Darrill
Schoonover
10-1-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 10-1-0
Summary: Boxing

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Boss
From: Karlsruhe US Military base Germany
Age: 28
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 250 lb ( 113 kg )

Media

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
48
33% Successful
16
Types of Successful Strikes
0
16
38% Standing
44% Clinch
19%
6
7
3
Striking Defense
39
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
3
0% Successful
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
2
1
Takedown Defense
50
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
James McSweeney Dec 5, 2009
58 1 2 8 R3 KO/TKO
Darrill Schoonover 16 0 1 2

Biography

A talented wrestler at Coronado High in El Paso, TX, Schoonover began training in jiu-jitsu, judo, submission grappling and Muay-Thai at 17.  Following graduation, he enlisted in the Army and began serving his country in September 2004.  His stint included two years in Germany, one year each at Fort Hood in Texas, and Fort Irwin in San Bernardino County, CA.  The former Air Defense Artillery specialist is now on active reserve.  Following his military release, Schoonover turned professional in 2008 and has a perfect 10-0 record.  A well-rounded fighter, his victories include five by TKO and five by submission.  

Despite his age, Schoonover is one of the more experienced mixed martial artists on the show having trained for nearly seven years.  An aspiring History teacher, Schoonover temporarily dropped out of Central Texas College in Killeen in order to compete on the show.

Training: Challenging, and getting my ass kicked, but productive

When and why did you start training for fighting?
Seven years ago. I was always fighting, and my uncle challenged me to start training to really prove how tough I was. I had my first fight after my first week of training.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Amateur: Light heavyweight champion of Texas...Pro: XFC Light heavyweight champ, Heavyweight Freestyle cagefighting, Shark fights heavyweight champion of Texas

Do you have any heroes?
Arnold, Oprah, Chuck Norris

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It’s a great opportunity to test my skills and learn more about the sport.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
Currently attending college at Central Texas College in Killeen, Texas, where I'm working on a history degree

What was your job before you started fighting?
Army

Favorite grappling technique: Whatever is available at the time

Favorite striking technique: Straight right hand
 

Career

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