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Completed MMA Bout

Kyle Kingsbury vs. Ricardo Romero

Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight · 205 lbs | MMA

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

Mmaweekly large Kyle "Kingsbu" Kingsbury
Mmaweekly large Ricardo Romero

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, 2 weeks   Age at Fight   32 years, 9 months, 3 weeks
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
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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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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.
2 days, 16 hours, and 58 minutes
@FilthyTomLawlor "the secret of my success" staring tom lawlor and michael j fox
2 days, 16 hours, and 23 minutes
Spike TV!
32 minutes
@Cormier2010 thanks DC! Just trying to be like you buddy
1 hour and 22 minutes
In the locker room... GO TIME :D
4 hours and 38 minutes
@ForrestGriffin you said it was manly to have chest hair so I'm no longer shaving my chest and abs for fights.
1 day, 5 hours, and 2 minutes
http://t.co/Zm4z3xX via @UFC interview up on ufc.com
1 day, 20 hours, and 53 minutes
If I ever had a job that required me to wear a suit I would dress like Craig Segger
2 days, 1 hour, and 38 minutes
Down to 212 after a nice steam and cold plunge. The water weight flying off! Super easy cut :D
2 days, 5 hours, and 9 minutes
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!
2 days, 23 hours, and 53 minutes
I'm watching Tombstone in my hotel room before bed... my favorite western
3 days, 20 hours, and 26 minutes
Checking in at the mandalay. I can smell victory. What an exciting time.
4 days, 2 hours, and 57 minutes
@ryanbader see you in a minute sweety
4 days, 6 hours, and 15 minutes
http://t.co/lqoWjNM the last of my beard is coming off soon. It was a good run!
6 days, 20 hours, and 52 minutes
AKA 4-1 tonight :D
6 days, 23 hours, and 25 minutes
@cormier2010 got some love, @cainmma got serious love, then "please don't hurt em Hammer" stole the show!
6 days, 23 hours, and 36 minutes
Make that 3-0 :D
1 week and 19 minutes
AKA 2-0 so far tonight
1 week, 1 hour, and 9 seconds
Jenna Castillo is a savage!
1 week, 1 hour, and 30 minutes
@ryanbader we still have to do the chompies slider challenge! I think Ortiz wants in too. I want to try a "luther burger".
1 week, 1 day, and 20 minutes
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!
1 week, 1 day, and 56 minutes
hey gang check out the grand opening this Saturday from 12-4pm Www.sanjoselearningcenter.com
1 week, 1 day, 9 hours, and 20 minutes
I really liked the king's speech
1 week, 1 day, 21 hours, and 58 seconds
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