The 7 least intimidating mma nicknames

He is also the older adopted brother of former UFC Middleweight Champion Frank Shamrock.

In addition to his mixed martial arts career, Shamrock enjoyed considerable success in professional wrestling, particularly during his tenures with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA, now Impact Wrestling).

Pepperdine Waves – The Waves are only slightly more intimidating than the Green Wave simply because they are not green. Portland Pilots – What type of pilot are we talking about here? Since there’s no “Fightin’,” in front, we’ll assume it’s the airline pilot.

In BJJ, 2 years per rank and 10 years from white to black belt seems to be be considered a typical course of promotion.

BJ Penn earned the nickname, The Prodigy, when he progressed from white to black belt in about 5 years and won the World Championships.

Minnesota Golden Gophers – Remember the game whack-a-gopher? The only time I’m scared of a camel is when I’m walking behind it—spontaneous $h*%$! Oregon Ducks – What do you think of when you hear “duck?

Campbell Fighting Camels – Not even fighting camels are intimidating. Providence Friars – I guess this guy looks somewhat ominous… You’ll find pictures of SUVs and Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer. At least the school shed itself of its original nickname: the Fighting Teachers. Jacksonville Dolphins – Well would ya look at this?

But if Whittaker prefers his own nickname, is that his choice alone to make?