Know Your Fighter: Ryan Cooper

Full Name:

Ryan Cooper



Where were you born:

Mount gambier

Where do you live:

Adelaide South Australia

Which gym do you train out of:


Who are your coaches:

Myles Simpson

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

Purple belt BJJ

What sports or activities did you participate in growing up:


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

Approximately 25-26

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

Wrestling or sparring due to the high intensity of those classes

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

Constantly in shape and ability to dig deep.

How would you describe your fighting style:

Pressure fighter mixing mainly between boxing and wrestling.

What is your favourite sport and why:

Mixed martial arts as it’s the ultimate combat sport.

Who is your favourite athlete:

Max Holloway

Who is your favourite combat sports athlete:

Max Holloway

What are your immediate and long term goals:

To put myself in position through winning fights to test my self against the best fighters in my division.

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

An entertaining scrap

How do you see your upcoming fight playing out:

Hard fought fight likely to go to the distance with possibilities for a finish in the third.

A final message to any friends, family and supporters:

Thanks for the support.

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