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Top 10 fighters with famous look-alikes

Top 10 fighters with famous look-alikes - #2, 5, and 6 are crazy!

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Joseph McInerne, Executive VP of the American Society of Human Genetics, explains that there is actually a scientific explanation as to why two people who aren’t related can look uncannily similar to each other: “Any two people taken at random are going to share about 99.5 percent of their gene sequence.”

It is said that everyone has a “twin” walking around somewhere out there. Here we break down ten of the more uncanny look-alikes in the history of the fight game.

10. Rich Franklin + Jim Carrey

Rich Franklin - Jim Carrey

Rich Franklin - Jim Carrey

The doppelganger for UFC Hall of Famer and current ONE Championship VP Rich Franklin — with his being none other than the legendary Jim Carrey. Franklin has even been nicknamed “Ace” in the MMA community— named after Carrey’s recognizable character, Ace Ventura.

9. Ben Rothwell + Big Show

Ben Rothwell - Big Show

Ben Rothwell - Big Show

6’5” UFC heavyweight star Big Ben Rothwell and the WWE’s 7’ behemoth Big Show both pose a towering dilemma for their foes. On top of resembling Ogres in high fantasy films or television shows, the two look like they could be brothers that were spawned from Goliath himself.

8. Lyoto Machida + Ryu

Lyoto Machida – Ryu

Lyoto Machida – Ryu

If we ever get another movie based on the popular gaming franchise Street Fighter, former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator MMA contender Lyoto Machida is the perfect guy for the role. While we don’t have the foggiest idea how he delivers in terms of his acting chops, this real-life karate-trained superstar is a near mirror image of Street Fighter character Ryu, who is a master of Shotokan Karate himself.

7. Sage Northcutt + Zack Morris

Sage Northcutt - Zack Morris

Sage Northcutt - Zack Morris

From his bleach-blonde hair and pearly whites to his goofy grin and appeal with the Saturday morning children’s TV demographic, ONE. Championship's Sage Northcutt is a promoter’s dream come true and a great throwback to 80’s Saved By The Bell character, Zack Morris.

6. Conor McGregor + Josh Mario John

Conor McGregor - Josh Mario John

Conor McGregor - Josh Mario John

Right down to the hair, beard, fashion style, sprawling chest piece, and tiger tummy tattoo, it’s hard to believe current former UFC champ champ Conor McGregor’s look wasn’t just swagger jacked from Toronto-based model Josh Mario John Negusanti. Both have developed a clothing line, and while Negusanti earned BA in Psychology and a Masters in Experimental Psychology, McGregor is a master of doing whatever the f he wants. So, yah, virtually identical.

5. Andrei Arlovski + King Leonidas

Andrei Arlovski - King Leonidas

Andrei Arlovski - King Leonidas

Gerard Butler has played many roles in his illustrious acting career, but none that capture the essence of former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski quite like his role as King Leonidas in 300. With remarkably similar physiques, faces, beards, and battle calls, it’s difficult to tell the two apart.

4. Ronda Rousey + Julia Stiles

Ronda Rousey - Julia Stiles

Ronda Rousey - Julia Stiles

The resemblance between these two women is unreal— even their voices and mannerisms match up! Ronda Rousey, former and first UFC women's bantamweight champion, can pass as the twin sister of famed actress Julia Stiles, who first gained prominence for her lead roles in teen films.

3. Mike Tyson + Balrog

Mike Tyson – Balrog

Mike Tyson – Balrog

Balrog— better known as M. Bison in Japan— is a character from the Street Fighter video game franchise. The character is modeled after real-life former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson. Out of fear of legal liability, the character’s name was later changed from M. Bison (with “M” standing for Mike) to Balrog upon the video game’s North American release.

2. Nate Diaz + Mark Wahlberg

Nate Diaz - Mark Wahlberg

Nate Diaz - Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg usually plays a badass on the silver screen, while Nate Diaz is an actual badass in the mixed martial arts world. Walberg is no stranger to the fight game himself, havng played the role of the great boxer Micky Ward in the Academy Award-winning drama, The Fighter. It would appear that’s not all the two have in common— they also seem to share the same face!

1. Bruce Lee + Fei Long

Bruce Lee - Fei Long

Bruce Lee - Fei Long

Fei-Long is a character in the Street Fighter series and is Capcom's tribute to the legendary Bruce Lee. Not only do the two look the same and originate from the same city, Fei-Long also has similar battle cries to Lee and is every bit as fast and furious.

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