I train at the commerce city rec and Westminister la boxing my coach’s are mike Silva, Keith Schmelzir, and Jeff Myer’s.
2. What motivated you to become a fighter?
I always did martial arts since I was little but maybe 10 years ago are so I want to try and become the best in the whole world.
3. What is your nickname?
I have two Michael the psycho Matthews and Michael the lion Matthews but I like the first one better.
4. Knock’em out or Chokem’ out?
I would like to knock them out but everybody is so tough and I end up getting the submission’s instead.
5. How do you balance fighting with the rest of your life? family, work, spirituality…
I go to work in the morning and get off around 5-6 p.m. then I start training right after work I get my son on my weekends so I train when I can when he is around and my spirit is something I am still trying to master.
6. What’s in your ipod when you are training for a fight?
I listen to rock music right now my favorite is disturbed.
7. What is your favorite non fight related pass time?
I don’t really have any other interest maybe playing on the computer.
8. Who is your inspiration?
I have different people to inspire me for different reason’s but I guess my father is one of the main ones.
9. Best post weigh-in meal?
I like to eat anything so I really don’t have a preference.
My next opponent is really good I don’t have any advice to give him but a lot to learn from him but maybe let’s just go in there and have some fun!!