|Birth||27 June 1987|
Ben Reiter (born June 27, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist in the middleweight division. He is currently signed with the Bellator MMA promotion, after making his professional debut in June 2011.
Mixed martial arts career
Prior to signing with Bellator, Reiter competed mainly in Peru, for the Inka Fighting Championship promotion. He went undefeated, compiling a record of 14–0–1. The only blemish on his record was a draw with Marcos Rogério de Lima.
In his promotional debut for Bellator MMA, Reiter defeated Shamir Garcia via unanimous decision at Bellator 124 on September 12, 2014.
Reiter defeated veteran Benji Radach, via unanimous decision, at Bellator 137 on May 15, 2015. Reiter was originally scheduled to face A.J. Matthews at the event, but Matthews sustained an injury and was replaced with Radach.
Reiter received his first professional loss against Francisco France at Bellator 146 on November 20, 2015, submitting to a rear-naked choke.
Reiter/Matthews took place at Bellator 156 on June 17, 2015, which Reiter won via a unanimous decision. Reiter dominated the bout on the ground, almost getting a stoppage due to ground-and-pound towards the end of the third round and even hurting his opponent on the feet at one point.
Reiter is married and resides in Lima, Peru.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|20 matches||17 wins||2 losses|
|Loss||17–2–1||Chris Honeycutt||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 166||December 2, 2016||3||5:00||Thackerville, Oklahoma, United States|
|Win||17–1–1||A.J. Matthews||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 156||June 17, 2016||3||5:00||Fresno, California, United States|
|Loss||16–1–1||Francisco France||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Bellator 146||November 20, 2015||2||1:08||Thackerville, Oklahoma, United States|
|Win||16–0–1||Benji Radach||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 137||May 15, 2015||3||5:00||Temecula, California, United States|
|Win||15–0–1||Shamir Garcia||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 124||September 12, 2014||3||5:00||Plymouth Township, Michigan, United States|
|Win||14–0–1||Danilo Pereira||Decision (unanimous)||Inka FC 25||April 16, 2014||3||5:00||Miraflores, Lima, Peru|
|Win||13–0–1||Adam Rodriguez||TKO (punches)||RDC MMA: Reto de Campeones 3||February 28, 2014||1||0:56||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Win||12–0–1||Amilcar Alves||Decision (unanimous)||SFE 2||November 30, 2013||3||5:00||Quito, Ecuador|
|Win||11–0–1||Fabio Marongiu||TKO (doctor stoppage)||300 Sparta: MMA 3||September 16, 2013||2||N/A||Lima, Peru|
|Draw||10–0–1||Marcos Rogério de Lima||Draw||Inka FC 22||June 29, 2013||3||5:00||Lima, Peru|
|Win||10–0||Aldo Silva||Decision (unanimous)||Inka FC 20||February 27, 2013||3||5:00||Lima, Peru|
|Win||9–0||Raimundo Moreno Lima Jr.||Submission (keylock)||Inka FC 19||December 12, 2012||1||2:24||Santiago de Surco, Lima, Peru|
|Win||8–0||Fernando di Pierro||Decision (unanimous)||Inka FC 18||October 17, 2012||3||5:00||Santiago de Surco, Lima, Peru|
|Win||7–0||Tyson Triplett||TKO (elbows)||Matrix Fights 6||July 13, 2012||1||2:00||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Win||6–0||Joao Paulo Pereira||TKO (punches)||Inka FC 16||May 23, 2012||1||1:12||Santiago de Surco, Lima, Peru|
|Win||5–0||Daniel Aspe||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Inka FC 14||December 21, 2011||1||1:27||Lima, Peru|
|Win||4–0||Vinicius Carvalho||TKO (punches)||Inka FC 13||October 26, 2011||1||3:53||Santiago de Surco, Lima, Peru|
|Win||3–0||Fernando di Pierro||Decision (unanimous)||Inka FC 12||August 17, 2011||3||5:00||Santiago de Surco, Lima, Peru|
|Win||2–0||Fernando Roca Duany||TKO (punches)||Inka FC 12||August 17, 2011||1||2:27||Santiago de Surco, Lima, Peru|
|Win||1–0||Fernando Roca Duany||TKO (punches)||Inka FC 11||June 23, 2011||2||0:44||Santiago de Surco, Lima, Peru|