Mark Coleman is a martial artist and a professional MMA player. He started to established his name in MMA history in 1966. He is one of the most famous and professional and established MMA players is Mark Coleman.  He is also a freestyle wrestler and holds many records for his outstanding performance.

Quick Info
Full NameMark Daniel Coleman
Date Of BirthDecember 20, 1964
Birth PlaceFremont, Ohio, USA
Parent(s)Not Known
ProfessionMixed Martial Artist
SpouseNot Known
Age57 Years
Height6 ft 1 in
weight93 kg
ChildrenNot Known
Net WorthUSD $8 million

There is a total of twenty-six records of his in Martial Arts He has a record of 16 wins. Mark goes to the ring with the name of The Hammer. This name was given to him by his friend and Tag-team partner, John Hickman. He was born Mark Daniel Coleman. Besides wrestling, Mark Coleman is also a movie Actor and composer.

Mark Coleman
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What is he famous for?

Mark Coleman, also The Hammer is famous for his extraordinary punch. No one can judge his punch as it seems to come out of nowhere. He has held a record of fastest punch in the entire MMA history. He is also known as Kangaroo as his punch is extremely powerful that can knock opponents in an instant. He has also worked on ma movies including the famous R.I.O.T: The Movie, The Call, and pit Fight.


Highlights and Records

Mark Coleman has held many records as a Martial Artist and an MMA wrestler. For his martial arts record, he has won the game by 7 knockout punches, 5 submissions, 4 decisions, and has lost only 10 times in his life. Mark has won Men’s freestyle wrestling, where he represented his country, the United States of America. He is best known for his personal record. Of a total of 26 Martial records, he has won 16 matches and loses only 10 matches, which is considered as one of the Tight records in MMA history.

He has won UFC continuously for  2 years, UFC10 AND UFC 11. Mark was also the first UFC heavyweight champion and Pride Fighting Championships 2000 open Weight Grand Champion. Only a few personalities get their name to the Hall of Fame.


Parents, and Early Life

Mark Coleman was born Mark Daniel Coleman. This professional MMA and UFC champion was born on December 20, 1964, in Fremont, Ohio, United States of America. There is not any information about his parents but on some sites, his father was mentioned as Martial Artist. That is where mark developed his interest in Wrestling. Mark spent his entire childhood with his maternal grandfather and Maternal Grandmother, where he got to learn so many things.

Mark Coleman
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Since his childhood, Mark Coleman was also interested in acting. He used to write many plays. His aunt used to work in a theater and she used to take him to the theater, where he developed an interest in acting. The information about his family is considered to be updated soon.


Physical Features

Mark Coleman is known as The hammer for a reason. His physical appearance includes a height of 6 feet and one inch and his total weight is 93kg(205lbs). Mark has his hair color of Golden and eye color of light blue. The birth sign and Zodiac sign of this professional actor and wrestler are Saggartius. He belongs to American nationality and holds the ethnicity of White. Besides wrestling, mark use to spend his time traveling and he loves to spend his time with his pets. Due to his immeasurable love for animals, he has donated a huge amount of money to Animal charities and organizations.



Mark Daniel Coleman has attended saint Peter’s school as a child. He was one of the mischievous kids of the school. Mark was also detained for pranking his teacher. He attended Ohio University. Mark Coleman left the college and studied at Miami University after moving to Miami.


When did Mark start his MMA career?

 While Mark Coleman was studying at Miami University, his coach understands his interest and gave him a chance to play wrestling. His performance was so great that led mark to earn the first ALL-American honor in the year 1986. later, he was introduced to UFC in 1996. He has won his first two tournaments. That is where the mark was known to many UFC fans. He rose to fame after winning against the heavy underdog champion, Maurice Smith. Mark won his first UFC heavyweight championship at UFC-14.

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Throughout his entire life, he has won against UFC champions such as Akira Shoji, Kazuyuki Fujita, Masaaki Satake, and many more. Also, Coleman was seriously injured in the game. He left UFC for 3 years. Mark returned to UFC in the year 2008 and continued his journey till 2010. Mark Coleman has also worked on various movies. He has worked on The Smashing Machine, R.I.O.T: The movie, and many more.


Total 26
By knockout win7
By submission win
By decision win4
By knockout 3
By submission loss5
By decision 2

Personal Life

Mark Coleman is a very private person. He never opened himself in many interviews. Many reporters asked him about his private life but he has not given them any information about his personal life. Maybe in the future, he will open himself but to this day, there is not even a rumor about his relationship.


Net worth

Mark Coleman does a lot of advertisements for various brands and Endorsements. His Net Worth is believed to be $8 million according to Celebrity Net worth magazine in January 2021.


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