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Other names  The Viking
Style  Kickboxing
Nationality  Norwegian
Name  Dan Evensen
Height  6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Role  Mixed martial artist
Division  Heavyweight

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Born  Dan Tore Evensen June 1, 1974 (age 41) Arendal, Norway (1974-06-01)
Weight  252.5 lb (114.5 kg; 18.04 st)

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Dan Tore Evensen (born June 1, 1974 in Arendal) is a Norwegian mixed martial artist and former K-1 Kickboxer. Evensen has fought for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Bellator Fighting Championships, and the now defunct BodogFIGHT.

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He was a promising hammer thrower, and at 16 he had a personal record at 52.50 meters. He also did boxing and American football, playing for the local team Arendal Wildcats for several years. He was taken out to participate on the Norwegian National American football team in the 90's. As a junior in 1994 he was a Norwegian team-champion in judo. He left Norway to attend the University of Texas at El Paso, Texas, and extended his hammer throw to over 60 meters, with the 2000 Summer Olympics as a goal. He went back to Norway and was working as a ship mechanic, but decided to give the United States another try, this time as a martial artist.

He has a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (US). He is a former Gladiator Challenge Heavyweight Champion.

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