Meet Premier MMA Championship’s Cody “The King” Kessinger


Premier MMA Championship is set to take place on Saturday May 27th at the Radisson Cincinnati Riverfront in Covington Kentucky hosting a night full of live MMA featuring some of the best up and coming talent as well as established veterans in the entire Midwest region.  For those who cant make the trip to Covington Kentucky you can watch the show LIVE on the FloCombat sports network by signing up HERE.

Some of the athletes that will be featured on the May 27th fight card took a few moments out of their training to give you,the fans a little background on who they are and give you their thoughts on their upcoming fight at Premier MMA Championship.

Q- Tell the fans your name?
A-Cody “The King” Kessinger
Q-Age?
A-25
Q- Record?
A- 9-5
Q- Your Home Town?
A-New Albany, Indiana
Q- What gym do you train with?
A- Grind MMA
Q-Favorite Training Partner?
A-Josh “Bam Bam” Schlenker
Q- How long have you been training?
A-10+ years in MMA
Q-BJJ/TKD/Wrestling experience/Belt Level?
A- High level wrestler. (16 years) & 10+ years of BJJ
Q-When did you make your MMA debut?
A-July 11th, 2009. 2 days after my 18th Birthday.
Q- What made you start competing in MMA?
A-I loved training. Knew it was the perfect fit for me and my skill set.
Q- How do you feel like you match up with your opponent on May 27th?
A- I feel it is a great matchup. May the best man win.
Q- How do you predict the fight will end? and in what round?
A- Submission 1st Round. I’m going for the Knockout though.
Q- Why should fans come out to see you compete?
A-I’m exciting to watch fight. All 9 of my wins are FINISHES. That’s what the fans love to see. I promise to give them their money’s worth in just 1 fight.
Q- If there was one thing you can say to your opponent about your fight on May 27th, what would that be?
A- Thank you. Just simply thank you.
Q- What has been the most memorable moment of your MMA career?
A-Winning my first Title. It was an awesome feeling.
Q- What is your favorite MMA moment as a fan?
A- Watching Forrest Griffin become the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. I followed him through TUF 1.
Q- When your not at the gym training what is your favorite hobby to keep yourself busy?
A- Playing Xbox One.
Q- Outside of MMA what type of job do you have?
A-I remodel homes.
Q- When your in the gym training, or just working out what artist or music gets you in a zone?
A-Machine Gun Kelly. Always. Lace the fuck up!
Q- In closing the forum is yours, you have the freedom to say whatever you would like…
A-The King is back!
Cody Kessinger and Cody Riggs will step inside the cage on Saturday May 27th at the Radisson Cincinnati Riverfront in Covington Kentucky to determine who will move on to fight for the Premier MMA Championship title. 
For tickets visit CINCYFIGHTS.COM
If you’re unable to attend in person you can still watch the event LIVE on the FloCombat sports network by clicking HERE
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