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NAME: RAMEAU THIERRY SOKOUDJOU
ALIAS: AFRICAN ASSASSIN
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CONTENDER
The Matrix, Fearless and Blues Brothers
Favorite TV show(s)?
CSI, The Unit, Contender Asia, Law and Order and Criminal minds
Anything that's got a good rhythm
Cleaning on a fishing boat
Giraffe in Africa and Toyota Celica in America.
If you weren't a fighter, what would you be doing?
A porn star
Rats with Bobolow. Sorry...don't really know the name in English.
Favorite junk food?
Brownies with Vanilla Ice cream...yum!
Movies, pool, swimming, traveling and talking on the phone. Didn't have phones in the jungle so...
Mike Tyson, Bruce Lee, Jacky Chan and Jean-Claude Van Damme
Big Nog vs. Fedor
Favorite fighter(s) to watch?
Dan Henderson and Matt Lindland
Usually like to watch movies
If you could fight anyone in time, who would it be?
Whoever can get me to a bigger paycheck!
If you were a superhero, which one would you be?
The Hulk. He's bad ass!
(Laughing) You trying to get me in trouble? I will say Michaela McManus from Law & Order SVU. Love her eyes.
My first win in Pride 33
Most painful moment?
Knowing that my mom got cancer
Most embarrassing moment?
Shoot...got so many, I don't even know where to start. Getting my butt kicked on national TV.
Bonus: Name something that most people don't know about you?
Hmmmm. I think I'm shy...A LOT! Does that count?