Primm was born in Germany on a U.S. Army base. At an early age Primm moved to Fort Knox, Kentucky and then eventually settled in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Primm was an athletic high school student, where he stood out as a baseball player. Primm continued his education at Middle Tennessee State University, but eventually dropped out.
Mixed martial artsEdit
The Ultimate FighterEdit
Primm came onto the show with little experience, holding only a 1-0 record, but won his fight against Sean O'Connell via rear naked choke in the first round. Primm was picked to be a part of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira's team. Primm suggested a matchup with Eliot Marshall, and Nogueira granted him the fight. Marshall defeated Primm with a rear naked choke in the first round.
Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipsEdit
Shane Primm made his official UFC debut on the finale show against Krzysztof Soszynski. Primm lost via kimura lock in the second round. Though on the preliminary card, the bout was televised. After the loss, Primm was released from his contract.
Primm fought in the main event against Mike Dolce on the Rock and Havoc card for Music City MMA. The fight took place in Nashville, Tennessee on July 18, 2009. Primm won after Dolce tapped out due to punches in the closing seconds of round one.
Primm fought Arriel Gandulla on November 22 for Art of Fighting winning via a triangle choke in the closing seconds of the first round and was set to fight on December 12 for Xtreme Fighting Championships but the event was canceled.
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|11||5 wins||3 losses|
|Loss||Julio Gallegos||TKO (Punches)||XFC 10: Night of Champions||March 19, 2010||1||0:34||Tampa, Florida, USA|
|Loss||Luigi Fioravanti||Decision (Unanimous)||Raging Wolf VI: Mayhem in the Mist||January 23, 2010||3||5:00||Buffalo, New York, USA|
|Win||Arriel Gandulla||Submission (Triangle Choke)||Art of Fighting 6: Orr vs. Wallace||November 22, 2009||1||4:43||Fort Myers, Florida, USA|
|Win||Mike Dolce||TKO (Punches)||Music City MMA: Rock and Havoc||July 18, 2009||1||4:44||Nashville, Tennessee, USA|
|Lose||Krzysztof Soszynski||Submission (Kimura)||The Ultimate Fighter 8 Finale||December 13, 2008||2||3:27||Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Win||Tom Lawlor||DQ (Illegal Knee)||WFC 6: Battle in the Bay||March 22, 2008||1||0:24||Tampa, Florida, USA|
|Win||Anthony Newton||TKO (Punches)||Invasion MMA||February 9, 2007||1||3:53||Unknown, USA|
|Win||John Ballard||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||Warrior MMA 38||January 6, 2007||1||N/A||Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA|
- ↑ http://www.spike.com/bio/498617?show=22307
- ↑ http://gracietampa.net/fight_team.htm
- ↑ http://www.ufc.com/index.cfm?fa=eventdetail.fightCard&eid=1720
- ↑ http://www.aroundtheoctagon.com/?p=2098
- ↑ http://www.aroundtheoctagon.com/?p=2201
- ↑ http://www.artoffighting.tv/blog/?page_id=804
- ↑ http://www.mmaxfc.com/xfcevents/fightcards/Berlin_XFC10.html
- ↑ http://www.aroundtheoctagon.com/?p=2605
- ↑ http://www.aroundtheoctagon.com/?p=3001