EA Sports UFC continues to roll out their roster ahead of their Spring 2014 release, and UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin is among the playable characters that will be in the game. EA Sports unveiled two shots of Griffin in the game and the representation is fairly accurate.
Here is the second screen shot from the press release:
- Nickname: NA
- Record: 19-7-0
- From: Columbus, Ohio, USA
- Fights Out Of: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
- Age: 34
- Height: 6’3” (190 cm)
- Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
- Strengths: Well rounded, Good Grappling Skills, Heart
Looking back at his MMA career, it’s not hard to see why Forrest Griffin has been a longtime favorite of UFC fans around the world. A cast member on the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter, Griffin’s televised season-finale bout against Stephen Bonnar became an instant classic, and is widely credited with putting the UFC on the mainstream map in North America. Never short on heart, Griffin went on to become a veteran of the Octagon, capturing the Light Heavyweight champion in 2008.
Griffin remains a fan favorite to this day, so gamers and mixed martial arts fans will likely be thrilled that they can hit the sticks and step inside of the octagon with Griffin’s character to control.
Will you be using Griffin in an attempt to make a title run in career mode? Sound off in the comments section below on your thoughts on the character rendering and what you expect from the game when it hits the shelves.