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18th Nov 2016

QUIZ: How well do you know your UFC fighters’ nicknames?

Separating the bandwagoners from the hardcore

Darragh Murphy

Fair warning – this is trickier than escaping Demian Maia’s back mount.

Nicknames in MMA serve a number of functions.

They can reflect one’s fighting style, they can represent one’s sense of humour or they can be throwbacks to a pet name given to a fighter in their childhood.

Over the years, we’ve seen some terrific monikers bellowed by Bruce Buffer from the centre of the Octagon.

How well do you know your fighting nicknames?