Biography(references)Born of Irish and Scottish descent, Don Frye began wrestling at Buena High School in Sierra Vista, Arizona then in college for Arizona State University in 1984, where he was trained by fellow future Ultimate Fighting Championship compositor, then assistant wrestling coach, Dan Severn. A year later, he transferred to Oklahoma State University–Stillwater, where his teammates included future colleague Randy Couture. After college, Frye trained in boxing for a year and a half and made his professional debut on August 28, 1989 in Phoenix, Arizona, scoring a first-round knockout over Luis Mora. After eight bouts over the next fourteen months he retired and became an emergency medical technician and a firefighter in Bisbee, Arizona.
Fighter Trivia(references)Frye is divorced and has two daughters.
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PRIDE FC Free Fight: Don Frye vs Yoshihiro Takayama (2002)
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