Despite officially giving up four dozen pounds, actor and budding mixed martial artist Jason David Frank needed just two dozen seconds to win tonight.
Frank -- best known for playing the Green Power Ranger on the kids' live-action show Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers -- submitted Carlos Horn with an armbar 24 seconds into their bout tonight at the Ultimate Warrior Challenge 8 regional show. The victory kept Frank's record undefeated in four amateur fights.
The actor came out firing punches, but the 265-pound Horn responded by taking advantage of his weight and power to slam the 217-pound Frank for a takedown. But Frank quickly turned the situation to his advantage by sweeping Horn and finishing him with the armbar.
The 36-year-old Frank has said he wants to enter mixed martial arts by taking the traditional path through amateur fights and regional circuits, rather than using his celebrity to get a high-profile professional fight right away.
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