Did You Know – Cool Knowledge From the World of MMA
A Cut Above
UFC president Dana White ranked #83 in GQ’s “100 Most Powerful Bald Men in the World.” Other prominent chrome domes included Hulk Hogan (#92), Jason Statham (#57), and Michael Jordan (#1). Bellator president Bjorn Rebney didn’t make the cut.
What the Funk?
In his successful Bellator Welterweight Title defense against Andrey Koreshkov, Ben Askren landed 248 strikes. Koreshkov landed 3. That is not a typo.
Sao Paulo native Jhenny Andrade is the newest addition to the UFC’s roster of Octagon girls. The 25-year-old model made her debut at UFC 163 in Rio de Janeiro in August.
Last Man Standing
With more than 4,300 days on the roster, Frank Mir is the longest tenured fighter in the UFC.
Anthony Perosh’s two most recent fights lasted a total of 21 seconds. Perosh was knocked out by Ryan Jimmo in 7 seconds at UFC 149, but the Aussie bounced back with a 14-second KO of Vinny Magalhaes at UFC 163.