June 19, 1983 |
Yuba City, California, United States
|Other names||The Juggernaut|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||247 lb (112 kg; 17.6 st)|
|Division||Heavyweight (265 lb)|
|Fighting out of||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts career
Early career: Gladiator Challenge
Appelt started his career in 2009. He fought mainly for California-based promotion Gladiator Challenge.
Appelt faced Angel DeAnda on July 17, 2010 for the Gladiator Challenge Heavyweight Championship. Appelt was defeated for the first time in his career via first-round TKO.
Appelt fought once again for the title on December 11, 2010 against Rob Jackson. Appelt won via TKO in the first round to become the new Gladiator Challenge Heavyweight Champion.
Championships and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts
- Gladiator Challenge
- Gladiator Challenge Heavyweight Championship (One time)
- West Coast Fighting Championship
- WFC Heavyweight Championship (1 Time, Current)
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|17 matches||12 wins||5 losses|
|Win||12–5||Roy Boughton||TKO (punches)||WFC 16: King of Sacramento||January 23, 2016||2||4:58||Sacramento, California, United States||Won vacant WFC Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||11–5||Joe Hernandez||TKO (punches)||WFC 15: Griffin vs. Wallace||October 10, 2015||1||1:58||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Loss||10–5||Josue Lugo||TKO (punches)||WFC 13: Huckaba vs.Mitchell||February 28, 2015||1||0:14||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Loss||10–4||Carl Seumanutafa||Decision (unanimous)||West Coast Fighting Championship 12||November 15, 2014||3||5:00||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Loss||10–3||Freddie Aquitania||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 115||April 4, 2014||3||5:00||Reno, Nevada, United States|
|Win||10–2||Manny Lara||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 92||March 7, 2013||3||5:00||Temecula, California, United States|
|Win||9–2||Josh Lanier||TKO (punches)||Bellator 91||February 28, 2013||2||0:16||Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States|
|Win||8–2||Ed Carpenter||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Bellator 79||November 2, 2012||1||3:20||Rama, Ontario, Canada|
|Win||7–2||C.J. Leveque||TKO (punches)||West Coast Fighting Championship: Showdown||June 9, 2012||2||2:43||Yuba City, California, United States|
|Win||6–2||Rob Jackson||TKO (punches)||Gladiator Challenge: Mega Stars||December 11, 2011||1||N/A||Lincoln, California, United States||Won the Gladiator Challenge Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||5–2||Robert Laroski||KO (punch)||Gladiator Challenge: Unleashed||August 27, 2011||1||N/A||Lincoln, California, United States|
|Loss||4–2||C.J. Leveque||Decision (unanimous)||Rebel Fights||April 16, 2011||3||3:00||Plymouth, California, United States|
|Loss||4–1||Angel DeAnda||TKO (punches)||Gladiator Challenge: Patriots||July 17, 2010||1||2:56||Placerville, California, United States||For the Gladiator Challenge Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||4–0||Marcus Osbourn||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Gladiator Challenge: Champions||May 1, 2010||1||1:39||Placerville, California, United States|
|Win||3–0||Keith Corum||TKO (punches)||Battle of the Valley 2||October 2, 2009||3||2:36||Stockton, California, United States|
|Win||2–0||Michael Woodworth||Decision (unanimous)||Gladiator Challenge: Validation||June 26, 2009||3||5:00||Roseville, California, United States|
|Win||1–0||Mike Martin||TKO (punches)||Gladiator Challenge: Put Up or Shut Up||May 31, 2009||1||0:48||Lakeport, California, United States|
- Jonathan King and John Walsh (March 13, 2013). "And on the eighth day, he rested!". Theclinchreport.com. Retrieved September 10, 2013.
- "De Anda, Huckaba, Jara, Fanshier win big at "Patriots"". Gladiatorchallenge.com. July 19, 2010. Retrieved September 10, 2013.
- "Gladiator Challenge: Mega Stars official results". Mixedmartialarts.com. Retrieved September 10, 2013.
- MMAjunkie.com staff (October 25, 2012). "Bellator 79 lineup complete, champ Eduardo Dantas and Paul Daley off card". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved September 10, 2013.
- Brian Knapp (February 28, 2013). "Attila Vegh dethrones Christian M'Pumbu, takes light heavyweight title at Bellator 91". Sherdog.com. Retrieved September 10, 2013.
- "Bellator 92: Sandro vs Khasbulaev - 3/7/13 Bellator MMA 92 fight card on Spike TV with MW and FW tourney semifinals". MMAmadman.com. February 28, 2013. Retrieved September 10, 2013.
- Brian Knapp (March 7, 2013). "Khasbulaev, Marshall, Cooper, Richman advance to tournament finals at Bellator 92". Sherdog.com. Retrieved September 10, 2013.