I have noticed that there are two things in this life most people think they can do easily; 1 be an actor, 2 be a fighter. They want to become the next big UFC superstar. Here is MMA Futures advice of what mistakes amateur fighters should avoid and what they should watch out for:. In this modern day and age it is far too easy to get a fight. And you may be competing in a sport that you know even less about. Do your research on your opponent. Do not rely on what a promoter tells you about the quality of your opponent.
Each weight category will compete on one of the chosen days and will be completed within that same day. The event is scheduled to run on the Friday 12th and Saturday 13th and the days for each category will be announced at a later date. Any athlete wishing to compete should in the first instance read both the Eligibility Criteria and FAQs, to ensure that they are eligible to enter and compete. All athletes will need to have cleared blood work and a pre-fight medical , both of which must be cleared by SafeMMA. Blood work and full annual medical must be cleared by April 24 — or you will be removed from the competition.
How Do You Find More Fights as an Amateur Fighter?
In the article, I explain that the vast majority of successful fighters across most combat sports have extensive amateur careers. I also stated in the article, that before I turned pro in , I had over 50 fights as an amateur. As to be expected, there were a few surprised individuals, at the fact that I had that many amateur fights.
MMA tournament under novice rules for age 12 - adult. Please read rules and criteria for categories carefully. The format of the tournament is double elimination i. Each competitor must lose two matches to be out. There will be Gold, Silver and Bronze for each division.