The career of Mariano "Big Dawg" Mendoza is an impressive one indeed. He is an MMA fighter, actor, stuntman, veteran, co-host on Mariano "Big Dawg's" Corner, and has been deemed "The World's Strongest Latino" and rated in the top 100 fighters in the world!
He has well over 111 acting credits as of right now on IMDb. His autobiography "The Untold Story of Mariano Mendoza" was released in 2017 and is now available to rent and buy on Amazon, In Walmart, and Best Buy (just click the green text). Recent films and TV series you can see him in now are "Duel of Legands"(2018), "The Pining"(2018), "Voyeur"(2018), "Compton's Finest"(February 2019 release), "Pontius Pilate", "Better Call Saul", "Training Day", "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", the upcoming 2019 film Rob Zombie sequel "3 from Hell". He has been a stunt coordinator for a scene on the T.V. show "The Mentalist" and featured as a coach in the episode called "Blood Sport". In 2012 he was featured as Junior the Thug in the movie "School Dance", with Nick Cannon as the director. With Wilmer Valderrama as his brother in the movie, featuring Kevin Hart, George Lopez and Efren Ramirez. He has most recently had a reoccurring part on Eastbound and Down as Rodney "Hammer" Garcia in Season 4. just to name a few. You can expect to see more and more of Mariano on the big screen and on your TV this year because he is getting hit after hit in and not just in MMA!
He is known as Oleg in the video game "Saints Row 3" He was also featured in the "MMA Supremacy" as Mariano "Big Dawg" the boxer. He has numerous world record titles such as Muscle Beach Strong Man 1995 and 1996. He has the World Record at 220 lbs with the Strict Curl and it is still undefeated.
Between filming and Interviewing other celebrities, Mariano started Big Dawg's ENT., and has started writing and producing short films.
Films Mariano has created include The Testimonial (Previously called Testimony), that is available on Amazon Prime, Prison Musles, Master Chankla and is currently working behind the scenes putting together a feature film of Master Chankla. The Oracle of Nunchucku: a Master Chankla Series will be adapted into part of the feature film and will have more talent, more fun and a ton of laughs!
Not only creating Big Dawg's ENT., Mariano has also started his own jewelry line called Giant B.D. Jewelry and are available upon request. Many pendants are made with high caliber bullets, sterling silver, gold and copper. Check out the photos below and if you are interested in any pieces let us know!
To keep up with what Mariano "Big Dawg" Mendoza has going on, you can follow him on:
Youtube: Mariano Big Dawg
IMDb: Mariano 'Big Dawg' Mendoza
Official Website: MarianoMendoza.com
Big Dawg's Corner: Mariano "Big Dawg's Corner
Wiki: Mariano "Big Dawg" Mendoza
Mariano "Big Dawg" Mendoza Acting Reel 2018
The Untold Story of Mariano Mendoza Trailer
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