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Seth "The Silverback" Petruzelli is an American professional MMA fighter and former K-1 kickboxer. He is currently fighting for EliteXC.

MMA career[]

Petruzelli started training martial arts at the age of 6 and continued on training through high school, where he also was a football player and wrestler.

Petruzelli was a member of the cast of The Ultimate Fighter 2 as a heavyweight. He was eliminated in the semi-finals by Brad Imes after having defeated Dan Christison by unanimous decision in an elimination bout.

On October 4, 2008, at EliteXC: Heat, he defeated Kimbo Slice in 14 seconds by TKO. He was offered the fight as a stand-in after Ken Shamrock received a cut over his left eye in pre-fight practice and was forced to back out.

MMA record[]

10 wins - 4 losses
Result Opponent Method Event Date Round Time
Win Kimbo Slice TKO (punches) EliteXC: Heat 10/4/2008 1 0:14
Win Sean Sallee TKO KF - Knight Fight 10/27/2007 1 2:58
Loss Wilson Gouveia Submission (Guillotine Choke) UFC Fight Night 9 4/5/2007 2 0:39
Win Bernard Rutherford KO UWC - Ultimate Warrior Challenge 2/2/2007 1 1:47
Loss Matt Hamill Decision (Unanimous) UFC: Ortiz vs. Shamrock 3 10/10/2006 3 5:00
Win Dan Severn Decision (Unanimous) KOTC 32 - Bringing Heat 1/24/2004 3 5:00
Win Brian Hawkins TKO KOTC 21 - Invasion 2/21/2003 1 2:21
Win Rocky Batastini TKO (Strikes) KOTC 18 - Sudden Impact 11/1/2002 1 4:04
Win Mike Ward TKO (Cut) Cage Wars 1 2/23/2002 1 N/A
Win Keith Fielder TKO (Towel) RSF 6 - Mayhem in Myers 12/29/2001 1 2:10
Win Victor Majuskaus TKO WVF - Battlejax 11/10/2001 1 0:29
Loss Gan McGee Submission (Heel Hook) WEC 1: Princes of Pain 6/30/2001 1 1:25
Loss Mario Neto Submission World Vale Tudo Championship 13 6/9/2001 1 17:36
Win Nate Robinson KO WVF - Battlejax 8/26/2000 1 1:29