Tank Abbott

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Tank Abbott

Retired American mixed martial arts fighter and former professional wrestler add

Category: Politics

Born in 1965.

Countries: United States (79%), (14%), Wyoming (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Mixed martial arts, Dan Severn, Wesley Correira




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Tank Abbott was born in 1965 add something


Abbott claims his nickname of Tank was given to him by UFC officials after the character of Tank Murdock from the 1978 Clint Eastwood movie Every Which Way but Loose add something


Abbott made his mixed martial arts debut in 1995 at UFC 6 Clash of the Titans in Casper, Wyoming add something


In 1997, Abbott appeared as a UFC fighter in the TV show "Friends", defeating Jon Favreau's character, the billionaire Pete Becker, who was dating Monica at the time add something


Abbott waged an unsuccessful UFC comeback in the mid 2000s, losing fights to Frank Mir, Kimo Leopoldo and Wesley "Cabbage" Correira add something


Marc Mero - On April 26, 2000, Mero returned to World Championship Wrestling, appearing with his trainer, Ray Rinaldi, in the audience on an episode of "WCW Thunder" and confronting Tank Abbott


Joseph Bruce - On the August 23, 2000 episode of WCW Thunder, Great Muta, Vampiro, and Insane Clown Posse beat Tank Abbott and 3 Count


Joseph Utsler - On the August 23, 2000 episode of WCW Thunder, Great Muta, Vampiro, and Insane Clown Posse beat Tank Abbott and 3 Count


Frank Mir - Mir faced Tank Abbott at UFC 41 on February 28, 2003


Wesley Correira - After another two fight stint on the Hawaiian circuit, a split decision win over Justin Eilers and TKO of Steve Sayegh, Cabbage took on fellow brawler Tank Abbott at "UFC 45" in Uncasville on November 21, 2003


Wesley Correira - A rematch between Correira and Tank Abbott went down at "Rumble on the Rock 7" in Honolulu on May 7, 2005 and Abbott got his revenge when he became the first man to knock Cabbage unconscious, doing so in the first round


In February 2008, he had a first round knockout loss to Kimbo Slice at Elite XC's Street Certified event add something


Most recently however, Abbott relived his UFC 11 brawl with Scott Ferrozzo via an unsanctioned backyard brawl in 2011 add something


At King of the Cage: Fighting Legends, on Saturday, April 13th, 2013, a returning Abbott was defeated by Ruben "Warpath" Villareal by way of 2nd rd TKO. After the fight, a jovial tank said he was not sure if he would fight again, but stated that he trained seriously for the first time in years, felt great, and had a lot of fun stepping back in the cage add something


He is expected to fight Ruben Villareal at King of the Cage: Fighting Legends on April 13, 2013 add something


On September 23, 2015, Tank Abbott made controversial comments on his podcast stating " I will fight any woman on this earth for free " " If I win, which is gonna happen, you have to make me a sandwich add something


Abbott was expected to face fellow MMA veteran Dan Severn for the upstart UR Fight promotion on March 20, 2016 add something


Dan Severn - Mixed martial arts - Severn is scheduled to face fellow mixed martial arts veteran Tank Abbott on March 20, 2016 in a MMA match for the upstart URFight promotion


In December 2018, Abbott revealed that due to his lifestyle his liver had to be replaced add something