Wednesday, April 4, 2007

20 Questions with TUF 5 fighter Rob Emerson

By Robert Cheshire

Just in time to get a little insight into his personality before the TUF 5 season starts Rob Emerson is our latest fighter to take on our “Quick Shots” questions.

1. Name: Rob Emerson

2. Do you have a nickname? My friends call me “The Saint”

3. Place of birth: Huntington Beach, California

4. Birthday: July 30, 1981

5. Fight Record: 8-6

6. How long have you competed in MMA? 6 years

7. How did you get started in competing? Went to watch my first fight and ended up fighting and knocking the dude out in the first [round]. Fell in love right there and been training ever since the day after.

8. Who do you train with? Team Oyama out of the No Limits Gym.

9. What is your favorite UFC moment? (Laughs) Easy. When Tank Abbott made fun of John Patua after he knocked him out and also the Randy-Tim Sylvia [fight]. That s--t was f—kin’ inspirational

10. What is your favorite TUF moment from the previous seasons? Don’t matter. Our s--t gonna blow them [edit] out of the water!

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