Joe Schilling

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Date of Birth January 13, 1984
Place of Birth Dayton, Ohio
Age 36 years old
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Joe Schilling

Joseph Francis Schilling is an American professional Muay Thai kickboxer and mixed martial artist who competes for Bellator Kickboxing in the Middleweight division, and in the Middleweight division for Bellator MMA. Known for his use of elbows to cut opponents and nicknamed "Stitch 'em Up", Schilling began fighting professionally in 2006 and was a two-time national titlist before defeating Kaoklai Kaennorsing to become the WBC Muaythai Interim World Light Heavyweight Champion in 2011. His profile further increased the following year when he engaged in a controversial rivalry with Simon Marcus. As of 1 November 2018, he is ranked the #7 middleweight kickboxer in the world by Combat Press.

Born: Joseph Francis Schilling, January 13, 1984, Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
Other names: Stitch 'em Up
Nationality: American
Division: Super Middleweight, Light Heavyweight, Middleweight (MMA)
Style: Muay Thai
Fighting out of: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Team: American Top Team, The Yard, Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
Trainer: Mark Komuro, Cesar Gracie
Years active: 2005–present
IMDb: Joe Schilling's IMDb

About Joe Schilling

Mixed martial artist and Muy Thai kickboxer who has competed as a middleweight in Bellator MMA and Bellator Kickboxing. His 2014 victory over Melvin Manhoef was named Knockout of the Year.

Before Fame

He was raised in Dayton, Ohio and had a troubled childhood, being expelled from four different schools. He worked as a personal trainer at a YMCA in Los Angeles.


His use of his elbows to cut his opponents has earned him the nickname "Stitch 'Em Up."

Family Life

He and his two siblings were raised by their mother in a single-parent home.


He defeated Chris Spang via TKO in June 2009.

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