Ten years without getting beat, the man had something going for him. Better fighters across the board. Shows how good Fedor's armlock was to armlock Coleman damn near at will. Henry Corrales 16-3 Related Pico has become a force to be reckoned with at the very young age of 22. And still if you are dominant in one art you can still have a fantastic career.
One of the most iconic images in mixed martial arts history is the shot of , face swollen from a beating at the hands of , trying to console his terrified daughter in the ring. He put in his time and made himself a superstar. The great Fedor was fighting for the first time in North America. Fedor wins via armbar in the 2nd round. He was a ten-year, undefeated champion. There's videos of mark tooling bones in wrestling as Coleman is very old in it.
Fedor again blocks the shot. He was so prepared every time he fought. Like their first encounter back in 2004, the bout was all Fedor. Coleman finally scores a takedown. Normally this would result in a no contest ruling because it appeared to be unintentional , but the fight was in an elimination tournament and one of the fighters needed to progress. Coleman's is the best wrestler I've seen in mma.
I see there are some geeks in this thread speaking of Mark Coleman as some bum. I love the way he fought. Anyway, watch the fight video if you want to see vintage Fedor. I thought this new breed bullshit was proven to be bullshit. At some point someone may very well beat him.
His ground and pound was savage even to the body. Did they look like they were going to fight? I say the sport evolved. Got absolutely smashed by an old ass Coleman 3 years later after losing to Fedor the second time. Mma is fighting with rules. But you have to start somewhere.
I hope he doesn't get cocky for stipe as overeems always been a pleasure to watch fight. Mma has retarded over the last 6-7 years. These accolades also earned him the title of International Master of Sport in Russia, despite the fact that he hails from Belarus. Because it's a fight and you impose your game. And there are definitely other heavyweight champions for instance Randy Couture in the world. .
Some fighters soften you up to take you down and submit you, but Pico simply bypasses softening and goes straight to stiffening. Coleman eats a left hand and several other punches as he shoots back in. He was so dedicated to the sport. Coleman's daughter Morgan's thoughts and more after the jump. My god the power on his body shots in the guard I still haven't seen a guy with that much power.