Homer Moore

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Homer Moore
Born Maryvale, Arizona, United States
Other names The Rock
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 202 lb (92 kg; 14.4 st)
Division Light Heavyweight
Style Wrestling
Fighting out of Scottsdale, Arizona
Mixed martial arts record
Total 37
Wins 26
By knockout 5
By submission 7
By decision 14
Losses 9
By knockout 3
By submission 3
By decision 3
Draws 2
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Homer Moore is an American former professional mixed martial artist who competed as a Light Heavyweight for the UFC, WEC, and Chicago Red Bears of the IFL.

Background[edit]

Moore is from Phoenix, Arizona and began wrestling in middle school, then onto Maryvale High School, where he was recognized for numerous awards and accomplishments. During college, he was coached by Dan Severns brother, Don Severn, at Phoenix Community College, while winning the 1992 National Junior College Athletic Association NJCAA Collegiate Championship, something that is done by a hand fullof college students nationally per year. Moore's Champion Stat is now part of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Giving Back[edit]

Homer has given back to the community in so many ways. His affilation with youth at risk was his paramount work. He believed wherever you come from, whatever nationality you are that you deserve the same priviledges as someone coming from a affluent family. Numerous videos has been posted of him teaching and talking to young kids.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Homer The Rock Moore reached nearly 100 fights in his career of Mixed Martial Arts. He was a resident athlete at the United States Olympic Training Center in the mid '90s. Moore trained with Olympic Gold Medalist Kenny Monday and Olympic Silver Medalist Townsend Saunders. Subsequently, Homer pursued other fighting opportunities. He engaged in the Mixed Martial Arts arena. During Moore's transition, he won 10 straight fights over a 3-year period.

Although injured during his training for the fight, Moore preceded with his first professional fight in the UFC against UFC Middleweight Champion Evan Tanner in UFC 34 - High Voltage. This resulted in a defeat by submission armbar. During Moore's first debut fight in the IFL, out of Chicago, Illinois, he fought against jiu-jitsu expert Allan Goes.

Ultimate XARM World Heavyweight Championship[edit]

In January 2009, Homer "The Rock" Moore was the first ever to be titled the Ultimate World Heavyweight Champion of Art Davie XARM. The competitors who participated in this tournament came from a variety of fighting backgrounds that included arm wrestling, football, kickboxing, mixed-martial arts and weightlifting. The winner's objective of this sport was to pin his opponent's arm, knock him out or make him submit.

Moore was also recognized as the "Best Fighter" under XARM's Best of 2008 Awards.

Family Homer father had worked in Bureau of prisons for over 20 years.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 26–9–2 Vincent Lawler KO (punch) APC 11 - All Powers Combat 11 March 16, 2013 2 2:18 Payson, Arizona, United States
Loss 25–9–2 Fabiano Capoani Submission (knee injury) MMAC - The Revolution May 12, 2007 1 3:59 Washington D.C., United States
Loss 25–8–2 Allan Goes TKO (punches) IFL: Moline April 7, 2007 2 2:56 Moline, Illinois, United States
Loss 25–7–2 Matt Lucas TKO RITC 89 - Triple Main Event 89 December 2, 2006 3 1:26 Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Loss 25–6–2 Chad Griggs TKO (strikes) RITC 81 - Rage in the Cage 81 April 29, 2006 3 0:30 Arizona, United States
Win 25–5–2 Marc Zee Decision (unanimous) RITC 68 - Hello Glendale 68 April 23, 2005 3 3:00 Glendale, Arizona, United States
Loss 24–5–2 Terry Martin Submission (punches) WEC 14 March 17, 2005 2 3:14 Lemoore, California, United States
Win 24–4–2 Shane Johnson KO RITC 64 - Heart & Soul 64 August 7, 2004 2 2:17 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 23–4–2 Tim McMullen KO (punches) RITC 63 - It's Time 63 June 12, 2004 1 2:01 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 22–4–2 Andy Montana Decision (unanimous) RITC 61 - Relentless 61 April 30, 2004 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 21–4–2 Vince Lucero Decision (unanimous) RITC 58 - Homer vs. Vince 58 January 29, 2004 3 3:00 Tempe, Arizona, United States
Loss 20–4–2 Chael Sonnen Decision (unanimous) ROTR 4.5 - Proving Grounds December 27, 2003 2 5:00 Hilo, Hawaii, United States
Win 20–3–2 Thomas Gil Submission (keylock) RITC 55 - Super Heavyweight Showdown 55 November 15, 2003 3 2:51 Casa Grande, Arizona, United States
Draw 19–3–2 Dan Severn Draw RITC 54 - The Beast vs The Rock 54 October 25, 2003 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 19–3–1 Chris Peak Decision (unanimous) RITC 53 - The Beat Goes On 53 September 13, 2003 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 18–3–1 Wojtek Kaszowski Decision (unanimous) RITC 51 - Invasion From the North 51 August 2, 2003 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Loss 17–3–1 Jeremy Horn Decision (unanimous) ICC 2 - Rebellion April 18, 2003 3 5:00 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Loss 17–2–1 Edwin Dewees Decision (majority) RITC 45 - Finally 45 March 1, 2003 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 17–1–1 Edwin Aguilar Submission (strikes) CLM 3 - Combate Libre Mexico September 20, 2002 2 N/A Mexico
Win 16–1–1 Rich Guerin KO CLM 3 - Combate Libre Mexico September 20, 2002 2 N/A Mexico
Win 15–1–1 Sam Adkins Decision CLM 3 - Combate Libre Mexico September 20, 2002 4 5:00 Mexico
Win 14–1–1 Cory Timmerman Decision RITC 37 - When Countries Collide 37 July 27, 2002 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 13–1–1 Vince Lucero Submission (strikes) RITC 35 - This Time It's Personal 35 May 3, 2002 3 1:09 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 12–1–1 Joe Riggs Decision (unanimous) RITC 34 - Rage in the Cage 34 March 15, 2002 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Draw 11–1–1 Jim Theobald Decision UA 1 - The Genesis January 27, 2002 3 5:00 Hammond, Indiana, United States
Loss 11–1 Evan Tanner Submission (armbar) UFC 34 November 2, 2001 2 0:55 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 11–0 Kauai Kupihea Decision RITC 26 - Rage in the Cage 26 March 24, 2001 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 10–0 Kevin Christopher Submission (armbar) RITC 24 - Rage in the Cage 24 January 27, 2001 1 1:14 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 9–0 Allan Sullivan Decision (unanimous) CF - Cajan Fights December 2, 2000 3 5:00 United States
Win 8–0 Shane Johnson TKO RITC 22 - Rage in the Cage 22 November 8, 2000 3 1:51 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 7–0 Kauai Kupihea Decision (unanimous) RITC 21 - Rage in the Cage 21 October 4, 2000 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 6–0 Zack Blackwood Submission (armbar) RITC 20 - Rage in the Cage 20 August 30, 2000 1 0:30 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 5–0 Drew Mora Decision (unanimous) RITC 19 - Rage in the Cage 19 July 26, 2000 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 4–0 David Harris Decision (3-1) RITC 10 - Rage in the Cage 10 January 28, 2000 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 3–0 Jesus Valdez Submission (choke) RITC 8 - Rage in the Cage 8 November 10, 1999 1 2:37 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 2–0 Ron Rumpf Submission (strikes) RITC 5 - Rage in the Cage 5 May 26, 1999 1 1:31 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 1–0 Jason Middaugh Decision (unanimous) RITC 4 - Rage in the Cage 4 April 7, 1999 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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