Damon “The Leech” Jackson's Professional MMA debut
Jackson made his professional debut against Jacob Salyer on September 22, 2012, fighting on the regional circuit.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Jacob Salyer who carried a 1-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Damon Jackson beat Jacob Salyer by KO/TKO at 2:23 of Round 1.
Damon “The Leech” Jackson's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Jackson made his debut in the UFC against Yancy Medeiros on August 30, 2014, fighting on the main card of UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto having compiled a 9-0-0 professional MMA record.
Damon Jackson lost to Yancy Medeiros by Submission at 1:54 of Round 2.
Since his debut, Jackson has gone on to fight a total of 10 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 5-3-1 with 1 no contest.
Outside the UFC
After his UFC stint, Jackson took his next fight at LFC on October 14, 2016, fighting against Levi Mowles on the main event of Legacy FC 61: Peterson vs. De La Rosa.
Damon Jackson beat Levi Mowles by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.
Return to Ultimate Fighting Championship
After 10 fights outside of the promotion, Jackson returned to the UFC on September 19, 2020, fighting against Mirsad Bektić on the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley.
At the time of his UFC return, his professional MMA record stood at 17-3-1
Damon Jackson beat Mirsad Bektić by Submission at 1:21 of Round 3. Damon Jackson took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.
The first man to defeat Daniel Argueta
Jackson defeated the previously unbeaten Daniel Argueta on June 4, 2022, at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik. Daniel Argueta came into the fight with a 8-0-0 record. Jackson was a -720 betting favorite going into the fight. Damon Jackson beat Daniel Argueta by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.
When was Damon Jackson's last win?
Jackson's last win came against Pat Sabatini at UFC Fight Night on Saturday September 17, 2022. Damon Jackson beat Pat Sabatini by KO/TKO at 1:09 of Round 1. Damon Jackson took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.