Ray Cooper (fighter)

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Ray Cooper Jr.
BornRaynald Cooper
Waipahu, Hawaii, United States
Other namesBradda
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)
DivisionLight Heavyweight
Middleweight
Welterweight
Lightweight
Fighting out ofWaipahu, Hawaii, United States
TeamJesus Is Lord
Years active1997–2008
Mixed martial arts record
Total23
Wins14
By knockout8
By submission3
By decision3
Losses9
By knockout2
By submission6
By decision1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Raynald "Ray" Cooper Jr. is an American[1] During his career, he holds notable upset victories over Jake Shields, Antonio McKee, and Hermes Franca. A professional competitor for promotions in his native Hawaii and Shooto from 1997 until 2008. His son, Ray Cooper III, is also a professional fighter.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
23 matches 14 wins 9 losses
By knockout 8 2
By submission 3 6
By decision 3 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 14–9 Richie Whitson KO (punch) X-1: Legends May 16, 2008 1 3:54 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Win 14–8 Koji Yoshida TKO (punches) ROTR 9: Rumble on the Rock 9 April 21, 2006 1 2:47 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Loss 13–8 Takashi Nakakura TKO (cut) Shooto: 5/4 in Korakuen Hall May 4, 2005 2 1:14 Tokyo, Japan
Win 13–7 Hermes Franca KO (punches) Shooto Hawaii: Unleashed March 25, 2005 1 2:57 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Loss 12–7 Jake Shields Submission (rear-naked choke) Shooto Hawaii: Soljah Fight Night July 9, 2004 1 3:29 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Loss 12–6 Dennis Hallman Submission (guillotine choke) ROTR 4: Rumble on the Rock 4 October 10, 2003 1 0:43 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Win 12–5 Jason Buck Decision (unanimous) Shooto Hawaii: Alpha December 7, 2002 3 5:00 Lahaina, Hawaii, United States
Win 11–5 Jake Shields Decision (majority) Warriors Quest 6: Best of the Best August 3, 2002 3 5:00 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Win 10–5 Dan Gilbert Submission (punches) Warriors Quest 4: Genesis March 29, 2002 1 2:02 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Win 9–5 Jeremy Bennett TKO (corner stoppage) Warriors Quest 3: Punishment in Paradise December 1, 2001 1 0:51 Hawaii, United States
Win 8–5 Jeremy Williams TKO (strikes) Warriors Quest 2: Battle of Champions August 1, 2001 1 3:16 United States
Loss 7–5 Tetsuji Kato Decision (unanimous) Shooto: To The Top 6 July 6, 2001 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 7–4 Antonio McKee Submission (armbar) Warriors Quest 1: The New Beginning May 29, 2001 1 0:54 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Loss 6–4 Paul Rodriguez Submission (armbar) SB 20: SuperBrawl 20 February 23, 2001 1 1:55 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Loss 6–3 Alex Cook Submission (neck crank) Shooto: R.E.A.D. Final December 17, 2000 1 1:44 Urayasu, Chiba, Japan
Loss 6–2 Frank Trigg Submission (forearm choke) WEF: New Blood Conflict August 26, 2000 2 3:05
Win 6–1 Jutaro Nakao Decision (unanimous) Shooto: R.E.A.D. 1 January 14, 2000 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 5–1 Chris Kirby TKO (punches) SB 14: SuperBrawl 14 November 5, 1999 1 1:34 Guam
Win 4–1 Danny Bennett Submission (armbar) SB 13: SuperBrawl 13 September 7, 1999 1 2:43 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Win 3–1 Victor Hunsaker TKO (punches) SB 12: SuperBrawl 12 June 1, 1999 1 0:46 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Loss 2–1 Masanori Suda Submission (armbar) Shooto: Las Grandes Viajes 1 January 17, 1998 1 1:55 Tokyo, Japan
Win 2–0 Jason Nicholsen TKO (towel thrown from punches) SB 3: SuperBrawl 3 January 17, 1997 1 0:28 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Win 1–0 Taro Obata KO (punches) SB 3: SuperBrawl 3 January 17, 1997 1 1:16 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ray Cooper". Sherdog. Archived from the original on November 15, 2014.