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Ron Waterman (November 23, 1965) is a American mixed martial artist and professional wrestler and celebrity member of the Team Impact motivational group.

He holds notable victories over Valentijn Overeem, Ricco Rodriguez, Kevin Randleman, and Mario Rinaldi. He holds the distinction of being the only WEC Super Heavyweight Champion.


Waterman began his career as a high school art teacher and wrestling coach eventually entering the professional MMA arena and becoming a veteran fighter of the UFC.

Later, Ron moved on to the pro wrestling scene via Ohio Valley Wrestling where he honed his skills during a developmental deal with World Wrestling Entertainment. Waterman went on to tour with the WWE doing house and dark matches across the country. Waterman continues to wrestle in Japan, while simultaneously maintaining a successful career in the MMA circuit and making regular appearances with Team Impact.

In his most recent fight he beat fellow American Mark Smith by Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) on November 29, 2008.

He was the high school wrestling coach of former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin and helped train Carwin for UFC 116.

In wrestling

  • Finisher
  • Water Bomb

Championships and accomplishments

  • Mixed martial arts
  • World Extreme Cagefighting
    • WEC Super Heavyweight Championship (1-time, first; Only)
  • One successful title defense
  • X-1 Events
  • X-1 Heavyweight Championship (1-time)
  • In Wrestling

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