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Know Your Fighter: Joseph Larcinese

Full Name:

Joseph Larcinese

Age:

25

Where were you born:

Australia

Where do you live:

Sydney

Which gym do you train out of:

Igor MMA

Who are your coaches:

Igor Breakenback Igor Praporshchikov Jacob Larcinese (Younger Brother) Joshua Culibao

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

Blue Belt in BJJ trying to get my blue belt at Igor mma still competed a lot in local bjj competitions with getting medals from white to purple (no-gi)

What sports or activities did you participate in growing up:

Tennis all year in high school Video game nerd Rugby and Soccer when I was a kid

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

started BJJ when I was 19 years of age. My brother and I started training mma 1 year before joining the gym. We Trained in our backyard learning all of our striking and wrestling (during covid). Then we joined Igor mma 2 years ago and had my first mma fight within 4 weeks. From the very beginning I left my career/job which I finished uni for to train to become a professional fighter.

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

My favourite aspect of training is the hard grind when camps begin. Im not a big fan of out of camp training. My favourite sessions are when my younger brother Jacob tries to make me give up and break me.

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

My greater strength as a fighter is my ability to perform in the fight and put on a show for the people.

How would you describe your fighting style:

I bring that old school grappling energy in my stand up

What is your favourite sport and why:

I hate sports I find them boring to watch. My favourite thing to do is weights training. Ranging from calisthenics, body building and strength training.

Who is your favourite athlete:

Khabib Nurmagomedov

Who is your favourite combat sports athlete:

Currently my favourite is Money Moicano and Dricus du plessis but khabib brought me into the sport. So one of those three at the moment.

What are your immediate and long term goals:

My goals right now is to try stay as active as possible and to keep putting on exciting fights for the people. My long term goals is to make this an actual career and to be the best.

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

If fans see Joseph “Big Sexy” Larcinese on a fight poster they should expect big knockouts, big submissions and big fights. I always try my best to bring a big fight for the people’s entertainment.

How do you see your upcoming fight playing out:

This fight will not go to the decision. One of us is either going to get knocked out or subbed.

A final message to any friends, family and supporters:

Thank you for all the support. I never understood why people said this until now. It truly does help when you have people supporting you as simple as wishing you good luck.

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

joe_larch98

Watch Joseph Larcinese fight at Eternal MMA 84 on Friday May 24 live and exclusive via ufcfightpass.com

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