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Austin Shoop Cage Wars 47 Interview

Austin Shoop is scheduled to battle with Ricardo Henderson at Cage Wars 47 on June 26, 2021, at The Armory in Albany, New York. Shoop is looking to increase his record to 2-1 and start the 2021 year off with a bang against a tough opponent who has made similar strides in his game.

This bout at The Armory is part of a two-night event for Cage Wars. Shoop, a Construction Analyst speaks to why he fights inside a cage instead of sticking to his 9-5 job. The young man balances a heavy workload and training pretty well, as he finds himself in the gym training five to six days.

As a former high school football and lacrosse player, Shoop explains the difference between training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, opposed to being a part of a football and lacrosse team. The urge for him to continue competing dragged him into Brian Beaury’s Jiu-Jitsu academy.

Shoop explains what is like training under his coach Brian Beaury. He elaborates on his goals within the sport of mixed martial arts. Shoop mentions he wants to fight as often as possible and not worry about who his opponents are. He also explains why the fight is at a catchweight (180-pounds).

The Brian Beaury BJJ fighter explains his nervous are as bad since his first fight. He plans to stick to his game plan against the tough Ricardo Henderson (2-1). Shoop is confident if he sticks to his game plan, he’ll be able to outstrike his opponent and earn the victory.

Shoop answers the question asked to every fighter. “What is one thing about you that no one knows, but you’d like to share?”. Tune in to hear the answer from the middleweight fighter.

If you want to follow Shoop’s career, follow him on Instagram at @a_shoop17. Be sure to follow My MMA News on social media at @MyMMANews for all your MMA news updates.

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