Meet Premier MMA Championship 15 Fighter Derik Overstreet

Premier MMA Championship is set to return to action on Saturday January 23rd at The Hits Complex in Covington Kentucky presenting a night full of live fights featuring some of the best up and coming future stars of MMA, as well as the best un-signed and established veterans in the entire Southeast and Midwest region including former Western Kentucky University football standout Derik Overstreet.

For those who can’t make the trip to Covington Kentucky you can watch the show LIVE on PPV HERE.

Some of the athletes who you will see compete live on January 23rd 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 Derik Overstreet had to say about his upcoming fight:

Q- Tell the fans your name?

A-Derik Overstreet



Q- Record?

A-3-1 MMA, 2-0 K1

Q- Your Home Town?

A-Paducah, KY

Q- What gym do you train with?

A-Nashville MMA

Q-Favorite Training Partner?

A-N/A, always good training in Nashville. 

Q- How long have you been training?

A-2 years

Q-BJJ/TKD/Wrestling experience/Belt Level?

A-3 years of wrestling, BJJ White Belt

Q-When did you make your MMA debut?

A-March 2019

Q- What made you start competing in MMA?

A-I had wanted to fight since grade school, and I was tired of football. It’s a sport I can do completely of my own will, and the results are on me.

Q- How do you feel like you match up with your opponent?

A-I don’t. 

Q- How do you predict the fight will end? and in what round?

A-It won’t end.

Q- Why should fans come out to see you compete at Premier MMA Championship?


Q- If there was one thing you can say to your opponent about your fight what would that be?


Q- What has been the most memorable moment of your MMA journey?

A-Walking out to “Sweet Caroline” in Bowling Green before a championship fight.

Q- What is your favorite MMA moment as a fan?

A-Khalil Rountree vs. Eryk Anders. I’ve watched the fight easily over 100 times.

Q- When you’re not at the gym training what is your favorite hobby to keep yourself busy?

A-I read political theory, write, and try to keep my cat from burning the house down. 

Q- Outside of MMA what type of job do you have?

A-I’m a bouncer.

Q- When you’re in the gym training, or just working out what artist or music gets you in a zone?

A-James Brown.

Q-Who is your favorite music group or artist?

A-James Brown.

Q-What is your favorite movie?


Q-Who is your favorite actor/actress?

A-Tom Hardy

Q-What’s your favorite color?


Q-What is your “go to” meal after weigh-In’s?

A-I eat full sleeves of bagels and drink honey directly from the jar.

Q-What’s your favorite quote?

A-“I have made up my mind, wherever I go, I shall go as a man, and not as a slave… I shall always aim to be courteous and mild in deportment towards all with whom I come in contact, at the same time firmly and constantly endeavoring to assert my equal right as a man and a brother.” – Frederick Douglass 

Q- In closing the forum is yours, you have the freedom to say whatever you would like.

A-The oppression of anyone is an attack on the freedom of everyone. I’m only free when everyone is equally free. Justice for Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and all of the others. Stand and fight for the right side of history. A better world is possible.

Fight fan’s won’t want to miss Derik Overstreet on Saturday January 23rd in Covington Kentucky when he enters the Premier MMA Championship cage to face Dylan Budka.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions tickets for this event will be extremely limited and only available online at

If you’re unable to attend in person check out for more information on how you can still watch us live on Pay Per View

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For more information on Derik Overstreet and his involvement inside the community click HERE for an excellent article written by The Paducah Sun

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