Mark Coleman

“The Hammer” 

Mark Coleman Hall of Fame

Inducted into HOF(Pioneer Wing): March 1, 2008 

Mark Coleman, known as The Hammer, was the UFC 10 and UFC 11 tournament champion, the first UFC Heavyweight Champion, and the Pride Fighting Championships 2000 Open Weight Grand Prix championformer . Coleman was also an NCAA collegiate wrestler and former Olympic amateur wrestler.

Coleman is credited with proving the ability of wrestlers to dominate in the developing sport of mixed martial arts, and with being one of the first in American MMA to successfully use the strategy that he coined; ground-and-pound, earning him the distinction as “The Godfather of Ground & Pound”.

Mark Coleman-Don Frye
Mark Coleman chokehold
Mark Coleman-Randy Couture

Born: December 20, 1964
Nationality: American
Height: 6 ft 1 in
Weight: 205 lb
Reach: 75 in
Division: Light Heavyweight, Heavyweight
Fighting out of: Columbus, Ohio
Team: Team Hammer House

Total Fights: 26
Wins:16
By knockout:4
By submission: 8
By decision: 4
Losses:10
By knockout: 3
By submission: 5
By decision: 2 

Mark Coleman Videos

Coleman vs Emelianenko

Coleman vs Couture

Coleman vs Smith

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