Abbott not ready to call it quits just yet

You'd think that after getting stopped, dropped and rolled over in 43 seconds, Tank Abbott would be ready to call it a day on a colorful MMA career. Think again, writes Michael Woods.

Originally Published: February 19, 2008
By Michael Woods | Special to ESPN.com

It has been more than a decade since the ultra-irreverent Tank Abbott put an indelible stamp on the minds of first-generation UFC followers.

The Hells Angels-looking brawler has notched just one win in his past nine outings and got finished off by the fight game's first YouTube-generated superstar, Kimbo Slice, in just 43 seconds Saturday in Miami.

But the urge to fight still flows through his veins, and Abbott, now 42 years old and living in Huntington Beach, Calif., insists ...

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