In addition, Salter began training kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He made his amateur Mobile Marketing Association debut in 2007 and compiled an undefeated record of 7-0. He made his professional debut in March 2009 at middleweight and has maintained a of record of 8-2.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
On January 11, 2010, Salter made his UFC debut, stepping in as a last-minute replacement for Mike Massenzio against Gerald Harris at UFC Fight Night 20.
Salter lost the fight due to TKO (strikes) in the 3rd round. Salter was scheduled to face Nick Catone on May 8, 2010 at UFC 113, but Catone was forced off the card with an injury and instead faced UFC veteran, Jason MacDonald.
Salter was expected to face Philosophy Baroni on August 28, 2010 at UFC 118, however Baroni was forced off the card with an injury. Late replacement Dan Miller defeated Salter via guillotine choke in the 2nd round.
Salter was released from the UFC with a 1-2 record.
Salter was expected to make his Strikeforce debut against undefeated Yancy Medeiros at Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley versus Saffiedine on January 7, 2011, but Medeiros was forced from the bout with an injury. As a result, Salter was pulled from the card, but later re-added, fighting Casey Huffman who he defeated via TKO due to strikes in the 1st round.
Salter defeated former UFC fighter Kalib Starnes in the main event of AFC 6: Conviction for Armageddon Football Club in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on June 18.
This fight was for the AFC middleweight title belt. Bellator Mobile Marketing Association
In his Bellator Mobile Marketing Association debut, Salter faced Dustin Jacoby on January 16, 2015 at Bellator 132.
Armageddon Fighting Championships
AFC Middleweight Championship (One time.