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Rory Singer

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Other names  Outburst
Role  Mixed martial artist
Nationality  American
Education  University of Georgia
Height  6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Martial art  Brazilian jiu-jitsu
Name  Rory Singer

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Born  May 28, 1976 (age 39) Brooklyn, New York, United States (1976-05-28)
Weight  205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
Division  Middleweight (185 lb) Light Heavyweight (205 lb)
Style  Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Boxing, Submission Fighting, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Similar People  Nate Marquardt, Ronaldo Souza, Hermes Franca, Renzo Gracie, Thiago Alves

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Rory Michael Singer (born May 28, 1976) is an American mixed martial artist. Although Rory had begun making a name for himself as a 185-pound prospect; his big break came after meeting the producers of TUF. They were filming Forrest Griffin at The HardCore Gym for his fight against Stephan Bonnar in the finals of season 1. Forrest went on to win Season 1 and Rory was approached soon after to appear on Season 3.

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Mixed martial arts career

Singer has a background in many different styles of fighting, being involved in martial arts since he was 11 years old. He was taught kickboxing by his brother and then added karate, Taekwondo, and other traditional martial arts. He wrestled in high school, and is a former local Golden Gloves and Muay Thai champion. Singer is also a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He is the co-owner of the noted MMA Gym SBG Athens along with his brother and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Adam Singer. The HardCore Gym had produced such fighters as Forrest Griffin and Brian Bowles. Singer's MMA career includes fighting for several local organizations as well as the AFC, KOTC, PRIDE and the UFC. He gained fame from his appearance on Spike TV's series The Ultimate Fighter 3 and for being one of the few fighters to ever submit to punches in a UFC event.

After a 5-year break from MMA, Singer was scheduled to fight Lodune Sincaid on September 26, 2014. However, Sincaid was pulled from the fight due to suspension by the California State Athletic Commission.

Personal life

Singer married in August 2008. Singer is Jewish. He attended the University of Georgia where he earned a degree in biological engineering.

References

Rory Singer Wikipedia