Oldest MMA fighters: experience often beats youth

by Noa Cantu

Jul 30, 2018

Oldest MMA fighters: experience often beats youth

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Do you think that sport is the lot of the young? With age, the impact weakens, and the reaction becomes slower?

Maybe you're right. But MMA fighters have to enter the arena in a far from a young age, and fought better than younger colleagues. Yes, they fought not only with their rivals in the arena, but also with themselves

We represent the top five fighters who went to the Octagon older than 45.


5th

Ken Shamrock — The last fight in MMA was at the age of 46 years

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Ken Shamrock - champion of Pancrase in the open weight category (1994-1995), champion of the UFC in the open weight category (1995-1996). He is the founder of the famous club Lion's Den, where in the 1990s the leading fighters at the time were trained. After the MMA, the fighter switched to "staging" performances, that is, wrestling.

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