Association: Babalu's Iron Gym
Pro Debut Date: 1997-09-27
Pro Record: 37-12-0
Win Finish %: 64.8%
Quality Perf. %: 61.2%
Last Ranked: 4/01/2013

#24 Light Heavyweight

Highest Quarterly Ranking: 10/01/2000

#6 Heavyweight

All-Time Rank:

#35 Light Heavyweight

Last Loss Date: 6/19/2013
Last Loss: [NR] Jacob Noe
Longest Win Streak: 3 (2005-2006)
UFC Debut: 2000-11-17
Last UFC Fight: 2007-08-25

Quarterly Generated Historical Rankings
Rating bar represents the fighter's standing relative to the top of the division at the time

Date ↑ ↓ Rank Record Points
04/01/2013 12 #24 Light Heavyweight 37-11-0
165
01/01/2013 1 #12 Light Heavyweight 37-10-0
235
10/01/2012 1 #13 Light Heavyweight 37-10-0
235
07/01/2012 NR #14 Light Heavyweight 37-10-0
235
01/01/2012 1 #19 Light Heavyweight 36-10-0
186
10/01/2011 1 #18 Light Heavyweight 36-10-0
199
07/01/2011   #17 Light Heavyweight 36-10-0
204
04/01/2011   #17 Light Heavyweight 36-10-0
206
01/01/2011 4 #17 Light Heavyweight 36-10-0
206
10/01/2010 1 #13 Light Heavyweight 36-9-0
254
07/01/2010 1 #14 Light Heavyweight 36-9-0
254
04/01/2010   #15 Light Heavyweight 35-9-0
198
01/01/2010   #15 Light Heavyweight 35-9-0
203
10/01/2009 4 #15 Light Heavyweight 35-9-0
203
07/01/2009   #11 Light Heavyweight 35-8-0
269
04/01/2009 1 #11 Light Heavyweight 35-8-0
269
01/01/2009 2 #12 Light Heavyweight 34-8-0
190
10/01/2008 1 #14 Light Heavyweight 33-8-0
175
07/01/2008 1 #15 Light Heavyweight 32-8-0
145
04/01/2008 1 #16 Light Heavyweight 32-8-0
145
01/01/2008   #17 Light Heavyweight 32-8-0
145
10/01/2007 1 #17 Light Heavyweight 31-8-0
145
07/01/2007   #16 Light Heavyweight 30-8-0
132
04/01/2007 8 #16 Light Heavyweight 30-8-0
136
01/01/2007 1 #8 Light Heavyweight 30-7-0
189
10/01/2006 1 #7 Light Heavyweight 30-7-0
189
07/01/2006   #8 Light Heavyweight 30-6-0
195
04/01/2006 1 #8 Light Heavyweight 30-6-0
195
01/01/2006 2 #9 Light Heavyweight 29-6-0
187
10/01/2005 1 #11 Light Heavyweight 28-6-0
175
07/01/2005   #10 Light Heavyweight 28-6-0
175
04/01/2005   #10 Light Heavyweight 27-6-0
136
01/01/2005 1 #10 Light Heavyweight 26-6-0
138
10/01/2004 1 #9 Light Heavyweight 24-6-0
144
07/01/2004 1 #8 Light Heavyweight 24-6-0
152
04/01/2004   #9 Light Heavyweight 24-6-0
152
01/01/2004 2 #9 Light Heavyweight 24-6-0
152
10/01/2003 15 #7 Light Heavyweight 24-6-0
152
07/01/2003 7 #22 Light Heavyweight 20-6-0
77
04/01/2003 3 #15 Light Heavyweight 20-5-0
94
01/01/2003 1 #12 Light Heavyweight 20-5-0
94
10/01/2002 3 #11 Light Heavyweight 20-4-0
106
07/01/2002 2 #14 Light Heavyweight 19-4-0
97
04/01/2002 NR #12 Light Heavyweight 19-4-0
98
01/01/2002   #12 Heavyweight 19-3-0
103
10/01/2001 4 #12 Heavyweight 19-3-0
103
07/01/2001 1 #8 Heavyweight 19-2-0
125
04/01/2001 5 #7 Heavyweight 18-2-0
111
01/01/2001 6 #12 Heavyweight 17-2-0
97
10/01/2000 2 #6 Heavyweight 15-1-0
117
07/01/2000 2 #8 Heavyweight 15-1-0
117
04/01/2000 7 #6 Heavyweight 12-1-0
114
01/01/2000 22 #13 Heavyweight 9-0-0
73
10/01/1999 45 #35 Heavyweight 7-0-0
44
07/01/1999 11 #80 Heavyweight 4-0-0
23
04/01/1999 NR #69 Heavyweight 4-0-0
23
10/01/1998 2 #76 Heavyweight 3-0-0
20
07/01/1998 6 #74 Heavyweight 3-0-0
20
04/01/1998 4 #68 Heavyweight 3-0-0
20
01/01/1998 16 #72 Heavyweight 3-0-0
20
10/01/1997 NR #56 Heavyweight 3-0-0
20


Complete Professional MMA Fight History
Fighter rankings represent most recent generated quarterly rating prior to the fight

  Opponent Event Outcome
L Jacob Noe
#62 Light Heavyweight
  Bellator MMA - Bellator 96
Wednesday, June 19th 2013
TKO (Punches)
Round 3
L Mikhail Zayats
#57 Light Heavyweight
  Bellator MMA - Bellator 85
Thursday, January 17th 2013
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Tatsuya Mizuno
#20 Light Heavyweight
  One FC 4 - Destiny of Warriors
Saturday, June 23rd 2012
Submission (Armbar)
Round 1
L Dan Henderson
#6 Middleweight
  Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu
Saturday, December 4th 2010
KO (Punches)
Round 1
W Robbie Lawler
#9 Middleweight
  Strikeforce - Los Angeles
Wednesday, June 16th 2010
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Gegard Mousasi
#2 Middleweight
  Strikeforce - Carano vs. Cyborg
Saturday, August 15th 2009
KO (Punches)
Round 1
W Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
#10 Light Heavyweight
  Affliction - Day of Reckoning
Saturday, January 24th 2009
Submission (Brabo Choke)
Round 2
W Bobby Southworth
#28 Light Heavyweight
  Strikeforce - Destruction
Friday, November 21st 2008
TKO (Doctor Stoppage)
Round 1
W Mike Whitehead
#20 Heavyweight
  Affliction - Banned
Saturday, July 19th 2008
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Rodney Glunder
#111 Heavyweight
  PFP - Ring of Fire
Sunday, December 9th 2007
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Round 3
W David Heath
#33 Light Heavyweight
  UFC 74 - Respect
Saturday, August 25th 2007
Submission (Anaconda Choke)
Round 2
L Jason Lambert
#17 Light Heavyweight
  UFC 68 - Uprising
Saturday, March 3rd 2007
KO (Punch)
Round 2
L Chuck Liddell
#1 Light Heavyweight
  UFC 62 - Liddell vs. Sobral
Saturday, August 26th 2006
TKO (Punches)
Round 1
W Mike Van Arsdale
#23 Light Heavyweight
  UFC 57 - Liddell vs. Couture 3
Saturday, February 4th 2006
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
W Chael Sonnen
#28 Light Heavyweight
  UFC 55 - Fury
Friday, October 7th 2005
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Round 2
W Travis Wiuff
#18 Heavyweight
  UFC 52 - Couture vs. Liddell 2
Saturday, April 16th 2005
Submission (Armbar)
Round 2
W Pierre Guillet   Cage Rage 10 - Deliverance
Saturday, February 26th 2005
Submission (Punches)
Round 1
W Cyrille Diabate
#48 Light Heavyweight
  Cage Rage 9 - No Mercy
Saturday, November 27th 2004
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 1
W Jose Landi-Jons
#145 Middleweight
  JF 3 - Jungle Fight 3
Saturday, October 23rd 2004
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Mauricio Rua   IFC - Global Domination
Saturday, September 6th 2003
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Round 3
W Trevor Prangley
#41 Light Heavyweight
  IFC - Global Domination
Saturday, September 6th 2003
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Jeremy Horn
#7 Light Heavyweight
  IFC - Global Domination
Saturday, September 6th 2003
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
W Marcelo Azevedo   Heat FC 1 - Genesis
Thursday, July 31st 2003
UD
Round 3
L Chael Sonnen
#47 Light Heavyweight
  HFP 3 - Hitman Fighting Productions 3
Friday, May 2nd 2003
Decision
Round 3
L Chuck Liddell
#3 Light Heavyweight
  UFC 40 - Vendetta
Friday, November 22nd 2002
KO (Head Kick)
Round 1
W Elvis Sinosic
#26 Light Heavyweight
  UFC 38 - Brawl at the Hall
Saturday, July 13th 2002
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Kevin Randleman
#14 Light Heavyweight
  UFC 35 - Throwdown
Friday, January 11th 2002
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Fedor Emelianenko
#32 Heavyweight
  Rings - 10th Anniversary
Saturday, August 11th 2001
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 2
W Tsuyoshi Kosaka
#12 Heavyweight
  Rings - World Title Series 2
Friday, June 15th 2001
Decision (Majority)
Round 2
W Kiyoshi Tamura
#15 Heavyweight
  Rings - King of Kings 2000 Final
Saturday, February 24th 2001
Decision (Majority)
Round 2
W Maurice Smith
#35 Heavyweight
  UFC 28 - High Stakes
Friday, November 17th 2000
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 3
L Valentijn Overeem
#16 Heavyweight
  Rings - King of Kings 2000 Block A
Monday, October 9th 2000
Submission (Toe Hold)
Round 1
W Tariel Bitsadze
#30 Heavyweight
  Rings - King of Kings 2000 Block A
Monday, October 9th 2000
Submission (Armbar)
Round 1
W Hiromitsu Kanehara
#36 Heavyweight
  Rings - Millennium Combine 2
Thursday, June 15th 2000
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 2
W Jacob Zobnin   Rings Russia - Russia vs. The World
Saturday, May 20th 2000
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Round 1
W Travis Fulton   Rings - Millennium Combine 1
Thursday, April 20th 2000
Submission (Armbar)
Round 1
W Kiyoshi Tamura
#6 Heavyweight
  Rings - King of Kings 1999 Final
Saturday, February 26th 2000
Decision (Majority)
Round 2
W Mikhail Ilyukhin
#18 Heavyweight
  Rings - King of Kings 1999 Final
Saturday, February 26th 2000
Submission (Armbar)
Round 3
L Dan Henderson
#21 Heavyweight
  Rings - King of Kings 1999 Final
Saturday, February 26th 2000
Decision (Majority)
Round 2
W Brad Kohler
#48 Heavyweight
  WEF 8 - Goin Platinum
Saturday, January 15th 2000
KO (Soccer Kick)
Round 2
W Lee Hasdell
#76 Heavyweight
  Rings - King of Kings 1999 Block A
Thursday, October 28th 1999
Decision (Unanimous)
Round 2
W Zaza Tkeshelashvili
#26 Heavyweight
  Rings - King of Kings 1999 Block A
Thursday, October 28th 1999
Submission (Kimura)
Round 2
W Pedro Otavio
#94 Heavyweight
  BVF 14 - Circuito Brasileiro de Vale Tudo 5
Saturday, July 24th 1999
Submission (Punches)
Round 1
W Dario Amorim   BVF 14 - Circuito Brasileiro de Vale Tudo 5
Saturday, July 24th 1999
Submission (Punches)
Round 1
W Augusto Menezes Santos   BVF 14 - Circuito Brasileiro de Vale Tudo 5
Saturday, July 24th 1999
Submission (Keylock)
Round 1
W Fernando Cerchiari   IVC 8 - The Road Back to the Top
Wednesday, January 20th 1999
KO (Punches)
Round 1
W Marco Vinicios   Desafio - Rio vs. Sao Paulo
Saturday, September 27th 1997
TKO (Retirement)
Round 2
W Manoel Vicente   Desafio - Rio vs. Sao Paulo
Saturday, September 27th 1997
TKO (Punches and Stomp)
Round 1
W Claudio Palma   Desafio - Rio vs. Sao Paulo
Saturday, September 27th 1997
Submission (Leg Kicks)
Round 1