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"The Party"

9-1-0

Lance Palmer

Lance "The Party" Palmer
  • Name: Lance Palmer
  • Professional MMA Record: 9-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Party
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 26 | Date of Birth: 1988.02.07
  • Last Fight: December 13, 2014 in WSOF
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 144.4 lbs
  • Affiliation: Team Alpha Male
  • Height: 5'5" (166cm) | Reach: 69.0" (175cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $33,400 USD
  • Born: Columbus, Ohio, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Sacramento, California
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook
  • College: Ohio State University
  • Foundation Style: N/A

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Lance Palmer began his MMA career in 2011 after a highly successful wrestling career at Ohio State University. Lance was a 4-time state champion and during his junior year in high school pinned every opponent he faced in the sectional, regional, and state tournaments. At Ohio State he became a 4-time All-American and was the National runner-up at 149 pounds his senior year. His final collegiate record was 121-33.

After graduation Palmer moved to Sacramento, California to begin his MMA training with Team Alpha Male. In his debut, he quickly took the fight to the ground and secured a rear-naked choke submission in the 1st round. He is currently 4-0 with 2 submissions and 2 decisions. In his most recent outing he defeated Jon Washington by unanimous decision, showing off impressive leg kicks which visibly effected Washington and had him limping throughout the fight.


Following the Washington fight, Palmer went 3-0 competing with several different regional promotions. Now at 7-0, Palmer was offered the opportunity from WSOF to face Georgi Karakhanyan for the vacant featherweight title. The fight was back and forth for the first two rounds up until Palmer was forced to tap out in the 3rd round via guillotine choke. This would serve as Palmer's first professional loss. 


Looking to bounce back at WSOF 10, Palmer made quick work of Nick LoBosco winning via RNC in the 1st round. Now at 8-1, Palmer was again offered a shot at the WSOF featherweight title against new champion Rick Glenn at WSOF 16. Dominating the entire fight, Palmer finally dispatched of Glenn via a 3rd round RNC to capture the WSOF featherweight title. 

Last updated 12.21.2014, 6:54 PM ET
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission | Choke
3:09 Round 3 of 5, 13:09 Total

Rick Glenn
8-1-0 15-2-1

WSOF 16: Palhares vs. Fitch
Co-Main Event | Title Challenge | Featherweight | 145

2014.12.13
Odds: -145 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 144.4 lbs | Referee: Dan Stell
Win | Submission | Choke
4:15 Round 1 of 3

Nick LoBosco
7-1-0 7-0-0

WSOF 10: Branch vs. Taylor
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2014.06.21
Odds: -525 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $30,000 ($15K Base, $15K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | Submission | Choke
4:40 Round 3 of 5, 14:40 Total

Georgi Karakhanyan
7-0-0 22-3-1

WSOF 7: Karakhanyan vs. Palmer
Main Event | Vacant Title | Featherweight | 145

2013.12.07
Odds: +120 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 144.6 lbs | Referee: Kevin Dornan
Win | Decision | Split
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Jared Downing
6-0-0 9-1-0

RFA 8: Pettis vs. Pegg
Co-Main Event | Title Challenge | Featherweight | 145

2013.06.21
Odds: -800 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 144.6 lbs | Referee: Otto Torriero
Win | Submission | Choke
3:40 Round 1 of 3

Patrick Reeves
5-0-0 16-20-0

Showdown Fights 11: Buchholz vs. Bell
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2013.05.10
Weigh-In: 145.5 lbs | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Fredson Paixao
4-0-0 10-4-0

RFA 4: Griffin vs. Escudero
Main Card | Catchweight | 148 lbs

2012.11.02
Odds: -280 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $3,400 ($1,900 Base, $1,500 Bonus) | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs | Referee: Chris Tognoni
Cancelled Bout Nick Macias RFA 4 2012.11.02
Reason: Macias Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jon Washington
3-0-0 5-2-0

UVC 20: Clash at the Coliseum
Co-Main Event | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2012.08.04
Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Nick Macias RFA 3 2012.06.30
Win | Submission | Choke
4:07 Round 2 of 3, 9:07 Total

Jordan Chandler
2-0-0 3-4-0

Showdown Fights 6: Breakout
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2012.02.24
Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Chris David

California Regional

2011.10.01
Win | Submission | Choke

Emilio Gonzales

California Regional

2011.05.20

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