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Gordeau
14-02-2009, 12:55
1) The UFC 155lb champion has never lost a title fight. Jens Pulver was stripped due to a contract disput, Sean Sherk was stripped because of steroids and BJ Penn is the current champion.

2) Tank Abbott was KO'ed exactly 43 seconds in his fight against both Kimbo and Buentello, but beat Hugo Duarte in 43 seconds.


3) Tyson Griffin has 7 UFC fights and has won Fight of the Night honors four times and submission of the night once.


4) Alexis Shoenauer was once ranked #32 in the US in power lifting


5) Herb Dean is also a pro fighter. He lost to Joe Riggs.


6) UFC 97 will be Chuck Liddell’s 22nd UFC fight, the most in the promotions history. Tito Ortiz has 21, Matt Hughes has 20.


7) Jason Thacker was an alternate on the 1988 US Gymnastics team


8) Despite the similar appearence, Frank and Ken Shamrock are not brothers, they were both adopted. Frank is Mexican and Ken is Irish.


9)The UFC heavyweight title has only been defended 56% of the time. The 205lb and 185lb titles are at 70% while the 170lb title is at 68%*


10) Big John McCarthy originanly applied to be a fighter at UFC 2. Rorian Gracie refused, saying only one of his students, Royce, could enter.


11) Carlos Gracie had 20 kids, Helio had 9. 19 of the 29 kids had names that began with the letter R.


12) New Jersey was the first state to sanction MMA in September of 2000.


13) Chuck Liddell was in the Jack Nicholson movie “The Postman Always Rings Twice” when he was 11.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpvVvT4Sigg


14) As of UFN 17 (only completed events count), the UFC has held 49 events in Las Vegas. Atlantic City has hosted the second most with 6, the last one being 53.


15) In the 205 weight classes in PRIDE and UFC, the last time a title fight was won with a Submission was Tito Ortiz Vs. Yuki Kondo in 2000.


16) Matt Hughes and Shonie Carter wrestled in each twice in college, getting a win each.


17) Matt Serra was the first black belt given to an American by Renzo Gracie


18) Patrick Cote was nationally ranked in Canada….as a badmiton player.


19) The most attended UFC event? UFC 83: Serra VS St. Pierre 2.


20) Kenneth Allen has a record of 1-27. In 2006 he went 1-13.


21) Phil Baroni gave the fighter formerly known as Jon Koppenhaver the nickname “War Machine.”


22) Shooto has promoted the most fights in MMA history with 1815.


23) Tait Fletcher is/was Joe Rogan’s personal bodyguard. He also did bodyguard work for Adam Sandler.

24) At the age of 18 years, 7 months and 14 days, Dan Lauzon is the youngest fighter to ever fight in the UFC.


25) UFC 12 was originally supposed to be held in Buffalo, New York. The day before the card, New York Athletic Commision would only let the fights happen if the fighters wore headgear. Luckily, Bob Meyrowitz had booked a backup arena in Alabama. He chartered three planes and flew everyone

down there, arriving about 20 hours before the fights were to start.


*Interim title and interim unification fights are not included.

chief108
14-02-2009, 12:58
zo...
50 nieuwe feitjes in 2 dagen geleerd
dat komt niet vaak voor :p

ICON
14-02-2009, 13:19
nou ongeveer 40 nieuwe feitjes.
leukepost! reps

Jeru
14-02-2009, 13:25
18) Patrick Cote was nationally ranked in Canada….as a badmiton player.

Hahahaha wat een carriere switch :thup:

TheHagueBoxer
14-02-2009, 17:01
8) Despite the similar appearence, Frank and Ken Shamrock are not brothers, they were both adopted. Frank is Mexican and Ken is Irish.


wtf dit had ik niet verwacht, die gasten lijken aardig op elkaar hadden zo echt broers kunnen zijn..