Ray Cooper III is without doubt one of the most enjoyable athletes on the earth of MMA at the moment. In Hawaii, if you end up actually good at one thing, your friends will name you a “Hammah,” and there’s little question that “The Bradda Boy” is simply that. Combating out of Pearl Metropolis, HI, the 28-year-old, who has a professional MMA record of 23-7-1, will defend his PFL world welterweight championship title towards his outdated nemesis Magomed Magomedkerimov on Oct. 27, on the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, FL.
In his first go round with the PFL again in 2018, Cooper made all of it the best way to the ultimate bracket and appeared sturdy and in prime combating situation, however was made to faucet out after a momentary mistake led to him being compelled right into a guillotine by Russia’s Magomedkerimov within the second spherical. Undeterred, Cooper returned to the PFL in 2019, and this time, in a event that didn’t embody Magomedkerimov, the Hawaiian took dwelling the gold and a cool $1 million after an thrilling event last that noticed him pound-down David Michaud.
As a result of COVID, there was no PFL event in 2020, however 2021 is proving to be a thriller that’s making up for misplaced time, as Cooper is as soon as once more set to conflict with Magomedkerimov, in a rematch that he hopes won’t solely see him defend the title and earn one other $1 million payday, but in addition avenge his loss from 2019.
Whereas taking his household for a journey to go to his grandmother, the champion gave 5 strong the explanation why he stays an MMA star crushing the competitors.