Once I Was a Champion

Once I Was a Champion (2011)

The Real Story of Evan Tanner

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  • Release Date: 2011-06-18
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 1 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 33min
  • Language: English
  • Director: Gerard Roxburgh
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Writer, philosopher, alcoholic, and MMA fighter Evan Tanner died mysteriously in the desert of Clapp Springs, California. He was searching for treasure but not the material kind. This feature length biopic focuses on fifty people whose lives he forever changed as they try to figure out who he really was and the reason behind his untimely death.

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  • Randy Couture

    as Himself
  • Rick Franklin

    as Himself
  • Forrest Griffin

    as Himself
  • John Herzfeld

    as Himself
  • Matt Lindland

    as Himself
  • 'Big' John McCarthy

    as Himself
  • Benji Radach

    as Himself
  • Bas Rutten

    as Himself
  • Chael Sonnen

    as Himself
  • Evan Tanner

    as Himself
  • Dana White

    as Himself
Production Kirk Porter Producer
Directing Gerard Roxburgh Director