Fedor beware - Butterbean is here
Eric "Butterbean" Esch, (born August 3rd, 1968) is a professional boxer, known for his bald head and excessive weight, at over 370 pounds. He was IBA World Super Heavyweight Champion in 1996.
A native of Jasper, Alabama, Butterbean stands 5'11".
Known as the 'King of 4 rounders,' Eric 'Butterbean' Esch is a fighter who first emerged on the Toughman scene in America before entering the world of professional boxing in 1994. Butterbean has developed a cult following and is adored by enthusiastic fans who come out in droves to see him fight.
The majority of his opponents have been technically limited, club level fighters. However, he did face former world champion Larry Holmes in 2002. Holmes won a unanimous 10 round decision although Butterbean was credited with a knockdown in the final round.
Butterbean also fought Peter McNeeley, famous as a former Mike Tyson opponent, in Las Vegas in 1999. He stopped McNeeley in the first round.
His rotund body, bald head and vicious scowl, make him a menacing (yet highly entertaining) fight figure. Recently he has also parcipitated on the K1 circuit in Japan.
Butterbean also appeared in the Jackass film, “Jackass: The Movie” where he fought Johnny Knoxville in a department store.
His record currently stands at 71 wins (54 ko's), 5 losses, and four draws.
He has also appeared two times in WWE pro wrestling events, competing in boxing matches: in 1997, at a In Your House pay-per-view he defeated Marc Mero (who is a former boxer) via disqualification; two years later, at WrestleMania XV, he defeated Bart Gunn via knock out in about 30 seconds.
I think he is a true role model and a truely great fighter boxers are suepriour athletes which gives butterbal an advantage over mma fiters and he recently knocked out cabbage ina an mma fight cabbage is a former ufc champ BTW wel almost
Originally Posted by sabre3
he was also submitted by Genki Sudo, who he outweighs by nearly 200lbs.
he is now far more experience and would crush the puny little asian in a fight he actually almost knocked him out genki was lucky and submitted him by using dirty tactics
sabre3, you shut your dirty ignorant mouth.
I have a feeling sabre3 is going to be banned in short order for making multiple stupid threads in a very short period of time
wot makes dem so stoopid
Ankle-pick to heel hook is a dirty tactic?
Damn, he beat Bart Gunn? I wonder if it was a work. Bart Gunn won the "Brawl for it All" which was the WWE's foray into MMA and real fighting. It was boxing with the big 16 oz. toughman gloves, then add throws. They'll never do it again because so many wrasslers got hurt. Shamrock wasn't around at the time, but Severn was, and he dropped out. He won one or two matches by points by getting constant takedowns. If there was no KO, you won by points. It was a point for a knockdown or takedown, if I remember right. First to 5 won... I also think? I don't think kicking was allowed. Kinda like a boxing version of San Shou. Anyways, Severn said he had nothing to prove and dropped out.
He beat Bart Gunn alright......pretty massively actually, don't think that was faked at all. Think I lost the fight clip in a HD crash months back.
What makes them so stupid?
Calling a something that isnt dirty dirty tactics.
He didn't cheat, in fact butterbean should have expected a submission.
Nothing dirty about Genki's tactics.
And what gives him such an edge over other pride fighters?
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