Top 5 most awesome television appearances by UFC fighters
With the surging popularity of the UFC coupled with the buyout by Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG, it should come as no surprise that some familiar faces would start appearing in a lot of your favorite television shows, so let’s take a look at the five of the most memorable moments.
5) Tank Abbott makes friends
The first UFC appearance on a mainstream television show actually came all the way back in 1997 on episode S03E24 of the hit sitcom Friends.
In the episode, Monica dates an eccentric billionaire named Pete Becker (played by Iron Man directed Jon Favreau) who desires to become the Ultimate Fighting Champion.
Unfortunately for Pete, he was paired up with street brawler David ‘Tank’ Abbott who had no problem putting Pete is a full body cast after their brief encounter.