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Daniel Puder

Daniel Puder (born October 9, 1981) is an American professional wrestler and retired professional mixed martial artist. As a mixed martial artist, Puder trained at the American Kickboxing Academy, in San Jose, California. Puder is undefeated in MMA competition, holding a record of eight wins and zero losses. As a professional wrestler, Puder trained at Ohio Valley Wrestling. Puder is, best known for having won the $1,000,000 Tough Enough challenge during his time in World Wrestling Entertainment and Ohio Valley Wrestling. Puder had previously worked for Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling. Puder was involved in amateur wrestling during high school. In high school at Monta Vista High School, in Cupertino, California, Puder finished first place in his weight division in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Central Coast Section, in amateur wrestling, while wrestling with a broken hand. Puder was also involved in entrepreneurship during high school, starting several businesses. At the age of 16, Puder began training in mixed-martial arts and professional wrestling. Puder entered the fourth Tough Enough competition that was conducted as part of WWE SmackDown between

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MMA Star -- I'll Help Chuck Lorre Kick Charlie's Ass

MMA Star -- I'll Help Chuck Lorre Kick Charlie's Ass

MMA badass Daniel Puder is taking Chuck Lorre's side in the "Two and a Half Men" creator's epic battle with Charlie Sheen -- telling TMZ, he'll even train Chuck if he accepts Charlie's octagon… READ MORE >

MMA Star Daniel Puder to Battle Bullying on TV

MMA Star Daniel Puder to Battle Bullying on TV

MMA badass Daniel Puder's next move could be in reality television. The professional people-destroyer is lining up a possible TV show inspired by his anti-bully crusade.Puder tells TMZ he was… READ MORE >

- 1373 days ago
TMZ Live: MMA Star Daniel Puder Hits the Studio

TMZ Live: MMA Star Daniel Puder Hits the Studio

MMA superstar Daniel Puder was in the house for TMZ Live -- and talked to Harvey about the thousands of emails he's been receiving since he offered up his address on TMZ to anyone being… READ MORE >

- 1386 days ago
TMZ Live: No Bullies Allowed Edition

TMZ Live: No Bullies Allowed Edition

MMA superstar Daniel Puder has been receiving thousands of emails since he offered up his address on TMZ to anyone being bullied -- now he's coming in to the office to be a part of TMZ Live.… READ MORE >

- 1387 days ago
Daniel Puder: Hey Bullies, My Email Box Is Blowing Up!

Daniel Puder: Hey Bullies, My Email Box Is Blowing Up!

TMZ posted Daniel Puder's email address on TMZ.com and TMZ on TV along with his offer ... if you're being bullied, email Daniel and he'll come settle it. And wouldn't you know it -- the MMA star's… READ MORE >

- 1388 days ago
MMA Pro to Gay Kids -- Got a Bully? Let Me at 'Em!

MMA Pro to Gay Kids -- Got a Bully? Let Me at 'Em!

Undefeated MMA badass Daniel Puder is laying the blueprints for a nationwide gay-bullying crackdown -- here's how it works: 1) send the dude an email, 2) dude flies to your school, 3) no more… READ MORE >

- 1389 days ago
Ex-WWE Star: Vince McMahon Deceived Me

Ex-WWE Star: Vince McMahon Deceived Me

Daniel Puder won WWE's "$1,000,000 Tough Enough" competition back in 2004, but dude never got the million dollar prize he thought he earned -- instead he believes there was some "false… READ MORE >

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