Jens first loss as a featherweight was against Urijah Faber on June 1st, 2008.
Jens is the oldest of three siblings.
Jens trained with the Shamrock 2000 team in his early MMA career.
Jens left the UFC in 2004 after two consecutive losses.
Jens MMA record is 21-9-1.
Jens began fighting in the WEC in September, 2007.
Jens began fighting in the UFC in September, 1999.
When Jens was 7 years old he was threatened by his father with a loaded firearm.
Jens' is a boxing, Jiu Jitsu, and wrestling style fighter.
Jens has a daughter named Madeline who is 4 years old.
Jens is a PC gamer.
Jens was the first lightweight champion in the UFC.
Jens began boxing as a junior in high school.
Jens has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice/Sociology.
Jens training consists of two sessions:
Session 1: Cardio and Lifting
Session 2: Live Sparring and Grappling
Jens professional MMA record is 22-8 with 1 draw.
Jens currently resides in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Jens is 5'7".
Jens is famous for his combination of defensive wrestling and boxing strategies.
Jens: I battle depression and things of that nature.
Jens: I'm not saying I got the greatest hands in the world, but the reality is my win ratio has been a lot of fights by knock out, I do a lot of damage standing up, I've been working on my hands, I'm not going to go armbar for armbar with this guy.
Jens: I'm an underdog, you know, I'm counted out, and I just need to prove people wrong and that's what I enjoy doing.
Jens: I mean, I get to be the proud father of the 155 pounds. I'm the godfather, I was the first one in there, and I get to watch it grow and flourish, and I'm extremely happy about that.
Jens: Anybody can get beaten by any given person.