Jan. 13, 2017: Roli Delgado Westside MMA

80Rolando Delgado is an American mixed martial artist. He has fought for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and Bellator Fighting Championships. He was a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter 8. After departing from the UFC, Delgado dropped back down to his original weight class and won twice in Arkansas MMA promotions and later at an undercard fight by unanimous decision.

Delgado opened a gym in Little Rock called Westside MMA and works there as a coach along with others such as Matt Hamilton, Borris Washington and T.J. Brown. The gym is an 8,000 square foot facility located minutes from Downtown Little Rock and houses Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion Hillary Williams and UFC / Bellator veteran Mike Wessel and is open to aspiring athletes of all levels.

He and guest host R.J. Martino will discuss the in’s and out’s of opening a gym or other exercise or fitness related business.

What are Mixed martial arts (MMA)? MMA is a full-contact combat sport that allows the use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground, from a variety of other combat sports and martial arts. Various mixed-style contests took place throughout Europe, Japan and the Pacific Rim during the early 1900s.