Gian Villante

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Birthday
18, 1985
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
18, 1985 (age 32)
Birthplace
New York

About

Mixed martial artist from New York best known as a Ring of Combat Heavyweight Champion and Light Heavyweight competitor for UFC. He was previously a New York State Champion wrestler, winning the title in 2003.

Before Fame

He won the Thorpe Award as a football player at MacArthur High School in 2002.

Trivia

His victory against Sean O'Connell in June 2014 was named Fight of the Night by the UFC.

Family Life

He was born Gianpiero Villante to Josephine and Sal Villante.

Associated With

He became close friends with future UFC fighter Chris Weidman while wrestling at Hofstra.