Dan Severn Vs. He quickly became a top high school and collegiate wrestler capturing many titles, honours, and several national and world titles. Posts; Latest Activity . Severn originally started competing in professional wrestling in 1992 for UWF-I (Universal Wrestling Federation International) under the Union Of Professional Wrestling Force. This was a brilliant bout. Fabiano Iha took even less time to beat LaVerne Clark, also by submission via armbar. Severn also held the US national record for victories by pin from 1976 to 1992. 4 for the "most inspirational wrestler" award and No. After this, the AWE folded due to financial issues. He won by TKO after the referee stopped the fight due to a cut. Smith was the winner via Split Decision. Royce Gracie free BJJ seminar stream. Dan Severn and Dave Beneteau squared off to see who would be crowned champion at UFC 5: Return of the Beast on April 7, 1995.UFC 25 Years in Short: https://bit.ly/2VJRupO---Subscribe to get all the latest UFC content: http://bit.ly/2uJRzRRExperience UFC live with UFC FIGHT PASS, the digital subscription service of the UFC. During his one-year tenure, he competed in the Brawl for All tournament, (a legitimate shoot boxing competition) beating The Godfather in the first round. Martial Arts and Fight Videos and Clips; Disaster: Martial Arts Videos of Bloopers and Humor ; The Official Bullshido Android App is now available in the Play Store. Severn has been profiled in the press around the world in such publications as USA Today, People, Karate and Kung Fu Illustrated, Black Belt Magazine, MAD, Full Contact Fighter, and many of the pro wrestling publications. After winning UFC 5, Severn was matched up with Ken Shamrock at UFC 6 to determine the first UFC Superfight Champion, but was defeated by Shamrock early in the fight via submission. On January 6, 1995, at NWA Sabu, Severn defeated Johnny Johnson in a "Wrestling vs Boxer" match. When Severn made his entrance in his fights, he would carry the National Wrestling Alliance Worlds Heavyweight Championship out of his respect and passion for professional wrestling. Dan "The Beast" Severn (101-19-7) is a Pro MMA Fighter out of Coldwater, Michigan. [30], Severn was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame at UFC 52. Johnny, who had the Price of Glory heavyweight championship defended the title in this match. Severn has also competed in King of the Cage, PRIDE FC, Cage Rage, WEC, RINGS and MFC, and holds a professional MMA Record of 101–19–7. He said he noticed this when they referred to him as "Mr. Severn" and thought it was a "rib" (joke) as well as wrestlers avoiding him. The former UFC tournament wi... Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images By: Ben DuffyOn May 17, 1996, amid accusations of “human cockfighting,” the Ultimate Fighting Championship pulled into Detroit with UFC 9. X. On February 18, 1995, Severn was the number one contender against Bruiser Beldam for Midwest Territorial Wrestling Heavyweight Championship at a MTW show. Severn also runs a wrestling product company and holds annual wrestling clinics for kids of all ages. On May 12, 2017, Dan Severn competed at Gladiator Championship Wrestling against Brent Myers in a winning effort via his Beast Choker finishing submission move. He was influenced in sports from a young age. His amateur wrestling career started in high school and according to many was an "absolute machine" at 191.5 pounds. Severn's second fight was with Russian Oleg Taktarov at UFC 5. Time. Severn had seen better days, but a pre-fight interview with match-maker John Peretti was strange, as Peretti slammed the man the company had hired for the headliner and denigrated his legend. Barry Windham was also a member. If Scott wants to go to college and earn a scholarship, he must win in his new weight class. In his debut match on November 25, 1992, he defeated Yuko Miyato. Rizzo was back in contention for a Heavyweight title shot, and Severn's top flight MMA career was over, despite the fact that he continued to fight for another decade, mainly on the independent circuit in Canada. Utilizing the many students at his pro wrestling school Michigan Sports Camps, they created the now popular promotion running on a monthly basis. Frye would win the UFC 8, UFC 10 and Ultimate Ultimate 96 tournaments. Who are the best grapplers with KO power? On March 17, 2019, Josh Barnett announced via Twitter that Severn would be participating in Game Changer Wrestling's (GCW) "Bloodsport" event, an event that features worked matches presented in a shoot style. Severn was inducted into Arizona State University's wrestling hall of fame at the end of his collegiate career. He has four brothers. fight... Boxing Video: Charles Conwell Breaks Wendy Toussaint's Nose, BlueBlood MMA / QCFC - Fight Legends of the Quad Cities, Deep South Entertainment - Rumble in the Cage 2, Dangerzone 26 - Professional Level Cage Fighting, HFC 3 - Hardcore Fighting Championships 3, HFC 1 - Hardcore Fighting Championships 1, CFA 2 - Continental Freefighting Alliance 2, USWF 6 - Unified Shoot Wrestling Federation 6, Paul Vandale Promotions - The Beast Comes East, This Month’s MMA Birthdays: Andre Fili Turns 30, 5 Things You Might Not Know About Ken Shamrock, Who You Got? Search. Severn would tag team with these members from the stable. After a technical match-up, Severn came out as the victor and won the Price of Glory Heavyweight championship. Unfortunately for Severn, he was unable to prove Peretti wrong. [16], In 2010, Severn acted as an applicant for the movie Minor League: A Football Story directed by Clenet Verdi-Rose. This was Severn's first tag team match, thus beginning his tag team career. Severn paid tribute by defending the NWA title on the following shows: On April 12, 1997, on the NWA 2nd Annual Eddie Gilbert Memorial Brawl, Dan Severn fought Dory Funk Jr. and the match ended in a double count-out for Severn to retain the NWA world heavyweight title. Severn started cross-training in Judo in college, in an effort to improve his wrestling skills.[28]. However the match ended in a no contest thus saw Beldam retain the title. A UFC Hall of Fame member, Severn is considered one of the leading pioneers of mixed martial arts[2][3] and the first true world-class wrestler to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In professional wrestling, Severn is a two-time world champion by winning the NWA World Heavyweight Champion twice, with his first reign lasting for over four years, and an NWA Hall of Fame member. The event took place at the Casino New Brunswick in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. Severn was ranked No. Dan Severn "The Beast" 101 - 19 - 7 DOB: 8-6-1958 Age: 62 years City/State: ... Severn’s second fight was with Russian Oleg Taktarov at UFC 5. This led to a winning streak. UFC Fight Night 180 ‘Ortega vs. Korean Zombie’ Play-by-Play,... Cristiane 'Cyborg' Justino Notches First Submission Win in Bellator... Hiroki Akimoto Edges Zhang Chenglong at One: Reign of Dynasties 2. He was often introduced to the UFC Octagon as holding more than 100 in total. [32], Severn successfully defeated Cal Worsham again, this time via unanimous decision in the main event of Legends Collide 2 on February 20, 2011. [53] Severn has five children. He was a referee for Price of Glory 17: Merry Massacre in 2005. He is the only triple crown UFC champion in the sport today. In the finals, Severn was defeated by Royce Gracie who secured a triangle choke for the victory. He competed in the titular match, entering at number two and was eventually eliminated by Minoru Tanaka. He was briefly managed by Jim Cornette who commentated during his matches and helped "get him over". But he loo... Look back at UFC commentator Joe Rogan's first appearance on broadcast at UFC 12... Photo by Valery Matytsin\TASS via Getty Images