Are Stephan Bonnar and Forrest Griffin friends?

The two have been friends ever since, so much so that Bonnar named his son Griffin in honor of his partner in combat. Griffin won that night 10 years ago by unanimous decision. But there were really no losers. Both men earned UFC contracts, because the fight was that good.

When was Forrest Griffin vs Stephan Bonnar?

The Ultimate Fighter Finale

Date April 9, 2005
Title(s) on the line TUF 1 Light Heavyweight Division Champion
Tale of the tape
Boxer Forrest Griffin Stephan Bonnar Hometown Augusta, Georgia Munster, Indiana Pre-fight record 9-2 9-1

Who did Forrest Griffin beat?

Forrest Griffin Record: 19-7-0

W/L Fighter Method
loss Forrest Griffin Anderson Silva KO/TKO Punch
loss Forrest Griffin Rashad Evans KO/TKO Punches
win Forrest Griffin Quinton Jackson U-DEC
win Forrest Griffin Mauricio Rua SUB Rear Naked Choke

Where is Forrest Griffin today?

Forrest Griffin (born July 1, 1979) is an American retired mixed martial artist and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in 2013 and currently serves as the Vice President of Athlete Development at the UFC Performance Institute.

Who is the #1 UFC fighter?

Kamaru Usman
Men’s pound for pound

Rank Fighter Next fight
1 Kamaru Usman
2 Alexander Volkanovski
3 Israel Adesanya Robert Whittaker (UFC 271 — February 12, 2022)
4 Francis Ngannou Ciryl Gane (UFC 270 — January 22, 2022)

Who is Forrest Griffin married to?

Jaime Logiudicem. 2009
Forrest Griffin/Spouse

Griffin and his longtime girlfriend Jaime Logiudice were married on September 18, 2009. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, in September 2011. Forrest’s wife was going into labor (nine days early) as he competed against Maurício “Shogun” Rua at UFC 134 on August 27, 2011.

Who did Stephan Bonnar beat in the first fight?

On episode seven, Stephan Bonnar defeated Bobby Southworth from Team Liddell in a split decision. On episode nine, Forrest Griffin defeated his first opponent, Alex Schoenauer, by TKO.

What happened to Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar in the finale?

The finalists appeared on national television in the show finale and competed for a contract with the UFC. Forrest Griffin, coached by Chuck Liddell, and Stephan Bonnar, coached by Randy Couture, met in the light heavyweight final. Both fighters defeated two opponents to make it to the final.

When did the rematch between Chuck Griffin and Brock Bonnar take place?

The rematch took place at UFC 62 on August 26, 2006. The referee for the bout was Steve Mazzagatti . In the first round, Griffin used his jab to keep Bonnar at a distance; Bonnar waited for counterpunching opportunities, opting at one point to attempt a spinning back kick.

Who did Forrest Griffin beat in a fight?

Forrest Griffin defeated Sam Hoger by TKO; Stephan Bonnar defeated teammate Mike Swick by triangle choke / armbar submission. The finale was held at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 9, 2005 and was broadcast nationally on Spike TV.