Frank Shamrock and Ken Shamrock settle their differences

Esther Lin for MMA Fighting

The only two brothers to both become UFC champions have reportedly ended their decade-plus long feud. Frank Shamrock claims he and adoptive brother Ken are "in a better place."

Adoptive brothers Frank and Ken Shamrock were once teammates and training partners but the two former UFC champs have been at odds since the late 1990s when Frank elected to leave Ken's Lion's Den and Ken took it personally. For years the two men were talking about booking an MMA fight to settle their differences.

Now Frank tells MMA Fighting that they've buried the hatchet:

"We sat down and really had a conversation, and I think our relationship is back on track. We'll see where it goes. There's a business opportunity that got us sitting down for a couple of hours. It was really nice. It was very positive for both of us.

"It feels good to put it behind you, to move on emotionally," Shamrock said. "Kind of have that feeling of rest, that's the best part for me. It's a new chapter, move on. It's been a long time."

Frank is currently one of the featured coaches on Bellator's MMA reality show Fight Master and the 49-year-old Ken has been trying to book fights for himself, most recently agreeing to face UK veteran Ian Freeman before backing out of the bout.


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