Wednesday, March 21, 2007

TUF 5 Quick Shots: 20 Basic Questions with Gabe Ruediger

By Gabe Cheshire

Gabe “Godzilla” Ruediger is no stranger to competing with tough competition. He brought that experience with him to The Ultimate Fighter Season 5. He is the next fighter in our series of “TUF 5 Quick Shots” to provide us with some basic information about himself. Be sure to tune in to see him and the rest of the fighters on The Ultimate Fighter 5 on Thursdays at 10:00 EST beginning April 5.

1. Name: Gabe Ruediger

2. Do you have a nickname? Godzilla

3. Place of birth: Topanga Canyon, Ca

4. Birthday: August 29, 1977. The next question better not be my social security number!

5. Fight Record: 10-3

6. How long have you competed in MMA? 4 years as a pro.

7. How did you get started in competing? Grappling tournaments, mostly BJJ with the Gi at first. Transitioned to No Gi and then did some kickboxing fights.

8. Who do you train with? Team Quest South. I still train with Millennia Jiu Jitsu and Rodrigo Mederios in San Diego as well.

9. What is your favorite UFC moment? Tough one. I guess BJ Penn choking Matt Hughes was pretty good.

10. What is your favorite TUF moment from the previous seasons? I haven't really watched a lot of the other seasons. Not enough to have a favorite moment.

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1 comment:

Robert said...

This should be by "Robert Cheshire" not "Gabe Cheshire."