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Other names  Caveman
Height  1.93 m
Name  Derrick Mehmen
Reach  77 in (196 cm)
Nationality  American

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Born  Derrick Mehmen May 30, 1985 (age 30) Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States (1985-05-30)
Residence  Waterloo, Iowa, United States
Weight  237 lb (108 kg; 16 st 13 lb)
Division  Light Heavyweight (205 lb) Heavyweight (265 lb)
Similar People  Blagoy Ivanov, Rolles Gracie - Jr, Brett Rogers

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Derrick Mehmen (born May 30, 1985) is an American professional mixed martial artist currently competing in the Heavyweight division for the Titan Fighting Championships. A professional competitor since 2006, Mehmen has also made appearances in Strikeforce, Bellator, and World Series of Fighting.


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Mehmen was a two-time conference high school wrestling champion for Denver High School in his hometown of Denver, Iowa, placing fourth in the state meet as a junior. He later became an NJCAA All-American at Ellsworth Community College, placing fifth in the 2007 national meet before transferring to the University of Iowa, where he continued to compete in collegiate wrestling after originally signing a letter of intent to compete for South Dakota State University. Mehmen majored in communication studies.

Bellator MMA

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Mehmen made his Bellator debut against David Branch and lost via submission in the second round.


Mehmen made his Strikeforce debut against Roy Jones and won via unanimous decision. He next fought Gian Villante at Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier and lost via unanimous decision.

World Series of Fighting

On June 17, 2013 it was announced that Mehmen signed a contract with World Series of Fighting where Mehmen has competed as a Heavyweight.

Mehmen fought Rolles Gracie Jr. in a Heavyweight bout on September 14, 2013 at World Series of Fighting 5: Arlovski vs. Kyle Mehmen won the bout with a one punch knockout in the second round.

Mehmen fought against Scott Barrett at World Series of Fighting 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock on January 18, 2014. Mehmen won the bout via unanimous decision.

Mehmen faced Dave Huckaba at World Series of Fighting 10: Branch vs. Taylor on June 21, 2014. He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Mehmen faced Smealinho Rama for the inaugural WSOF Heavyweight Championship at World Series of Fighting 14: Ford vs. Shields on October 11, 2014. He lost the fight via TKO in the first round.

Mehmen challenged Blagoy Ivanov for the WSOF Heavyweight Championship at World Series of Fighting 24: Fitch vs. Okami on October 17, 2015. He lost the fight via TKO in the second round.

Personal life

Mehmen is married and has a daughter.

Championships and accomplishments

  • Inside MMA
  • Bazzie Award for KO Punch of the Year (2013) vs. Rolles Gracie, Jr.
  • References

    Derrick Mehmen Wikipedia