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No peleando

"Crash"

Kevin Croom

Peso gallo Division

21-15-0 (W-L-D)

6

Wins by Knockout

10

Wins by Submission

Kevin Croom

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Info

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

Status
No peleando
Hometown
Columbia, Estados Unidos
Trains at
Glory MMA & Fitness
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
35
Height
71.00
Weight
136.00
Octagon Debut
Sep. 12, 2020
Reach
73.50
Leg reach
39.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2009
     
  • Six wins by KO, 10 by submission (8 RNC, guillotine, triangle)
     
  • 12 first round finishes
     
  • 3-2, 1 NC in his last six
     
  • Most recent pre-UFC bout was five-round win over Anderson Hutchinson on 8/14/20
     
  • Owns win over PRIDE vet Charles Bennett and UFC vet Darrick Minner
     
  • Has also faced UFC vets Justin Gaethje, Ramiro Hernandez, Yaotzin Meza, Matt Bessette, John Teixeira
     
  • Origin of nickname: “My fighting style is creating consistent car crashes.”

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(4/16/22) Croom was stopped by Alatangheili via strikes at :47 of the first round 
UFC Fight Night (1/15/22) Croom lost a three round unanimous decision to Brian Kelleher
UFC Fight Night (2/27/21) Croom lost a three round unanimous decision to Alex Caceres
UFC Fight Night (9/12/20) Croom’s win over Roosevelt Roberts was overturned to a no contest after Croom failed a post-fight drug test for marijuana

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting 13 years ago. Being a UFC fighter is all I’ve wanted to do my entire life.
What ranks and titles have you held? FAC 145-lb champ 
Do you have any heroes? Johnny Cash, Teddy Roosevelt, Bruce Lee 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s literally the only thing I’ve ever wanted.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to an auto technical school. 
What was your job before you started fighting?  Construction 
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I was 20-0 as an amateur and won a national title 
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in BJJ 
Favorite grappling technique: RNC 
Favorite Striking technique: Uppercut