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(born October 7, 1974) is a Japanese mixed martial artist currently competing in the Lightweight division.
Akira Shoji (小路晃) (born January 31, 1974) is a retired Japanese mixed martial artist and professional wrestler.
Allan Góes (born April 20, 1971) is a retired Brazilian mixed martial artist.
Anaheim (pronounced) is a city in Orange County, California, part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Anderson da Silva (born April 14, 1975) is a Brazilian professonal mixed martial artist currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira (born June 2, 1976), better known as Minotauro, is a retired Brazilian mixed martial artist.
Antônio Rogério Nogueira (born June 2, 1976), better known as Minotouro or Little Nog, is a Brazilian mixed martial artist currently signed with the UFC.
The Town of Apple Valley is located in the Victor Valley of San Bernardino County, in the U.S. state of California.
Arizona State University (commonly referred to as ASU or Arizona State) is a public metropolitan research university on five campuses across the Phoenix metropolitan area, and four regional learning centers throughout Arizona.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Bakouri Gogitidze is a Georgian mixed martial artist.
Black Belt is an American magazine covering martial arts and combat sports.
Bleacher Report (often abbreviated as B/R) is a website that focuses on sport and sports culture.
Bob Anderson (born 1943) is an American wrestler and coach.
The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) is the governing body for high school sports in the U.S. state of California.
California State University, Fullerton (CSUF or Cal State Fullerton) is a public research university in Fullerton, California.
Carlos Newton (born August 17, 1976) is an Anguillian-born Canadian retired mixed martial artist and one of the original MMA pioneers.
Cedar Falls is a city in Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States.
Collegiate wrestling, sometimes known in the United States as folkstyle wrestling, is a style of amateur wrestling practiced at the college and university level in the United States.
Columbus is the state capital and the most populous city in Ohio.
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation are the federally recognized confederations of three Sahaptin-speaking Native American tribes who traditionally inhabited the Columbia River Plateau region: the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla.
Dana Frederick White Jr. (born July 28, 1969) is an American businessman and the current President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which is the largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organization in the world.
Daniel Cormier (born March 20, 1979) is an American mixed martial artist and former Olympic wrestler.
Downey is a city located in southeast Los Angeles County, California, United States, southeast of downtown Los Angeles.
Dragon Eyes is a 2012 American martial arts film starring Cung Le and Jean-Claude Van Damme.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
Fedor Vladimirovich Emelianenko (r,; born 28 September 1976) is a Ukrainian-born Russian heavyweight mixed martial artist (MMA), sambist, and judoka, currently competing for Rizin Fighting Federation and Bellator MMA.
Fighting Network Rings, trademarked as RINGS, is a Japanese combat sport promotion that has lived three distinct periods: puroresu promotion from its inauguration to 1995, mixed martial arts promotion from 1995 to its 2002 disestablishment, and the revived mixed martial arts promotion from 2008 onward.
Frank Shamrock (born Frank Alisio Juarez, III; December 8, 1972) is an American former mixed martial artist.
Freestyle wrestling is a style of amateur wrestling that is practiced throughout the world.
is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture, situated on the northern shore of Japanese island Kyushu.
Gegard Mousasi (born 1 August 1985), is a Dutch mixed martial artist and former kickboxer currently competing in Bellator MMA where he is the reigning Bellator Middleweight Champion.
Gilbert Ramon Yvel (born June 30, 1976) is a Dutch mixed martial artist currently competing in the Super Heavyweight division and associated with the Vos Gym in the Netherlands.
Goiânia is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Goiás.
Greco-Roman (US) or Graeco-Roman (UK) wrestling is a style of wrestling that is practiced worldwide.
Héctor Miguel Lombard Pedrosa (born 2 February 1978) is a Cuban-Australian professional mixed martial artist, bodybuilder, and former Olympic judoka who competes as a middleweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The heavyweight division in mixed martial arts (MMA) generally groups fighters between.
) is a Japanese mixed martial artist of Korean descent who competes in the Light Heavyweight division.
Hoffman Estates is a village in Illinois, United States.
Inglewood is a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California.
Inside MMA was a live mixed martial arts news magazine, which aired on AXS TV, immediately following the network's live AXS TV Fights broadcasts.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
Jake Sequoyah Shields (born January 9, 1979) is an American mixed martial artist, currently fighting in the welterweight division for the World Series of Fighting.
Jonathan Dwight Jones (born July 19, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist, who is a two-time Light Heavyweight Champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), having won the title in 2011, in addition to the interim title in 2016.
Kazuhiro Nakamura (中村和裕, born July 16, 1979) is a retired Japanese mixed martial artist who competed as a Middleweight in DREAM, where he is the current DEEP Middleweight Champion.
Kazuo Misaki (born April 25, 1976) is a retired Japanese professional mixed martial artist.
is a Japanese mixed martial artist and professional wrestler.
The Las Vegas Valley is a major metropolitan area in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Light heavyweight division in mixed martial arts contains different weight classes.
This is a list of notable professional male mixed martial arts fighters in alphabetical order.
Strikeforce was an American mixed martial arts organization.
UFC Bonus Awards are three separate cash bonuses usually awarded to four fighters after each UFC event, based on internal decision by UFC management.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champions are fighters who have won UFC championships.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Luis Enrique Méndez (born November 16, 1973) is a former world champion in Greco-Roman Wrestling competing for Cuba.
(born May 30, 1978) is a Japanese-Brazilian professional mixed martial artist, currently signed with Bellator MMA.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Mandalay Bay Events Center is a 12,000-seat indoor arena at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, on the Las Vegas Strip, in Paradise, Nevada.
Mario Yamasaki (born in São Paulo, Brazil on April 22, 1964) is a Japanese Brazilian mixed martial arts expert and referee licensed in many states, most recognizable from his duties with the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Matthew James Lindland (born May 17, 1970), also known as The Law, is an American retired mixed martial artist, Olympic wrestler, speaker, actor, coach, entrepreneur and politician.
Maurício "Shogun" Milani Rua (born November 25, 1981) is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist currently competing in the Light Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Michael Bisping (born 28 February 1979) is an English actor and retired mixed martial artist who competed in the Middleweight division of the UFC.
Middleweight is a weight class in combat sports.
The middleweight division in mixed martial arts refers to different weight classes.
Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States.
Murilo Bustamante (born July 30, 1966 in Rio de Janeiro) is a retired Brazilian mixed martial artist and former UFC Middleweight Champion.
Murilo "Ninja" Milani Rua (born May 22, 1980) is a retired Brazilian mixed martial artist who fought in Pride Fighting Championships.
is the largest city in the Chūbu region of Japan.
Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.
Natal ("Christmas") is the capital and largest city of the state Rio Grande do Norte, located in northeastern Brazil.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum is a museum and hall of fame for amateur wrestling, headquartered in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.
The Pan American Games (also known colloquially as the Pan Am Games) is a major sporting event in the Americas featuring summer sports, in which thousands of athletes participate in a variety of competitions.
Paramount Network is an American general entertainment cable and satellite channel owned by the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Patrick Jay "Pat" Miletich (born March 9, 1966) is a retired American mixed martial artist and a current sports commentator.
Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.
Pride 32: The Real Deal was a mixed martial arts event and was held by the Pride Fighting Championships.
Pride 33: The Second Coming was a mixed martial arts event held by Pride Fighting Championships on February 24, 2007 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Pride Fighting Championships (Pride or Pride FC, founded as KRS-Pride) was a Japanese mixed martial arts promotion company founded by Nobuyuki Sakakibara and Nobuhiko Takada.
Quinton Ramone "Rampage" Jackson (born June 20, 1978) is an American mixed martial artist, actor and retired professional wrestler who is currently signed with Bellator MMA.
Rafael Cavalcante (born April 5, 1980) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who fights in the light heavyweight division.
Rashad Anton Evans (born September 25, 1979) is an American former mixed martial artist.
Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents supposedly unscripted real-life situations, and often features an otherwise unknown cast of individuals who are typically not professional actors, although in some shows celebrities may participate.
Renato da Cunha Sobral (born September 7, 1975), also known as "Babalu", is a retired Brazilian wrestler and mixed martial artist, and former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion.
Renzo Gracie (born March 11, 1967) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner.
Ricardo Arona (born July 17, 1978) is a retired Brazilian mixed martial artist.
Richard Jay "Rich" Franklin II (born October 5, 1974) is an American retired mixed martial artist who competed in Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The King of Kings Tournament 1999 was a series of three separate mixed martial arts events held by the Fighting Network Rings (RINGS).
Rousimar Christian Palhares (born February 20, 1980) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist.
is a retired Japanese professional mixed martial artist.
is the capital and the most populous city of Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
San Jose (Spanish for 'Saint Joseph'), officially the City of San José, is an economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley and the largest city in Northern California.
São Paulo is a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.
Sherdog is an American website devoted to the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA).
Shungo Oyama (大山 峻護 Ōyama Shungo; born April 11, 1974) is a Japanese former professional mixed martial artist.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
Strikeforce was an American mixed martial arts and kickboxing organization based in San Jose, California which operated from 1985 to 2013.
Strikeforce/M-1 Global: Fedor vs.
Strikeforce: Feijao vs.
Strikeforce: Henderson vs.
Strikeforce: Nashville was a mixed martial arts event held on April 17, 2010 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, United States and broadcast domestically on CBS.
Team Quest is a mixed martial arts training camp founded by Randy Couture and Dan Henderson with facilities located in Gresham, Oregon; Murrieta, California; Encinitas, California; Redding, California; San Jacinto, California; and Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Temecula is a city in southwestern Riverside County, California, United States, with a population of 100,097 during the 2010 census and an estimated 2013 population of 106,780.
The King of Queens is an American sitcom that originally ran on CBS from September 21, 1998, to May 14, 2007, for a total of nine seasons and 207 episodes.
The Ultimate Fighter is an American reality television series and mixed martial arts (MMA) competition produced by Fox Sports 1 and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Timothy A. Boetsch (born January 28, 1981) is an American professional mixed martial artist currently fighting in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
UFC 100 was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on July 11, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
UFC 133: Evans vs.
UFC 139: Shogun vs.
UFC 145: Jones vs.
UFC 151: Jones vs.
UFC 157: Rousey vs.
UFC 161: Evans vs.
UFC 17: Redemption was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on May 15, 1998 at the Mobile Civic Center, in Mobile, Alabama.
UFC 173: Barão vs.
UFC 199: Rockhold vs.
UFC 75: Champion vs.
UFC 78: Validation was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), that took place on November 17, 2007 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
UFC 82: Pride of a Champion was a mixed martial arts (MMA) event that took place on 1 March 2008 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
UFC 88: Breakthrough was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on September 6, 2008 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
UFC 93: Franklin vs.
UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs.
UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs.
UFC Fight Night: Boetsch vs.
UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs.
UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs.
UFC on Fox: Teixeira vs.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is an American mixed martial arts organization based in Las Vegas, Nevada, that is owned and operated by parent company William Morris Endeavor.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
United World Wrestling (UWW) is the international governing body for the sport of amateur wrestling; its duties include overseeing wrestling at the Olympics.
USA Wrestling (formerly known as the United States Wrestling Federation and as the United States Wrestling Association) is the organization that currently governs freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling in the United States.
Vale tudo (anything goes) is an unarmed, full-contact combat sport with relatively few rules.
Victor Valley High School is located in Victorville, California, United States.
Victorville is a city located in the Victor Valley of southwestern San Bernardino County, California.
Vítor Vieira Belfort (born April 1, 1977) is a Brazilian retired mixed martial artist who competed in the Heavyweight, Light Heavyweight and Middleweight divisions of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Walla Walla, sometimes Waluulapam, are a Sahaptin indigenous people of the Northwest Plateau.
Wanderlei César da Silva (born July 3, 1976), nicknamed "The Axe Murderer" and "Cachorro Louco" (Portuguese for "mad dog"), is a Brazilian / American mixed martial artist who has competed in Japan's Pride Fighting Championships and the American-based Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Welterweight is a weight class in combat sports.
The welterweight division in mixed martial arts contains different weight classes.
Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada.
UWW United World Wrestling is the Amateur Wrestling World Championship organized by the United World Wrestling.
Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.
The Wrestling Observer Newsletter (WON) is a newsletter that covers professional wrestling and mixed martial arts.
Wrestling World Cup is an international wrestling competition among teams representing member nations of the United World Wrestling (UWW) the sport's global governing body.
Yahoo Sports is a sports news website launched by Yahoo! on December 8, 1997.
, literally "Port to the side" or "Beside the port", is the second largest city in Japan by population, after Tokyo, and the most populous municipality of Japan.
is a Japanese mixed martial artist currently competing in the Welterweight division.
The 1992 Summer Olympic Games (Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de 1992; Catalan: Jocs Olímpics d'estiu de 1992), officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event celebrated in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain in 1992.
The 12th Pan American Games were held in Mar del Plata, Argentina, from March 12 to March 26, 1995.
The 1996 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially referred to as the Centennial Olympic Games, was an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from July 19 to August 4, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
The year 2001 is the 5th year in the history of the Pride Fighting Championships, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan.
The year 2002 is the 6th year in the history of the Pride Fighting Championships, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan.
The year 2003 is the 7th year in the history of the Pride Fighting Championships, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan.
The year 2004 is the 8th year in the history of the Pride Fighting Championships, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan.
The year 2005 is the 9th year in the history of the Pride Fighting Championships, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan.
The year 2006 is the 10th year in the history of the Pride Fighting Championships, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan.