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Peso semipesado Division

No peleando

"Short Fuse"

Ed Herman

Peso semipesado Division

27-16-0 (W-L-D)

7

Wins by Knockout

15

Wins by Submission

4

First Round Finishes

Ed Herman

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Ed Herman's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
No peleando
Hometown
Vancouver, Estados Unidos
Trains at
Team Herman
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
42
Height
74.00
Weight
206.00
Octagon Debut
Jun. 24, 2006
Reach
77.00
Leg reach
42.00
  • Finalist on season three of The Ultimate Fighter 
     
  • Holds non-UFC wins over Dave Menne, Nick Thompson, and Glover Teixeira.
     
  • 15 wins by submission (9 armbar, keylock, 2 RNC, triangle choke, inverted heel hook, kimura), seven by KO
     
  • Has 9-8, 1 NC record in last 18 fights; has won three of his last five

UFC on ESPN (4/15/23) Herman was stopped by Zak Cummings via strikes at 4:13 of the third round 

UFC 265 (8/7/21) Herman lost a three round unanimous decision to Alonzo Menifield

UFC Fight Night (9/12/20) Herman submitted Mike Rodriguez via kimura at 4:01 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (11/9/19) Herman won a three round unanimous decision over Khadis Ibragimov

UFC Fight Night (5/18/19) Herman stopped Patrick Cummins via strikes at 3:39 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (10/27/18) Herman lost a three round split decision to Gian Villante

TUF 25 Finale (7/7/17) Herman lost a three round unanimous decision to CB Dollaway

UFC 201 (7/30/16) Herman was knocked out by Nikita Krylov at :40 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (1/17/16) Herman stopped Tim Boetsch via strikes at 1:39 of the second round

UFC 183 (1/31/15) Herman was stopped by Derek Brunson via strikes at :36 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (5/10/14) Herman won a three round unanimous decision over Rafael Natal

UFC 167 (11/16/13) Herman lost a three round unanimous decision to Thales Leites

UFC on FOX (7/27/13) Herman won a three round split decision over Trevor Smith

UFC 150 (8/11/12) Herman’s bout with Jake Shields was ruled a no contest after Shields tested positive for a banned substance

UFC 143 (2/4/12) Herman submitted Clifford Starks via rear naked choke at 1:43 of the second round

UFC Live (8/14/11) Herman submitted Kyle Noke via heel hook at 4:15 of the first round

TUF 13 Finale (6/4/11) Herman stopped Tim Credeur via strikes at :48 of the first round

UFC 102 (8/29/09) Herman was stopped by Aaron Simpson due to injury at :17 of round two.

UFC 97 (4/18/09) Herman won a three round unanimous decision over David Loiseau.

UFC Fight Night (9/17/08) Herman lost a three round split decision to Alan Belcher.

UFC 83 (4/19/08) Herman lost via technical submission (triangle choke) to Demian Maia at 2:27 of the second round.

UFC 78 (11/17/07) Herman scored the first knockout win of his career as he avenged a 2004 loss to Joe Doerksen at :39 of the third round.

UFC 72 (6/16/07) Herman submitted Scott Smith with a rear naked choke at 2:25 of the second round.

UFC Fight Night (1/25/07) Herman submitted Chris Price with an armbar at 2:58 of the first round.

UFC Fight Night (10/10/06) Herman was submitted at 2:43 of the first round by Jason MacDonald.

TUF 3 Finale (6/24/06) In one of the best fights of 2006, Ed lost a close three round decision to Kendall Grove in the middleweight finals, but gave such a great effort that he was also awarded a UFC contract after the bout.

 

The Ultimate Fighter, Season 3 

On episode 8 Ed defeated Danny Abbadi by armbar in the first round.

On episode 11 Ed defeated Rory Singer by RNC in the second round.

When and why did you start training for fighting? May of 2002. I always loved the sport - my dad and friends got me into it.

What ranks and titles have you held? Sportfight light heavyweight title, ISKA middleweight title, Desert Brawl middleweight title, Ring Wars middleweight title, black belt in BJJ

Do you have any heroes? My dad, Randy Couture, Dan Gable.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s an honor, and a long time coming.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? School of Hard Knocks, and I’m a graduate of the Team Quest instructors course.

What was your job before you started fighting? Bouncer and bartender.

Accomplishments in amateur competition? Desert Brawl middleweight title

Favorite grappling technique: Physical domination

Favorite Striking technique: Elbows