As you know, Team Ultimate’s Troy Sheridan is already in the semi-finals of the Journey Fight Series tournament that continues later this year. Instead of waiting for that event to continue, he has decided to keep his momentum going by entering into another Muay Thai kickboxing tournament coming up this Thursday September 13! The event takes place at the Renzo Gracie Academy in Brooklyn, New York and it is a 8-man 154lbs tournament all to happen in just one night. All 8 competitors are highly experienced professional fighters and one of the guys has even competed against UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in the past. The match ups will be determined by a random draw, so Troy will has no idea who he is for sure fighting out of the other 7 people until he gets there.
The people over at Muay Thai Authority wrote an article about this exciting event as well. From the article:
“Competing in the tournament will be Troy Sheridan (Toronto, Canada), Villi Bello (Brooklyn, New York), Turan Hasanov (Brooklyn, New York), Nate Chambers (Las Vegas, Nevada), Deshawn Robinson (Roselle, New Jersey), Rafael Machado (Newark, New Jersey), Flavio Brito (Boston, Massachusetts), and Phillip LeGrand (Brooklyn, New York). It should prove to be…”
You can read the entire article HERE.
This will be Troy’s toughest challenge and he’ll be potentially fighting 3 times in one night. He has been training non-stop for this and is ready to win 3 times against whoever is put in front of him! Be sure to wish him the best of luck before he leaves for weigh-ins on Wednesday morning.