Rolando Delgado

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Not to be confused with Roger Delgado.
Rolando Delgado
Born (1981-11-22) November 22, 1981 (age 33)
San Diego, California, United States
Other names The Crazy Cuban, Roli
Nationality American
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
Division Lightweight,
Featherweight
Fighting out of Little Rock, Arkansas
Team Westside Fight Team
Rank 2nd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2002-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 18
Wins 11
By knockout 2
By submission 6
By decision 3
Losses 6
By knockout 3
By submission 0
By decision 3
Draws 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Rolando Delgado (born November 22, 1981) is an American mixed martial artist. He has fought for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and Bellator Fighting Championships. He was a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter 8.

Early life[edit]

Delgado was born on November 22, 1981 in San Diego, California.[1][2] He moved to Little Rock, Arkansas when he was 15 years old and began training in mixed martial arts (MMA).[3]

MMA career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Delgado began his career as a cast member UFC's, TUF 8. Although he did not win the show, Delgado submitted castmate John Polakowski via guillotine choke at TUF 8 Finale. He won his debut fight in December 2008.[4] He has competed at Extreme Brawl, Modern Ringsport and Absolute Fighting Championships.[4] He was a cast member of SpikeTV's reality show, The Ultimate Fighter and is a co-owner of Westside MMA in Little Rock.[3]

Delgado was released from his UFC contract following back to back losses to Paul Kelly at UFC 99 and to Andre Winner at UFC 105.[4]

After departing from the UFC, Delgado dropped back down to his original weight class and won twice in Arkansas MMA promotions and later at an undercard fight by unanimous decision.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Delgado has a son who was born in 2008.[3]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

[1]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 11–6–1 Chris Gruetzemacher TKO (elbows) ShoFight MMA 20 June 16, 2011 3 3:24 Springfield, Missouri, United States
Win 11–5–1 Jameel Massouh Decision (unanimous) Bellator 37 March 19, 2011 3 5:00 Concho, Oklahoma, United States
Win 10–5–1 Anthony Jones Decision (unanimous) Subzero 8: The Ultimate Performing Art February 19, 2011 3 5:00 Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Win 9–5–1 Brandon Shelton Submission (triangle choke) C3 Fights: Knockout-Rockout Weekend 3 June 19, 2010 1 1:44 Concho, Oklahoma, United States
Loss 8–5–1 Andre Winner KO (punch) UFC 105 November 14, 2009 1 3:22 Manchester, England
Loss 8–4–1 Paul Kelly Decision (unanimous) UFC 99 June 13, 2009 3 5:00 Cologne, Germany
Win 8–3–1 John Polakowski Submission (guillotine choke) TUF 8 Finale December 13, 2008 2 2:18 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States UFC debut.
Win 7–3–1 Brandon Jinnies Submission (armbar) NLE: Last Man Standing 2 March 23, 2007 1 2:38 Louisiana, United States
Win 6–3–1 Josh Pearson Submission (armbar) NLE: Last Man Standing 2 March 23, 2007 2 0:46 Louisiana, United States
Draw 5–3–1 David Love Draw Absolute Fighting Championships 18 August 26, 2006 2 5:00 Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Win 5–3 Jarrett Becks TKO (retirement) Modern Ringsport II February 18, 2006 1 5:00 Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Win 4–3 Aaron Williams Decision (split) Modern Ringsport I July 23, 2005 3 5:00 Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Loss 3–3 Jorge Masvidal TKO (punches) Absolute Fighting Championships 5 September 5, 2003 2 2:14 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Loss 3–2 Jason Ireland Decision (unanimous) Dangerzone: Dakota Destruction April 12, 2003 3 5:00 New Town, North Dakota, United States
Loss 3–1 Joe Jordan Decision (unanimous) Shooto Americas: Tennessee Shoot-Conquest January 17, 2003 2 5:00 Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Win 3–0 Neil McLeod Submission (triangle choke) Extreme Brawl 1 December 15, 2002 1 N/A Bracknell, England
Win 2–0 Nick Roscorla Submission (triangle choke) Ultimate Reality Combat 1 August 21, 2002 1 3:55 United States
Win 1–0 Cleve Tuttle KO (flying knee) Ultimate Reality Combat 1 August 21, 2002 1 0:12 United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roli "The Crazy Cuban" Delgado profile, Sherdog, retrieved March 21, 2012
  2. ^ Rolando Delgado UFC Profile, retrieved March 21, 2012
  3. ^ a b c "Reality fighter". sync.arkansasonline.com. 2008-09-17. Retrieved 2009-02-11. 
  4. ^ a b c Carmargo, Jacob (December 9, 2009) Kang, Dent, Delgado Cut by UFC. FiveKnuckles.com. Retrieved March 21, 2012

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