Premier MMA Championship is set to take place on Saturday February 9th 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 Jacob Kordik making his return to the Premier MMA Championship cage.
Some of the athletes who you will see compete inside the cage on February 9th 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?
Q- Your Home Town?
Q- What gym do you train with?
Q-Favorite Training Partner?
Q- How long have you been training?
Q-BJJ/TKD/Wrestling experience/Belt Level?
A-Wrestled in high school and a little bit for the UC club team
Q-When did you make your MMA debut?
Q- What made you start competing in MMA?
A-I missed the competition I had in high school through all my sports, especially wrestling. I got really into the UFC through listening to Joe Rogan’s podcast. My girlfriend’s mom encouraged me to try it out and helped me get started at Reed Academy.
Q- How do you feel like you match up with your opponent on February 9th?
A-I feel like I match up well with him. He seems like more of a striker and I am more of a grappler.
Q- How do you predict the fight will end? and in what round?
A-First round KO or submission
Q- Why should fans come out to see you compete?
A-Fans should see me because my game will be interesting to watch. I’ll bring a mix of boxing and wrestling and keep the pace high. On top of that, I’m a good public speaker and I can earn a lot of fans on the mic.
Q- If there was one thing you can say to your opponent about your fight on February 9th, what would that be?
A-Let’s put on a show
Q- What has been the most memorable moment of your MMA career?
A-Winning my first fight
Q- What is your favorite MMA moment as a fan?
A-Derrick Lewis knocking out Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 in the last 15 seconds.
Q- When you’re not at the gym training what is your favorite hobby to keep yourself busy?
A-Studying for school and watching sports: Football, basketball and fighting are my favorites.
Q- Outside of MMA what type of job do you have?
A-I am a student at University of Cincinnati studying Biochemistry. I also work a part time job at the UC Rec Center.
Q- Outisde of MMA what is your favorite hobby?
Q- When you’re in the gym training, or just working out what artist or music gets you in a zone?
A-I love country music, but when I’m training, I’ll listen to anything, particularly rap or metal.
Q-Who is your favorite music group or artist?
A-Right now, it is Chris Stapelton
Q-What is your favorite movie?
A-All three of the Lord of the Rings trilogies
Q-Who is your favorite actor/actress?
Q-What’s your favorite color?
Q-What is your “go to” meal after weigh-In’s?
A-Last fight I made pan seared salmon with rice and asparagus when I got home from weigh ins. Immediately after I had a pb&j, a banana, and some pineapple. I will probably do the same
Q-What’s your favorite quote?
A-“I lay me down to bleed a while but I will rise again to fight”
Q- In closing the forum is yours, you have the freedom to say whatever you would like.
A-I am extremely excited to start my career in MMA and I appreciate the opportunity.
Fight fan’s, Don’t miss Jacob Kordik return to Premier MMA Championship on Saturday February 9th in Covington Kentucky when he steps inside the cage to face Elder Ramirez at Premier MMA Championship 11.
Tickets are available now at CINCYFIGHTS.COM