Hector 'Sick Dog' Ramirez is a fighter best known for his short stint in the UFC in which he was cut after back-to-back losses to James Irvin - by TKO - and Forrest Griffin - by a grueling leg kick-fueled decision.
He most recently fought Matti Makele and won via third-round corner stoppage. Ramirez then didn't fight for nearly two years before signing to make his Bellator debut in the quarterfinals of the season eight light-heavyweight tournament against fellow newcomer and UFC veteran Jason Lambert.
- Rashad Evans vs. Hector Ramirez - The fight was in the semifinals of the Gladiator Challenge Light-Heavyweight tournament, on the second day of two. The previous day, Rashad Evans had defeated Bryan Pardoe by technical knockout and Ramirez had defeated Dave Vitkay the same way. Cecil Peoples was unfortunately the referee. Both fighters came in undefeated. Dan Severn was in the corner of Evans. Quinton Jackson was in Ramirez's.
- Kendall Grove vs. Hector Ramirez
- Forrest Griffin vs. Hector Ramirez - Forrest Griffin controlled the fight with brutal leg kicks. He also had a six-inch reach advantage.