|Style||Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo|
|Birth Date||June 9, 1987|
|Fighting Out Of||Swoyersville, Pennsylvania|
|Jim Hettes Pictures||Official Website|
Jim Hettes is an American mixed martial artist who competes as a Featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
 Professional Record
|Record||10 - 1 - 0 (Win – Loss – Draw)|
|Loss||Marcus Brimage||Decision (Unanimous)||UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort||9/22/2012||3||5:00|
|Win||Nam Phan||Decision (Unanimous)||UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem||12/30/2011||3||5:00|
|Win||Alex Caceres||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||UFC on Versus 5: Hardy vs Lytle||8/14/2011||2||3:12|
|Win||Jacob Kirwan||Submission (Triangle Choke)||MASS: Inauguration||7/16/2011||2||3:58||Won Martial Arts Super Sport Featherweight Championship|
|Win||George Sheppard||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||Northeast MMA: Cage Fight 6||11/26/2010||2||3:05|
|Win||Dwayne Shelton||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||Northeast MMA: Cage Fight 5||8/13/2010||1||0:49|
|Win||James Jones||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||SF: Shogun Fights 2||3/27/2010||1||0:28|
|Win||Jay Haas||Submission (Heel Hook)||Northeast MMA: Cage Fight 2||11/27/2009||1||0:47|
|Win||Steven Baker||Submission (Armbar)||SF: Shogun Fights 1||10/24/2009||1||1:35|
|Win||Nick Gentile||Submission (Triangle Choke)||PCF: Premier Cage Fighting||8/28/2009||1||3:11|
|Win||Bobby Gorham||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||Northeast MMA: Cage Fight 1||6/12/2009||1||1:51|
 Mixed Martial Arts career
 Early career
Following an undefeated amateur MMA record of 4-0, Jim "The Kid" Hettes turned professional in June 2009. He currently is 9-0 as a professional with all of his wins coming via submission.
Hettes has been shocking the MMA world around the mid-atlantic region beginning with his :28 victory after being a huge underdog to James "Binky" Jones in the co-main event at Shogun Fights 2 in Baltimore, Maryland. On July 16, 2011 Hettes won the Martial Arts Super Sport (MASS) Featherweight Title over ROC Champion Jacob "The Hunter" Kirwan which secured him a contract with the worlds top MMA League the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
 Ultimate Fighting Championship
Hettes was offered a contract to fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship with the first bout scheduled to take place on December 4, 2010 as part of UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale card in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, he had to turn the offer down due to prior engagements with another promotion. In July 2011, Hettes officially signed with the UFC.