Many outstanding wrestlers have entered MMA and become the dominant force in the sport due to their power and speed. Of those wrestlers, five can be considered the top ever throughout MMA history. They’re the top since they established the standard for current wrestlers looking to be competitive in MMA and are recognized for pushing the bar higher every time they compete. Coleman is an acclaimed amateur wrestler. He began his training in freestyle wrestling in his teens. Then, he continued wrestling during his college years at Custom Championship Belts. In this time, Coleman won his Mid-American Conference wrestling championship twice. Coleman was then transferred from Ohio State University. Ohio State University and won the NCAA championship.
Coleman’s outstanding record during his time at college was enough to earn him a place on the United States wrestling team. He took the second spot in the US team at the 1991 FILA Wrestling World Championships in Bulgaria and was awarded seventh place overall at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. Coleman was then a part of the newly-born MMA scene. He was the champion of two UFC tournaments.
Coleman is most well-known for his ability to dominate opponents with takedowns and ground strikes. Coleman’s technique is now known as ground-and-pound. He has been referred to as “The Godfather of Ground and Pound” and “The Hammer” due to the power of his power of striking when he was on the floor. Liddell began to study martial arts as a child by taking classes in custom belts. Then he attended the California Polytechnic State University and began his career as a wrestler in the college.
Liddell is well-known for his skills in wrestling to avoid being knocked down by his adversaries. While standing, Liddell is very dangerous. Liddell’s hands are brimming with knockout strength due to the extensive training at Karate and Kickboxing. Liddell’s method is often referred to as the sprawl-and brawl.
Liddell will be remembered as a legend in UFC time as one of UFC’s greatest fighters. Alongside Anderson Silva, Liddell holds the record for most knockouts in the UFC with 10 knockouts. Liddell has only been a custom leather belts UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Still, Liddell was able to defend his title four times and is on the record as having the most wins in the division’s history with 16 victories. Tito was famous for his technique of ground and pound to another level.
When Tito beat his opponents with his pound, he took his opponents to the ground, causing destruction. Furthermore, Tito is also well proficient in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, making Tito one of the most dangerous wrestlers on the ground. Tito began his wrestling career during his high school days at Huntington Beach High School. The first coach he had was Paul Herrera. Under Herrera’s supervision, Tito earned the fourth position at the state high school championship in his custom boxing belts. Tito was enrolled as a student at Golden West College and continued his training in wrestling. In this time, Tito took home two California state championships for juniors.