A veteran of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Strikeforce, World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and the International Fight League (IFL), Jay "The Thoroughbred" Hieron is an experienced welterweight currently training at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas, Nevada. He competes a participant on Bellator's fourth season on the welterweight tournament. Hieron was a wrestling stand out at Hofstra University before entering mixed martial arts. He holds notable wins over UFC veteran Joe Riggs, Mark Miller and Jason High. He holds notable losses to UFC welterweight champion George St. Pierre, Chris Wilson and Brad Blackburn.
|Place of birth||Long Island, New York|