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Kyle Kingsbury vs. Ricardo Romero

Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight · 205 lbs

Kyle Kingsbury defeats Ricardo Romero via KO/TKO at 0:21 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Kyle "Kingsbu" Kingsbury
Mmaweekly large Ricardo Romero

Kingsbury
KO/TKO
Round 1

9-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   11-1-0
Climbed to 10-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 11-2
+105 (Near Even)   Betting Odds   -130 (Slight Favorite)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
San Jose, California   Fighting out of   North Brunswick, New Jersey
28 years, 10 months   Age at Fight   32 years, 9 months
205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs)
6'4" (194cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
76.5" (194cm)   Reach   76.0" (193cm)
American Kickboxing Academy   Gym   Advanced Martial Arts
UFC 126
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort
  • Date: Saturday 02.05.2011 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
  • Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 2 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Dark Bout, Shown on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Kingsbury Total Disclosed Pay: $20,000
  • Romero Total Disclosed Pay: $10,000
  • Event Links:

Kingsbury vs. Romero Wiki Update Wiki

In a preliminary card bout that was originally unaired but then replayed on Spike TV, Kyle Kingsbury took on Ricardo Romero.


To kick things off Kingsbury landed a knee to body in the clinch, then another, and a left hook knocked down Romero. Romero turned to his side, rocked by the knees and the punch, letting Kingsbury swarm with a pair of punches, handing Kingsbury the impressive and quick TKO victory.


Talking to Joe Rogan in the post-fight interview, Kingsbury commented, "Thanks Joe, it's nice to finally get to talk to you… Honestly it was about keeping my distance and staying relaxed and composed… I took my time and it worked out fine."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:25 PM ET
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Kingsbury vs. Romero Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 909  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Romero
64%
Kingsbury
36%

Videos & Highlights

    Interview  |  Kyle Kingsbury Post Fight Interview Video report dead link

    Ariel Helwani talks to Kyle Kingsbury after his impressive and quick UFC 126 victory over Ricardo Romero in this video.

  • Documentary  |  "The Fight Business: Ricardo Romero" UFC 126 Video report dead link

    In this documentary-style video produced by MMA Mania, Ricardo Romero's preparation for his UFC 126 fight with Kyle Kingsbury is documented.

Kingsbury vs. Romero Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

@ryanbader thanks buddy you'll be back on top in no time. See you this week in AZ.
3 days
after
@FilthyTomLawlor "the secret of my success" staring tom lawlor and michael j fox
3 days
after
Spike TV!
33 minutes
before
@Cormier2010 thanks DC! Just trying to be like you buddy
1 hour
before
In the locker room... GO TIME :D
5 hours
before
@ForrestGriffin you said it was manly to have chest hair so I'm no longer shaving my chest and abs for fights.
1 day
before
http://t.co/Zm4z3xX via @UFC interview up on ufc.com
2 days
before
If I ever had a job that required me to wear a suit I would dress like Craig Segger
2 days
before
Down to 212 after a nice steam and cold plunge. The water weight flying off! Super easy cut :D
2 days
before
Anyone ever had their hotel door fail on them? I'm locked out - 3 trips to the front desk for new keys! Security can't even open the door!
3 days
before
I'm watching Tombstone in my hotel room before bed... my favorite western
4 days
before
Checking in at the mandalay. I can smell victory. What an exciting time.
4 days
before
@ryanbader see you in a minute sweety
4 days
before
http://t.co/lqoWjNM the last of my beard is coming off soon. It was a good run!
7 days
before
AKA 4-1 tonight :D
7 days
before
@cormier2010 got some love, @cainmma got serious love, then "please don't hurt em Hammer" stole the show!
7 days
before
Make that 3-0 :D
7 days
before
AKA 2-0 so far tonight
7 days
before
Jenna Castillo is a savage!
7 days
before
@ryanbader we still have to do the chompies slider challenge! I think Ortiz wants in too. I want to try a "luther burger".
8 days
before
Hard work is over just have to chip at my weight and maintain cardio. I'm watching DDD thinking about what I want to eat after the fight!
8 days
before
hey gang check out the grand opening this Saturday from 12-4pm Www.sanjoselearningcenter.com
8 days
before
I really liked the king's speech
9 days
before
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