Luke Harris His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who Is Luke Harris?
Luke Harris is a veteran in martial arts, he holds a Black belt in Judo and a 3rd degree Black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. His career has led him into fighting inside the cage, competing as a mixed martial artist. Luke is also ranked #1 in the world in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in his age group. Luke has won the IBJJF World NoGi Championship, European Championships and 9 x American National Championships. Luke is also a co-founder of Hayabusa fightwear and the Hayabusa Training Centre in Alberta Canada.
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After finishing college at Penn State, Luke Harris would journey into Tokyo to train with some of the top Judo masters in the world. He had his sights firmly set on comprehensively understanding every aspect of Judo. Luke trained at the world famous Kodokan where he would increase his knowledge and skills in the art of Judo. After returning to Canada a few months later, Luke moved to Montreal where he would join the Canadian National Judo team.
As Luke searched to further his martial arts skill, he decided to join up with (GAMMA) Gelinas Academy of Mixed Martial Arts. It was here that Luke started training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA, under the famous Brazilian Top Team coach Fabio Holanda. Luke began harnessing his abilities in mixed martial arts, and training with exceptional up and comers like George St Pierre and Patrick Cote. Luke found a new passion in martial arts and decided to take his training further by travelling to Brazil, where he further developed his ground game at ground zero for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at BTT.
By 2007 Luke debuted in mixed martial arts, losing his first fight to Brad Zazulak at Maximum fighting Championship. Luke would bounce back by winning his next 3 matches by submissions in the first round, including a 27 second win by Guillotine over Dan Chambers. In 2009 Luke would then enter the tryouts for the 9th season of The Ultimate Fighter. During the grappling portion of the tryout Luke impressed Dana White with his ground skills. Unfortunately for Luke, it was decided the show would end up using heavyweights.
Luke then headed back to Alberta Canada where he opened the Hayabusa Training Centre, which was 3 years after the successful launch of Hayabusa fight wear. His brand, which was co-founded by Craig and Ken Clement, Luke Harris and David Zikakis was a huge success. Hayabusa meaning the Peregrine Falcon in Japanese became the inspiration for Luke Harris and his academy. Luke began training many students in Judo, MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and not long after, Luke Harris was awarded his Black belt by Robert Drysdale.
Continuing his MMA career, Luke went on to winning 7 out of his next 10 fights, including 6 in a row and 1 no contest against John Troyler. Luke would also go on to win numerous Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments including; No Gi Worlds, Pan American, American National and European Championships. Luke is well known for his teachings as his professionalism and ingenuity is highly sought after, through his classes, seminars and online instructionals.
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How Old Is Luke Harris?
Luke Harris was born in Canada on the 31st of July in 1977, he is currently 44 years of age.
Luke Harris’ Family!
Luke Harris grew up in Alberta Canada, and like most Canadians he loved ice hockey. By the age of 8 Luke’s parents would introduce him to martial arts and specifically, Judo. As Luke developed his skills in martial arts he became a Judo Black belt in his teenage years, and was competing for the Canadian National Judo team in several Judo tournaments. While attending Edmonton, Luke decided to stop competing in tournaments and focused on his college education. After completing a technologist degree in landscape architecture, Luke transferred to Guelph University where he completed an Undergraduate degree. Luke then moved on to Penn State where he went on to earn his masters degree. After College Luke would feel the need to begin competing in Judo again so he focused heavily on his training.
Luke Harris is happily married to Amy Harris, who is a Judo Black belt and co-owner of the Hayabusa Training centre. Together they develop many different demographics of students in the arts of Judo, MMA, BJJ and Fitness. Luke and Amy together have two young girls who also train in martial arts. Together all four of them have developed a DVD instructional called “Teaching Little Ninja’s - Foundations of Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
How Much Is Luke Harris Worth?
Luke Harris has made a name for himself across the globe, with his exceptional Judo, BJJ and Mixed Martial Arts careers. Luke Harris has also made significant inroads towards financial freedom with his inception of Hayabusa fightwear, a brand that has gone worldwide for Jiu Jitsu. Luke has sold many instructional videos and continues to work with BJJ Fanatics, one of the premier distributors of martial arts videos worldwide. With the success of The Hayabusa Training centre in Alberta Canada and the notoriety of Luke Harris he has accumulated a vast fortune. His net worth is reported to be up in the millions, as he continues to grow his business ventures globally.
How Tall Is Luke Harris?
Luke Harris stands at 6 feet and 2 inches tall which equates to 188 centimetres.
How Much Does Luke Harris Weigh?
Luke Harris spent most of his MMA career fighting in between middleweight and light heavyweight. Luke has fought at 185 lbs (83kg) 205 lbs (93kg) Luke has also competed in catchweight bouts and more recently the super heavyweight division in BJJ tournaments like the Masters World Championship.
Luke Harris’ Fight List!
Luke Harris has had an extensive fight career in Judo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA. He has competed against many world class athletes including guys like; Carlos Melo, Jesse Sunderman, Guilherme Campos, Chad Fields, Alexandre Dantas, Tyler King, Nolan Clark, Steve Fader, Mike Rowbotham, Jason Zentgraf, Edwin Dewees, Brandon MacArthur, Elliot Duff and Ryan Ballingall.
Luke Harris’ Best Fight Of All Time
Luke Harris is one of the best martial artists of his time, he has been extremely successful in different disciplines. With his multiple titles in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, with wins like European Championships, American National Championships, Pan American Championships and a Masters World No Gi Championship. Luke has also had several good wins inside the cage, boasting an exceptional MMA career. One of his best wins would come in 2008 at King Of The Cage, where he fought against Dan Chambers. Luke Harris would showcase his submission prowess by executing a Guillotine only 27 seconds into the fight, a match that Luke will always have on his highlight reel.
Who Did Luke Harris Lose To?
Luke Harris has lost a few fights in his career with only three of those fights inside the cage, he lost to Brad Zazulak in his debut match. He also lost to Joseph Henie and then Jared Hamman in his last MMA fight in 2014. Luke has also lost to guys in Jiu Jitsu like; Chad Fields and Alexandre Fernandes.
Luke Harris’ Record!
Luke Harris has an MMA record of 10 wins with 3 losses including 1 no contest, Including all 10 of his winning matches finishing with first round submission wins. He also has accumulated a high volume of wins in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, he has a list of accolades including; IBJJF World Masters Championship, IBJJF Gi and No Gi European Championship, 9 x American National Championships, Pan American No Gi Championship, 4 x No Gi World Medalist, 2 x World Master Medalist, 3 x Pan American Medalist.
Luke Harris’ Injuries
Luke Harris has no significant injuries to speak about, he is one of those athletes that takes considerable precaution when it comes to preparation for his competitions. Although he has fought many times inside the cage and on the mats, Luke has conditioned himself extremely well. As a 44 year old man he still is highly athletic and trains almost every day.
Is Luke Harris Retired?
Luke Harris has retired from Mixed Martial Arts, his last fight was back in 2014. As for his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Luke is still highly active as he competes in Black belt masters competitions at the world class level. Luke teaches numerous classes every week at his training centre in Alberta canada. With the help of his wife Amy Harris, they teach young, old and seasoned athletes the art of BJJ, Judo and MMA. The Hayabusa Training centre is one of the premier academies in the world, and they endeavor to pass on their knowledge and expertise in martial arts.
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