Jared   "The Mountain"   Vanderaa

Heavyweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 8 - 3 - 0
  • Submission : 3 Wins - 1 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 5 Wins - 0 Losses
  • Decision : 0 Wins - 2 Losses
  • Age : 25
  • Height : 1.91 m
  • Reach : 195 cm
  • Leg Span : 115 cm
  • Stance : Orthodox
  • BG Discipline : Dutch Kickboxing
  • Strengths : Accurate boxing and kicking
    KO power
    World class wrestling
  • From : USA
  • Fighting out of : Temecula, USA
  • Gym : Team Quest
  • Trainer : Corey Grant
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 5%
  • Takedowns : 5%
  • Striking : 90%

Fighters Media

Countdown to EFC 66 Van Zyl vs Vanderaa
EFC 66 Van Zyl vs Vanderaa
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EFC 76 Post-Event Press Conference
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WÓJCIK DETHRONES ‘BEASTIE BARBIE’
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EFC 76 Engaged Episode2
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EFC 76 Weigh-in Highlights
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EFC 76 Weigh-In
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‘BEASTIE BARBIE’ READY FOR WÓJCIK

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EFC 76 Fight Week Face-Offs
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EFC 76 Engaged Episode 1
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POLISH ASSASSIN FAVOURED OVER BEASTY BARBIE
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HER STRONGEST POINT MUST BE HER GOOD LOOKS
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK
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FIGHT WEEK PRESSER WEDNESDAY
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VAN ZYL PICKS VANDERAA OVER POTTS
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The COUNTDOWN to Time Square has BEGUN!
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Countdown to #EFC76 Potts vs Vanderaa
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EFC 76 Penco vs Vlismas, Potts vs Vanderaa – Promo
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HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT AT TIME SQUARE
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EFC 73 Highlights
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EFC 73 Post-Event Press Conference
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KALUNDA DOES IT FOR AFRICA
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EFC 73 Engaged Episode 4
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EFC 73 Engaged Episode 3
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KALUNDA, DA ROCHA FIRED UP FOR TITLE CLASH
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TRIPLE MONEY ON KALUNDA, QUADRUPLE ON MOYO
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EFC 73 Engaged Episode 1
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The Countdown to Sun City has begun
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EFC 73 Kalunda vs Da Rocha, Moyo vs Vanderaa Promo
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PENA / VAN ZYL UNDISPUTED AT EFC 66
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PENA, VAN ZYL & LESAR FAVOURITES
Countdown to EFC 66 Van Zyl vs Vanderaa
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Countdown to EFC 66 Van Zyl vs Vanderaa
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SAYED WANTS PENA TESTED
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10 DAYS TO THE BIGGEST REMATCH IN EFC HISTORY
EFC 66 Van Zyl vs Vanderaa
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EFC 66 Van Zyl vs Vanderaa
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HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP ADDED TO EFC 66
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TF1 – The Fighter

Action Shots

  • EFC – 66 – 16 December 2017

Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Ruan Potts
    EFC 76
    R3 TKO (Punches)
  • Elvis Moyo
    EFC 73
    Win
    R2 TKO (Punches)
  • Vernon Lewis
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Andrew van Zyl
    EFC 66
    R5 Decision (Split)
  • John Rizzo
    Win
    R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Daylin Murray
    Win
    R1 TKO (Punches)
  • Joe Hernandez
    Win
    R2 KO (Punch)
  • Mychal Clark
    Win
    R1 TKO (Punches)
  • Sean Johnson
    Win
    R1 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • Richard Odoms
    Loss
    R5 Submission (Kimura)
  • Idrees Wasi
    Win
    R1 Submission (Straight Ankle Lock)

Exhibition Fight History

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  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
    No fights recorded

Fighters Biography

When and why did you start training martial arts?

I began in February 2010, I was coming off of wrestling season.

How did you get your fight name?

I got it in highschool. People would keep jumping on me saying, “It’s like climbing a mountain.”

What is your favourite technique, and why?

Gogoplata, I just like choking people with my shin.

Who is your hero, and why?

Aleksandr Karelin, he was a monster of a wrestler.

What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

I enjoy watching anime, playing video games, listening to music and writing. My favourite thing to do when I am not training or fighting is being a parent.

What does it mean for you to fight in the EFC?

It is a great opportunity to showcase my skills to the world

Added Detail

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Jared   Vanderaa