- Name: Ian Freeman
- Pro MMA Record: 20-7-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: The Machine
- Current Streak: 3 Wins
- Age: 49 | Date of Birth: 1969.12.31
- Last Fight: July 27, 2013 in UCFC
- Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 220.0 lbs
- Affiliation: N/A
- Height: 5'11" (181cm) | Reach: N/A
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
- Born: United Kingdom
- Fighting out of: Sunderland, England
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Ian had his first official mma fight against Tony Bailey on the 27th june 1999, which he won by submission. He is a former Cage Rage heavyweight champion, and the last man to hold the light heavyweight title. Ian freeman's biggest win of his career came against future ufc champion Frank Mir, UFC 38 brawl at the hall 13 july 2002. Mir was a young highly touted fighter and a massive favourite for the fight. In the first round Mir went for a leg lock leaving him unable to protect his head, Freeman proceeded to reign punches down on Mir's face until the referee stopped the fight.
Ian Freeman also co-hosted UK game show Britain's hardest man with Ross Kemp.
On the 27th July 2013 Freeman made a return to mma, at UCFC Legends of mma to face former UFC heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez at Doncaster's Keepmoat stadium. Freeman won in the first round with a combination of leg kicks and ground and pound. His original opponent was to be Ken Shamrock who pulled out a few weeks before the fight sighting a contract dispute.
Freeman's mma record: 27 fights 20 wins 7 defeats, 9 wins by ko, 7 by submission. Ian Freeman is a legend and pioneer of UK mixed martial arts.