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I was doing color commentary for a local show at the Hammond Civic Center for Total Fight Challenge the year after the first TUF with my boy Ray Flores. Bonnar is one of us, in other words he is what we refer to in Northwest Indiana as a Region rat, and he was at the fight. Anyway, Bonnar sits in with us as the professional guest commentator and we were having a blast until Flores asks him, "So Stephan, is it true you are dating a porn star?"

LOL...Bonnars face just drops, and anyone who knows him knows that this is actually very significant since he hardly smiles anyway and is normally in kill mode. He just looks at Ray and shakes his head very slowly, like 'if you say some stupid shit like that again, you will need a surgeon to remove the microphone in your ass.' Everybody already knew he was messing around with this chick, but I think because we were a local broadcast, he had a girlfriend, and it was essentially his hometown, he was having none of it. I don't know which was more priceless, the fear and embarrassment on Ray's face or the shock on Stephan's.

Sidenote - we had Shoney Carter sit in with us a few times during different fights and as most of you can imagine, that was a total trip.
12/13/12 6:40 PM
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Been out with Dan Hornbuckle a few times and he is super cool and fun as hell to hang out with. He is a BEAST in the gym and I am still waiting for him to hit the UFC. I've said this before too, Eddie Wineland is one of the coolest cats you will ever meet in person...down to earth, hilarious, just a cool dude. I feel sorry for anyone who gets in a cage with him, though...the guy has "the switch" and becomes a completely different person going into a fight. Total MOFO
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UGCTT croy_00 - I had the opportunity to train with Werdum a couple years back, while he was still in Strikeforce. Anyhoo, I only trained no gi, but trained that day in my gi for the first time (I am also 150 lbs).

I was in his closed guard, and he grabbed onto a collar choke (I had no effing clue what he was doing). I woke up with my face rubbing against his chest, only to realized the professional photographer who was there that day was snapping several photos of my dumb unconscious face....

Thats awesome. Jeez Id have thought he would take it a little easier on you. I met him in LB at the BJJ Worlds I think in June. He was there destroying every snack that the place sold, which wasn't a very wide selection whatsoever. I remember thinking to myself..."doesn't this dude fight in a few weeks or something?" I couldn't really remember for sure. I walked up to him while he was eating icecream and asked him if the food was his fight diet...He smiled and said "ya...i fighting Mike...ehhh...Mike...Mike Russa?" I thought it was funny that Fab didn't even know Mike Russows name and didn't seem to care:) The fight ended up being at the end of June in a few weeks.

He took a pic, signed my belt and went back to his snackery.


Haha, maybe he is incorporating the Fedor diet into his gameplan!
12/13/12 7:11 PM
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Last one for now. Met Chael Sonnen at Rockhold vs Kennedy Strikeforce event. He had more people waiting to meet him than any fighter I've ever seen. This drunk guy in the audience started howling his name

DRUNK GUY: CHAAEEELLL!!! YOUR MY FAVORITE FIGHTER CHAAEELL!!! COME SAY HI!

Chael asked the security guards if it was okay if he came down for a minute and they gave to go ahead.

CHAEL: Come on down buddy and we'll take a picture!

The guy was too drunk to stand up and just started howling again.

DRUNK GUY: ....CHAAEEEL! COME HERE CHAAEEELL!

Chael asked the drunk guys friends to go get him. They were calling out to him letting him know his favorite fighter wanted to meet him. After a couple of failed attempts at standing up....

DRUNK GUY:.....FUCK YOU CHAEL!!! YOU SUCK!!! GO TO HELL!!!.....

And the whole time Chael had the biggest smile on his face and still insisted he would talk to him if he could make it down the stairs. Real cool guy with his fans.
12/13/12 7:13 PM
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torquemada - I met Renzo when he was cleaning up his diet for the Hughes fight. I sort of bragged that I ate clean most the time.
The next day, my wife and I are at a local candy store in Charlotte. I'm figuring I'll relax because I'm on vacation. I'm eating some big piece of fudge when someone slaps my back and yells "Hey, man! What the fuck are you eating? "


Yep, Renzo. Phone Post
Haha that's fuckin awesome. Phone Post
Hah. Ive pulled up next to Renzo on the highway one time, he was just cruisin along eating some ice cream. I honked and him and his dog both looked up. "Hey Champ!" thats his go to line, too many names to remember Phone Post
12/13/12 7:35 PM
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HolyHackZack - Last one for now. Met Chael Sonnen at Rockhold vs Kennedy Strikeforce event. He had more people waiting to meet him than any fighter I've ever seen. This drunk guy in the audience started howling his name

DRUNK GUY: CHAAEEELLL!!! YOUR MY FAVORITE FIGHTER CHAAEELL!!! COME SAY HI!

Chael asked the security guards if it was okay if he came down for a minute and they gave to go ahead.

CHAEL: Come on down buddy and we'll take a picture!

The guy was too drunk to stand up and just started howling again.

DRUNK GUY: ....CHAAEEEL! COME HERE CHAAEEELL!

Chael asked the drunk guys friends to go get him. They were calling out to him letting him know his favorite fighter wanted to meet him. After a couple of failed attempts at standing up....

DRUNK GUY:.....FUCK YOU CHAEL!!! YOU SUCK!!! GO TO HELL!!!.....

And the whole time Chael had the biggest smile on his face and still insisted he would talk to him if he could make it down the stairs. Real cool guy with his fans.
That reminds of the time I was waiting at UFC 132 for the weigh ins and my buddy and I were talking about Chael with a few other people. My buddy goes I fucking hate Chael Sonnen... And who appears from behind him not ten seconds later? That's right the greatest fighter that ever lived Chael P Sonnen.

I about died laughing as you could see my buddy trying to figure out if Chael heard him. Say what you want about him but he's always been pretty personable and an awesome guy the couple times I've talked to him. Phone Post
12/13/12 8:12 PM
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the professor of mma - I was doing color commentary for a local show at the Hammond Civic Center for Total Fight Challenge the year after the first TUF with my boy Ray Flores. Bonnar is one of us, in other words he is what we refer to in Northwest Indiana as a Region rat, and he was at the fight. Anyway, Bonnar sits in with us as the professional guest commentator and we were having a blast until Flores asks him, "So Stephan, is it true you are dating a porn star?"

LOL...Bonnars face just drops, and anyone who knows him knows that this is actually very significant since he hardly smiles anyway and is normally in kill mode. He just looks at Ray and shakes his head very slowly, like 'if you say some stupid shit like that again, you will need a surgeon to remove the microphone in your ass.' Everybody already knew he was messing around with this chick, but I think because we were a local broadcast, he had a girlfriend, and it was essentially his hometown, he was having none of it. I don't know which was more priceless, the fear and embarrassment on Ray's face or the shock on Stephan's.

Sidenote - we had Shoney Carter sit in with us a few times during different fights and as most of you can imagine, that was a total trip.

This is one of the best i've heard in here so far :) Bonnar has a ton of funky faces he does. I saw him at the casino with BJ and he was like dead serious then in Houston he was running around with Melvin Guillard selling his garbage pail kids style t shirts and he looked deadly seriously then too. The guy he way bigger than I expected him to be. How in the hell he makes 205 is totally beyond me.

12/13/12 8:16 PM
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HolyHackZack - Last one for now. Met Chael Sonnen at Rockhold vs Kennedy Strikeforce event. He had more people waiting to meet him than any fighter I've ever seen. This drunk guy in the audience started howling his name

DRUNK GUY: CHAAEEELLL!!! YOUR MY FAVORITE FIGHTER CHAAEELL!!! COME SAY HI!

Chael asked the security guards if it was okay if he came down for a minute and they gave to go ahead.

CHAEL: Come on down buddy and we'll take a picture!

The guy was too drunk to stand up and just started howling again.

DRUNK GUY: ....CHAAEEEL! COME HERE CHAAEEELL!

Chael asked the drunk guys friends to go get him. They were calling out to him letting him know his favorite fighter wanted to meet him. After a couple of failed attempts at standing up....

DRUNK GUY:.....FUCK YOU CHAEL!!! YOU SUCK!!! GO TO HELL!!!.....

And the whole time Chael had the biggest smile on his face and still insisted he would talk to him if he could make it down the stairs. Real cool guy with his fans.

Same this way. I met Chael twice. Once in San Jose and another time in LV. I was kind of worried that if I asked him for an autograph of pic that he would talk to me like shit but it was actually the complete opposite. I know a lot of people can stand his bullshit but Im growing to understand the guy has his OWN best interest. He markets himself and he creates fights for himself and one way or another, he eventually somehow gets the fight he wants. A little bit too "WWE" for me but I still admire his ability to get one he wants. The title shot at 205??? The second fight with Sliva? He wanted them and he got them.

When I met him in San Jose he was wearing this shirt that said something like 100 percent beef or some funny shit like that. HE took pix with anyone and everyone who asked. It was pretty cool

12/13/12 8:36 PM
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Deuce77 - So it looks like Renzo is the coolest muthafucka in MMA.

In all honestly, based on the stories Ive heard so far and the ones Ive had on my own...you would probably be right on the money with that one. He is just an all around funny ass guy. At his 1st annual BJJ World Expo this year (he put it together with some others) I was chilling in line waiting to go in and he walked up to the front of the line. A security lady jumped in front of him and said "ticket sir..." in kind a "ya im in charge up in here" type of tone. Renzo was with a few other guys I just dont know their names. He looked at the lady like she was fucking crazy and didn't say anything. Then all the dudes in the line were like "JESUS LADY THATS RENZO!!!!" The lady frankly didnt give a shit and wanted a ticket. He just ignored and walked in as he winked at the group of dudes in line who vouched for him.

Another cool thing to see about Renzo is his presence when around MMA folks. There were some seriuosly bad ass dudes at the Expo. Braulio was running around in a black leather Michael Jackson jacket with cargo short (wtf over?) and Jacare was there. Galvao was there and a few other noteable BJJ superstars. When Renzo came around, it honestly looked they were meeting someone they looked up to and admired. You could see their demeanor change and the way they talked to him and with him made it obvious he was someone they revered. That was one of the coolest things about Renzo that I noticed. And I have NEVER seen him act like an asshole not once ever. When I asked him to put me in a RNC for a photo op...His eyes lit up and he said PREPARE TO DIE before wrapping his arms around my f'n neck!

12/13/12 8:46 PM
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red7 -  I met Ben Henderson at the Infantry conference a couple years ago. He was sponsored by a body armor company, so he spent the day at their booth. No one else seemed to know who he was, so I got to spend about an hour talking with him. Really cool guy, asked about the Army and thanked me for serving. He's the only fighter I met. I missed all the overseas visits, the Army limits those to the big FOBs mostly. Phone Post

Awesome man! Did you recognize him from the WEC? I'd never heard of him until I finally saw his match with Cerrone.

Also, why is the sky blue?


It's a scientifically proven fact that the sky is blue because God loves the Infantry. (Awaiting UG/OG atheist input...). Forgot to post that when I was in Korea last June I took my platoon to Seoul to work out with Korean Top Team. Those guys were all extremely cool, and awesome to meet. It was amazing at how good those guys were, we had guys that we considered pretty skilled getting balled the fuck up and tapped left and right. That's pretty much what we expected. What we didn't expect was the workout after practice. Here we are, a bunch of Infantrymen walking up and down Korean hills for hours, spending lots of time in the gym, and we got broke the fuck off. I wanted to cry, but instead I drunk myself into a stupor in certain areas of Seoul that the curfew isn't enforced. That made the next day even worse.
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Deuce77 - So it looks like Renzo is the coolest muthafucka in MMA.

In all honestly, based on the stories Ive heard so far and the ones Ive had on my own...you would probably be right on the money with that one. He is just an all around funny ass guy. At his 1st annual BJJ World Expo this year (he put it together with some others) I was chilling in line waiting to go in and he walked up to the front of the line. A security lady jumped in front of him and said "ticket sir..." in kind a "ya im in charge up in here" type of tone. Renzo was with a few other guys I just dont know their names. He looked at the lady like she was fucking crazy and didn't say anything. Then all the dudes in the line were like "JESUS LADY THATS RENZO!!!!" The lady frankly didnt give a shit and wanted a ticket. He just ignored and walked in as he winked at the group of dudes in line who vouched for him.

Another cool thing to see about Renzo is his presence when around MMA folks. There were some seriuosly bad ass dudes at the Expo. Braulio was running around in a black leather Michael Jackson jacket with cargo short (wtf over?) and Jacare was there. Galvao was there and a few other noteable BJJ superstars. When Renzo came around, it honestly looked they were meeting someone they looked up to and admired. You could see their demeanor change and the way they talked to him and with him made it obvious he was someone they revered. That was one of the coolest things about Renzo that I noticed. And I have NEVER seen him act like an asshole not once ever. When I asked him to put me in a RNC for a photo op...His eyes lit up and he said PREPARE TO DIE before wrapping his arms around my f'n neck!


I HAVE to meet Renzo one day.  What a cool picture!

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Waaayy too many to even start lol
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GrappleGirl - Waaayy too many to even start lol

Please?

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red7 -  I met Ben Henderson at the Infantry conference a couple years ago. He was sponsored by a body armor company, so he spent the day at their booth. No one else seemed to know who he was, so I got to spend about an hour talking with him. Really cool guy, asked about the Army and thanked me for serving. He's the only fighter I met. I missed all the overseas visits, the Army limits those to the big FOBs mostly. Phone Post

Awesome man! Did you recognize him from the WEC? I'd never heard of him until I finally saw his match with Cerrone.

Also, why is the sky blue?


It's a scientifically proven fact that the sky is blue because God loves the Infantry. (Awaiting UG/OG atheist input...). Forgot to post that when I was in Korea last June I took my platoon to Seoul to work out with Korean Top Team. Those guys were all extremely cool, and awesome to meet. It was amazing at how good those guys were, we had guys that we considered pretty skilled getting balled the fuck up and tapped left and right. That's pretty much what we expected. What we didn't expect was the workout after practice. Here we are, a bunch of Infantrymen walking up and down Korean hills for hours, spending lots of time in the gym, and we got broke the fuck off. I wanted to cry, but instead I drunk myself into a stupor in certain areas of Seoul that the curfew isn't enforced. That made the next day even worse.

MOTHAF*CKIN HOOOAH!  Gachi Kapshida my friend. SECOND TO NONE.

How did you arrange to go and work out with KTT anyways? Its been a good while since Ive been to Korea but if I ever make it back, thats one of the first stops Im going to make over there. Zombie is awesome man as is his manager Brian. The first time I met KZ I think he was still in the WEC and not many people knew him yet. I walked up and started talking to him in Korean and his mouth dropped. As you know, Korean folks can be quite shy and humble so he went right into Odashi mode and it was downright hilarious. He is also one of the nicest guys in MMA by FAR.

Sorry you got balled up haha! I guess the new Army PRT program didn't come in handy! Thanks for showing brother.

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DanTheWolfman - Cool stories

Renzo, Chael, yep all been super cool.

Renzo be so cool man, but just like some of the Gracies, don't want to get on their bad side (like don't say bad crap to his wife at your auto place, dont stalk him ask for cigs, and not sure what Japanese guy did to get spat on). Relson went off on me once and I had trained with him many times before.

Fighting in 3rd grade with Hallman is a good story to have, as are the Matt Brown stories....two guys I fully appreciate their support.

Last time I saw Mo Smith was at IFL show in SoCal, he called me out by name from the stands. One of the great old schoolers wish I was still in touch with. UFC 19 I was cage side when he fought Randleman, I was yelling "Striker" the whole fight.

I met Braulio a few months back, he was Super nice, I did some GnP on him.

Only a couple real D#$%@ really, and one of them is a bit up and down moody so just depends which you get on any given day.

Ross Pearson seems cool as hell on The Smashes, but never met him.

Watch Smashes before tomorrow guys, way better than US TUF this year.

Wolfman, I was actually posting yesterday about the same thing you just talked about...wanting to keep touch or meet and greet the fighters from back in the day. Although its cool to meet the new school, I still really haven't met any of the old timers that were in the cage when I still couldn't even piss straight. Royce, Marco Ruas, Don Frye and others like them.

I have a good one about Ross Pearson and yea he is quite a nice and polite guy...However, when he was talking to me i literally could only understand ilke 2 words out of every 20 that he was saying. I was wearing a fancy shmancy watch at the time as was my younger brother. Both Ross and Alex Gustafson (still a relative unknown) were together. Ross points to my wrist and says something like "ay atsa noyce wotchyagother ya sum coinda salesmun erwhat?" I seriously didn't understand shit except for the word watch...so I just smiled and nodded and said "yes, nice watch" Alex Gustafson actually had to clarify what Ross had just said which was f'n hilarious. Apparently, he was asking me if I would sell my watch..

12/13/12 11:29 PM
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This is a great thread, but I don't understand why some people blur their faces in pics with fighters.

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This is a great thread, but I don't understand why some people blur their faces in pics with fighters.


maybe don't want to piss off a fighter for telling a personal story or something? Thats just my guess.

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This is a great thread, but I don't understand why some people blur their faces in pics with fighters.


maybe don't want to piss off a fighter for telling a personal story or something? Thats just my guess.


Just my opinion, but that's kinda a bitch move

12/14/12 12:02 AM
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ICantReid - 

This is a great thread, but I don't understand why some people blur their faces in pics with fighters.


maybe don't want to piss off a fighter for telling a personal story or something? Thats just my guess.


Just my opinion, but that's kinda a bitch move


Hey man to each their own...I dont necessarily a bitch move for people to want to keep their identity to themselves. There are plenty of fighters who dont use their name on here for their own reasons and I woudln't call that a bitch move either. I use my own name but thats just my preference. I was posting pix with my face hidden but it was more of just a joke, nothing more.

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DanTheWolfman - Lol, I am starting to understand more going through the Smashes, I am about to watch the last episode right now preparing for tomorrow.

I was lucky enough to train with old schoolers like Severn and Tank (Tito too I guess), and a few times w Oleg etc.

Like Pre-UFC 13 or 12 is where I put the old old schoolers

Wish I would have gotten to train with Mo Smith, though I have trained with TK and at a couple of his gym locations over the years.

One of these Days I will get all my old pics scanned........

Ya I hope you do finally get those pics up. Id like to check them out. Oleg! How could I forget him man. I remember watching Predators (the latest one) with a friend and Oleg came on. I was like holyyyyy shit thats Oleg Taktarov! My buddy was like Oh umm who the hell is that? I think Oleg was in bad boyz II as well. They chopped him up and put him in a barrel which sucked. We all know Oleg would have kicked all their asses.

I met Don Frye last year. He is from the city that surrounds the military base where I live. He mentioned that he did not like my facial hair...I was ashamed.

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UGCTT_LastCall - It's 1983. I'm sitting on the bus in 3rd grade (way up in the front because I'm white...and was a bit of a jackass) when all of the sudden, a snot-nosed little 2nd grader sits down next to me and starts being more annoying than me. So I push him, and he hit me, then I hit him back, then we tussled in the seat a bit, then the bus driver made him sit in another seat and reprimanded me for being the bigger jackass.

20yrs later that little fucker beat Matt Hughes...twice...REALLY FAST.

About 10yrs after that...his scrotum made its debut on a live event broadcast.

We can only be talking about Dennis Hallman :) Thats awesome. I was at the event in Philadelphia like a year and some change ago where he came out in those purple panties. I am pretty sure he fought Ebersole and didn't do very well. I remember people in the crowd shouting mean things and all that at Dennis for coming out with those grape smugglers. I didn't catch a glimpse of his fishing rod, but Im glad that I didn't.

He's definitely one of those guys who have been around for a very long time and doesn't really get due respect as a longer tenured fighter.

That's an awesome story thank you for sharing!


I figured I should start with that story, since Dennis is why I got involved in the MMA industry. We were tight like brothers in HS (lived with him and folks for a bit) then started working together in '03 when he asked me to help produce his local events. Working with him I met Couture and Lindland, and I ended up working the first few SportFights.

Got a couple funny Randy stories, a great Lindland story, a sweet little anecdote involving Shonie Carter from WEC 8, and several run ins with Tito and Jenna (she's been with him at 4 different shows I was MCing...and I always thank her for my thick forearms).
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GrappleGirl - Waaayy too many to even start lol

In that case, share a few of the ones that made you REALLY uncomfortable.
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UGCTT_LastCall - It's 1983. I'm sitting on the bus in 3rd grade (way up in the front because I'm white...and was a bit of a jackass) when all of the sudden, a snot-nosed little 2nd grader sits down next to me and starts being more annoying than me. So I push him, and he hit me, then I hit him back, then we tussled in the seat a bit, then the bus driver made him sit in another seat and reprimanded me for being the bigger jackass.

20yrs later that little fucker beat Matt Hughes...twice...REALLY FAST.

About 10yrs after that...his scrotum made its debut on a live event broadcast.

We can only be talking about Dennis Hallman :) Thats awesome. I was at the event in Philadelphia like a year and some change ago where he came out in those purple panties. I am pretty sure he fought Ebersole and didn't do very well. I remember people in the crowd shouting mean things and all that at Dennis for coming out with those grape smugglers. I didn't catch a glimpse of his fishing rod, but Im glad that I didn't.

He's definitely one of those guys who have been around for a very long time and doesn't really get due respect as a longer tenured fighter.

That's an awesome story thank you for sharing!


I figured I should start with that story, since Dennis is why I got involved in the MMA industry. We were tight like brothers in HS (lived with him and folks for a bit) then started working together in '03 when he asked me to help produce his local events. Working with him I met Couture and Lindland, and I ended up working the first few SportFights.

Got a couple funny Randy stories, a great Lindland story, a sweet little anecdote involving Shonie Carter from WEC 8, and several run ins with Tito and Jenna (she's been with him at 4 different shows I was MCing...and I always thank her for my thick forearms).

Never met Lindland but I've heard some "funky things" from a few folks. Ive only met Randy one time in Vegas. Nothing funny to say except that for whatever reason...people want to "test" a fighter...theres always that one dude who's like "wana roll"? So...its was pretty funny seeing this guy get tossed like a bag of trash during a seminar. Randy used me to demonstate something and I have never felt a grip so tight in my life. Not scary, but it felt as if my wrist was being grabbed by Mega Tron. Also, I remember Randy having the ugliest feet I'd ever seen haha. All of his toes looked like Chicken Tenders.

Congrats on your massive forearms broski...Young men of America are forever in her debt.

Lets hear a Randy story if you can man.

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SecretSeraphim -  In 1998, while in Honolulu, Kimo stepped into my elevator. "Hey, you're Kimo," I said. "Yup," he responded. My adding, "You're pretty fucking big," got me another, "yup". Phone Post

Was he carrying that big old cross with him?

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I guess the Couture stories are more amusing to me than funny to someone else. I'd met him a few times working. I was in Portland at the brew-pub where they held the weigh-ins for one of the early SportFight shows. I left the wife at our table and headed to the bar to order. When I got back, she was all starry eyed as Randy was sitting there chatting her up. I set the drinks down, and said, "You're in my fucking seat, bro! And that's my wife!" hard as shit. We had a good laugh, and talked a bit about his upcoming bout. When he walked away, my wife said, "Honey, he remembered my name!" She was stoked because she had only met him for 2 minutes during the chaotic pre-show at a previous event...and he had said, "Hey, Nikki. How's it going?" when he sat down.

Having grown up with Hallman; met Randy, Lindland, Herman, Leben, Quarry, etc long before TUF was on; and even MC'd Matt Horwich's first ammy fight (what a spectacle)...I never really had the startstruck feeling some people get.

I was MCing the show where Horn spat on an unconscious Burkman. Had to do the in-ring post-fight interview with 3500 people booing him. He and I are the only people that REALLY know what he said afterwards.

Somewhere (on an old hard drive) I have pics and video of Tank Abbot leaving the Bellagio completely shitfaced after the K1 event that Sapp fought/beat Kimo on. My wife got cozy with him for some pics...even squeezing the excess vodka-cran out of his goatee. She said his shirt also smelled of rum and Cokes (he'd seriously spilled half of every drink on himself). He invited us, and basically everyone within ear shot, to the nudie bar with him. Good times.

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