Less than two months after making a profitable MMA debut, Jason Wilnis already has his subsequent task on faucet.
Wilnis, a kickboxing veteran who holds a controversial unanimous choice win over Israel Adesanya from January 2017, will look to proceed constructing early profession momentum in MMA along with his sophomore contest within the sport.
Wilnis (1-0) is about to tackle Mohamed Ghalab (6-2) in a middleweight primary occasion at Levels Fight League 3, which takes place Oct. 10 in Amsterdam and streams reside on http://www.LFLMMA.com and FITEtv. MMA Junkie verified the reserving with promotional officers on Wednesday.
After a robust run within the kickboxing world, Wilnis transitioned sports activities in July and scored a first-round knockout of Erhan Okuroglu in his MMA debut at Levels Fight League 2 in July.
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The 30-year-old is taking a humble method to his new sport, however he has huge aspirations. He informed MMA Junkie earlier this yr that he’s not chasing a rematch with Adesanya, however he most definitely hopes to construct as much as that stage. If he finally reaches the UFC and so they cross paths once more, he would relish it, however at this level, he’s targeted on taking his profession step-by-step.
The subsequent a part of that can are available October with the conflict towards Ghalab.
“I’ve seen his rise through the UFC and I would be lying if I didn’t say that was somewhat of a motivation for me,” Wilnis mentioned of Adesanya. “But my thoughts on MMA started before him. If I get to the UFC and our paths cross, I would fight him again for sure. However, I am on my own journey, and I would not say fighting him is a particular goal of mine.”