Ken Shamrock

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Date of Birth February 11, 1964
Place of Birth Macon, Georgia
Age 56 years old
Horoscope Aquarius

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Ken Shamrock

Kenneth Wayne Shamrock is an American bare-knuckle boxing promoter, semi-retired professional wrestler, and retired mixed martial artist and kickboxer, currently signed with Impact Wrestling. A UFC Hall of Fame member, Shamrock is widely regarded as one of the biggest stars in the history of MMA, as well as an icon and pioneer of the sport. He has headlined over 15 main events and co-main events in the UFC and Pride FC and set numerous pay-per-view records. In the early part of his UFC career, Shamrock was named "The World's Most Dangerous Man" by ABC News in a special called "The World's Most Dangerous Things". The moniker has stuck as his nickname. Shamrock became known early on in the UFC for his rivalry with Royce Gracie.

Born: Kenneth Wayne Kilpatrick, February 11, 1964, Warner Robins, Georgia, United States
Other names: The World's Most Dangerous Man
Residence: Reno, Nevada, United States
Nationality: American
Division: Heavyweight, Light Heavyweight
Reach: 73 in (185.42 cm)
Style: Shootfighting
Fighting out of: Reno, Nevada, United States
Team: Lion's Den
Teacher(s): Masakatsu Funaki
Years active: 1993–1996, 2000–2010, 2015–2016 (MMA), 1994 (Kickboxing), 1989–1993, 1997–2004, 2009, 2018–present, (Professional wrestling)
Children: 7, including 3 step-children
Notable relatives: Frank Shamrock (adopted brother)
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About Ken Shamrock

MMA legend who fought in 45 bouts and earned the nickname The World's Most Dangerous Man in his 17-year career.

Before Fame

He continued his wrestling career despite breaking his neck during his senior high school season.

Achievement

He became the first member to be inducted in the UFC Hall of Fame and also the first fighter to ever defend a title in the promotion.

Family Life

He got married to second wife Tonya Shamrock in 2005, and has three step children from the relationship, as well as four children from his first marriage.

Associations

He was the first WWF wrestler to popularize the ankle lock, which was later adopted as a favorite by Kurt Angle .

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Latest information about Ken Shamrock updated on December 01, 2020.

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