Joseph Jonathan "Joe" Riggs is an American professional mixed martial artist. A professional competitor since 2001, Riggs formerly competed for the UFC, WEC, Strikeforce, Bellator, ProElite, M-1 Global, and King of the Cage. Riggs is the former WEC Middleweight Champion.
|Born:||September 23, 1982, Sanford, Maine, United States|
|Division:||Heavyweight, Light Heavyweight, Middleweight, Welterweight (current)|
|Reach:||70 in (177.8 cm)|
|Fighting out of:||Phoenix, Arizona, United States|
|Team:||Grace Fighting Systems|
|Rank:||Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|IMDb:||Joe Riggs's IMDb|
About Joe Riggs
Former WEC Middleweight Champion known as Diesel. He turned professional in 2001 and won 40 of his first 55 bouts.
He trained in boxing and was a two-time All-American wrestler during high school.
He won his fifth consecutive fight on November 16, 2012.
He has a son named Joseph with his wife Lisa Riggs.
He suffered a submission defeat to Kendall Grove on August 27, 2011.
Information related to Joe Riggs
- Mixed martial artists from Maine
- Mixed martial artists from Arizona
- World Extreme Cagefighting champions
- Light heavyweight mixed martial artists
- Sportspeople from Phoenix, Arizona
- Middleweight mixed martial artists
- Heavyweight mixed martial artists
- American practitioners of Brazilian jiu-jitsu
- Welterweight mixed martial artists