William Joplin

William "The Armadillo" Joplin

First Name: William Last Name: Joplin
Nickname: The Armadillo
Date of Birth: Sep 18, 1978 Age: 45
Weight: 70.3 Height: 170.2
Reach: 0.0
Location: United States
Hometown: United States
Fighting Styles:
Affiliations: Glory MMA & Fitness
Fight Stats
Record 17 - 15, 1 NC Last 5 Fights
Total Fights 34 fights Professional Fights 33 fights
Amateur Fights 1 fights Years Fighting 14 years
Days Last Fought 2157 days Rounds Fought 79 rounds
Finish Wins 12 finishes Finish Losses 5 finish losses
Finish Win Percentage 70 % Finish Loss Percentage 33 %
Knockout Wins 0 KOs Knockout Losses 1 KO losses
TKO Wins 2 TKOs TKO Losses 3 TKO losses
KO/TKO Win Percentage 11 % KO/TKO Loss Percentage 26 %
Submission Wins 10 subs Submission Losses 1 sub losses
Submission Win Percentage 58 % Submission Loss Percentage 6 %
Decision Wins 5 decision wins Decision Losses 10 decision losses
Decision Win Percentage 29 % Decision Loss Percentage 66 %
Unanimous Decision Wins 5 UD wins Unanimous Decision Losses 7 UD losses
Split Decision Wins 0 SD wins Split Decision Losses 3 SD losses

Professional Fights

William Joplin
NC

William Joplin

(17 - 15)

DCS 44

July 27, 2018 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Haymarket Park, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

No Contest (Fight Ended Early Due to Lightning) Round: 2 Time: 3:12

Dwight Joseph
NC

Dwight Joseph

(10 - 1)
William Joplin
Win

William Joplin

(16 - 15)

DCS 41

April 21, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 5 Time: 5:00

Emeka Ifekandu
Loss

Emeka Ifekandu

(9 - 3)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(16 - 14)

Bellator 195

March 02, 2018 Friday
8 PM ET / 5 PM PT

WinStar World Casino and Resort, Thackerville, Oklahoma, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Juan Archuleta
Win

Juan Archuleta

(18 - 1)
William Joplin
Win

William Joplin

(15 - 14)

Junction City 9

February 03, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, Junction City, Kansas, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 4:50

Joe Wilk
Loss

Joe Wilk

(20 - 12)
William Joplin
Win

William Joplin

(14 - 14)

Cageside Promotions KCFA - Kansas City Fighting Al

July 29, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Truman Memorial Building, Independence, Missouri, United States

Submission (Shoulder Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:50

Johnnie Roades
Loss

Johnnie Roades

(10 - 12)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(14 - 13)

LFA - Sioux Falls Fight Night 1

April 29, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 3 Time: 4:22

Vinicius Zani
Win

Vinicius Zani

(8 - 4)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(14 - 12)

Cageside Promotions KCFA - Kansas City Fighting Al

February 25, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Truman Memorial Building, Independence, Missouri, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 4:35

William Joplin
Win

William Joplin

(13 - 12)

Cageside Promotions KCFA - Kansas City Fighting Al

October 01, 2016 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Truman Memorial Building, Independence, Missouri, United States

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 1 Time: 1:22

Jacob Akin
Loss

Jacob Akin

(7 - 8)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(13 - 11)

VFC - Victory Fighting Championship 49

April 01, 2016 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Baxter Arena, Omaha, Nebraska, United States

KO (Punch) Round: 1 Time: 1:18

Raufeon Stots
Win

Raufeon Stots

(6 - 0)
William Joplin
Win

William Joplin

(12 - 11)

Ambush

November 21, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Ameristar Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

William Joplin
Win

William Joplin

(11 - 11)

Shamrock FC - Clash

September 26, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Ameristar Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 1 Time: 1:11

Jacob Akin
Loss

Jacob Akin

(6 - 6)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(11 - 10)

Titan FC 34

July 18, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Kansas City Scottish Rite Temple, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Andrew Whitney
Win

Andrew Whitney

(11 - 4)
William Joplin
Win

William Joplin

(10 - 10)

Shamrock Promotions

May 29, 2015 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Ameristar Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 2 Time: 3:48

Aaron Poston
Loss

Aaron Poston

(8 - 2)
William Joplin
Win

William Joplin

(9 - 10)

DCS 16

April 24, 2015 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 3 Time: 3:22

Charlie DuBray
Loss

Charlie DuBray

(17 - 11, 1 NC)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(9 - 9)

Shamrock Promotions

September 27, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Ameristar Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Jacob Akin
Win

Jacob Akin

(5 - 4)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(9 - 8)

Titan FC 28

May 16, 2014 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

First Council Casino Hotel, Newkirk, Oklahoma, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 3 Time: 2:29

Walel Watson
Win

Walel Watson

(11 - 7)

RFA 13

March 07, 2014 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Pershing Center, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

DCS 5

December 06, 2013 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Pershing Center, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Cody Land
Loss

Cody Land

(11 - 3)

Conquest

November 01, 2013 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Harrah's Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 3 Time: 4:38

Jesse Thorton
Loss

Jesse Thorton

(5 - 9)

Cageside Promotions

October 12, 2012 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Truman Memorial Hall, Independence, Missouri, United States

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:43

Matt Dukes
Loss

Matt Dukes

(2 - 6)

Cageside Promotions

June 29, 2012 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Truman Memorial Hall, Independence, Missouri, United States

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 0:55

Matt Dukes
Loss

Matt Dukes

(1 - 5)
William Joplin
Win

William Joplin

(3 - 8)

True Fight Fans

February 03, 2012 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Whiskey Tango, Grain Valley, Missouri, United States

Submission (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:34

Trevor Nelson
Loss

Trevor Nelson

(1 - 10)
William Joplin
Win

William Joplin

(2 - 8)

VFC - Victory Fighting Championship 34

April 01, 2011 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 2 Time: 4:42

Joel Mickells
Loss

Joel Mickells

(2 - 2)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(2 - 7)

XCF - Xtreme Cage Fighter 14

February 05, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Shrine Mosque, Springfield, Missouri, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 3 Time: 1:55

Ramon Barber
Win

Ramon Barber

(2 - 4)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(2 - 6)

Slamfest

January 29, 2011 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

First Council Casino, Newkirk, Oklahoma, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Jerrod Sanders
Win

Jerrod Sanders

(1 - 0)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(2 - 5)

True Fight Fan

December 17, 2010 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Whiskey Tango, Grain Valley, Missouri, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Owen Evinger
Win

Owen Evinger

(5 - 0)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(2 - 4)

TTP

December 03, 2010 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Branson Convention Center, Branson, Missouri, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Mark Dickman
Win

Mark Dickman

(2 - 0)
William Joplin
Win

William Joplin

(1 - 4)

True Fight Fan

October 15, 2010 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Whiskey Tango, Grain Valley, Missouri, United States

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:56

William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(1 - 3)

CFFAC 2

September 11, 2010 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Jared Downing
Win

Jared Downing

(3 - 0)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(1 - 2)

The Cage Inc

August 21, 2010 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Dakota Magic Casino, Hankinson, North Dakota, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Pablo Garza
Win

Pablo Garza

(7 - 0)
William Joplin
Win

William Joplin

(0 - 2)

Jennifer Ireland Foundation - Cage Fight for Cance

July 10, 2010 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Memorial Hall, Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Troy Talavera
Loss

Troy Talavera

(1 - 1)
William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(0 - 1)

RFP

June 05, 2010 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Athletic Complex, Parkville, Missouri, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

William Joplin
Loss

William Joplin

(DEBUT)

RTP - Rumble Time Promotions

May 07, 2010 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Bobby Cooper
Win

Bobby Cooper

(1 - 0)