Justin Christopher Wren

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Birthday
27, 1987
Birthplace
Dallas, TX
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
27, 1987 (age 32)
Birthplace
Dallas, TX

About

Mixed martial artist and social activist who's fighting career turned into a platform for the pygmy people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He helped found the Fight for the Forgotten initiative.

Before Fame

A talented greco roman wrestler, his college wrestling career was derailed by an injury. He then started competing in MMA and was eventually selected to be part of The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights.

Trivia

He took five years away from professional fighting in 2010, during which time he found his passion for helping people. He wrote a book called Fight for the Forgotten about his experiences in the DRC.

Family Life

He married Emily Wren in 2014. Since starting his work in the DRC, he's gone by the nickname "The Big Pygmy."

Associated With

He was part of Rashad Evans' team on The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights.