55 years old (Born on February 11, 1964)
American, Martial Arts; He is famous from UFC.In March 2002, the WWF talked about bringing in Shamrock for a short-term program with Kurt Angle. The deal fell apart when the WWF wouldn't give Shamrock the easy schedule they have given to Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall and Kevin Nash. Former NWA World Heavyweight Champion. Founded the Lion's Den, where he trained and coached such fighters as his adopted brother Frank, Guy Mezger, Tra Telligman, Vernon White, Pete Williams, and Jerry Bohlander. Lost to Royce Gracie in UFC 1. On April 7, 1995, at UFC 5: Return Of The Beast, in Charlotte, North Carolina, Shamrock got his rematch with Gracie in the first ever super fight. The bout lasted over 35 minutes and was declared a draw. Most agree if there had been judges, Shamrock would have been declared the winner. Along with his brother Frank, he is adopted.
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Fun Facts About Ken Shamrock
Started his Mixed-Martial Arts career on September 21, 1993 by choking out the legendary Japanese champion Masakatsu Funaki.
Shamrock ended the 230 match winning streak of Martial Art's Champion Patrick Smith by submission at UFC I.
On November 21, 2003, the UFC celebrated its ten year anniversary at UFC 45: Revolution. Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock were chosen to be the charter members of the UFC Hall of Fame.
Currently holds a 26-12-2 mixed martial arts record. He is scheduled to make his comeback at Heavyweight in March 2008.
Had a professional wrestling record of 77-23.
Former 3 time UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) Superfight Champion, Former Pancrase Champion,Former World Wrestling Federation Intercontinental Champion. Head of the Lion's Den, a school of submission style fighting.
The 1998 WWF King of the Ring.
Former WWF Intercontinental & Tag Team Champion
Lost to World Champions Tito Ortiz, Don Frye, Dan Severn, Masakatsu Funaki, and Royce Gracie.
3 sons: Ryan, Connor, and Shawn and a daughter with his first wife Tina. He has 3 step-children with his second wife Tonya.
Trained early in his career by his father.
Recently shown on the Speed Channel show "Payback" presenting his adopted father a custom designed Caddalac.
Competed in the Olympic Wrestling Trials in 1988.
Asami Saranocki got him started in Pancrase. He put him through a grueling trial that included hours of sparring, 500 continuous squats, and many other tedious physical and mental tests.
Defeated MMA legends Masakatsu Funaki, Yoshiki Takahashi, Bas Rutten, Maurice Smith, and Dan Severn.
According to Ken himself, he lived in cars, and was abandoned as a child. This was also included in his character in the WWF.
Broke his neck while wrestling in his senior year of high school. Had surgery, which removed a bone chip from his hip and fused it into his neck. The doctor told Ken that he'd never be able to play sports again. Ken proved him wrong.
Twice submitted the legendary Kimo.
His younger brother Frank Juarez (he later changed his name to Shamrock) is also a World Champion having gotten his start training under Ken at the Lion's Den.
At Wrestlemania 13, Ken was the special guest referee for the "I Quit" match between Bret Hart and Steve Austin.