Upcoming Figher - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
Other MMA & Amateur MMA Have something else to add or discuss about Mixed Martial Arts? This is the place to discuss the up-and-coming promotions and/or fighters most people don't know about!

Reply

Old 11-27-2009, 01:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 1
Simulation has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Upcoming Figher

I have a question to ask. I have this friend, who with some training(He has no actual training experience) could be the next big thing. He is 21 years old and held his own against a much older kid when he was a little younger who got offered to be trained for free in professional boxing. I could go on about different things, but it'd be pointless without actually showing you what he can do.
My friend does not have money to throw around training wise if it doesn't pay off, but I was thinking of sending videos of him doing something to a place that would sort of sponsor him I guess. After they see what he is capable of without any training or prior experience I am sure they will be impressed and curious as to what he can fully amount to.
He weighs 160, but he could easily lose 10 pounds. He is short, maybe around 5'4, but can hold his own against kids twice his size. I am sure he has something special about him, and I as his friend said I will do whatever it takes to give him a chance.
If you don't feel like reading all of that, my question is:
Who do I need to contact to give my friend a shot at being sponsored and trained for free? And what type of videos and/or things would they like to see.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, and I will be updating the whole ordeal as I go
Simulation is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 12-01-2009, 12:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
Invictus Maneo
Image Hosting by Picoodle.com
 
TheGrizzlyBear's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 983
Blog Entries: 2
TheGrizzlyBear is on another level nowTheGrizzlyBear is on another level nowTheGrizzlyBear is on another level nowTheGrizzlyBear is on another level nowTheGrizzlyBear is on another level nowTheGrizzlyBear is on another level nowTheGrizzlyBear is on another level nowTheGrizzlyBear is on another level nowTheGrizzlyBear is on another level nowTheGrizzlyBear is on another level nowTheGrizzlyBear is on another level now
thing is no one is going to risk spending money sponsering someone without knowing anything, you talk him up like he could be the next big MMA star but do you know how many other people think the same thing about themselves? You aren't going to get sponsered for anything until you show people why they should be sponsering you.
__________________
TheGrizzlyBear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2009, 06:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
Halfraq9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Monroe, WA USA
Posts: 314
Halfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to beholdHalfraq9 is a splendid one to behold
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheGrizzlyBear View Post
thing is no one is going to risk spending money sponsering someone without knowing anything, you talk him up like he could be the next big MMA star but do you know how many other people think the same thing about themselves? You aren't going to get sponsered for anything until you show people why they should be sponsering you.
I was going to say pretty much the same thing yesterday, but you did a much more eloquent job.
Halfraq9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2009, 06:57 AM   #4 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 37
tutex has a little shameless behaviour in the past
dude thats not going to happen If this guy is 4 real about this then he needs to muster up some sort of cash classes at my university's fitness center which is a great work out but a joke 4 fighting run like 300 $ 4 ten and thats to trian with a really shitty washed up amature boxer and 85% girls. For now id say study submission fighting on youtube.
tutex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2009, 06:14 PM   #5 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 75
dirtnasty is an unknown quantity at this pointdirtnasty is an unknown quantity at this pointdirtnasty is an unknown quantity at this point
Instead of spending time trying to get some one with no experience sponsored, get a job and earn the money to pay for him to train at a real gym. This would be much more worthwhile there are no shortcuts in professional sports,
__________________
I keep it real
dirtnasty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-2010, 02:18 AM   #6 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 248
Light_Speed will become famous soon enoughLight_Speed will become famous soon enoughLight_Speed will become famous soon enoughLight_Speed will become famous soon enoughLight_Speed will become famous soon enoughLight_Speed will become famous soon enoughLight_Speed will become famous soon enoughLight_Speed will become famous soon enoughLight_Speed will become famous soon enoughLight_Speed will become famous soon enoughLight_Speed will become famous soon enough
gyms are 100 bucks a month maximum... get a job n start training
Light_Speed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2010, 08:28 PM   #7 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 1
arsenal01 has a little shameless behaviour in the past
this guy cant be seriouse about just thinking he can be the next mma star if hes 21 with no experance hes got alot ahead of him like a couple years of traning b4 a real fight in the amiture leauge.
arsenal01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios