Premier MMA Championship is set to take place on Saturday August 11th 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, as well as the best unsigned and established veterans in the entire region.
Headlining this exciting night of fights will be two former UFC fighters as Justin Edwards will step inside the Premier MMA Championship cage to face fellow UFC veteran, Carlo Prater.
Some of the athletes who you will see compete inside the cage on August 11th have taken 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 Justin Edwards had to say about his upcoming fight at Premier MMA Championship:
Q- Tell the fans your name?
A-Justin “Fast Eddy” Edwards
Q- Your Home Town?
Q- What gym do you train with?
A-JGMMA, S&G BJJ and Iron Tiger Fight Team
Q-Favorite Training Partner?
Q- How long have you been training?
Q-BJJ/TKD/Wrestling experience/Belt Level?
A-BJJ Brown Belt, Wrestling background, Kickboxing Experience
Q-When did you make your MMA debut?
Q- What made you start competing in MMA?
A-Looking for something competitive to do. I was also already a fan.
Q- How do you feel like you match up with your opponent on August11th?
A-I really like the match up. Carlo is a very experienced opponent and will be prepared for a tough fight.
Q- How do you predict the fight will end? and in what round?
A-Haha I don’t ever predict fights because I’m usually 100% wrong even if I win I do it in a way that wasn’t planned lol.
Q- Why should fans come out to see you compete?
A-I’ve always been an exciting fighter to watch. I always leave it all in the cage. I feel like people like to see that more than people trying not to loose. I know i do.
Q- If there was one thing you can say to your opponent about your fight on August 11th, what would that be?
A-Thanks for taking the fight. I hope we both fight well.
Q- What has been the most memorable moment of your MMA career?
A-Getting my first submission of the night bonus in the UFC. It was. A huge honor against a veteran Josh Neer
Q- What is your favorite MMA moment as a fan?
A-To many to pick.
Q- When you’re not at the gym training what is your favorite hobby to keep yourself busy?
A-I didn’t realize we had off days i like to camp and fish. I’ve barely had time to do any since the timing of this camp though.
Q- Outside of MMA what type of job do you have?
Q- When you’re in the gym training, or just working out what artist or music gets you in a zone?
A-Usually older stuff. Tupac, Guns N Roses, Skynard, Notorious BIG. You know all the easy listening stuff
Q-What is your favorite quote?
A-If you’re not 1st, your Last!
Q-What is your all time favorite movie?
Q-Who is your favorite actor/actress?
Q-What is your all time favorite song?
A-Some where over the rainbow
Q-Who is your favorite music artist?
Q-What should fan’s who may not be familiar with you know about you?
A-I don’t bite…hard!
Q- In closing the forum is yours, you have the freedom to say whatever you would like.
A-I’m not a man of many words. Thanks to all my coaches, training partners, friends and family for supporting me during my journey while I’m out here chasing dreams. Also just come to the fights and enjoy the show. You won’t be disappointed.
Fight fan’s, As Justin Edwards said in the press release about this fight, “The local fan’s want and deserve a UFC caliber fight and now they are going to get one” and they are getting one Saturday August 11th in Covington Kentucky as Justin steps inside the cage to face Carlo Prater at Premier MMA Championship
Tickets are available now at CINCYFIGHTS.COM