Archive: tank abbott

Sep 10, 2014 5:50 am

Tank Abbott: ‘I used to make Tito cry weekly, I’m the real HB BB’

“I used to beat Tito up and make him cry weekly. He didn’t like if I wrestled with him too rough… Tito is the furthest thing from a warrior. It’s disgusting to think that he could even get a step ladder and trim my toenails. “Don’t call me ‘The People’s Champ’, I am the original...

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

Abbott: ‘UFC #6 Was The Real UFC #1’

“That was the first real UFC – 6. The Gracies, they actually started the whole show. But they had no longer had anything to do with it (at UFC 6). “It was not a conflict of interest for them anymore. That’s why they didn’t fight in UFC 6. “That’s why all the fighters weighed 100...

Jun 2, 2014 8:55 am

Is Ronda Rousey The New Tank Abbott?

UFC co-creator Campbell McLaren made quite the confusing comment to Fox Sports the other day. He compared undefeated womens UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, to early MMA pioneer Tank Abbott. For those who don’t know, McLaren co-founded the UFC with Rorion Gracie and Art Davie back in 1993. McLaren backed up his comparison of Rousy...