Tanner documentary debuts on PPV tomorrow
Thursday, 27 December 2012 22:51
"Once I Was a Champion," a documentary on the life of Evan Tanner, who Rich Franklin defeated to become UFC middleweight champion in 2005, debuts on inDemand PPV tomorrow at 9 p.m. Eastern time.
It will be playing on a steady rotation all week.
The movie interviews some of the biggest names in MMA talking about the unique personality. Tanner passed away from heat stroke in 2008 while camping in the desert at the age of 37.
He was a high school wrestling star from Amarillo who got started in Steve Nelson's USWF and was the promotions first star. He went to Pancrase in Japan where he was an unknown fighter who had a winning streak that led him to the UFC.
He was a nomadic type, who would travel, live in a city for a few months, take some odd jobs, and then leave.
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