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Gerald Harris

Gerald Harris (born November 19, 1979 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter.

Mixed Martial Arts

Harris stumbled into Mixed Martial Arts by accident when his first fight was an exhibition bout that was just something a friend convinced him to do for fun. He beat his opponent so badly that he was invited to join the tournament and thus his professional fighting career began in August 2006. Harris won his fist five matches before losing a controversial split decision to Fabio Leopoldo in his International Fight League debut.

The Ultimate Fighter

Harris was on the Spike TV reality show The Ultimate Fighter. He got on the show by beating Mike Madallo but lost in the second round to Amir Sadollah. He was a member of Team Rampage.

Personal life

Harris currently is a high school history teacher. In addition he spends his free time managing his own stand-up comedy routine. He books all his own gigs, promotes them, and produces them. Gerald has five brothers and three sisters. Harris is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African Americans. Harris graduated from Tulsa's East Central High School in 1998 where he was on the wrestling team and also the school mascot, the "Fighting Cardinal".

MMA record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Winx 8-2 HarrisMitch Whitesel Decision (Unanimous) C3 Fights - Showdown 2 3 Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Winx 7-2 HarrisBrandon McDowell Submission (Strikes) C3 Fights - Battle on the Border 2 1 1:21 Newkirk, Oklahoma, United States
Winx 6-2 HarrisJeremija Sanders TKO FTP - Global Showdown 1 N/A Thackerville, Oklahoma, United States
Losex 5-2 HarrisBenji Radach TKO (Strikes) IFL - 2007 Semifinals 1 3:03 East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
Losex 5-1 HarrisFabio Leopoldo Decision (Split) IFL - Connecticut 3 4:00 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Winx 5-0 HarrisCurtis Stout KO TFC 7 - Red Rumble 1 4:57 Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Winx 4-0 HarrisTravis Fowler Decision (Unanimous) FCF - Freestyle Cage Fighting 3 5:00 Ponca City, Oklahoma, United States
Winx 3-0 HarrisRobert McDaniel Submission (Injury) FCF - Freestyle Cage Fighting 2 4:55 Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Winx 2-0 HarrisChester Lauchner Submission (Verbal Tapout) FCF - Brawl For It All 2 1:06 Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Winx 1-0 HarrisRyan Lopez Submission FCFP-Friday Night Fights 2 0:49 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

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