Biggest age gap between two fighters?

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  1. Sickplicity Blue Belt

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    Just curious.

    I was thinking Couture vs. Machida

    48 - 33 at the time, that's a 15 year difference. Anything else?
     
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    couture vera?
     
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    Royce Gracie vs Ron van Clief. Can't edit anymore.
     
  4. wufabufa Red Belt

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    Dan Severn vs. Anyone he's fought in the last 10 years.
     
  5. DarthChen731 Gold Belt

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    UFC 4 had Royce Gracie (28 years) vs. Ron van Clief (51 years) making a difference of 23 years
     
  6. youngda9 Purple Belt

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    Rei Zulu - Born June 9, 1947
    Vs.
    Ebenezer Fontes Braga - Born April 14, 1969

    6962 days apart


    Royce Gracie - Born December 12, 1966
    Vs
    Ron van Clief - Born January 25, 1943

    8722 days apart
     
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  7. reddhelium Black Belt

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    jones vs. matyushenko- 15 or 16 years apart
     
  8. some random guy Orange Belt

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    Dan Severn vs Scott Fraser possibly the largest?
     
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    Jones was 23 and Matyushenko was 39 when they fought.
     
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    You'll have to scour Dan Severn's record...I just did a quick peak and he has a fight against a guy over 25 years younger than him.

    Dan Severn - June 8, 1958
    Vs.
    Kenny Omega - October 16, 1983
    9261 days
     
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    Herschel Walker vs Greg Nagy. 21 years..
     
  12. some random guy Orange Belt

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    In the somewhat recent UFC -

    Mark Coleman (1964-12-20) vs Mauricio Rua (1981-11-25) - 6,184 days age gap (this is larger than Matyushenko/Jones, 6040 days)

    MMA in general -

    Dan Severn (1958-06-08) vs Scott Fraser (1988-08-29) - 11,040 days age gap (over 30 years)
     
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    At a 16 year difference, Gabriel Gonzaga is the person with the biggest age gap Randy has ever fought.
     
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    Skip hall vs James Wakefield = 32 years
     
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    Randy Couture vs Sergio Pettis
     
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    That was epic when Randy slammed him and got the G 'n' P tko. Not bad for an old man!
     
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    Considering the 100 lbs weight difference, I was thoroughly disappointed he didn't finish him until the 3rd.
     
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    Was going to say this
     
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    Would have been Jones VS Hendo with 17 years
     
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    I was thinking it had to be a skip hall fight too.
     

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