Fighters Better Known By Their Moniker

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  1. Dick Niaz

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    I was thinking about how “Triple C” will never catch on (or at least I hope it won’t), but many fighters actually end up becoming better known by their nicknames than their real names. (I’m not talking about abbreviated names like JLau/KenFlo or initials like GSP/DC,

    Here is who I came up with along with a few that are arguable.
    Who did I miss?

    CroCop
    Tank
    Cyborg (w)
    Cyborg (m)
    Rampage
    Shogun
    Jacare
    Cowboy
    Big Nog
    Little Nog
    Mighty Mouse
    Karate Hottie
    The Korean Zombie
    Mayhem
    Kimbo Slice

    Borderline:

    Big Country
    Showtime
    Wonder Boy
    Rumble
    California Kid
    Uncle Creepy
     
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    Dick Niaz When you lose yourself, you find a key to paradise

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    that dude is the shit

    only hardcores know what a mauricio rua is
     
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    I think Borrachinha was headed that way, and decided to change that, I can't remember why.
     
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    I don't know even the real names of Kimbo slice and Dada 5000. Tank Abbott I really had to think about - David.
    Nogeira bros are special because they have two. Big nog/little nog and also minotauro/minotouro. No one calls them Antonio Rodrigo/Antonio rogerio.
    Korean superboy's another. Big daddy goodridge. Shoe face. I'm sure there's a few Brazilians I can't think of right now
     
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    War Machine.
     
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    did you all know Nick Diaz's nickname was "el diablo" at one point?
     
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    LOL you had CroCop first and I instantly thought: okay, he's got it!
     
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    Seriously had to Google him by this because I couldn’t remember his real fucking name the other day.
     
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    That and Beastin 25/8 are the undisputed top 2 of all time.

    Number 3 for me is the TazMexican Devil.
     
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    @Galt@Galt is better known by his nickname then his real name Lem Gatevold.
     
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