‘Taekwondo 3rd Dan’ Northcut confirmed to return to mixed martial arts after 4 years

Sage Northcut (26, USA) has been confirmed to participate in the second mixed martial arts event to be held as part of Asia’s largest organization ‘ONE Championship’.

On the 23rd, One Championship announced that “Northcut will face Ahmed Muztaba (29, Pakistan) at ONE Fight Night 10 in a lightweight mixed martial arts event.”

‘ONE Fight Night 10’ will be held at the First Bank Center (capacity: 6,500) in Broomfield, Colorado, USA on May 6 (Korean time). It is the first numbering (highest grade) competition held by One Championship in the United States. 스포츠토토

ONE Fight Night 10 main card schedule will be aligned so that it can be watched live on the global OTT service ‘Amazon Prime Video’ from 8:00 pm on May 5 in New York, USA.

Northcut was recognized for its commerciality to the extent that it was called the adoptive son of President Dana White (53, USA) at the time of UFC 6-2 from 2015 to 2018.

▲ The youngest cover model of ‘Sports Karate Magazine’ (9 years old) ▲ 77 wins in the Karate World Youth Championships ▲ 15 consecutive victories in professional kickboxing ▲ ‘Black Belt Magazine’ Hall of Fame induction (15 years old), he was famous as an American martial arts prodigy.

Northcutt said in 2016, “Taekwondo, which I have been training since the age of 4, is an official 3rd Dan. He is also well aware that he can become a leader (instructor) from 4th dan. He responded favorably to the request for an interview with the Korean media, saying, “He participated in international and world competitions as well as American competitions.”

While at Texas Agricultural Machinery University, he played for the National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA). In the 2019 One Championship debut match (welterweight), World Professional Muay Thai Federation (WPMF) champion Alessandri Kozmu (40, Brazil) suffered a major injury in which his facial bones were broken into eight pieces.

In April 2021, Northcut tried to have a mixed martial arts comeback against former One Championship lightweight champion Shinya Aoki (39, Japan), but gave up due to the aftereffects of Corona 19 infection.

1450 days (3 years, 11 months, 19 days) is the biggest variable. Muztaba, who has been recording 4 wins and 2 losses in One Championship since 2016, is also a strong fighter who has been a featherweight champion in Philippine competitions such as UGB and WSOF Global.

Muztaba won the One Championship ▲ 2019-20 International Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) 30-35 years old 30-35 years old Abraang Amoring (36, Brazil) ▲ Singapore FC Welterweight Champion Rahul Raju (31, India) ▲ Beijing Featherweight Tournament Winner He defeated Li Kai-won (27, China).