Premier MMA Championship is set to take place on Saturday April 14th at the all new 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, as well as the best un-signed and established veterans in the entire Midwest region.
Some of the athletes who you will see compete inside the cage on April 14th 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 Yoko Kowaas had to say about her upcoming fight at Premier MMA Championship:
Q- Tell the fans your name?
Q- Your Home Town?
Q- What gym do you train with?
A-JKD Unlimited Cincinnati
Q-Favorite Training Partner?
A-All my training partners are well rounded and push me to be better.
Q- How long have you been training?
A-I lost count, somewhere around six or seven years now.
Q-BJJ/TKD/Wrestling experience/Belt Level?
A-Muay Thai, Kali, Silat, Boxing
Rank: Jeet Kune Do/MMA FTS level 3a, Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Battlefield Kali level 1, and Brown belt black stripe in Taekwondo
Q-When did you make your MMA debut?
Q- What made you start competing in MMA?
A-I wanted to test myself.
Q- How do you feel like you match up with your opponent on April 14th?
A-It’s a great match up.
Q- How do you predict the fight will end? and in what round?
A-I’m prepared for wherever this fight goes and to leave it all in the cage.
Q- Why should fans come out to see you compete?
A-Everyone should come out and support women’s MMA, and all the local fighters!
Q- What has been the most memorable moment of your MMA career?
A-The first time I had to cut weight
Q- What is your favorite MMA moment as a fan?
A-Being cage side watching the fights when the UFC came to Cincinnati for Fight Night 40 Brown vs Silva.
Q- When you’re not at the gym training what is your favorite hobby to keep yourself busy?
A-Training keeps me very busy. When I’m not training I’m spending time with family, friends, and my dogs.
Q- Outside of MMA what type of job do you have?
A-I work for an industrial software company.
Q- When you’re in the gym training, or just working out what artist or music gets you in a zone?
A-My workout playlist is pretty diverse. I’ll put anything on my playlist that gets me motivated, but everyone that knows me knows I’m a huge Beyoncé fan
Q-What is your favorite quote?
A-“It’s the space between the notes that makes the music”
Q-What is your all-time favorite movie?
Q-Who is your favorite actor/actress?
Q-What is your all-time favorite song?
A-The Chain by Fleetwood Mac
Q-Who is your favorite music artist?
A-I have a lot, but definitely Beyoncé
Q- In closing the forum is yours, you have the freedom to say whatever you would like:
A-I want to take a moment to thank my head coach Sean Sutton. I’ll never be able to thank you enough for everything you’ve done for me. My coaches Greg Randall, Bob Rust and Tate for all of their help throughout these camps. My strength and conditioning coaches John Dickhaus and Aaron Lambert from Midwest Athletic Performance. My training partners Robbie Lawson, Charles Mahibir, Bob Rust and Cole Sutton. Thank you so much for taking time out to help me throughout these training camps. Thank you to my JKD Unlimited Cincinnati Ohana. You guys are the best teammates around. I couldn’t do any of this without you. Last but not least thank you to my mom, dad and boyfriend for always believing in me and being there for me to lean on.
Fight fan’s, you won’t want to miss Yoko Kowaas as she steps inside the cage on Saturday April 14th in Covington Kentucky to face Marina Coffman at Premier MMA Championship 7.
Tickets are available now at CINCYFIGHTS.COM