||06-26-2006 05:31 PM
Ken Shamrock truely is a living legend in the world of mixed martial arts and a favorite of MMA fans around the world. Ken Shamrock has lived the life of a martial arts warrior and continues to do so as well as passing on his undoubted skills by the way of his training camp, THE LIONS DEN.
Since the very beginning of The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Ken Shamrock has been involved. In UFC 1 - The Beginning he won with a heel hook submission against Patrick Smith and was eventually defeated by brazilian jiu jitsu supremo Royce Grace by the way of a rear naked choke.
SHAMROCK ... the name says it all. Along with Royce Gracie and Dan Severn, Ken Shamrock was one of the original pioneers of mixed martial arts. At a time when fighters were only skilled in one art, Shamrock was a hybrid fighter, mixing strong grappling and striking techniques. During his reign as Superfight Champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championships, Shamrock defeated an impressive list of fighters, including Kimo, Severn, and Oleg Taktarov.
Ken Shamrock has fought around the world in The Ultimate Fighting Championship, Pride Fighting as well as being a popular figure in the WWE where he was billed as "The world's most dangerous man", a nickname that has followed him back into the MMA world.
Ken is primarily a submission fighter although is a well rounded MMA fighter. His ferocious tenacity is what drives him on in his fights and keep his legion of fans on the edge of their seats.
When the worlds most dangerous man is looking you square in the eyes across the octagon then you had better be ready for a war. Ken Shamrock is a legend and he isn't going anywhere just yet.