Premier MMA Championship returns to the Iconic Radisson Cincinnati Riverfront in Covington Kentucky on Saturday February 10th, 2018 presenting a night full of live MMA action featuring some of the best up and coming future stars in the sport of MMA, as well as the best unsigned,established veterans in the entire Midwest region.
Some of the athletes who you will see compete live on February 10th 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.
Here is what debut fighter Jordan Zawahri had to say:
Q-What is your full name?
A- My name is Jordan Zawahri
A- I am 21 years old, born on March 15th, 1996
Q- Current Record?
A- I am currently undefeated with a MMA record of 3-0, Jiujitsu record of 14-1
A- Born and raised in Akron, Ohio
Q- What Gym do you train with?
A- I train at Vision MMA, and also train some boxing at the Cincinnati Golden Gloves in OTR
Q-Favorite Training Partner?
A- My favorite training partner has to be Perry Stargel. That’s lil bro
Q- How long have you been training?
A- I began training going into freshman year of high school, then began training consistently when I graduated from high school.
Q- BJJ/TKD/Wrestling experience/Belt Level?
A- I started off wrestling in 7th grade, then transitioned into BJJ, then the standup began once I graduated from high school
Q- When did you make your MMA debut?
A- I finally made my MMA debut in July of 2016
Q- What made you start competing in MMA?
A- I was always an aggressive kid. This gave me a way to let out all that pent-up aggression in a safer, more manageable manner.
Q- How do you feel like you match up with your opponent on February 10th?
A- The only thing Jeff has is a wild overhand. He is no way a technical fighter. He get’s lucky and catches people. I am a way more well-rounded in every aspect
Q- How do you predict the fight will end? and in what round?
A- I’m a finisher, I finish anybody they put in my way. I am going to stop this fool, without a doubt in my mind the ref will have to step in to save the poor fella.
Q- Why should fans come out to see you compete?
A- I can do it all. I walk the walk, talk the talk, fight the fight, and I look the part. I’m an exciting fighter who brings a crowd with me everywhere I go.
Q- If there was one thing you can say to your opponent about your fight on February 10th, what would that be?
A- Tell your family that you love them
Q- What’s your most memorable moment of your MMA career?
A- The most memorable moment in my MMA career has to be finishing my opponent in 59 seconds back in October of 2016. It was the first time I was able to perform in front of my fellow Xavier Musketeers, and sure as heck won’t be the last.
Q- What is your favorite MMA moment as a fan?
A- My favorite MMA moment(s) has to be watching McGregor silence all the doubters
Q- When you’re not at the gym training what is your favorite hobby to keep yourself busy?
A- I love hanging out with my friends. If I’m not in the gym training, or at school, I’m doing hoodrat things with my hoodrat friends
Q- Outside of MMA what type of job do you have?
A- I am a full time Student at Xavier University. I am graduating this May with a degree in Sports Management and Business.
Q- When you’re in the gym training, or just working out what artist or music gets you in a zone?
A- Please don’t laugh at me too much, but I’m a big country music guy. My teammates HATE when I’m on the AUX cord because I force them to listen to country. I also dabble with rap music as well. When I’m back stage getting ready to fight though, I listen to mainly country to keep me cool and collected.
Q- What is your favorite quote?
A-“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity”
Q- What’s your favorite Movie?
A-All-time favorite movie has to be Avatar. Those blue lil aliens are wild
Q-Who is your favorite actor or actress?
A-Paris Hilton…. PSYCH!! Huge Kevin Hart fan.
Q-What is your all time favorite song?
A- Chance the Rapper makes me feel some type of way.
Q- In closing the forum is yours, you have the freedom to say anything you would like:
A- I’m still so young to the game. I truly believe that I have both the resources and mindset to be great at this. I am so early in my career, there are huge things to come. Team Zawahri is ready to take over.
Don’t miss Jordan Zawahri on Saturday February 10th at the Radisson Hotel in Covington Kentucky when he enters the Premier MMA Championship cage to face a dangerous striker, Jeff Wipfel.
Tickets are available now at CINCYFIGHTS.COM