Home > News > 'Ultimate Fighter' Dakota Cochrane Addresses Gay Porn Past • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

NEWS STORY

'Ultimate Fighter' Dakota Cochrane Addresses Gay Porn Past

'Ultimate Fighter' Dakota Cochrane Addresses Gay Porn Past
Get XBIZ News
XBIZ Research
Will virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift revolutionize adult entertainment?
Yes
  53.61%
No
  46.39%
Out of 97 votes. Results based on votes submitted by members of XBIZ.net social network.
XBIZ 360 - Jan. 13-16, Los Angeles
Feb 29, 2012 1:00 PM PST    Text size: 

LOS ANGELES — As FX preps for the March 9 premiere of its newly revamped UFC reality-competition series "Ultimate Fighter Live," contestant Dakota Cochrane, 25, is officially speaking about his past as a gay-for-pay performer on the popular paysite SeanCody.com.

Cochrane told MMAFighting.com, "It's definitely a decision I regret. If I would have known what would happen I definitely wouldn't have done it. But I had money issues and I needed help. I went there to do pictures, and they started throwing pretty high numbers in front of me. I didn't really think. It was a big mistake."

Cochrane reportedly earned $80,000 from his work in porn, but admits to the site that he "hated it." He also states that he's not gay and that he quit the business shortly after telling his fiance, with whom he has two children.

Mixed martial arts fans first learned about Cochrane's controversial past on Monday when MMA site MiddleEasy.com ran with the story, which was originally broken by gay blog TomBucchusOnTheVine.com in October.

According MMAFighting, Cochrane disclosed all of his background information to UFC producers prior to being selected as one of "Ultimate Fighter Live's" 32 lightweight fighters.

Said Cochrane, "I think it's a little bit courageous for both of us. I could just hide in a hole and no one would know except for the people close to me. And to them, I was up front. I let them know right away so it wasn’t anything that could come back and bite them in the butt. I think maybe they respected that a little bit."

Prior to scandal, Cochrane was best known for his victory over World Extreme Cagefighting champ Jamie Varner at last year's Titan Fighting Championship 20. He currently holds an 11-2 pro MMA record.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Mounting Breaches: Are You Paying Enough Attention to Internet Security?

For those of you who haven’t been paying attention to the news, there is an epidemic in the online world and it’s getting worse. Last month JPMorgan Chase announced that 76 million households... More »

Head of the Class: Promoting and Encouraging Sexual Health

It wasn’t that long ago, recalls Mark Foreman, when sex toy consumers preferred not to have a conversation or ask questions when shopping. But this isn’t your father’s sex shop anymore. “In... More »

Pleasure Products Manufacturers Bring Sex Education Into Focus

What role does sex education and concern for sexual health play in the manufacture and marketing of pleasure products? What value can be placed on the input of sex educators and experts? We contacted representatives... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Access the latest issues of the industry's leading trade publications in digital form. View online or download for offline viewing.

UPCOMING EVENTS

ANME Show

Jan 12 - Jan 13
Burbank, California

XBIZ 360

Jan 13 - Jan 16
Los Angeles, CA

XBIZ Awards

Jan 15 - Jan 15
Los Angeles, CA

QWEBEC Snow Gathering

Feb 20 - Feb 23
Quebec City, Canada
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!