Hardy and Joel Edgerton have spoken many times about the strong bond they developed
during the grueling months of training and filming they endured for “Warrior.” Although they had to brutally beat each other
during the film, Joel insists that “there was no real competition between
Tom and I because we were both two scared guys turning up to a gym filled with
real fighters hoping that we would somehow be able to fit in and not get
Perhaps the strongest evidence of the bond they
formed can be seen in the last few moments of this short clip from Comic-Con 2011 when
they simultaneously blurted out the exact same response to a journalist’s
After Amanada Nunes dominated Miesha Tate at UFC 200 in the main-event, she has become the first ever openly gay UFC champion.
On a side note; The first ever UFC Women’s title fight consisted of Ronda Rousey (the champion at the time), and the also openly gay competitor, Liz Carmouche. It was also the first ever women’s bout within the organization, following Dana White’s comments, stating women would never fight inside the octagon. Carmouche was unsuccessful in taking the title.