Ernie Verdicia

UFC vet who competed at UFC 5. Verdicia entered the UFC as a Kempo Karate black belt training under Walter Jankowski. His MMA career started and ended with his fight against Oleg Taktarov that night in 1993. But as is so often the case that was not the end of his martial arts career. Verdicia went on to earn his BJJ black belt and won a gold medal at the Pan Ams in 1999. He is now a Krav Maga instructor at Commando Krav Maga in Florida. He has also been an active paramedic throughout his martial arts career, going as far as to be nicknamed "the Fighting Paramedic."

Fighter Stats

Nickname "The Fighting Paramedic
Height 5' 11"
Weight 198 lbs