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Ron Keslar

Ron Keslar

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  • Name: Ron Keslar
  • Professional MMA Record: 11-6-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 34 | Date of Birth: 1980.04.17
  • Last Fight: April 11, 2014 in BFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 170.8 lbs
  • Affiliation: American Kickboxing Academy
  • Height: 6'0" (183cm) | Reach: 74.0" (188cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $6,000 USD
  • Born: Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: California
  • Personal Pages: Twitter

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Ron Keslar is an American welterweight fighter currently signed to Bellator. He trains out of the American Kickboxing Academy. He is a a veteran of King of the Cage and Strikeforce, compiling a 1-2 record with the latter. He has a notable loss to UFC vet, Chris Cope and a notable win over War Machine. Of his eleven career wins, ten have been finishes including equal numbers of submissions and T/KOs.

Keslar began his professional career in 2006. In his first three years, he would compile a 5-1 record. He was signed by Strikeforce in 2010, but would go 1-2 with the promotion. He would move back to the regional circuit until he was picked up by Bellator in late 2013.
He made his Bellator debut in the opening round of the season nine welterweight tournament at Bellator 100 against Luis Melo and was able to pick up a split decision win. He would take on War Machine in the semifinals and would surprise many when he choked him unconscious in the first round. In his third fight in just over three months, Ron would take on Rick Hawn in the tournament finals, but would come up short, losing by TKO at the start of the last round.

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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Jesse Juarez

Bellator 125: Marshall vs. Manhoef
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
4:05 Round 2 of 3, 9:05 Total

Karo Parisyan
Ref: Jason Herzog

Bellator 116: Johnson vs. Ivanov
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

Odds: -255 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 170.8 lbs
Cancelled Bout Jordan Smith Bellator 114 2014.03.28
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:55 Round 3 of 3, 10:55 Total

Rick Hawn
Ref: Dan Miragliotta

Bellator 109: Shlemenko vs. Marshall
Co-Main Event | Tournament Finals | 170 lbs

Odds: +360 Moderate Underdog | Weigh-In: 170.7 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke
3:31 Round 1 of 3

War Machine
Ref: Dan Miragliotta

Bellator 104: Hawn vs. Weedman 2
Co-Main Event | Tournament Semifinal | 170 lbs

Odds: +165 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 170.7 lbs
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Luis Melo
Ref: Ron Nation

Bellator 100: Lima vs. Saunders 2
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 170 lbs

Odds: +110 Near Even | Weigh-In: 170.5 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Chris Curtis
Ref: Gary Copeland

MMA Xtreme: Fists Will Fly
Main Card

Win | Decision | Unanimous

Dominic Waters

Up and Comers Unlimited

Win | KO/TKO | Injury
5:00 Round 1 of 3

James Chaney

Impact MMA 1: Recognition
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

Win | Decision | Split

Felipe Fogolin

California Regional

Win | Submission | Armlock
1:57 Round 1 of 3

Eric Lawson
Ref: Josh Rosenthal

Strikeforce: San Jose
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 180 lbs

Odds: +200 Moderate Underdog Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $3,000 ($1,500 Base, $1,500 Bonus) | Weigh-In: 179.5 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Josh McDonald

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Noons II
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

Disclosed Pay: $1,500 Base | Weigh-In: 180.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Eric Lawson Strikeforce 2010.10.09
Reason: Lawson Cracked Rib
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes
4:32 Round 2 of 3, 9:32 Total

Chris Cope
Ref: Kim Winslow

Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 175 lbs

Odds: -225 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $1,500 Base | Weigh-In: 173.75 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke

Jonathan Brandon

King of the Cage

Win | Decision | Unanimous

Darrin Freeman

Wargods/Ken Shamrock Productions

Win | Decision | Unanimous

Kris Bien


Win | Submission | Choke

Mike Musselwhite


Loss | Submission | Armlock

Matt Major


Win | Submission | Choke

Shane Carey



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