Matt Lindland Biography
Matthew James Lindland is an American retired mixed martial artist, Olympic wrestler, speaker, actor, coach, entrepreneur and politician. He won the Oregon Republican Party's nomination for the Oregon House of Representatives, District 52 seat on May 20, 2008. He also started an apparel company named Dirty Boxer. In mixed martial arts, Lindland competed primarily in the Middleweight division for the UFC, Strikeforce.
Affliction, the IFL, Cage Rage, the WFA, and BodogFIGHT. Lindland appears in the award-winning MMA documentary Fight Life, released in 2013. The film was directed by James Z. Feng and produced by RiLL Films. Matt Lindland and Ed Herman guest starred on the TV series Leverage on July 22, 2011. Lindland played an MMA fighter. Lindland has also appeared in the HBO hit television show Oz, acting and performing stunts.
He was also featured in the Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen film New York Minute, again acting and performing stunts