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Matt Lindland

Oregon City, Oregon, USA

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Matthew James Lindland is an American retired mixed martial artist, Olympic wrestler, speaker, actor, coach, entrepreneur and politician. He won the Oregon Republican Party's nomination for the Oregon House of Representatives, District 52 seat on May 20, 2008. He also started an apparel company named Dirty Boxer. In mixed martial arts, Lindland competed primarily in the Middleweight division for the UFC, Strikeforce. Affliction, the IFL, Cage Rage, the WFA, and BodogFIGHT. Lindland appears in the award-winning MMA documentary Fight Life, released in 2013. The film was directed by James Z. Feng and produced by RiLL Films. Matt Lindland and Ed Herman guest starred on the TV series Leverage on July 22, 2011. Lindland played an MMA fighter. Lindland has also appeared in the HBO hit television show Oz, acting and performing stunts. He was also featured in the Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen film New York Minute, again acting and performing stunts


Fight Life Himself 2012-01-20
Once I Was a Champion Himself 2011-06-18
Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu II Himself 2010-12-04
Strikeforce Challengers 8: Lindland vs. Casey as Himself 2010-05-21
Fighting Politics himself 2009-01-01
UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell II himself 2005-04-16
UFC 54: Boiling Point himself 2005-08-20
UFC 49: Unfinished Business Himself 2004-08-21
UFC 41: Onslaught Himself 2003-02-28
UFC 45: Revolution Himself 2003-11-21
UFC 43: Meltdown Himself 2003-06-06
UFC 39: The Warriors Return himself 2002-09-27
UFC 37: High Impact himself 2002-05-10
UFC 36: Worlds Collide Himself 2002-03-22
UFC 34: High Voltage Himself 2001-11-02
UFC 31: Locked & Loaded himself 2001-05-04
UFC 29: Defense of the Belts Himself 2000-12-16