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Gary Goodridge

Updated: 2010-01-29
Gary Goodridge

Facts

Country Trinidad and Tobago Age 51
Club Freelance Height 191 cm / 6.3"
Style MMA Weight 109 kg / 240 lbs
Website http://www.garygoodridge.com Categories WGP

Titles
K-1 Hawaii GP 2005 champion

Results Total Win KOs Loss Draw
K1 Fights 28 11 10 16 1
Other Fights 0 0 0 0 0
Statistics 28 39% 36% 57% 1

Description

Gary "Big Daddy" Goodridge (born January 17, 1966) is a Trinidad and Tobago born kickboxer and a mixed martial arts fighter, now residing in Canada. He has fought matches in K-1, UFC, and PRIDE. He is also a professional arm wrestler.

Biography

Goodridge made an immediate impression on MMA competition, winning his first two fights in UFC 8 to reach the final against Don Frye. His first fight, against Paul Herrera, is considered one of the most brutal knockouts in UFC history - the fight finished after Goodridge trapped both arms of Herrera and proceeded to deliver multiple knees to the head, ending in 13 seconds. Although he would lose the fight against Frye, he would return again for UFC 9 and UFC 10. After his second loss to Don Frye in 1996 he would retire from UFC competition, and fight in many of the first PRIDE competitions. He retired from PRIDE competition due to alleged personal issues, and moved to K-1 Kickboxing events, as well as participating in the HEROs MMA promotion, where he still competes today.

Goodridge is also reported to have defeated 1000 challengers in one hour in arm wrestling matches at an exhibition in Japan.

Last 30 fights

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Information partly retrieved from Wikipeidia


Eye witness reports / Comments

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Sidekick (492 posts)
Posted: 2008-04-22 at: 08:07
Big daddy just aint cool,man!!
OSU!
Daniel, Sweden reporter (2501 posts)
Posted: 2008-07-09 at: 09:12
I like Gary`s way of fighting, i think that he gives the crowd what they want, 100% action from the first to the last second, not the most beautiful technics lol but entertaining and crowd pleasening.
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