Search Results for: Jake Heun

Heun suffers first loss (Mixed Martial Arts)

Anchorage’s Jake Heun suffered his first defeat as a mixed martial arts fighter last night in Honolulu, losing by submission in the second round to former NCAA wrestling champion Mark Ellis out of the University of Missouri. The heavyweight fight pitted two newcomers to the sport and was part of the ProElite card that was… Read more »

Heun to fight again soon (Mixed Martial Arts)

Anchorage’s Jake Heun will get back into the octagon next month to take on a former NCAA wrestling champion. It’ll be an intriguing matchup pitting a former University of Hawaii football player against a former University of Missouri wrestler. Heun, of Palmer High fame, will bring a 2-0 record into the mixed martial arts fight… Read more »

Heun wins by submission (Mixed Martial Arts)

Anchorage’s Jake Heun took a major step in his progress as a mixed martial arts heavyweight fighter last night, improving to 2-0 for his career after winning by submission in the second round of his fight at the Arctic Challenge in Fairbanks. The University of Hawaii senior football player used a jujitsu chokehold called the… Read more »

Heun ready to rumble (Mixed Martial Arts)

Now that his college football career is finished, former University of Hawaii standout Jake Heun of Anchorage can focus on the next chapter of his life. Fighting. The 6-foot-1, 230-pound heavyweight with the reputation for being a wild man on and off the field is back in Alaska for the first time in two years… Read more »

Heun ends career on positive note (Football)

He didn’t end the year with a victory, but Anchorage’s Jake Heun did get above ground in rushing yards. The University of Hawaii senior broke off a 12-yard run late in the fourth quarter of a 62-35 loss to the University of Tulsa in the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve. Heun, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound senior,… Read more »

Career comes full circle for Heun (Football)

Anchorage’s Jake Heun had a bizarre beginning to his football career at the University of Hawaii. On his first day on campus a bird pooped on his shoulder. In his final regular-season game for the Warriors over the weekend, he returned the favor on the UNLV defense. Heun, of Palmer High fame, scored his first… Read more »

Heun gets reps in backfield (Football)

When Anchorage’s Jake Heun was at City College of San Francisco he played both sides of the ball as a linebacker and short-yardage fullback. Now at the University of Hawaii, Heun has been used strictly on defense. But that changed this week with the 6-foot-2, 225-pounder getting reps in the backfield at practice. “It might… Read more »

Heun breaks out against Charleston (Football)

There’s no place like home for Jake Heun. The University of Hawaii senior linebacker has enjoyed his finest games on campus and Saturday was no different. Heun, of Palmer High fame, registered two tackles, including one for a loss, and combined for a sack in a 66-7 victory over Charleston Southern. The Alaskan has played… Read more »

Army game special for Heun (Football)

Alaska’s Jake Heun and the University of Hawaii earned their first win of the season today with a 31-28 triumph over Army. But don’t expect Heun to brag about the victory. That’s because three of his relatives, including his father, graduated from West Point. “Half the family will probably sit on Hawaii’s side, the other… Read more »

Heun victorious in his debut (Mixed Martial Arts)

Nicknamed ‘Animal,’ Alaska’s Jake Heun used his animal instincts to make quick work of his opponent in his mixed martial arts debut last weekend. The 235-pound Heun, who is entering his senior season with the University of Hawaii football team, beat D.J. Poti of Maui by TKO in the first round in a heavyweight fight… Read more »