Forrest Griffin has a record of 16 wins and 4 losses in his career. He has been into the limelight since winning the Ultimate fighter reality show defeating Stephan Bonnar onward to a showdown with the former light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz which he lost via split decision a fight many thought was the highlight of Forrest career.
Forrest Griffin used to be a law enforcement officer before pursuing an MMA career. He’s a good Jiu-Jitsu fighter who could box and has a notable power on both his hands. His work ethic is unquestionable as well as his well rounded skills and his big heart.
Griffin’s biggest defeat was with Ultimate fighter 2 champion Keith Jardine on UFC 66. It was a painful and humbling defeat by Forrest. But Forrest made a bold statement after the fight saying “I’ll be back”.
A win against Hector Ramirez and “Shogun” Rua put Forrest back on his career and given him a title shot against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. He was a heavy underdog and many doubt his capabilities of disposing Rampage. Chuck Lidell and Dan Henderson both MMA legends suffered notable losses against Jackson and people didn’t even give Forrest an ample chance of winning. His leg kicks and footwork made a difference on the fight. Although it was a controversial unanimous decision win, Forrest clearly deserves the victory.
Forrest Griffin after a long MMA career made it to the top and is now the reigning UFC light heavyweight champion. He owes it all to his sheer determination and big heart. Many doubted him in a sport where being a champion is as unstable as the gasoline prices but Forrest made it clear and true to his words “I’ll be back” well Forrest you’re definitely back.