Birth Name: Keith Hector Jardine
A.K.A.: The Dean Of Mean
Birth Date: October 31, 1975
Born in: Butte, Montana
Keith Jardine is a former professional boxer who became a top contender in the UFC’s light heavyweight division. He made his debut in the UFC on The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 as a heavyweight, where he was the first contestant chosen by coach Rich Franklin.
After the show ended, Jardine dropped down to light heavyweight and has had a see-saw of a career since, never being able to put together more than two victories in a row. After suffering four straight defeats in the UFC, he was cut from the organization in June of 2010.
Aside from MMA, Jardine has also appeared briefly in the films Crank 2 starring Jason Statham and Gamer starring Gerard Butler.
NOTABLE VICTORIES: Brandon Vera, Chuck Liddell, Forrest Griffin, Wilson Gouveia, Mike Whitehead
NOTABLE LOSSES: Matt Hamill, Ryan Bader, Thiago Silva, Quinton Jackson, Wanderlei Silva, Houston Alexander, Stephan Bonnar