Getting to Know… Jesse Ronson

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Jesse Ronson at the Score Fighting Series

(photo: Mike Fischl)

Name: Jesse Ronson

Height: 5’10

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

Jesse Ronson punches Eric St-Pierre

Ronson tags Eric St-Pierre (photo: Martin Blais)

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?

Website: None

Comments: I wish I could eat bad food right now but I need to cut weight…damnit!

10 Responses to “ Getting to Know… Jesse Ronson ”

  1. Alex Caporicci says:

    Could possibly be the next Canadian to get in the UFC.

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  2. Kid Lightning says:

    My vote for one of the baddest dudes in the Canadian MMA scene right now. Next stop UFC!

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  3. booboo says:

    AFTER THE ALEX RICCI FIGHT , IM CONVINCED AND A FAN AND HOPE AFTER THE HEALY FIGHT ( WIN ) YOU SIR SHOULD GET THE CALL. YOU ARE ONE EXCITING MTHFKR IN THE CAGE AND ARE UFC WORTHY, ONE TOUGH SOB ! THE BEST NON ZUFFA 155ER OUT THERE PERIOD !

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  4. Idolmaker says:

    Strawberry sundae for real???? Would any of you expect a badass like Ronson to like strawberry sundaes???? And volleyball??? Damn Jesse haha.

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  5. Woodrow says:

    Volleyball?

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  6. Marc-Andre Drolet says:

    Wtf is volleyball?

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  7. BodySnatcher says:

    hahah thanks guys and volleyball cause football league was on sparring nights and soccer is for pussies

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  8. Rob says:

    My top two favourite Canadian fighters not in the UFC are also the two with the coolest nicknames. The Body Snatcher and The Haggis Basher. Both tough dudes that I hope to see in the UFC soon!

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  9. Steve says:

    Soccer is for pussies? Say that to Jose Aldo and Kenflo. Ha!

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  10. Bobby Karimi says:

    Soccer is for champs!

    Regardless Body Snatcher is a bad ass!

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