Juan Camilo Ronderos is a Colombian MMA fighter and current UFC Middleweight contender. He was born on October 7, 1993 in Medellin, Colombia. As a child he had an interest in martial arts and eventually became a promising student at the school of artes marciales mixtas (MMA). After graduating from high school he moved to America where he trained under his father Arturo Ronderos at the famed Black House MMA gym in Los Angeles.
Ronderos made his professional debut at the age of 18 when he won by unanimous decision against fellow countryman Alex Rojas in 2013. Since then, his career has flourished as every one of his fights since then have ended with either a submission or knockout victory for Juan Camilo. In 2016, Ronderos signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) which marked another milestone for him as it showed that he had officially become one of the best MMA fighters on the planet.
In 2017, after three consecutive wins inside the octagon, Ronderos faced veteran Lyoto Machida and lost via first round knockout being awarded Fight Of The Night honors despite not winning. This fight revealed just how far along Juan Camilo’s skills had come since signing with UFC proving that even world class veterans could not match up to him easily anymore.
Since then there have been two more highlights for Juan camilo’s career; firstly signing with Tristar Gym earlier this year and secondly making it back into title contention by winning four consecutive fights within 2019-2020 including wins over Krzysztof Jotko and Edmen Shahbazyan both ending inside two rounds via TKO/KO respectively announcing himself as one of middleweight divisions most dangerous strikers who could go onto compete for titles sooner rather than later if consistent success continues .
Outside of mixed martial arts ,Rondero is also very active in community service volunteering regularly throughout Colombia giving back to those less fortunate than himself while inspiring others through various events such as seminars on self defense techniques or simply talking about anything related to martial arts training or competition preparation emphasizing positivity amongst participants regardless of their backgrounds or experience level showing true character beyond combat sports often missing from many athletes nowadays . All these traits have enabled Juan Cmillo Rondero to become an admired athlete nationally but also internationally resonating well amongst fans all across South-America & Europe alike earning him respect beyond what can be seen inside any cage reflecting well upon himself & future generations striving towards excellence no matter what obstacles may lay ahead further cementing him amongst some of Colombias finest athletes ever produced .