- Name: Tony Halme
- Professional MMA Record: 0-4-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: The Viking
- Ending Streak: 4 Losses
- Date of Birth: 1963.01.06 | Died: 2010.01.08
- Last Fight: May 30, 1997 in UFC
- Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 300.0 lbs
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
- Height: 6'4" (194cm) | Reach: N/A
- Gym/Affiliation: N/A
- Born: Finland
- Fighter Pages: Sherdog | Wikipedia | The UG
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Tony Halme was a Finnish mixed martial arts fighter mainly known in MMA circles for being Randy Couture's first MMA opponent at UFC 13. Halme was also a competent professional boxer and a successful professional wrestler, with a brief run in the World Wrestling Federation as "Ludvig Borga."
Halme was a member of Finnish parliament, authored five books, and recorded one album. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on January 8, 2010. He was 47 years old.
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Tony Halme MMA Fight Record
Loss | Submission | Choke
0:56 Round 1 of 1
Ref: John McCarthy
UFC 13: Ultimate Force
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal
|Weigh-In: 300.0 lbs|
|Loss | KO/TKO | Injury||Dick Vrij||RINGS||1997.04.22|
|Loss | KO/TKO||Dick Vrij||RINGS||1995.01.25|
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