Heath Herring

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Birthday
2, 1978
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
2, 1978 (age 41)
Birthplace
Texas

About

Heavyweight mixed martial artist rose to fame after fighting in PRIDE FC as well as UFC. He won the ninth World Vale Tudo Championship after finishing as runner-up the previous year.

Before Fame

He was a football player and wrestler at Amarillo High School, becoming one of the ten best high school wrestlers in the state.

Trivia

Before his K-1 fight against Yoshihiro Nakao, Nakao gave Herring a kiss on the lips during the traditional staredown, prompting Herring to knock him out cold.

Family Life

He has a daughter. His brother played football as an offensive tackle at Baylor University.

Associated With

He retired following a loss via unanimous decision to Brock Lesnar on August 9, 2008.