Pro Record: 20-11-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: Team Quest
Age: 34
Sex: Male
Height: 6 Feet. 1 Inch(es).
Weight: 186 lbs.
Out of: Portland, CO
Born: Vancouver, Washington

Edward Herman's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
01/31/2015 Loss Derek Brunson UFC 183: Silva vs Diaz TKO/RSC 1 0:36
05/10/2014 Win Rafael Sapo Natal UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Brown Decision Unanimous Decision 3
11/16/2013 Loss Thales Leites UFC 167 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
07/27/2013 Win Trevor Smith Fox 8: Johnson vs. Moraga Decision Split Decision 3
01/12/2013 Loss Jacare Souza Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine Submission 1 3:10
08/11/2012 NC Jake Shields UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II 3 0:00
02/04/2012 Win Clifford Starks UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit Submission Rear Naked Choke 2 1:43
08/14/2011 Win Kyle Noke UFC Versus 5 Hardy vs. Lytle Submission Heel Hook 1 4:15
06/04/2011 Win Tim Credeur TUF 13 Finale: Team Lesnar vs Team Dos Santos TKO/RSC 1 0:48
08/29/2009 Loss Aaron Simpson UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira TKO/RSC Injury 2 0:17
04/18/2009 Win David Loiseau UFC 97: Redemption Decision Unanimous Decision 3
09/17/2008 Loss Alan Belcher UFC Fight Night 15 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
04/19/2008 Loss Demian Maia UFC 83: Serra vs. St. Pierre 2 TKO/RSC 2 2:27
11/17/2007 Win Joseph Doerksen UFC 78: Validation KO Strike 3 0:39
06/16/2007 Win Scott Smith UFC 72: Victory Submission Rear Naked Choke 2 2:25
01/25/2007 Win Christopher Price UFC Fight Night 8 Submission Arm Bar 1 2:58
10/10/2006 Loss Jason Macdonald UFC: The Final Chapter Submission Triangle Choke 1 2:43
06/24/2006 Loss Kendall Grove UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 3 Finale Decision Unanimous Decision 3
* 02/22/2006 Win Rory Singer UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Season 3 Submission Rear Naked Choke 2 2:31
* 02/14/2006 Win Danny Abbadi UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Season 3 Submission Arm Bar 1 4:20
NSF 07/23/2005 Win Dave Menne Extreme Challenge 63 Submission Verbal Submission from an Injury 1
NSF 06/17/2005 Win Nick Thompson Hand 2 Hand Combat TKO/RSC Injury 1 0:00
NSF 04/30/2005 Win Rhomez Brower International Fighting Championship: Mayhem in Montana Submission Arm Bar 1 2:47
NSF 03/26/2005 Win Glover Teixeira Sport Fight 9: Respect Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 10/23/2004 Loss Joseph Doerksen Sport Fight 7: Frightnight Submission Triangle Choke 3 2:12
NSF 08/28/2004 Win Brian Ebersole Sport Fight 5: Stadium Submission Triangle choke 2
NSF 07/25/2004 Loss Kazuo Misaki Pancrase: 2004 Neo-Blood Tournament, Night Event Submission Side Choke 2 3:31
NSF 06/26/2004 Win Shane Davis Sport Fight 4: Fight For Freedom Submission Arm Bar 3
NSF 06/04/2004 Win Cory Devela Professional Fighting Association: Pride & Fury 1 Submission Arm Bar 1 3:20
NSF 04/17/2004 Win Jacen Flynn Sport Fight 3: Dome Submission Arm Bar 2 3:48
NSF 04/03/2004 Win Justin Hawes Desert Brawl 10 Submission Arm Bar 2
NSF 02/21/2004 Win Derek Downey Sport Fight 1: Revolution TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage 3 2:14
NSF 01/03/2004 Win Rich Guerin Pacific Pankration Kickboxing Association: Ultimate Fight Night 3 Submission Keylock 4 2:17
NSF 08/23/2003 Loss Shane Davis Team Quest Productions: Sport Fight "Second Coming" Submission Arm Bar 1 2:18

Edward Herman's Amateur Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
NSF 11/08/2003 Win Ryan Pope Desert Brawl 9 Submission Arm Bar 1
NSF 06/07/2003 Win Nick Frazier Full Contact Fighting Federation: Rumble at the Roseland 8 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage 1 1:05
NSF 05/10/2003 Win Ryan Pope Xtreme Ring Wars Submission Arm Bar 1 2:38
NSF 04/19/2003 Win Jessi Ward Full Contact Fighting Federation: Rumble at the Roseland 7 Submission 1 4:38
NSF 02/28/2003 Loss Andrew Taylor United Full Contact Federation: Everett Extreme Challenge 7 Decision Split Decision 3
NSF 11/09/2002 Win Byron Yates United Full Contact Federation: Everett Extreme Challenge 6 Submission Kimura 2 0:00
NSF 10/05/2002 Win Noel Tworek Full Contact Fighting Federation: Fight Night 2 TKO/RSC 1
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest

Fighter Bio


Edward Benson "Short Fuse" Herman (born October 2, 1980) is an American mixed martial arts fighter. He is from Vancouver, Washington. He first came to fame as a contestant on the third season of The Ultimate Fighter reality television show, training under Ken Shamrock. He fights in the 185 lb (84 kg) weight class. According to the show, his MMA record is 14 wins, 3 losses, while lists his record as 10 wins, 3 losses. In The Ultimate Fighter, he won a preliminary victory against Danny Abaddi by armbar. In the semifinals, he defeated Rory Singer by rear naked choke. He then lost to Kendall Grove in the finals in a close, but unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28). Despite his loss, Ed was subsequently awarded a contract by UFC president Dana White based on his performance.

Ed lost his second official fight in the UFC at Ortiz vs. Shamrock 3: The Final Chapter. He was submitted by Jason MacDonald in the first round via a triangle choke. After two losses he has come off a losing streak and defeated Chris Price at the Ultimate Fight Night 8 by armbar.