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Poster of the Day: Tank Abbott Returns on 4/13 With KOTC Superfight Title Match Against Warpath Villareal


(Let’s all have a moment of silence for the career of Trevor Prangley. / Props: King of the Cage via MiddleEasy)

Before Tank Abbott re-enters the UFC and takes the heavyweight strap back from these pussy-ass point-fighters, his latest comeback will begin with a tune-up fight against guyliner-clad palooka Ruben “Warpath” Villareal, who has lost eight of his last ten fights. The match will go down April 13th at King of the Cage: Fighting Legends, at Gold Country Casino in Oroville, California.

According to a KOTC press release published last week, Tank Abbott is “the world’s most famous cage fighter” (!!!), and his fight against Warpath will be for the King of the Cage Superfight title, whatever the hell that means. And of course, Abbott’s second-career as a novelist also gets a plug:

[Abbott] recently took a few years off to write a 300,000 word trilogy about the origins of cage fighting entitled “Befor There Were Rules” with the first novel, “Bar Brawler”, now available for purchase as a paperback or digital download from Amazon.com.”

I think it’s really cool of KOTC to keep the misspelling of “Befor,” so as not to embarrass or confuse Tank. Anyway, there’s a little video profile on Tank after the jump hyping the 4/13 fight. Check it out if you want, but just keep in mind that his fascinating toupee is still in hiding.


(Props: Steve Inman)

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drew191- February 27, 2013 at 10:44 am
Is there still time for a "Design a Tank Abott Tee Shirt" contest? make it happend CP...
drew191- February 27, 2013 at 10:45 am
meant to day "walk out Tee Shirt"
JustSomeGuyNamedPaul- February 26, 2013 at 4:41 pm
"I've been waiting forever for this matchup!"

- no one ever
El Guapo- February 26, 2013 at 12:33 pm
That promo was in slow motion, right? I know Tank ain't exactly a spring chicken anymore but PLEASE TELL ME THAT WAS IN SLOW MOTION!!
GrandShamrock- February 26, 2013 at 11:24 am
"is it even legal to do so?"
He has a makeup exemption.
KeithHackneyWindmillPalmStrike- February 26, 2013 at 8:39 am
You know a book is going to be good when they tell you how many words are in it
The12ozCurls- February 26, 2013 at 8:25 am
All I want to know is:

Does WarPath wear the face paint into the cage and is it even legal to do so? If it IS legal - I would totally go Ultimate Warrior or Papa Shango in the cage. Hey Elias - make it happen in your next bout. Break out the make-up and get all Doink with it.
mma4ever- February 26, 2013 at 8:17 am
Warpath Loses Via Nelmark
algiersheadkick504- February 26, 2013 at 8:04 am
Abbott by KO...JDS would even shoot for takedowns on tank
Fried Taco- February 26, 2013 at 7:49 am
"Befor" as in before there were even rules for the English language. KOTC understands. I'm surprised I have to explain it to you guys.
Ossiuss- February 26, 2013 at 7:43 am
- "My strengths is obviously my strength"

Tank Abbot is a true legend and a wordsmith.
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