Sage Northcutt talks about being immersed in martial arts at a really younger age

Sage Northcutt talks about being immersed in martial arts at a really younger age

‘Tremendous’ Sage Northcutt might solely be 26 years previous, however the Texas native is a bonafide veteran of fight sports activities.

Coaching because the age of 4, Northcutt has immersed himself on the earth of martial arts. His dedication has resulted in him being part of a few of the greatest MMA promotions on the earth. On Might 5, Northcutt will make his extremely anticipated return to the ONE circle because the promotion makes its North American debut with ONE Struggle Night time 10 on Prime Video.

Forward of his first stroll to the circle in 4 years, Sage Northcutt spoke with Nice Day Colorado to debate his upbringing and when he first started coaching.

“I received into it at 4 years previous really.”

‘Tremendous’ shared some particulars on his beginnings as a budding combined martial artist, saying:

“My dad was one in all my coaches rising up and he received me into it. I used to be doing push-ups and sit-ups at 4 years previous. Began off in karate, then after karate, I used to be doing kickboxing. By that point I used to be 10, 11, I used to be doing wrestling and jiu-jitsu and I began combating professionally at 17 years previous. A really younger age.”

Hoping to spoil Sage Northcutt’s return on Might 5 shall be Pakistani combined martial arts champion Ahmed Mujtaba. ‘Wolverine’ is coming off back-to-back victories below the ONE Championship banner, scoring finishes in opposition to Rahul Raju and Abraao Amorim.

Sage Northcutt open to settling issues with Shinya Aoki contained in the circle

Whereas Sage Northcutt has been absent from competitors for the final 4 years, the photogenic multi-time karate world champion has stayed lively on social media, often making Japanese MMA icon Shinya Aoki the goal of his verbal jabs. The pair have been beforehand scheduled to fulfill at ONE on TNT IV in April 2021, however the residual results of an particularly nasty bout with COVID-19 stored Northcutt on the shelf longer than anticipated.

Talking with ONE Champion, ‘Tremendous’ revealed that he would love the chance to throw fingers with Shinya Aoki contained in the circle, however is protecting his deal with the duty at hand.

“I knew we had some beef going forwards and backwards, me and Shinya [Aoki] on Twitter. That may be an awesome combat for the longer term. Proper now, I’m targeted on me versus Ahmed Mujtaba. However undoubtedly sooner or later, I might like to combat Shinya.”

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