The· UFC Returning to Saturday, January 16, 2021, we will return to action before and after the Christmas holidays.One of those names ready to start 2021 with a bang is a decorated wrestler Mike Grundy.. UFC Fight Night: Hollowway vs Qatar It will be held at Fight Island where you will face Grundy Nik Lentz For prelim.Grundy from London won UFC KO / TKO made a strong debut, but made a unanimous decision in July 2020. Aspera FC The featherweight champion aims to make 2021 his year to be in the top 15, which starts in just a few weeks.
Transition to wrestling and mixed martial arts
Like many successful MMA fighters in the top ranks, Grundy comes from a strong wrestling pedigree. He started when he was young and represented England and England in the Junior World as he grew older. At the age of six, he began training at a Roy Wood club. Wood is a world-famous catch-style wrestler based in the United Kingdom. Grundy finished fifth in the 2010 Commonwealth Games. It was at this time that Grundy began learning MMA. The freestyle wrestler won the bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, which represents England in the 74kg (163.14lbs) category.
It is arguable which martial arts background leads to the best transition to MMA. Grundy is one of them, so many would call it wrestling. “I’m prejudiced, but I think wrestling is the best translation. Being a good wrestler, you can decide the weather you want in the fight on your feet and on the ground, but you’re used to the wrestlers working hard. They don’t just feel like they are. They are very disciplined athletes and comfortable in unpleasant situations. I think the idea brings a lot to the table, “Grundy told MyMMA News.
Road to the UFC
Grundy’s debut took place in September 2014, where he BAMMA banner. All his first three victories were brought about by the victory of Darth Chalk in the first round. In just his fourth career, he faced veteran Damian Staciak and suffered his first defeat. “I learned a lot from both defeats, especially the first defeat with Damian, but I understand that I had previously lost in wrestling and you had to return to horses. The week after I lost my first time at, I went to Italy and became the European champion of Jiu-Jitsu, “Grundy said. After his first professional defeat, Grundy competed in the 2015 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu Championships in Italy. Grundy got out of the blue belt division with a gold medal.
In retrospect, Grundy continued to win his next eight MMA matches. He demonstrated his skills for a handful of prominent MMA organizations. This included winning the Aspera FC Featherweight Championship in the last match before signing the UFC. Prior to signing the UFC, only two of Grundy’s 11 victories were decided. Most of his victory comes from submissions. He currently has a 1-1 record in the UFC and will face Nik Lentz. Nik Lentz should be a big name on his winning resume. “It’s going to be an interesting match, but it’s a great name for me to win,” Grundy said.
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“It’s a great name for me to win.”
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