Height: 6'1" (186cm)
Weight: 198 lbs
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Jake Rosholt (born September 2, 1982) is professional mixed martial artist and former collegiate amateur wrestler.
He placed second at the 2005 and 2006 Big 12 Conference but went on to win NCAA championships both years, making him the 15th three-time NCAA Champion in Oklahoma State history and just their 10th four-time All-American. He ended his college career with a 105-20 career record. In high school, Rosholt won three Idaho state titles and the 2001 189-pound high school national championship as a member of the Sandpoint High School Bulldogs.
In the spring of 2007, Jake began training for MMA competition at the Las Vegas-based Xtreme Couture gym. He is signed with the Team Takedown management company. He made his World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) debut at WEC 36, facing Nissen Osterneck. Rosholt had difficulty defending against Osterneck's stand-up, but was able to secure a number of takedowns and dominate on the ground before winning by technical knockout.
After the WEC, dissolved their middleweight division, Rosholt signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He was originally scheduled to face Alessio Sakara at UFC Fight Night: Lauzon vs. Stephens, but Sakara withdrew due to injury and was replaced by International Fight League champion Dan Miller.