Keith Hackney

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Keith Hackney
Born (1958-04-15) April 15, 1958 (age 57)
Roselle, Illinois, U.S.
Other names "The Giant Killer"
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 11.5 in (1.82 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
Fighting out of Illinois, U.S.
Team Hackney Combat Academy MMA
Rank black belt in Kenpo Karate
black belt in Taekwondo
Years active 1994–1995 MMA
Mixed martial arts record
Total 4
Wins 2
By knockout 1
By submission 1
Losses 2
By submission 2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Keith Hackney (born 1958 in Roselle, Illinois) is a retired American mixed martial arts fighter. He competed in two Ultimate Fighting Championship tournaments.


Hackney started training martial arts at the age 11 by learning wrestling and boxing. Two years later he began learning the art of Taekwondo and eventually received a second degree black belt. In 1990, he furthered his martial arts training by beginning to train White Tiger Kenpo Karate.

Two years later, he entered the UFC. At UFC 3, he defeated Emmanuel Yarborough, but left the tournament due to injury. Hackney defeated Joe Son at UFC 4 and then lost to Royce Gracie in the next round.

Keith Hackney has appeared in four movies: Superfights, Cut, Thrust and Pump.[1]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 2-2 Marco Ruas Submission (rear naked choke) Ultimate Ultimate 1995 December 16, 1995 1 2:39 Denver, Colorado, United States
Loss 2-1 Royce Gracie Submission (armbar) UFC 4 December 16, 1994 1 5:32 Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Win 2-0 Joe Son Submission (choke) UFC 4 December 16, 1994 1 2:44 Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Win 1-0 Emmanuel Yarborough TKO (punches) UFC 3 September 9, 1994 1 1:59 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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