Is There A New Sheriff In The 170lb Town?”the Juggernaut” Sean Sherk
Is There A New Sheriff In the 170lb Town?
"The Juggernaut" Sean Sherk
By Chris Onzuka – Chris@Onzuka.com
Originally printed in the September 2001 issue of FCF
There is a relatively new entrant into the 170lb class, I say "relatively new" because he has actually been fighting for three years now and has been quietly destroying everyone in his path. This juggernaut is Sean Sherk, out of the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy, the same academy that produced Dave Menne, Brad Kohler, and John Renken. Sherk has been making a name for himself by winning numerous tournaments, such as the Danger Zone and Extreme Challenge, he has not only racked up a lot of experience [18-0-1], but has proven that he is very durable, something that you don’t often find in today’s fighters. Many people saw Sherk for the first time when he took apart Tito Ortiz’s protégé, Tiki, in his UFC debut. Since then, Sherk has kept fighting, but for some strange reason has not been invited back into the UFC. I got a hold of this well-spoken warrior and dug into his background and uncovered his thoughts about his UFC and Pancrase debuts.
FCF: Let’s start off with your UFC debut, how did that come about? Did you just receive a phone call or something?
FCF: Was Tiki named as your opponent already?
FCF: What did you think going into the fight against the UFC Champ Tito Ortiz’s protégé, Tiki?
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