Grant embracing change of scenery and the grind of MMA

Submitted by ufc.com 1 week, 3 days ago
As a former stuntman, Dwight Grant had been in more frightening situations, namely making a nine-foot jump off a New York City skyscraper to a ledge below just days before a fight. But when he got a dose of reality from American Kickboxing Academy head coach Javier Mendez early in his stay at the renowned California gym in 2013, he admits to being a little shaken up.“When I came to AKA, I wanted to go to the UFC,” recalls Grant. “I had just finished trying out for The Ultimate Fighter show and I felt like I deserved to be on the show and deserved to fight. And I saw the seaso ... Read the Full Article Here
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