Coronavirus vs MMA: The Biggest Fight Yet
Josh Grunsell is an amateur MMA fighter fighting out of Dover, England. The young Brit had hopes of fighting again this year but those hopes seem to have been shattered.
The coronavirus pandemic has put a halt on the training the lightweight fighter was doing but that has not stopped him from working at home.
Talking on the Combat Weekly Podcast, Grunsell had this to say on his training; “It’s affected it a tiny bit but luckily I have a home gym that I can do a bit of work in, as well as going out on runs for my one hour of exercise outside a day”.
The young fighter is looking to eventually turn pro and maybe someday make it to the UFC. “Yeah I do eventually, I’ve got a long way to go but as long as I keep learning and making improvements I don’t see why not”.
The world of MMA is looking to get back on its feet very soon with the UFC putting on three cards in one week.
Each card has taken place in Jacksonville, Florida. Coronavirus has yet to hit Florida as hard as other states in America.
UFC President Dana White recently gave the state huge credit for allowing the event to take place. “I would suggest, anybody else who’s out there right now, anywhere in the country or in the world and you’re looking to do your first event back, come to Florida,”
The events came as a big win for the UFC as it was reported that UFC 249 hit 700,000+ Pay Per View buys.