Junny Ocasio His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who is Junny Ocasio?
Edwin Ocasio Junior, better known as Junny Ocasio, is an American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and competitor from New York City.
Junny Ocasio first started training in martial arts at the age of 15, starting with wrestling while attending high school in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Junny Found the sport of wrestling helpful as an outlet for his frustrations, as his home life was very turbulent with him suffering abuse.
Junny Ocasio loved wrestling, unfortunately, his competitive time in that sport was cut short when he was 16, after suffering a torn ACL during a match. This caused Junny Ocasio to stop training in wrestling as he took time to fix his injury, something that took him 6 full years to complete.
Junny Ocasio had surgery to fix his ACL and as soon as he was fully able to, he started to train in combat sports again. This is when Junny Ocasio joined an MMA gym and was introduced to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and after some time he decided to focus purely on grappling.
While training at this MMA gym, Junny met Murilo Santana and the pair would begin to train together frequently. Eventually, Santana opened his now-famous Unity Jiu-Jitsu gym in New York City, with Junny going there to continue training with him and joining his team.
At Unity Jiu-Jitsu, Junny would earn his brown belt in 2017 and eventually, in 2019, his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
How Old is Junny Ocasio?
Edwin Ocasio was born on January 23, 1989 in the Bronx, New York City, USA. This makes him 33 years old at the time of writing.
Junny Ocasio’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Lineage
Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rickson Gracie > Marcelo Behring > Mario Yamasaki > Murilo Santana > Edwin Ocasio
Junny Ocasio’s Family?
There is little information available about Junny Ocasio’s family however it is known that he suffered abuse at home as a child.
How Much is Junny Ocasio Worth?
Junny Ocasio’s estimated net worth in 2022 is currently unknown.
How Tall is Junny Ocasio?
Junny Ocasio’s height is currently unknown
What is Junny Ocasio’s Reach?
Junny Ocasio’s reach is currently unknown.
How Much Does Junny Ocasio Weigh?
Junny Ocasio competes at Peso Pluma (Featherweight in English) which is 141 pounds or 64 kilograms. Junny has also competed at 61 kilograms and even as high as 70 kilograms.
Junny Ocasio Fight List
Junny Ocasio’s official fight list starts in 2019 at Kasai Pro 6, where he beat his first 3 opponents but lost to his fourth. Junny Ocasio then competed at the 2019 NoGi Pan Americans but lost in the first round to Malachi Edmond. Then Junny Ocasio appeared at the European NoGi Championships, where he won his first match but then got eliminated in his second.
Junny Ocasio then went to Mexico City to compete in both the Mexico City Open and the Mexico City No Gi Open. In the gi, Junny Ocasio was eliminated in the first round by Jose Albor, losing via points. In the No GI event, Junny fared better winning both his matches. For the rest of 2019, Junny Ocasio made several single match appearances at different events 4 in total.
This string of single matches would continue into 2020, first starting at F2W 146, where he won by Z Lock. after this Juny went on a 4 match win streak at 4 different events before losing to Kennedy Maciel by armbar at F2W 156.
The next big event that Junny Ocasio appeared at was the No Gi Pan Americans in 2021 where he lost in the second round. The next big event after the Pan Americans that Ocasio appeared at was the NoGi Worlds in 2021, winning his first match by outside heel hook and then losing via advantage in the second round.
Immediately after the No Gi Pan Americans were the 2021 ADCC East Coast Trials. Where he beat 4 out of 5 of his opponents, losing to the last by referee decision. Junny then finished off his 2021 competitive year at JJ CON NG where he beat both of his opponents, the first by inside heel hook and the second by points.
Junny Ocasio then started off his 2022 competitive year very successfully appearing at both the Atlanta World Open and the Miami World Open, winning all three matches he had at those two events combined.
At the time of writing, the most recent event that Junny Ocasio appeared at was the 2022 ADCC West Coast Trials. Junny entered the event at the 66 kg division. Junny first faced off against Anthony Lopez, winning the match via inside heel hook. He then faced Tommy Espinoza and won that match by arm bar. Junny then beat Daniel Lyons by Katagatame. For his fourth and final match at the west coast trials, Junny faced off against Deandre Corbe and lost the match by two points.
Who Did Junny Ocasio Lose to?
Junny Ocasio has suffered a few losses in his time as a BJJ competitor. Some of the people that have been able to best Junny include Deandre Corbe, Bebeto Oliveira, Mikey Musumeci, Kennedy Maciel, Hiago George, Joao Miyao and Malachi Edmond.
What is Junny Ocasio Record
Junny Ocasio has had a total of 44 recorded Jiu-Jitsu matches. Out of those 44 matches, Junny Ocasio has won 32 and lost 12. This gives Junny Ocasio a total win percentage of 73 percent.
What Titles Has Junny Ocasio Held?
Junny Ocasio has won several titles during his competitive career in Jiu-Jitsu. These include:
- F2W Bantamweight Champion (2020)
- 1st Place IBJJF Purple Belt Pan Championship NoGi (2017)
- 1st Place IBJJF NYC Spring NG Open (2020)
- 1st Place IBJJF Mexico City NG Open (2019)
- 2 Time 3rd Place IBJJF World Championship NOGI (2019/2021)
Has Junny Ocasio Had Any Serious Injuries?
Junny Ocasio did suffer a torn ACL when he was at a wrestling competition in high school. This is what stopped Junny’s high school wrestling career and he wasn’t able to train in combat sports for over half a decade.
Is Junny Ocasio Retired?
Junny Ocasio has not retired with his most recent appearance at an official competition at the time of writing being at the 2022 ADCC West Coast Trials.
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