Heath
Herring
28-14-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 22 fights.
Record: 28-14-0
Summary: Size and agility

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Texas Crazy Horse
From: Waco, TX USA
Age: 37
Height: 6' 4" ( 193 cm )
Weight: 250 lb ( 113 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
412
42% Successful
172
Types of Successful Strikes
0
172
32%
11%
57% Ground
55
19
98
Striking Defense
55
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
83% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
6
6
Takedown Defense
33
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Heath Herring
Aug 9, 2008
45
9
5
0
1
0
6
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Heath Herring
Mar 1, 2008
57
45
3
5
0
0
3
5
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Heath Herring
Jul 7, 2007
55
31
4
0
2
0
7
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Heath Herring
Apr 7, 2007
64
19
1
1
0
2
3
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Heath Herring
Jan 25, 2007
13
11
6
1
1
1
17
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Heath Herring
Hirotaka Yokoi
PRIDE 28: High Octane
Oct 31, 2004
26
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Heath Herring
PRIDE Critical Countdown 2004
Jun 20, 2004
14
26
1
1
3
0
3
0
R2 Submission
Win
Heath Herring
PRIDE Total Elimination 2004
Apr 25, 2004
37
11
1
0
0
1
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Heath Herring
PRIDE 27: Inferno
Feb 1, 2004
64
55
1
0
0
0
1
1
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Heath Herring
Paulo Cesar Silva
PRIDE Shockwave 2003
Dec 31, 2003
44
12
0
1
1
0
1
0
R3 Submission
Win
Heath Herring
Yoshihisa Yamamoto
PRIDE Final Conflict 2003
Nov 9, 2003
53
19
1
3
1
1
2
3
R3 Submission
Loss
Heath Herring
PRIDE 26: Bad to the Bone
Jun 8, 2003
18
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Fedor Emelianenko
Heath Herring
PRIDE 23: Championship Chaos 2
Nov 24, 2002
41
12
2
0
1
0
10
1
R1 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Win
Heath Herring
Iouri Kotchkine
PRIDE 22: Beasts from the East 2
Sep 29, 2002
37
5
3
0
1
0
4
1
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Heath Herring
Igor Vovchanchyn
PRIDE 19: Bad Blood
Feb 24, 2002
24
12
2
4
1
0
1
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Heath Herring
PRIDE 17: Championship Chaos
Nov 3, 2001
53
21
6
1
3
0
11
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Heath Herring
PRIDE 15: Raging Rumble
Jul 29, 2001
9
5
0
2
2
0
0
4
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Heath Herring
PRIDE 14: Clash of the Titans
May 27, 2001
8
33
3
3
1
1
2
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Heath Herring
Denis Sobolev
PRIDE 13: Collision Course
Mar 25, 2001
2
0
1
0
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Win
Heath Herring
PRIDE 12: Cold Fury
Dec 9, 2000
19
4
1
0
3
0
2
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Heath Herring
Tom Erikson
PRIDE 11: Battle of the Rising Sun
Oct 31, 2000
5
6
0
1
1
1
1
2
R1 Submission
Win
Heath Herring
Willie Peeters
PRIDE 9: New Blood
Jun 4, 2000
4
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: Depending on the day, I’ll do standup drills, and then pads and a little bit of sparring.  If it’s a ground day, I’ll do takedowns, defense, and ground techniques. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was 18 years old, right out of high school, I was asked to fight in the ShootFights in Amarillo, Texas.  I did, and did pretty good, and it just took off from there.

What ranks and titles have you held? Various titles over the years.

Do you have any heroes? None

What is your favorite technique? Knees

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I’m looking forward to being back in the States, being home, not having to fight so far away, and trying to make my name in the place where I live. That’s a great thing and something I’m really looking forward to. And I hope I bring something to the table that the fans in the States haven’t gotten to see yet in a heavyweight – a fast, quick, agile big guy – and the last thing I want to do is be in a boring fight. That’s what I’ve tried to deliver in Japan for the last couple of years, and that’s what I’m trying to bring here.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Went to college, but didn’t finish.

What was your job before you started fighting? Worked as a computer programmer.

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