Video Interview at American Top Team in (South Florida) Coconut Creek with UFC lightweight Will Brooks, a former defensive back at Harper Junior College in Palatine, Ill., who will compete at UFC 216 on Saturday, Oct. 7 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
A former Bellator champ, Brooks (19-3) fights The Carny Nik Lentz (29-8-2), which will be seen on FX at 8 p.m., before the pay-per-view showing.
Brooks, a new father who trains at American Top Team in Coconut Creek, discusses winning a Bellator title, growing up in the inner city of Chicago, his parents, his nickname, playing football, depression, transitioning to MMA, the Chicago Bears, Walter Payton, pizza and more.
Video interview with Ill Will Brooks
Brooks Twitter https://twitter.com/ILLxWillBrooks?lang=en
ATT Twiter https://twitter.com/AmericanTopTeam?lang=en
In the main event on pay-per-view, No.2 El Cucuy Tony Ferguson (23-3) faces No.7 The Motown Phenom Kevin Lee (16-2) for the interim lightweight title.
Also, Flyweight champ Demetrious Mighty Mouse Johnson (26-2-1) defends his title against No.3 The Tazmexican Devil Ray Borg (11-2).
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UFC Will Brooks Bio
NICKNAME: Ill Will Brooks
WEIGHT CLASS: Lightweight
AGE: 30 - Born 10/8/86
FIGHTING OUT OF: Coconut Creek, Fla. by way of Chicago
LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English
TRAINER: American Top Team. Kami (Head coach), Mike Brown (Assistant head coach), Mikey Rod (Boxing coach) and Steve Bruno (MMA striking coach).
TRAINING: I train 2-3 times a day depending on what day it is. Every day is a different day of drills, from wrestling, grappling, boxing, conditioning, sparring and MMA striking. I follow whatever schedule my coach has for me that day.
PROFESSIONAL MMA RECORD: 19-3
Favorite grappling technique: Head and arm choke
Twitter account name: @illwillbrooks86
Facebook account: ILL WILL Brooks fan page
Instagram account: @illwillbrooks86
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