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Timothy Justin "TJ" O'Brien (born January 1, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist, and former competitor on The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck.

Mixed Martial Arts Career

The Ultimate Fighter

O'Brien signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship to appear on The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck.

O'Brien fought Marc Stevens in the first episode to get into the house and lost via TKO in 13 seconds.[1]

Ultimate Fighting Championship

O'Brien got another chance in the UFC when he replaced Gabe Ruediger against Paul Kelly on November 20, 2010 at UFC 123.[2] O'Brien lost the fight via second round TKO after getting hit with multiple elbows from the crucifix position.

O'Brien next fought Cole Miller on August 14, 2011 at UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle.[3] He lost the fight via submission in the second round. After his second straight loss O'Brien was released from the UFC.[4]

Mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 18–6 Gesias Cavalcante Submission (achilles lock) WSOF 1 02012-11-03November 3, 2012 1 1:03 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 18–5 Joe Morris Submission (triangle choke) MCC 40 - Lund vs. Dicke 02012-04-12April 12, 2012 1 2:22 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 17–5 Allen Hernandez Decision (split) MCC 38 - Hernandez vs. O'Brien 02012-01-27January 27, 2012 3 5:00 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Loss 16–5 Cole Miller Submission (guillotine choke) UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle 02011-08-14August 14, 2011 2 2:38 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Loss 16–4 Paul Kelly TKO (elbows) UFC 123 02010-11-20November 20, 2010 2 3:16 Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Win 16–3 Josh Henry Submission (rear-naked choke) MCC 29 - Champion vs. Champion 02010-10-22October 22, 2010 1 3:48 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 15–3 Dakota Cochrane Submission (rear-naked choke) Extreme Challenge - High Stakes 02010-07-16July 16, 2010 1 2:00 Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Win 14–3 Jake Brown Submission (keylock) MCC 24 - Reloaded 02010-01-16January 16, 2010 1 1:16 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 13–3 Rod Montoya Submission (triangle choke) RCC 10 - Devil's Fights 02009-10-30October 30, 2009 3 1:33 Iowa, United States
Win 12–3 Tim Bazer Submission (triangle choke) EC 135 - Extreme Challenge 135 02009-09-12September 12, 2009 1 1:31 Osceola, Iowa, United States
Win 11–3 Jeremy Castro Submission (triangle choke) MCC 21 - Midwest Cage Championships 21 02009-06-26June 26, 2009 1 1:28 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Loss 10–3 Chris Mickle Submission (armbar) MCC 18 - Midwest Cage Championships 18 02009-01-16January 16, 2009 1 4:39 West Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 10–2 Will Shutt Submission (triangle choke) MCC 17 - Thanksgiving Throwdown 02008-11-26November 26, 2008 2 1:43 West Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 9–2 Josh Atwell Submission (triangle choke) MCC 16 - No Guts, No Glory 02008-09-12September 12, 2008 1 1:29 Urbandale, Iowa, United States
Win 8–2 Chris Perez van Dam Submission (triangle choke) MCC 15 - Lights Out! 02008-07-25July 25, 2008 1 1:13 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 7–2 Will Shutt Submission (triangle choke) MCC 13 - Contenders 02008-04-25April 25, 2008 1 0:50 Urbandale, Iowa, United States
Win 6–2 Nick Walker Submission (triangle choke) MCC 13 - Contenders 02008-04-25April 25, 2008 1 2:03 Urbandale, Iowa, United States
Win 5–2 Jeff Carstens Submission (rear-naked choke) TFC - Awakening 02008-01-28January 28, 2008 1 0:57
Win 4–2 Scott Burns Submission (triangle choke) ECC - Elite Cage Combat 02007-11-17November 17, 2007 1 1:22 Newton, Iowa, United States
Loss 3–2 Allen Hernandez Submission (rear-naked choke) Mainstream MMA 7 - Vengeance 02007-10-20October 20, 2007 1 3:14 Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Win 3–1 Adam Cunningham Submission (triangle choke) MCC 9 - Heatwave 02007-07-27July 27, 2007 1 1:19 Iowa, United States
Loss 2–1 Erik Koch Submission (armbar) Mainstream MMA 6: Evolution 02007-07-14July 14, 2007 1 0:42 Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Win 2–0 Steve Young Submission (triangle choke) MCC 8 - Motivation 02007-05-19May 19, 2007 2 1:20 Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 1–0 Nathan Woods Submission (guillotine choke) GFC 1 - Genesis 02007-04-20April 20, 2007 1 0:52 Des Moines, Iowa, United States

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