Getting to Know… Jesse Ronson
Name: Jesse Ronson
Walking Around Weight:179-181 lbs
MMA Competition Weight Class: Lightweight 155 lbs
Date of Birth: December 24/1985
City born in: London, Ontario
City currently residing in: London, Ontario.
First Job: Concrete construction labourer.
Current Job: MMA fighter and personal trainer
First Car: 2002 Saturn
Current Car: the very same Saturn lol
Favorite Movie: The Big Hit
Favorite TV Show: Futurama
Favorite Band/Singer: CunninLynguists
Nickname, and how you got it: The Body Snatcher. I got this at the 2006 boxing provincials I had three fights in three days and I won them all by first round TKO with body shots.
MMA Team/Camp: Adrenaline
MMA Titles Held: AM Ford fight night. Lightweight champion
Belts attained in other combat sports: Canadian Low-Kick Middleweight champion, WPKA K-1 and Full Contact Super Middleweight champion, provincial Full Contact Middleweight champion.
Favorite UFC Fighter: Crocop although he is retired. Currently either Jose Aldo or Frankie Edgar.
MMA Inspirations/Mentor/Idol: Any champion who came from nothing and now has it all.
First Martial Arts Memory: Taking karate when I was I think 9 or 10 for a week and being the only one not in uniform for a week then quitting haha.
First MMA Memory: Winning via KO body shot my first MMA fight
Greatest MMA Moment to Date: Fighting on national television for everyone to see.
Funniest MMA Fighter that You Know: its gotta be me! Lol if I can’t pick myself then it’s Alex ‘Pecker’ Gasson – straight up weirdo.
Toughest MMA Competitors Encountered: Jason Saggo, by far.
Most Memorable Finish: second round rear naked choke of Tony Hervey or first round KO of Brad Causey for the title.
Cage or Ring: doesn’t matter no getting out once your in until the fights over.
Embarrassing MMA Memory: calling out Mike Ricci like a tough guy then getting shit pumped by him a few months later hahaha.
Funny MMA Memory: almost running over two ring girls in my last fight when they stepped in front of me as I was running to the cage…like a dick I didn’t even say sorry. lol
Favorite MMA Move (finish/strike): Tiger uppercut or Kneebar
Favorite Sport Outside of MMA: Rugby and Volley ball
Favorite Food: strawberry sundae from Dairy Queen
Relationship status: complicated single
Twitter Account: @Ronsoff
Facebook Account/Fan Page: Type my name I’ll add you. Can always use more Facebook friends …right?
Comments: I wish I could eat bad food right now but I need to cut weight…damnit!