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i was writing an ebook to sell on amazon of no filler mma facts that i have gathered in the last 20 years from fighters i've spoken to and from other things i have read that have been proven fact. unfortunately, i have been told by my lawyer friend that books like these where you make money and talk about other people, even if they are fact, can get you sued. and since i don't want to be sued, i am now going to post everything i was going to put in the book.. here for you guys...for free. i hope you enjoy it. it was meant to be a nice no filler book that was an easy read..anyways.. enjoy..i will post a little by little so it's not too much at once

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Zane Frasier was invited to compete in the UFC because he beat up Frank Dux in the lobby of a karate competition. Frank Dux was the fighter in which the film “Bloodsport” was based on.

Gerard Gordeau was invited to compete in the UFC because he was from the same gym as Ernesto Hoost whom the UFC was unable to afford.

Teila Tuli  played the part of Kemo in the movie Forgetting Sarah Marshall. He also currently stars on the tv show Hawaiian Five-0 as the character Kamekona.

One of Teila Tuli’s teeth stayed embedded in Gerard Gordeau’s foot following the fight. The medical staff at the event decided to just leave it  in and bandage the wound.

Big John McCarthy applied to fight in the UFC but was told that Royce Gracie was the only one who could represent jiu jitsu (as Big John McCarthy  trained with them). He was told that he could apply after Royce was done. Unrelated to MMA, John was a police officer during the La riots. A video of him being interviewed can be found on youtube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DHNOiDTLiM

Although Big John McCarthy claims that he came up with the catch phrase “Let’s get it on” on his own, it was actually a catch phrase already coined by boxing referee Mills Lane.

Big John McCarthy was the person who insisted that fights ended once a fighter could no longer intelligently protect themselves. Prior to that, he was only there as a referee to stop the fight only when a fighter tapped or a towel was thrown in.

Following his victory against Rumina Sato at a shooto event, Joachim Hansen threw his mouth piece at the crowd which ended up hitting Caol Uno’s mother in the head.

At the Pride FC event Final Conflict 2004, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira arrived late for his fight after being stuck in traffic. As a result, his twin brother, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira did his walk in for the opening ceremony.

The term “lay and pray” was coined by Stephen Quadros during a match between Kazuyuki Fujita and Gilbert Yvel during Pride Fc 12.

Emelianko Fedor’s first official loss was against Tsuyoshi Kohsaka via doctor’s stoppage due to a cut at 17 seconds into the fight. Footage showed that the cut was actually cause by an elbow which was against the rules. Since the event was a tournament, a clear winner needed to advance as draws and no contests would not allow a fighter to advance. Since Fedor could not advance due to his cut, Kohsaka moved on. As a result, Fedor had this entered as a loss instead of a no contest. Randy Couture was also in this tournament but lost to Valentijn Overeem.

Shooto is credited as the first mixed martial arts organization.

The first fighter to wear traditional mma gloves in the UFC was Tank Abbott, although Melton Bowen wore another style of fingerless leather martial arts gloves at Ufc 4. Felix Mitchell also wore fingerless gloves to the cage at UFC 3 but was told to take them off as they were not cleared prior to the fight.

Keith Hackney was considered to be a competitor on the Ultimate Fighter 4. He passed his medicals but was eventually passed on for the show.

Fighter Tra Tellingman has no right pectoral. He lost it after a car accident as a child.

Fighter Jeremy Jackson’s wife named their son Nick, after Nick Diaz , when Diaz beat Jeremy right before she gave birth. Jeremy Jackson also happened to be a last minute replacement for Nick Diaz on the Ultimate Fighter 4.

Johil De Oliveira was scheduled to fight Matt Serra at Pride Fc 9. During his entrance, Johil was injured by pyrotechnics which led to the fight being canceled. Matt Serra was never invited back to fight for Pride fc.

When they were both amateurs, Jorge Rivera , who normally fights at 185, defeated heavyweight Tim Sylvia via unanimous decision.

Diego Sanchez is a devout follower of personal power guru Tony Robbins’ teachings. His infamous “YES!” chants are a result of his teachings as a way to add belief that he can achieve anything. Pro wrestler Daniel Bryan has mentioned in interviews that his very popular "YES!" catch phrase was inspired by Diego Sanchez.

In an attempt to promote the Gracie family, Rorion Gracie placed an ad in Playboy in 1989 where he issued the Gracie challenge and claimed to be the baddest man on the planet.

Egan Inoue was a world champion racquetball player prior to competing in jiu jitsu and mma.

In a fight between Rich Franklin and Aaron Brink, the fight was stopped because Brink’s leg got caught between the mat and the fence. As a result, the fight ended in a no contest : http://share.gifyoutube.com/ZKkmR2.gif . Unrelated to mma, Brink was the first mma fighter to be in a porn movie.

As a child, Chuck Liddell starred in the 1981 movie “The Postman Always Rings Twice” :

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Shad Smith was the first openly gay mma fighter.

The fastest knockout in mma history was 2 seconds when Ryohei Masuda knocked out Takahiro Kuroishi at Rings : The Outsider 2 on July 19, 2008, in Tokyo. : http://share.gifyoutube.com/ZygVgL.gif

On the day of Kevin Randleman’s title defense against Pedro Rizzo at UFC 24, Randleman slipped and fell on concrete while warming up. The fall knocked him unconscious. Randleman ended up being taken to the hospital which led to the cancelation of the fight.

Boxers James “Bone Crusher” Smith and Leon Spinks were both considered for UFC 1 but after they said no, they went with Art Jimmerson.

Art Jimmerson wanted to back out of the event once he learned the rules (because he had a fight with Thomas Hearns a month later), but SEG offered him 15,000 dollars just to show (according to UFC co creator Campbell McLaren. Jimmerson claimed he got 20,000) .This made him the highest paid fighter to fight in UFC 1 as most of the other fighters were offered only 1000 dollars for their initial appearance. As Art saw how brutal the fights were during the event, Jimmerson’s corner conspired to throw in the towel at the first sight of trouble, which they did. The towel unfortunately got caught in the fence and the referee did not see it. Jimmerson both verbally and physically tapped out.

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was run over by a truck when he was 11. He was in a coma for four days. As a result of the accident, he lost a rib and part of his liver and was hospitalized for 11 months. Nogueira has a big scar on his body as a result.

In his fight against Gerard Gordeau at UFC 1, Royce Gracie did not let go of his choke because in his previous fight against Ken Shamrock, the referee missed Shamrock tapping and also because Royce was infuriated that Gordeau bit Royce during their fight.

Prior to the UFC, Dana White was an aerobics  instructor . He conducted aerobics in 3 different gyms in Las Vegas . He also began managing Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell. A photo of Dana teaching a boxercise class can be easily found circulating on the internet : http://i1196.photobucket.com/albums/aa402/tehjamz/Happy%20Warrior/DanaWhiteBoxercise_zps43f8f4ab.jpg

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Suing you on behalf of Frank Dux.   Better redact that shit OP!

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While working as a manager, White learned that Semaphore Entertainment Group, the parent company of the UFC, was looking for a buyer. White contacted his childhood friend Lorenzo Fertitta, an executive of Station Casinos and a former commissioner of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Within a month, Lorenzo, and his brother Frank bought the UFC and appointed Dana as president. The Ufc was bought for 2 million dollars.

Jose Aldo received the scar on his cheek when he was a child after his sisters rolled him onto a barbecue pit during a 1986 world cup party

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i have to go but i will post more when i can

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In a fight between Rich Franklin and Aaron Brink, the fight was stopped because Brink's leg got caught between the mat and the fence. As a result, the fight ended in a no contest. Unrelated to mma, Brink was the first mma fighter to be in a porn movie.

- Franklin was fighting a 103+ fever. "Meat Truck" Schall told me a couple of hours before the event start that Franklin would give it his best but they were probably going to throw in the towel after the first round.

- Brink made a request to not have our ring girls escort him for the fight (citing religious beliefs)
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KeijiKadekawa - In a fight between Rich Franklin and Aaron Brink, the fight was stopped because Brink's leg got caught between the mat and the fence. As a result, the fight ended in a no contest. Unrelated to mma, Brink was the first mma fighter to be in a porn movie.

- Franklin was fighting a 103+ fever. "Meat Truck" Schall told me a couple of hours before the event start that Franklin would give it his best but they were probably going to throw in the towel after the first round.

- Brink made a request to not have our ring girls escort him for the fight (citing religious beliefs)
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ix3623 - Zane Frasier was invited to compete in the UFC because he beat up Frank Dux in the lobby of a karate competition. Frank Dux was the fighter in which the film “Bloodsport” was based on.

Gerard Gordeau was invited to compete in the UFC because he was from the same gym as Ernesto Hoost whom the UFC was unable to afford.

One of Teila Tuli’s teeth that Gerard Gordeau kicked out just missed Referee John McCarthy’s wife when it flew into the crowd. Speaking of Teila Tuli, he played the part of Kemo in the movie Forgetting Sarah Marshall. He also currently stars on the tv show Hawaiian Five-0 as the character Kamekona.

Two of Teila Tuli’s teeth stayed embedded in Gerard Gordeau’s foot following the fight. The medical staff at the event decided to just leave them in and bandage the wound.

Big John McCarthy applied to fight in the UFC but was told that Royce Gracie was the only one who could represent jiu jitsu. Unrelated to MMA, John was a police officer during the La riots. A video of him being interviewed can be found on youtube.

Big John McCarthy’s “Let’s get it on” was a catch phrase created by boxing referee Mills Lane.

Big John McCarthy was the person who insisted that fights ended once a fighter could no longer intelligently protect themselves. Prior to that, he was only there as a referee to stop the fight only when a fighter was submitted, ko’ed, or a towel was thrown in.

Following his victory against Rumina Sato at a shooto event, Joachim Hansen threw his mouth piece at the crowd which ended up hitting Caol Uno’s mother in the head.

At the Pride FC event Final Conflict 2004, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira arrived late for his fight after being stuck in traffic. As a result, his twin brother, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira did his walk in for the opening ceremony.

The term “lay and pray” was coined by Stephen Quadros during a match between Kazuyuki Fujita and Gilbert Yvel during Pride Fc 12.

Emelianko Fedor’s first official loss was against Tsuyoshi Kohsaka via doctor’s stoppage due to a cut at 17 seconds into the fight. Footage showed that the cut was actually cause by an elbow which was against the rules. Since the event was a tournament, a clear winner needed to advance as draws and no contests would not allow a fighter to advance. Since Fedor could not advance due to his cut, Kohsaka moved on. As a result, Fedor had this entered as a loss instead of a no contest. Randy Couture was also in this tournament but lost to Valentijn Overeem.
Shooto is credited as the first mixed martial arts organization.

The first fighter to wear traditional mma gloves in the UFC was Tank Abbott, although Melton Bowen wore another style of fingerless leather martial arts gloves at Ufc 4.

Keith Hackney was considered to be a competitor on the Ultimate Fighter 4. He passed his medicals but was eventually passed on for the show.

Fighter Tra Tellingman has no right pectoral. He lost it after a car accident as a child.

Fighter Jeremy Jackson’s wife named their son Nick, after Nick Diaz , when Diaz beat Jeremy right before she gave birth. Jeremy Jackson also happened to be a last minute replacement for Nick Diaz on the Ultimate Fighter 4.

Johil De Oliveira was scheduled to fight Matt Serra at Pride Fc 9. During his entrance, Johil was injured by pyrotechnics which led to the fight being canceled. Matt Serra was never invited back to fight for Pride fc.

When they were both amateurs, Jorge Rivera , who normally fights at 185, defeated heavyweight Tim Sylvia via unanimous decision.

Diego Sanchez is a devout follower of personal power guru Tony Robbins’ teachings. His infamous “YES!” chants are a result of his teachings as a way to add belief that he can achieve anything. Pro wrestler Daniel Bryan is a fan of Diego and asked Diego if he could use his “YES!” chant as a catch phrase. Diego was happy that Bryan asked and told him that he was more than welcome to.

In an attempt to promote the Gracie family, Rorion Gracie did a Playboy article in 1989 where he issued the Gracie challenge and claimed to be the baddest man on the planet.

Egan Inoue was a world champion racquetball player prior to competing in jiu jitsu and mma.

In a fight between Rich Franklin and Aaron Brink, the fight was stopped because Brink’s leg got caught between the mat and the fence. As a result, the fight ended in a no contest. Unrelated to mma, Brink was the first mma fighter to be in a porn movie.

As a child, Chuck Liddell starred in the 1981 movie “The Postman Always Rings Twice”.

Shad Smith was the first openly gay mma fighter.

The fastest knockout in mma history was 2 seconds when Ryohei Masuda knocked out Takahiro Kuroishi at Rings : The Outsider 2 on July 19, 2008, in Tokyo.

On the day of Kevin Randleman’s title defense against Pedro Rizzo at UFC 24, Randleman slipped and fell on concrete while warming up. The fall knocked him unconscious. Randleman ended up being taken to the hospital which led to the cancelation of the fight.

Boxers James “Bone Crusher” Smith and Leon Spinks were both considered for UFC 1 before settling with Art Jimmerson.

Art Jimmerson wanted to back out of the event once he learned the rules (because he had a fight with Thomas Hearns a month later), but SEG offered him 20,000 dollars just to show. This made him the highest paid fighter to fight in the UFC as most of the other fighters were offered only 1000 dollars for their initial appearance. As Art saw how brutal the fights were during the event, Jimmerson’s corner conspired to throw in the towel at the first sight of trouble, which they did. The towel unfortunately got caught in the fence and the referee did not see it. Jimmerson both verbally and physically tapped out.

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was run over by a truck when he was 11. He was in a coma for four days. As a result of the accident, he lost a rib and part of his liver and was hospitalized for 11 months. Nogueira has a big scar on his body as a result.

When Gerard Gordeau kicked Tuli’s teeth out, it not only flew past Big John McCarthey’s wife, but also a group of sponsors from Gold’s Gym, which along with viewing the other brutal fights, led them to pull out of their advertisement deal with the UFC.

In his fight against Gerard Gordeau at UFC 1, Royce Gracie did not let go of his choke because in his previous fight against Ken Shamrock, the referee missed Shamrock tapping and also because Royce was infuriated that Gordeau bit Royce during their fight.

Prior to the UFC, Dana White was an aerobics instructor . He conducted aerobics in 3 different gyms in Las Vegas . He also began managing Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell. A photo of Dana teaching a boxercise class can be easily found circulating on the internet.
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