COOL KNOWLEDGE FROM THE WORLD OF MMA
Jay Hieron has fought in the UFC, WEC, IFL, Strikeforce, Bellator, and Affliction. Jeff Curran has fought in the UFC, WEC, IFL, Strikeforce, Bellator, and Pride.
Bellator Heavyweight Champion Cole Konrad and Bellator Welterweight Champion Ben Askren won NCAA Wrestling Championships in their junior and senior seasons where they remained undefeated both years.
Tito Ortiz headlined UFC 33 (unanimousdecision victory over Vladimir Matyushenko) and UFC 133 (TKO loss to Rashad Evans).
At UFC 134 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian fighters compiled a 7-1 record against non-Brazilian fighters.
Bruce Buffer’s first love is surfing…then MMA.
HIGH ON THE HOG
During the course of his 20-fight UFC career, Chris Lytle earned 10 Fight of the Night bonuses—totaling $515,000—and a 2012 Harley-Davidson Softail® Blackline® motorcycle.