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Michael Matthews Get’s Ink’s Out


1. Where do you train and who are your coaches and training partners?

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.

10. What’s the best advice you can give your next opponent?

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!!

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