America Dream Team, a four-time State Champion, and a two-time national runner-up. Rosholt continued wrestling at Oklahoma State University, following in the footsteps of his older brother, Jake, a three-time National Champion for the Cowboys. Jared Rosholt went on to be a three-time All-American and finished his collegiate career with an overall record of 125-27. That record qualified him as the winningest Heavyweight in the history of the Oklahoma State wrestling program. His 125 wins also qualify as the fifth-most victories by a wrestler in any weight class in Oklahoma State history. Rosholt finished fourth in his division at the 2008 NCAA wrestling championships, third in 2009, and second in 2010. Rosholt's combination of size and speed had many wondering if he would follow the lead of his older brother Jake into MMA competition.
Rosholt made his professional mixed martial arts debut on February 26, 2011 where he won by submission (punches) in just 1:17 of the first round.
Rosholt came to fight on two days notice as a replacement to fight at Titan FC 18: Pulver vs. Davidson against Kirk Grinlinton. He won the fight by technical knockout at just 1:37 of the first round.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Rosholt announced in mid-September that he has signed with the UFC. He made his debut against fellow newcomer Walt Harris on November 30, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. After being dropped in the first round, Rosholt rallied back in the second and third rounds, winning the fight via unanimous decision.
Rosholt was expected to face promotional newcomer Oleksiy Oliynyk on January 25, 2014 at UFC on Fox 10. However, Oliynyk was forced out of the bout with an injury and Rosholt was pulled from the card altogether.
Rosholt faced Daniel Omielanczuk on April 11, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 39. Rosholt defeated Omielanczuk via unanimous decision.
Rosholt faced Soa Palelei on June 28, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 43. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
The rescheduled bout with Oleksiy Oliynyk took place on November 22, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 57. Rosholt lost the fight via knockout in the first round.
Rosholt faced Josh Copeland on March 14, 2015 at UFC 185. He won the fight via TKO in the third round.
Rosholt faced Timothy Johnson on August 8, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 73. He won the fight by unanimous decision.
Rosholt faced Stefan Struve on November 14, 2015 at UFC 193. He won by unanimous decision.
Rosholt is expected to face Roy Nelson on February 6, 2016 at UFC 196.
In addition to his brother Jake, Rosholt has three other siblings; a sister and two brothers who also competed in wrestling at Oklahoma State University.