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“Get a Shirt, Grandma” – Fans React as 58-Year-Old UFC Legend Mark Coleman Gets “Arrested Walking Naked” After Conor McGregor Call Out

Published 05/29/2023, 7:29 AM EDT

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UFC’s first-ever heavyweight champion Mark Coleman supposedly found himself in trouble recently. He shared a post on Instagram claiming that he was arrested by the police, to which many fans have shared their reactions online. This happened just a day after he challenged Conor McGregor to a boxing match.

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Mark Coleman rose to name after defeating Dan Severn at UFC 12 to claim the heavyweight title and unify it with the super fight title. He was subsequently ushered into the Hall of Fame under the ‘Pioneer’ wing in 2008. However, he developed a drinking problem later in his life but got sober in 2021 after participating in rehab.

Mark Coleman gets arrested for walking naked


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Just a day after he called out UFC megastar, Conor McGregor, Coleman found himself in trouble with the law. He elaborated on that incident in his recent Instagram post while sporting his shorts. He said, “Out walking here to get some sun, cops pulled me over. They say, ‘What are you doing? You’re alright?’ I say, ‘Yeah!'”

When the police asked him what he was doing, he said that he was preparing for a fight with some people who were bothering him at the bar. Coleman said, “I said [that] I am getting ready for a bar fight. [Some] guys have been f***ing with me at the bar.” 


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In the Instagram post, Mark Coleman mentioned that he had been on a carnivorous diet, suggested by controversial social media personality, ‘Liver King’. Coleman claims that his legs are now better than ever thanks to the social media star. Moreover, his post garnered a lot of reactions from the fans.

Coleman’s recent post received mixed reactions from fans

MMA fans shared their thoughts in the comment section of the post.

  • get a shirt grandma
  • Considering a barehands fight, bro?
  • Bet they have no clue who there talking to!The champ!


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  • They weren’t ready for that answer.
  • No one messes with Coleman
  • I love the fact you just don’t gaf!
  • Bar fight?? I thought you’ve been preaching to be sober.
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While one fan urged Coleman to wear a shirt, the other was wondering if the scuffle in the bar will be a barehanded fight. Another fan claimed the that police may not have had any idea who Coleman was and weren’t ready for the answer the Hall of Famer gave them. Thus, the post attracted several different comments to the incident.


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Mark Coleman is 58 years old now. Nevertheless, he still carries that aura of being a mean and fierce man that UFC fans remember him for. He is also planning to make a return to the boxing ring, but fans are skeptical about this decision.

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Himanga Mahanta

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Himanga Mahanta is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. He has a passion for combat sports and a deep understanding of the intricacies of MMA. With his expertise and extensive knowledge, Himanga provides in-depth coverage of UFC events and fighters, bringing his readers closer to the action and the athletes they admire.

Edited By: Rohini Kottu