Ben Rothwell

Ben Rothwell

birthdate=birth date and age|mf=yes|year=1981|month=10|day=17
fightingfrom=Davenport, Iowa
hometown=Kenosha, Wisconsin
fightteam=Miletich Martial Arts

Ben Rothwell (born October 17, 1981 in Kenosha, Wisconsin) is an American professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. He is currently fighting on a multi-fight deal with Adrenaline MMA formally M-1 Global.

In July 2008 he was ranked as the #10 heavyweight fighter in the world by Sherdog. [ [ Sherdog Official Mixed Martial Arts Rankings ] ]


Rothwell cites his caterer mother,Victoria, who along with his father own and manage a historic restaurant, wife and daughter as the most motivational people in his life. When not competing, Rothwell is an avid cook. [ [ IFL profile] ]

On September 21, 2007 Rothwell beat Ricco Rodriguez in the IFL finals but the Silverbacks fell short of a victory and lost the championship to Renzo Gracie's Pitbulls. [ [ PITBULLS COMPLETE UNBEATEN SEASON WITH INTERNATIONAL FIGHT LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP WIN OVER SILVERBACKS] ]

On July 19, 2008 Rothwell lost to Andrei Arlovski due to knockout in round 3 of .

Personal life

Ben is married to Jennifer DeBoer and has a daughter, Alexis. [ [ Watch his daughter, Alexis, wrap her arms around his neck and kiss him on the cheek. But having a supportive mate, as Rothwell has in his wife, Jen, makes it much easier to deal with.] ]

Mixed martial arts record



External links

*Sherdog|id=2262|name=Ben Rothwell
* [ IFL official website]
* [ IFL profile]

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