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Remember When Don Frye Killed Johnny Depp?

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Remember When Don Frye Killed Johnny Depp?

Don Frye is set to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame next week during UFC International Fight Week, but let’s take a look back to his 2009 role as Clarence Hurt in the hit Hollywood film, “Public Enemies.”

Don Frye killed Johnny Depp in Public EnemiesMovie Plot:  The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.

Frye, who is set to be inducted July 10, plays a Texas Ranger who delivers one of the fatal shots to Dillinger who is played by Johny Depp.  “The Predator” will be inducted into the pioneer wing of the 2016 class.

Watch Don Frye’s Role in the Killing of Johnny Depp’s character, John Dillinger

Despite his instant success in MMA, Frye retired from the sport after winning the Ultimate Ultimate ’96 tournament.

Frye is not a one hit wonder when it comes to the entertainment world.  Check out his IMDb page to see a full list of movies, television shows and commercials that the famed fighter has been involved in.

2016 UFC Hall of Fame inductees

Pioneer: Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira
Pioneer: Don Frye
Contributor: Bob Meyrowitz
Fight Wing: Pete Williams vs. Mark Coleman