Darrion Caldwell Signs with Legacy Fighting Championship
June 28, 2012
Raleigh, N.C. -
Former NCAA Champion Darrion Caldwell has started his MMA career, as he has signed with Legacy Fighting Championship. The 2009 NCAA Division I wrestling champion at 149 lbs famously upset #1 ranked Brent Metcalf in the finals that year.
Caldwell, who certainly is on a brief list of candidates for greatest wrestler in Wolfpack history, finished his career with a 109-13 record. His final career winning percentage of .893, is second in school history to Sylvester Terkay's .897. Caldwell also finished his career second in school history with 109 career victories and 58 career pins.
A two-time All-American, Caldwell had a career record of 12-5 at the NCAA Championships.
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