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gigantes 09-09-2012 10:22 PM

The meaning of athletes names:
 
sometimes it can be fun looking up the meaning of athletes' names. here are three from the NBA and three from MMA followed by two from tennis. feel free to guess the people or add to the list of riddles. sources are easy to find in today's internet, such as wikipedia, behindthename and google...


two points for every right answer; one point for posting an accurate question:


1) younger two saints

2) richard blonde

3) earnest community

4) god is my judge, son of henry

5) the son of the brown man, holder of the heel

6) little black stream crossing

7) john martin of the colt

8) holder of the heel, dog lover

MichaelCheazley 09-09-2012 10:40 PM

Re: The meaning of athletes names:
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by gigantes


two points for every right answer; one point for posting an accurate question:


1) younger two saints

2) richard blonde

3) earnest community

4) god is my judge, son of henry

5) the son of the brown man, holder of the heel

6) little black stream crossing

7) john martin of the colt

8) holder of the heel, dog lover


only one i get is junior dos santos

The Macho Man 09-09-2012 10:42 PM

Re: The meaning of athletes names:
 
The Best In The World

Chael P Sonnen

GreatGreg 09-09-2012 10:52 PM

Re: The meaning of athletes names:
 
Ricky Rubio
Junior Dos Santos

KDTrey5 09-09-2012 11:28 PM

Re: The meaning of athletes names:
 
i believe i can fly

gigantes 09-09-2012 11:59 PM

Re: The meaning of athletes names:
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by MichaelCheazley
only one i get is junior dos santos

+2 pts for answering #1


Quote:

Originally Posted by GreatGreg
Ricky Rubio

+2 pts for answering #2

Overdrive 09-10-2012 05:10 AM

Re: The meaning of athletes names:
 
#7 = del potro
#5 = Lebron

jamal99 09-10-2012 05:36 AM

Re: The meaning of athletes names:
 
#4 = Daniel Cormier ??

#8 = James "Jimmy" Connors ??

lakers_forever 09-10-2012 08:52 AM

Re: The meaning of athletes names:
 
Junior dos Santos is wrong.

The "dos" does not mean 2 in portuguese. It does in spanish.

Dos Santos means "of Saints".


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