Former Ultimate Fighting Champion known as The Iceman. He compiled a career record of 21-8 and was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in 2009.
He started training in karate when he was 12 years old and went on to wrestle at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He made his UFC debut in 1998 at UFC 17.
He was the first MMA fighter to appear on ESPN the Magazine and helped bring the sport into the mainstream. He finished his career with a Light Heavyweight-record 16 wins inside the octagon.
He married Heidi Northcott in 2011. He has two sons named Brendan and Cade and a daughter named Trista.