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Old 02-17-2012, 12:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I am looking to get some information on how long you think I should train before I fight. I was a wrestler for 6 years, starting in middle school ending in high school, I placed in state my senior year and competed on the national team in Fargo ND, I am taking a judo class now that is kind of mediocre, but it gives me some grappling experience and I am learning submissions (the teacher doesn't really care what we do when we go live so it's not authentic Judo) I am also beginning to get into shape again working out at the gym. I am 19 and will finish my freshman year of college the first week of may and go back the 3rd or 4th week of August. I plan to start training at a gym when I get back and I have two to choose from. One is Brave Legion where rick story trains out of and the other is a much smaller gym where some wrestlers that wrestled in my area and went on to D1 wrestling in college are training, this gym is a little bit closer to the price I feel like I'd be comfortable paying. on the whole I was wondering if training from may until early august/end of July would be enough to get a fight in maybe august, or if I should just hold off and wait till I get some more experience. Thanks ahead of time.

I forgot to state originally that this is not a professional fight it is an amateur fight.

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Old 02-20-2012, 11:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Props for wanting to compete! As for timing to be ready for a fight, it depends on alot of variables. Many of them depend on the fight promotion and how you're matched up. I've seen very good wrestlers start within a month or so and win. But these guys were matched up in a good promotion that wasn't shady. There are alot of promotions that throw newbies to the wolves to benefit "their guys".

Your wrestling shaves off alot of time but it sounds like you're very one dimensional which can be very bad these days. IMO focus on striking and cardio for a few months then discuss with your coach.

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Old 02-20-2012, 04:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Alright thanks for the input, I feel like the people that put these things together aren't too shady, it's out of Portland Oregon and my friend has fought there and he came from similar background only he was a better wrestler and he has won all 3 of his fights.
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:34 PM   #4 (permalink)
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In an Ammy fight solid grappling and wrestling is lethal. As Halffrag said make sure you are matched up well. Make sure the guy you are fighting has around the same record.0-0,0-1,1-0 along those lines.

Best way to gauge this. When you can go 3 5 min rounds in sparing you are pretty well ready. Cardio is another killer.
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In an Ammy fight solid grappling and wrestling is lethal. As Halffrag said make sure you are matched up well. Make sure the guy you are fighting has around the same record.0-0,0-1,1-0 along those lines.

Best way to gauge this. When you can go 3 5 min rounds in sparing you are pretty well ready. Cardio is another killer.


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