Time again for the most important pre-fight analysis of any UFC card. How do the nicknames at UFC 236 stack up? We consult UFC.com, Tapology, Sherdog, and Wikipedia to find out.
22. (tie) Kelvin Gastelum: ???
Ovince Saint-Preux: ???
Wilson Reis: ???
Zelim Imadaev: ???
Poliana Botelho: ???
No official nicknames for this bunch, even if we all know that Ovince Saint-Preux is also “OSP” (yeah you know me) and Kelvin Gastelum is “K-19 The Widowmaker” (OK, I just made that up, but I think it’s not bad).
21. Khalid Taha: The Warrior
The UFC website lists his hometown as Warendorf, Germany. Seems to me like the perfect opportunity to go by “The Warendorf Warrior.” But no, it’s fine. Why would you want a nickname that makes you stand out in any possible way?
20. Brandon Davis: Killer B
19. Randy Costa: The Zohan
The worst movie I’ve ever seen in the movie theater is undoubtedly Adam Sandler’s “You Don’t Mess With The Zohan.” I know what you’re thinking. What was I even expecting, right? But it was a murderously hot Saturday and my apartment didn’t have air conditioning and I would have done anything to just get out of the heat for a couple hours. So I went to a movie – any movie. And still I walked out before the ending. I chose to return to the furnace of a hot summer’s day rather than sit through one more minute of a movie I had paid to see. It’s that awful. Thanks for reminding me of it, Randy Costa.
18. Alexandre Pantoja: The Cannibal
17. Belal Muhammad: Remember the Name
So the purpose of your nickname is to instruct us to remember your actual name? It’s like receiving a letter from someone and when you open it up it’s just their return address reprinted a second time, only now on the inside of the envelope. We already know that part. This is supposed to be the part where you tell us something interesting. You know, ideally.
16. Montel Jackson: Quik
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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