"The Filipino Wrecking Machine"
Reach71 in. (5' 11/180 cm)
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu CoachAntônio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira
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Biography(references)Muñoz with other MMA fighters teaching service members at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, in 2018; Beneil Dariush is at center background Muñoz was born on United States Fleet Activities Yokosuka, a United States Navy base in Yokosuka, Japan, to Filipino parents. Muñoz began wrestling at the age of 13 and also played football, but had to give up the latter sport when he was a sophomore in high school due to an injury. Because of his size and raw talent, Muñoz began wrestling with the varsity team at Vallejo High School. Muñoz went on to compete at Oklahoma State University, where he compiled 121 wins overall, was a two-time All-American, and won an NCAA National Championship in 2001 as a senior. After finishing college, Muñoz came back to be an assistant coach at Oklahoma State for two years, leading the team to an NCAA National Championship in 2003.
Fighter Trivia(references)Muñoz lives with his wife and his four children in Mission Viejo, California. Muñoz ran his own gym, Reign Training Center, in Lake Forest but in the end of April 2015, Munoz sold it to an investor to dedicate more personal time to his children and as a wrestling coach.
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