Sage Northcut (26, USA), the ‘Taekwon Guy’ who was greatly favored by UFC president Dana White as her ‘adoptive son’, has confirmed her second mixed martial arts participation as a member of the One Championship.
One Championship announced on the 23rd that “Northcut will face Ahmed Muztaba (29, Pakistan) at ONE Fight Night 10 in a lightweight mixed martial arts.”
The competition will be held on May 6 (Korean time) at the First Bank Center (capacity: 6,500) in Broomfield, Colorado, USA.
In the meantime, One Championship has held tournaments in Southeast Asia, including Singapore, where it is headquartered. It was the first time that it was held in the United States, and it was announced that the proportion was high.
The first numbering (highest grade) competition held by One Championship in the United States will be broadcast live around the world through the global OTT service ‘Amazon Prime Video’.
Northcutt entered the UFC Octagon in 2015 and remained active until 2018. The UFC record is 6 wins and 2 losses. At the time of his activities at UGFC, Northcut was recognized for his commercial potential to the extent that he was called the adoptive son of CEO White.
Northcutt has made his name as an American martial arts prodigy, including being the youngest cover model of ‘Sports Karate Magazine’ (9 years old), 77 wins in the Karate World Youth Championships, 15 consecutive victories in professional kickboxing, and being inducted into the ‘Black Belt Magazine’ Hall of Fame (15 years old). shaken off
In an interview with the Korean media in 2016, Northcutt said, “Taekwondo, which I have been training since the age of 4, is a certified 3rd dan. I know very well that you can become a leader (instructor) from 4th dan. He also participated in international and world competitions as well as American competitions,” he said, showing his infinite affection for Taekwondo. 바카라
Northcutt competed in the National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) during his time at Texas Agricultural Machinery University. In his 2019 One Championship debut match (welterweight), he received a punch KO from World Professional Muay Thai Federation (WPMF) champion Alessandri Kozmu (40, Brazil) and suffered a serious injury that broke his facial bones into 8 pieces.
In April 2021, Northcut tried to have a mixed martial arts comeback against former One Championship lightweight champion Shinya Aoki (39, Japan), but gave up due to the aftereffects of Corona 19 infection. 1450 days (3 years, 11 months, 19 days) is the biggest variable.
Muztaba, who has been recording 4 wins and 2 losses in One Championship since 2016, is also a strong fighter who has been a featherweight champion in Philippine competitions such as UGB and WSOF Global.