Can You Identify These UFC Fighters from an Image?

By: Olivia C
Image: Audience Network/WSB-TV/CNN via Youtube

About This Quiz

Touted as the "fastest growing sport in the world," mixed martial arts, or MMA, has been attracting many kinds of fighters from different fields of contact sports. Thus, you have your boxers, martial artists, wrestlers, and any other athlete into such similar discipline trying out MMA. While it originated in South America in another form, its popularity has garnered enough worldwide attention which legitimized MMA as a viable full-contact sport today.

In The United States, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, or UFC, has been at the forefront of popularizing MMA as a legitimate sport in the US. And it has attracted a global mix of tough and competitive fighters from all over, from both genders. Yes, MMA is also an equal opportunity sport wherein women can excel as much as the men could. Way to go, MMA!

Today, we have so many MMA fighters who were once active in the UFC, fighting it out with each other at the famed Octagon, famous in other fields already. Some who are already famous in their own fields also tried to cross over here for another chance at fighting. And of course, there are the current fighters and champions of the UFC who draw in the crowds.

Think you can name these popular UFC fighters, former and current? Take a jab at it and find out!

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson is a Flyweight Division title holder. He's from Kentucky, USA.

Cris Cyborg is a Women's Featherweight Division title holder. She was born in Brazil.

TJ Dillashaw is a Bantamweight title holder. Yes, California represent!

Nicco Montaño is a Women's Flyweight Division title holder. She is proudly of Navajo heritage.

Max “Blessed” Holloway is a Featherweight Division title holder. He's from Hawaii, yo!

“Thug” Rose Namajunas is a title holder for the Women's Strawweight Division. That means she only weighs between 106 and 115 pounds to compete.

Daniel “DC” Cormier is a Light Heavyweight Division title holder. Sounds oxymoronic, doesn't it? Works for him!

Brazilian Amanda “The Lioness” Nunes rightfully earned her nickname there. That's because she's a title holder for the Women's Bantamweight Division.

New Zealand-born Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker is Middleweight Division title holder. But he mostly fights from Australia these days.

Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley is indeed chosen as the Welterweight Division title holder. Missouri represent!

Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov is the Lightweight Division title holder. Yep, he's Russian!

Stipe Miocic is a Heavyweight Division title holder. Ohio represent!

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey made a name for herself in the Octagon. Currently, she's basking in Tinseltown's limelight as a toughie actress, with roles in Furious 7 and Expendables 3.

Gina “Conviction” Carano was a great kickboxer and MMA fighter. She finds those skills useful in her action-packed Hollywood roles for movies like Deadpool, Haywire, and Fast & Furious 6.

Randy “The Natural" Couture already hung up his days as an MMA fighter. he used to be in the US Army, too!

Georges “Rush” St. Pierre is a formidable UFC champion. Did you know that he also does movies now, having a role in Captain America: Winter Soldier? Yep , Hollywood beckons!

Bob “The Beast” Sapp made a bunch of comedy movies in the recent past. Aside from being an MMA fighter, he's also a football player.

Cung Le played Marshall Law in the movie version of Tekken. He has also appeared in many TV series and other movies as well, utilizing his kickboxing and MMA prowess he used to display in the Octagon.

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson played B.A. Baracus in the A-Team movie reboot. He acts in many films these days.

Oleg “The Russian Bear” Taktarov specializes in Sambo and Judo. He has retired from being a Russian fighter, and now tries his hand at Hollywood acting.

Anderson “The Spider” (da) Silvacan dukes it out in boxing, Muay Thai, Judo, Taekwondo, and of course Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Capoeira. He also acts once in a while.

Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell is a great UFC champion. But hey, he can also dance, based on his stint in Dancing with the Stars.

Dave “Brass Body” Bautista only had one UFC fight, earning his spot in the roster. But he's happier as an actor lately, especially fighting villains in the Marvel Comics Universe.

Jon Jones is great at wrestling, jiu-jitsu, and Muay Thai. No wonder he's such a young UFC champ!

Matt Hughes is already a UFC Hall of Fame inductee. He was also a UFC Welterweight Champion.

“The Prodigy” BJ Penn is one of the most memorable UFC Lightweight Division champions ever. He had that tile for around 8 years!

Frank “The Legend” Shamrock is an undefeated champ. He's also the author of a book called Mixed Martial Arts for Dummies. Share the knowledge!

Brazilian Ju-Jitsu is very popular now, thanks to Royce Gracie's UFC popularity. His legendary dad, Helio, is one of its proponents-creators.

“The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” Tito Ortiz has already retired from fighting. But he runs an MMA gym and has his own MMA clothing line and equipment business to boot.

Mark “The Hammer” Coleman is credited with the ground-and-pound technique. Understandable, since he was once a wrestler who competed at the Olympics.

“The Notorious” Conor McGregor is from Dublin. He's skilled at boxing, karate, kickboxing, taekwondo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and capoeira.

Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone was born in Denver, Colorado. Yep, he wears a cowboy hat on the Octagon sometimes.

Rory “Red King” MacDonald was born in British Columbia, Canada. But he mostly fights out of Quebec lately.

Brian “T-City” Ortega has a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He's proudly Mexican-American.

“Ruthless” Robbie Lawler is a former UFC champ. He's also a husband and a father to a boy.

Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson taps into his Hispanic heritage for that nickname. But his full name is Anthony Armand Ferguson Padilla.

Frankie “The Answer” Edgar has defeated several champions in his career. He's still gaining more traction, though!

Karolina Kowalkiewicz has solid background in Krav Maga. From there, she developed her own MMA fighting stances.

Aspen Ladd holds a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Way to go!

Alexa Grasso is only in her twenties, but she's already proving to be a fighter! Yep, she's Mexican.

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