GOATs around the World -- by Country, Region, State

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  1. CoffeeAndBeer

    CoffeeAndBeer OG from 1993

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    List of every GOAT by Country, Region, State (by place of birth)

    Who am I wrong about?
    Who's not listed?
    Help fill the list.

    Best in each category, noted in green.
    Fighters raised elsewhere from an early age are noted by "(r.Elsewhere)"

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    ASIA

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    Afghanistan -- Siyar Bahadurzada
    Armenia -- Karo Parysian
    Azerbaijan --
    Bahrain --
    Bangladesh --
    Bhutan --
    Brunei --
    Cambodia --
    China --
    Georgia --
    India --
    Indonesia --
    Iran -- Gegard Mousasi (r.Netherlands)
    Iraq -- Randa Markos* (G4G)
    Israel --
    Japan -- Taknori Gomi or Kazushi Sakuraba
    Jordan --
    Kazakhstan -- Kairat Akhmetov
    Kuwait --
    Kyrgyzstan -- Valentina Shevchenko* (G4G)
    Laos --
    Lebanon --
    Malaysia --
    Maldives --
    Mongolia -- Jadamba Narantungalag
    Myanmar (Burma) --
    Nepal --
    North Korea --
    Oman --
    Pakistan --
    Palestine --
    Philippines -- Eduard Folayang
    Qatar --
    Russia (Asia) -- Alexander Shlemenko
    Saudi Arabia --
    Singapore --
    South Korea -- Chan Sung Jung or Dong Hyun Kim
    Sri Lanka --
    Syria --
    Taiwan --
    Tajikistan --
    Thailand -- Rambaa Somdet
    Timor-Leste --
    Turkey -- Alptekin Özkılıç
    Turkmenistan --
    United Arab Emirates --
    Uzbekistan --
    Vietnam -- Cung Le (r.California/U.S.A.)
    Yemen --

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    EUROPE

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    Albania --
    Andorra --
    Austria --
    Belarus -- Andrei Arlovski
    Belgium -- Tarec Saffiedine
    Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Mirsad Bektić
    Bulgaria -- Blagoi Ivanov
    Croatia -- Mirko Filipovic
    Cyprus -- Costas Philippou
    Czech Republic --
    Denmark -- Martin Kampmann
    Estonia -- Dennis Smoldarev
    Finland --
    France -- Cheick Kongo
    Germany -- Daniel Weichel
    Greece --
    Hungary --
    Iceland -- Gunnar Nelson
    Ireland -- Conor McGregor
    Italy -- Alessio Sakara
    Kazakhstan --
    Kosovo --
    Latvia --
    Liechtenstein --
    Lithuania -- Marius Žaromskis
    Luxembourg --
    Macedonia --
    Malta --
    Moldova --
    Monaco --
    Montenegro --
    Netherlands -- Bas Rutten
    Norway -- Joachim Hansen
    Poland -- Joanna Jędrzejczyk* (G4G)
    Portugal --
    Romania --
    Russia (Euro) -- Khabib Nurmagomedov
    San Marino --
    Serbia --
    Slovakia -- Attila Végh or Ivan Buchinger
    Slovenia --
    Spain --
    Sweden -- Alexander Gustafsson
    Switzerland --
    Ukraine -- Fyodor Emelianenko (r.Russia)
    United Kingdom -- Alistair Overeem (r.Netherlands)
    Vatican City --

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    NORTH AMERICA

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    Antigua and Barbuda --
    Bahamas -- Yves Edwards
    Barbados --
    Belize --
    Canada -- Georges St Pierre
    Costa Rica --
    Cuba -- Hector Lombard
    Dominica --
    Dominican Republic --
    El Salvador -- Ivan Menjivar
    Grenada --
    Guatemala --
    Haiti -- Yves Jabouin
    Honduras --
    Jamaica -- Uriah Hall
    Mexico -- Jessica Aguilar* (G4G)
    Nicaragua --
    Panama --
    St. Kitts and Nevis --
    St. Lucia --
    St. Vincent and The Grenadines --
    Trinidad and Tobago -- Gary Goodridge
    United States of America -- Jon Jones

    DEPENDENT TERRITORIES:
    Anguilla (UK) -- Carlos Newton
    Aruba (Netherlands) --
    Bermuda (UK) --
    Bonaire (Netherlands) --
    British Virgin Islands (UK) --
    Cayman Islands (UK) --
    Clipperton Island (France) --
    Curaçao (Netherlands) --
    Greenland (Denmark) --
    Guadeloupe (France) --
    Martinique (France) --
    Montserrat (UK) --
    Puerto Rico (USA) -- Jorge Rivera
    Saba (Netherlands) --
    Saint Barthélemy (France) --
    Saint Martin (France) --
    Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) -- Denis Kang
    Sint Eustatius (Netherlands) --
    Sint Maarten (Netherlands) --
    Turks and Caicos Islands (UK) --
    US Virgin Islands (USA) --

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    SOUTH AMERICA

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    Argentina -- Santiago Ponzinibbio
    Bolivia --
    Brazil -- Anderson Silva
    Chile --
    Colombia --
    Ecuador --
    Guyana --
    Paraguay --
    Peru -- Luis Palomino
    Suriname -- Melvin Manhoef
    Uruguay --
    Venezuela -- Maximo Blanco

    DEPENDENT TERRITORIES:
    Falkland Islands (UK) --
    French Guiana (France) --
    South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (UK) --


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    OTHER

    Australia -- George Sotiropoulos
    Cameroon -- Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
    New Zealand -- Mark Hunt
    Nigeria -- Anthony Njokuani

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    *Females listed as Gender-for-Gender








    ASIA GOAT(s)

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    五味隆典 / 桜庭 和志

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    EUROPE GOAT

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    Фёдор Влади́мирович Емелья́ненко

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    NORTH AMERICA GOAT

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    Georges St-Pierre

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    SOUTH AMERICA GOAT

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    Anderson da Silva

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  2. CoffeeAndBeer

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    List of GOATS within MMA Powerhouses, by regions, states, and counties.


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    U.S.A.

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    The West

    • Alaska -- Bristol Marunde
    • Arizona -- Don Frye(?)
    • California -- Dan Henderson, Bruce Lee-Honorary GOAT
    • Colorado -- Benson Henderson (r.Washington)
    • Hawaii -- Jay Dee Penn
    • Idaho -- Jared Rosholt
    • Montana -- Keith Jardine
    • Nevada -- Frank Mir
    • New Mexico -- Carlos Condit
    • Oregon -- Chael Sonnen
    • Utah -- Scott Jorgensen (r.Idaho/Alaska)
    • Washington -- Randy Couture
    • Wyoming -- Nate Marquardt
    The Midwest
    • Illinois -- Matt Hughes
    • Indiana -- Miguel Angel Torres
    • Iowa -- Pat Miletich
    • Kansas -- Bobby Lashley
    • Michigan -- Dan Severn
    • Minnesota -- Sean Sherk
    • Missouri -- Tyron Woodley
    • Nebraska -- Jake Ellenberger
    • North Dakota --
    • Ohio -- Rich Franklin
    • South Dakota -- Brock Lesnar
    • Wisconsin -- Anthony Pettis
    The Northeast
    • Connecticut -- Brennan Ward
    • Maine -- Tim Sylvia
    • Massachusetts -- Kenny Florian
    • New Hampshire --
    • New Jersey -- Frankie Edgar
    • New York -- Jon Jones
    • Pennsylvania -- Eddie Alvarez
    • Rhode Island --
    • Vermont --
    The South
    • Alabama --
    • Arkansas -- Alan Belcher
    • Delaware -- Din Thomas
    • Florida -- Jorge Masvidal
    • Georgia -- Ken Shamrock (r.California)
    • Kentucky -- Demetrious Johnson (r.Washington)
    • Louisiana -- Daniel Cormier
    • Maryland -- Sara McMann* (G4G)
    • Mississippi --
    • North Carolina -- Jason Miller
    • Oklahoma -- Johnny Hendricks
    • South Carolina -- Stephen Thompson
    • Tennessee -- Rampage Jackson
    • Texas -- Joseph Benavidez (r.New Mexico)
    • Virginia -- Brandon Vera
    • West Virginia -- Brian Bowles

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    BRASIL

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    Norte

    • Acre --
    • Amapá --
    • Amazonas -- Jose Aldo
    • Rondônia --
    • Roraima --
    • Pará -- Helio Gracie-Honorary GOAT
    • Tocantins --
    Nordeste
    • Alagoas --
    • Bahia -- Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
    • Ceará --
    • Maranhão -- Zuluzinho
    • Paraíba -- Luiz Firmino
    • Pernambuco -- Raphael Assuncao
    • Piauí --
    • Rio Grande do Norte -- Renan Barao
    • Sergipe --
    Centro Oeste
    • D.F.-Brasília -- Antonio Silva
    • Goiás --
    • Mato Grasso --
    • Mato Grosso do Sul --
    Sudeste
    • Espírito Santo -- Ronaldo Souza
    • Minas Gerais -- Rousimar Palhares
    • Rio de Janeiro -- Vitor Belfort
    • São Paulo -- Anderson Silva
    Sul
    • Paraná -- Wanderlei Silva
    • Rio Grande do Sul -- Fabricio Werdum
    • Santa Catarina -- Junior dos Santos

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    JAPAN

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    ... work in progress...
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    JAPAN

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    Hokkaidō
    • Hokkaido --
    Tōhoku
    • Akita -- Kazushi Sakuraba
    • Aomori -- Masakatsu Funaki, Mitsuyo Maeda
    • Fukushima -- Kazuyuki Fujita
    • Iwate --
    • Miyagi --
    • Yamagata -- Ryo Chonan
    Kantō
    • Chiba -- Kazuo Misaki or Hiroyuki Takaya
    • Gunma -- Kyoji Horiguchi
    • Ibaraki -- Hayato Sakurai... Tatsuya Kawajiri, Takeya Mizugaki, Mitsuhiro Ishida
    • Kanagawa -- Takanori Gomi... Mamoru Yamaguchi, Shinichi Kojima, Norifumi Yamamoto, Kenji Kawaguchi, Yushin Okami, Caol Uno, Masakazu Imanari, Rumina Sato
    • Saitama --
    • Tochigi --
    • Tokyo -- Genki Sudo... Akihiro Gono, Masanori Kanehara, Riki Fukuda
    Chūbu
    • Aichi -- Hatsu Hioki... Hidehiko Yoshida
    • Fukui --
    • Gifu -- Ikuhisa Minowa
    • Ishikawa --
    • Nagano --
    • Niigata -- Yuki Kondo
    • Shizuoka -- Shinya Aoki
    • Toyama --
    • Yamanashi --
    Kansai
    • Hyogo -- Dokonjonosuke Mishima
    • Kyoto -- Masakatsu Ueda
    • Mie --
    • Nara -- Satoru Kitaoka
    • Osaka -- Yoshihiro Akiyama
    • Shiga -- Tsuyoshi Kosaka
    • Wakayama --
    Chūgoku
    • Hiroshima -- Kazuhiro Nakamura
    • Okayama -- Megumi Fujii (*G4G), Kiyoshi Tamura
    • Shimane --
    • Tottori --
    • Yamaguchi --
    Shikoku
    • Ehime -- Yasuhiro Urushitani
    • Kagawa -- Yoshiro Maeda
    • Kochi --
    • Tokushima -- Kano Jigoro, Satoru Sayama
    Kyūshū
    • Fukuoka --
    • Kagoshima -- Katsunori Kikuno
    • Kumamoto --
    • Miyazaki --
    • Nagasaski -- Mizuto Hirota
    • Oita --
    • Okinawa -- Mitsuhisa Sunabe
    • Saga --

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    I'm pretty tired of that expression

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    CALIFORNIA

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    The Bay Area
    • Alameda Co -- Chris Camozzi
    • Contra Costa Co -- Ramsey Nijem
    • Marin Co --
    • Napa Co -- Jerry Bohlander
    • San Francisco Co -- Bruce Lee-Honorary GOAT, Danny Castillo
    • San Mateo Co --
    • Santa Clara Co -- Josh Thomson
    • Solano Co -- Mark Muñoz* (born on U.S. base in Japan)
    • Sonoma Co --
    Central Coast
    • Monterey Co -- Cain Velasquez (r.AZ)
    • San Benito Co --
    • San Luis Obispo Co -- Tim Kennedy
    • Santa Barbara Co -- Chuck Liddell
    • Santa Cruz Co -- Luke Rockhold
    Los Angeles/So Cal
    • L.A. Co -- Dan Henderson (r.San Ber Co.)
    • Orange Co -- Gilbert Melendez or Tito Ortiz
    • Riverside Co -- Ronda Rousey (*G4G)
    • San Bernardino Co -- Bobby Green
    • Ventura Co -- Tony Ferguson (r.MI)
    Lower California
    • Imperial Co --
    • San Diego Co -- Dominick Cruz (r.AZ) or Robbie Lawler
    Sacramento Metro
    • El Dorado Co --
    • Placer Co --
    • Sacramento Co -- Tyson Griffin
    • Sutter Co --
    • Yolo Co --
    • Yuba Co --
    San Joaquin Valley
    • Fresno Co -- Cole Escovedo or Zoila Frausto (*G4G)
    • Kern Co --
    • Kings Co -- Chad Mendes
    • Madera Co -- Lavar Johnson
    • Merced Co -- Marvin Eastman
    • San Joaquin Co -- Nick Diaz
    • Stanislaus Co -- Michael McDonald
    • Tulare Co -- Joe Soto
    Sierra/East
    • Alpine Co --
    • Amador Co --
    • Calaveras Co --
    • Inyo Co --
    • Mariposa Co --
    • Mono Co --
    • Tuolumne Co -- TJ Dillashaw
    Upper California
      • Butte Co --
      • Colusa Co --
      • Del Norte Co --
      • Glenn Co --
      • Humboldt Co --
      • Lake Co --
      • Lassen Co --
      • Mendocino Co --
      • Modoc Co --
      • Nevada Co --
      • Plumas Co --
      • Shasta Co --
      • Sierra Co --
      • Siskiyou Co --
      • Tehama Co --
      • Trinity Co --
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    Note:
    - Urijah Faber was born in Santa Barbara (Chuck Liddell) and raised in Placer Co (Sacramento Metro).
     
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    CANADA

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    • Alberta -- Jordan Mein
    • B.C. -- Rory MacDonald
    • Manitoba -- Joe Doerksen
    • New Brunswick -- Ryan Jimmo
    • New & Lab --
    • NW Territories --
    • Nova Scotia -- TJ Grant
    • Nunavut --
    • Ontario -- Mark Hominick
    • P.E. Island --
    • Quebec -- Georges St Pierre
    • Saskatchewan --
    • Yukon --

    Note:
    Carlos Newton was born in Anguilla a territory of the U.K.
    Gary Goodridge was born in Trinidad and Tobago
     

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