Lodune Sincaid

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Lodune Sincaid
Born (1973-05-07) May 7, 1973 (age 43)
St. Paul, Minnesota
Other names The Vanilla Gorilla
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
Division Middleweight (185 lb)
Light Heavyweight (205 lb)
Fighting out of Clearwater, Florida
Mixed martial arts record
Total 24
Wins 15
By knockout 5
By submission 9
By decision 1
Losses 9
By knockout 6
By submission 1
By decision 2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Lodune Sincaid (born May 7, 1973) is an American professional mixed martial artist. He is a former WEC Light Heavyweight Champion, and was featured on the UFC's The Ultimate Fighter 1 reality show, losing to Bobby Southworth by knockout in the first elimination match of the season. He has also competed in the World Fighting Alliance and Palace Fighting Championship.[1]


Sincaid is from St. Paul, Minnesota and had a very difficult childhood. Sincaid himself was very withdrawn growing up and kept to himself. He worked out excessively and participated in wrestling, which he excelled at until he stopped playing after his freshman year of high school. The young Sincaid got into many street fights, and was arrested as a result. Sincaid was in the United States Navy. Sincaid then moved from Minnesota to California. Since his career began, Sincaid himself had been battling alcohol issues and has spent time in rehabilitation.[2] Since his last fight, Lodune has been focusing on bettering himself. Being diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, Lodune maintains a healthy lifestyle with proper medication. He currently resides in Florida where he is focused on training up and coming fighters.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Sincaid made his professional debut in 2001 fighting in small promotions, and started off his career dominating his opponents, achieving a 6-0 record with all of the wins coming by submission or knockout.

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

The UFC had been following Sincaid's career closely and invited him to compete on the first-ever Ultimate Fighter. He fought for Team Couture, led by Randy Couture, and was eliminated by future Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Bobby Southworth by knockout in the first elimination match.

Sincaid was handed his first professional loss at The Ultimate Fighter 1 Finale against future UFC Middleweight Championship contender Nate Quarry, via TKO due to punches.


Sincaid made his debut in the WEC against former WEC Heavyweight Champion James Irvin. Sincaid won the bout via unanimous decision and was then offered an opportunity to fight for the WEC Light Heavyweight Championship at WEC 20, and won by a rear-naked choke submission, becoming the new WEC Light Heavyweight Champion.

Sincaid then lost his next two fights, the first being against Jason "Mayhem" Miller at WFA: King of the Streets by a rear-naked choke submission and then in his next fight Sincaid lost the WEC Light Heavyweight Championship belt to Doug Marshall by knockout. After his fight with Miller, it was revealed that Sincaid tested positive for marijuana.


After the demise of the WEC, Sincaid appeared in the Palace Fighting Championship organization as well as other small organizations.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 15–9 Givanildo Santana TKO (punches) CCS: Collision in the Cage March 20, 2010 3 4:27 Irvine, California, United States
Loss 15–8 Eric Davila TKO (punches) Adrenaline: Feel the Rush July 25, 2009 3 1:15 San Angelo, Texas, United States
Win 15–7 Larry Hopkins Submission (punches) Steele Cage MMA: Battle of the Texas Titans June 11, 2009 1 N/A Frisco, Texas, United States
Loss 14–7 Cyrille Diabaté TKO (punches) PFC 12: High Stakes January 22, 2009 2 1:15 Lemoore, California, United States
Win 14–6 Kyle Keeney TKO (punches) CageSport MMA November 29, 2008 1 4:58 Tacoma, Washington, United States
Win 13–6 Rafael Real Submission (guillotine choke) PFC 8: A Night of Champions May 8, 2008 1 1:03 Lemoore, California, United States
Loss 12–6 Cory Devela Decision (unanimous) Seasons Beatings 21 December 22, 2007 3 5:00 Portland, Oregon, United States
Loss 12–5 Jeremy Freitag Decision (split) Palace Fighting Championship: Project Complete October 18, 2007 3 5:00
Win 12–4 Rob Wince KO (knee) King of Kombat: King of Kombat September 7, 2007 1 3:10 Austin, Texas, United States
Win 11–4 Robert Hunsperger Submission (rear-naked choke) NLF: No Limits Fighting August 11, 2007 1 1:31
Win 10–4 Kenny Ento TKO (punches) PFC 2: Fast and Furious March 22, 2007 2 2:09 Lemoore, California, United States
Loss 9–4 Doug Marshall KO (punches) WEC 23: Hot August Fights August 17, 2006 2  :51 Lemoore, California, United States Lost WEC Light Heavyweight Championship
Loss 9–3 Jason Miller Submission (rear-naked choke) WFA: King of the Streets July 22, 2006 1 4:29 Los Angeles, California, United States Sincaid tested positive for marijuana
Win 9–2 Dan Molina Submission (rear-naked choke) WEC 20: Cinco de Mayhem May 5, 2006 1 3:17 Lemoore, California, United States Won Vacant WEC Light Heavyweight Championship
Win 8–2 James Irvin Decision (unanimous) WEC 19: Undisputed March 17, 2006 3 5:00 Lemoore, California, United States
Win 7–2 Alex Schoenauer Submission (choke) SportFight 14: Resolution January 6, 2006 1 3:40 Portland, Oregon, United States
Loss 6–2 Kyacey Uscola TKO (corner stoppage) X Fighting Championships: Dome of Destruction 3 October 15, 2005 2 3:20 Tacoma, Washington, United States
Loss 6–1 Nate Quarry TKO (punches) The Ultimate Fighter 1 Finale April 9, 2005 1 3:17 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 6–0 David Avilla TKO (punches) Universal Above Ground Fighting: Ultimate Cage Fighting 4 October 12, 2003 1 Upland, California, United States
Win 5–0 Doug Sauer Submission (guillotine choke) Reality Submission Fighting: Shooto Challenge October 3, 2003 1 3:50 Belleville, Illinois, United States
Win 4–0 Nate Schroeder Submission (keylock) Universal Above Ground Fighting: Ultimate Cage Fighting 3 February 15, 2003 1 N/A Hollywood, California, United States
Win 3–0 Kelly English KO Kage Kombat April 6, 2002 1 Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 2–0 Shawn Menendes Submission Kage Kombat October 4, 2001 1 California, United States
Win 1–0 Jason Miller Submission (keylock) Reality Submission Fighting 2 January 5, 2001 1 3:46


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Title last held by
Scott Smith
4th WEC Light Heavyweight Champion
May 5, 2006 - August 17, 2006
Succeeded by
Doug Marshall