Viola, Bill

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Viola, Bill Gender: M
William Viola II
born on 5 November 1947 at 10:40 (= 10:40 AM )
Place Uniontown (Fayette County), Pennsylvania, 39n54, 79w44
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 12°23' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 11°37 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 28°12'

Bill Viola


American entrepreneur, martial arts instructor, and mixed martial arts pioneer credited by some as the co-creator of the sport of MMA. In 1979, he co-founded CV Productions, Inc., the first mixed martial arts company in America, with his partner Frank Caliguri. His life is the subject of the book Godfathers of MMA. Viola has instructed all five of his children to the rank of black belt.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth notice, The Morning Herald (Uniontown, Pennsylvania), 6 November 1947, p. 14; born in Uniontown Hospital. Wikipedia incorrectly states he was born in Brownsville, Pennsylvania.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Sports : Martial arts
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Martial arts instructor)
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (Mixed martial arts pioneer)