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New Zealand MMA fighter Fau Vake has died a week after being injured in an alleged assault in Auckland. The 25-year-old’s death was announced by the City Kickboxing gym, where he trained with high-profile UFC star Israel Adesanya. Vake was allegedly attacked by four men, all of whom face various charges as a result.May 25, …
As of April 2019, there have been seven recorded deaths resulting from sanctioned Mixed Martial Arts contests and nine from unregulated bouts, none however in the largest MMA promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The UFC has honored the first black UFC champion, Maurice Smith, for Black History Month.Feb 28, 2021
Derrick Lewis Weight 265 lb (120 kg; 18 st 13 lb) Division Heavyweight (265 lbs) Reach 79 in (201 cm) Fighting out of Houston, Texas, U.S.
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He was also one of the first MMA fighters to use social media as a platform to connect with fans. Evan Tanner Born Evan Lloyd TannerFebruary 11, 1971 Amarillo, Texas, US Died September 5, 2008 (aged 37) Palo Verde, California, US Nationality American Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Despite a global representation of fighters, there are only 11 active African-born UFC fighters out of 580 employed by the UFC. Adesanya took the middleweight championship belt after defeating Kelvin Gastelum (American) and Robert Whittaker (Australian) in successive fights.Jun 29, 2020
Kimbo Slice Nationality Bahamian Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) Weight 225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb) Division Heavyweight
15 Best Black UFC Fighters of All Time Jon Jones. Not only is Jon Jones one of the best black UFC fighters of all time, but he is arguably the best MMA fighter in history generally. Anderson Silva. One of the first-ever UFC global icons was Anderson Spider Silva. Demetrious Johnson. Daniel Cormier. Amanda Nunes. …