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E78 FIGHT06 - Alan Philpott VS Shaun Etchell C1 Hi Res-84

Know Your Fighter: Alan Philpott

Full Name:

Alan Philpott



Where were you born:

Ballymena, Northern Ireland

Where do you live:

Sydney Australia

Which gym do you train out of:

Lions Den Academy & BBMA

Who are your coaches:

Luke Pezzutti & Johnny Barra Benivedes

What belts or rankings do you currently posses as a martial artist:

Wimmaao Northern Irish champion, Akuma Irish champion, Bamma British champion,

What sports or activities did you participate in growing up:

Boxing, Rugby, Football, Tae Kwon Do,

When did you begin to take MMA seriously as a hobby and then as a potential profession:

16-18 years old 17 amateur fights 18 to now 36 pro fights

Favourite aspect of training or favourite session of the week, and why:

Each week changes. One week I prefer to strike the next grapple. I enjoy training all the different arts and being able to put them together

What are your greatest strengths as an athlete or a fighter:

Hard working Good fight iq Exciting to watch Will always show up and fight

How would you describe your fighting style:

All round counter fighter . Kill or be killed

What is your favourite sport and why:

Combat sports. I guess being involved in it , I know the ins and outs and have a full understanding .

Who is your favourite athlete:

Terrance Crawford

Who is your favourite combat sports athlete:

Terrance Crawford

What are your immediate and long term goals:

To become the best in Australia and then take on the world and get as far as I can. I’m at the peak of my career which means I’m older . So with the time frame I have I want to push and get a workd title and make sone money before stepping away from fighting .

When fans see your name on a fight poster, what should they expect:

Exciting, skilled , high level mma

How do you see your upcoming fight playing out:

I see it going a few ways. Either he tries to pressure me and close the distance where I pick him off , counter wrestle him and get the finish tko or ko, or he tries to be a lot more potient letting me settle , picking him off , take him down and tko or sub him, either way I see me getting a finish in a one sided bout

A final message to any friends, family and supporters:

The support means more than people know, it helps lift my spirits and give me drive . I want to entertain for you all and we win together , you are as much part of this as my coaches and team mates ,

Where will any fans or supporters be able to find you socials:

Instagram: @alanphilpott92

Facebook: @Alan Philpott

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