Ultimate Impact 10 is less than 2 weeks away and to continue our series of interviews with some of the fighters on the card we catch up with welterweight contender Phil Wells who face Rob Leybourne in a championship fight.
UIC: Firstly thanks for taking the time to answer some questions, your fight on our 10th event and Paul Sutherland has put together a great fight card. What does it mean to you to be part of this land mark event?
Yes excited to fight on UI went to watch the last show and there were top fights all the way through.
UIC: For those who don't know you, what team to you fight out of, what's your record and to date what has been your greatest achievement in MMA?
Swindon Vale Tudo, 1-0, dont have a MMA greatest achievement think it is still to come.
UIC: When are you the most nervous while you are competing?
Nervous all the way up untill the fight is over but i like the pressure try and use that positively.
UIC: How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?
Tend not to train by myself always go to a class or train with other's, more motivating in a group and normally helps better myself and them if possible.
UIC: What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not in MMA?
No idea, not worth thinking about.
UIC: As you have chosen MMA what is it about the sport that keeps you coming back and keeps you motivated?
The standard of competition out there keeps me motivated, stepping into gyms and being humbled drives me to be better. I'm a sore loser.
UIC: A training camp can be a very stressful yet satisfy time for every fighter... What are your best and worst parts of preparing for a fight?
Worst part is the diet and the best part is coming off the diet.
UIC: Silly quick fire questions:
What is your favorite Disney movie? Toy Story
What is your favourite sweet? Cola Bottles
What is your favorite room in your house? Kitchen
What is your greatest fear? Being the smelly kid
What is the best compliment you have ever received? your not even that sweaty today
UIC: Finally of there is anyone you'd like to thanks, such as you team mate, coaches and sponsors please feel free to do so.
My sponsors SWLogistics for their support and mainly Michael Osboure, Daniel Hughes, Aman Sakhizadeh, Tom Crudgington, Saeed Esmaeli, Chico Mendes all helped coach me for this fight so thanks to those guys and all the boys at SVT.
The event takes place on the 16th November at Lesiure@Cheltenham, Tommy Taylor's Lane, Cheltenham. For all the updates follow us on twitter @UIEvent and use the hashtag #UIC10
Ticket prices start from £25 for standard, £30 for balcony, £40 for seat at silver table. Tickets can be bought direct from Phil or via our website.
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