7 surprising facts about Matthew Mitrione

by Joshua Crane

Jun 19, 2018

7 surprising facts about Matthew Mitrione

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Matthew, or as he is often abbreviated as Matt Mitrione - a well-known MMA fighter and former NFL football player.

From 2009 to 2016 he was in the promotion UFC, and since 2016 under Bellator promotion. Today we picked up 7 interesting facts about this charismatic heavyweight!

Long search of sports way

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Already in the early school years, Matt became interested in sports, but could not decide what it is closer. As a result, the future fighter began to try to practice a variety of sports. It is very strange, but at first he was seriously engaged in athletics! Then Mitrione moved to swimming, diving and eventually opted for college football. And even during training in the sport, Matt was still in search. As a result, he was in shotokan karate section and reached the black belt, which determined his future career in MMA. Mitrione finally found exactly the kind of sport that is more suited to his temperament!

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