Premier MMA Championship is set to take place on Saturday November 17th at the Hits Sports & Entertainment Complex in Covington Kentucky presenting a night full of live MMA featuring some of the best up and coming future stars of the sport including a Lightweight Championship Title Fight between Ilyaz Mamadaliyev and Jake Leeson.
Some of the athletes who you will see compete inside the cage on November 17th 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 Ilyaz Mamadaliyev had to say about his upcoming title fight at Premier MMA Championship:
Q- Tell the fans your name?
A: Just turned 20 In July
Q- Your Home Town?
A: Fighting out of Dayton Ohio
Q- What gym do you train with?
A: Vision MMA Dayton
Q-Favorite Training Partner?
A:I am cool with everyone at the gym but as far as favorites go… they know who they are.
Q- How long have you been training?
A: Since 2011
Q-BJJ/TKD/Wrestling experience/Belt Level?
A: No Belt Rankings
Q-When did you make your MMA debut?
A: July 23, one day after my 18th Birthday
Q- What made you start competing in MMA?
A: I want to be known by people, being successful in MMA is difficult and since many people can do it I find that as a great motivating factor for me. Win or lose it’s the best sport in the world!
Q- How do you feel like you match up with your opponent on Nov 17th?
A: Honestly, this going to be a fight where we will both find success early and who ever digs deep will win in the later rounds. It’s going to test both of our hearts and mental toughness.
Q- How do you predict the fight will end? and in what round?
A: It’s a MMA Fight I wish every fight I have could be 30 seconds long but unfortunately it doesn’t work like that. I can see a 5 round back and forth battle happening. If I see a opportunity to end the fight I definitely will give it all I have.
Q- Why should fans come out to see you compete?
A:It’s a Saturday, you get to watch a whole card stacked with up and coming future stars fighting… you have no reason to miss it!
Q- If there was one thing you can say to your opponent about your fight on Nov. 17th, what would that be?
A: I know you trained hard just like I did, I respect you for being in this sport. Come Fight night, let’s go out there put on a show for Covington, Kentucky and Premier MMA. After the fight no matter the result, let’s still have mutual respect towards each other.
Q- What has been the most memorable moment of your MMA career?
A: Overcoming 2016, I had 2 losses in a row and now exactly 2 years later I am fighting for a championship. Giving up was never an option, I wish the losses could be erased but it can’t so it’s now a part of my life story.
Q- What is your favorite MMA moment as a fan?
A: No specific moment but Seeing any fighter with a rough/poor past make it to the top.
Q- When your not at the gym training what is your favorite hobby to keep yourself busy?
A: I am a big time fan of movies, I go out as much as possible when new movies come out. I also enjoying working on projects to help promote myself, and being around family as much as possible because during training camps it’s the thing you miss most.
Q- Outside of MMA what type of job do you have?
A: I’ve worked in 2 hotels as a house person and a laundry guy, I worked as a food delivery guy, and I currently dispatch for Semi-Trucks
Q- Outside of MMA what is your favorite hobby?
A-I don’t have something I do everyday. I don’t plan my days, I go with the flow. Whatever happens happens…
Q- When your in the gym training, or just working out what artist or music gets you in a zone?
A: Eminem, Rihanna, and if I am feeling bad then Selena Gomez
Q- In closing the forum is yours, you have the freedom to say whatever you would like
A: I want to thank everyone for letting me fulfill my dream of fighting and getting my name out there. I enjoy doing what I do for the people I do it for. Thank you for taking the time to read a little about me.
Fight fan’s, You don’t want to miss Ilyaz Mamadaliyev as he steps inside the cage on Saturday November 17th in Covington Kentucky to go to war with Jake Leeson to see who becomes the Premier MMA Championship Lightweight Champion!
Tickets are available now at CINCYFIGHTS.COM