Jordan Griffin of Roufusport MMA earned himself a UFC contract after knocking down and choking out his opponent, Maurice Mitchell in the first round of the Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Fight.
Griffin (17-5), now a UFC featherweight, started his career off slow before he made the move to the Milwaukee MMA Gym. Since joining roufusport, Griffin has held the KTFO title and earned a few impressive victories in LFA.
Griffin’s first fight has yet to be announced, as he is on 30-day national suspension for health related reasons. Watch the entire interview below as the newest member of the UFC featherweight division speaks about getting the contract.
Carroll’s Corner MMA interview with Jordan Griffin:
UFC’s Jordan Griffin Speaks about his victory on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series
Kyle Carroll is a Long Island, N.Y. native and avid MMA and amateur wrestling fan. He has been a part of the wrestling community for nearly 20 years. Carroll has six years of experience coaching high school wrestling. His father coached high school wrestling over 35 years, passing on his strong knowledge. Carroll has been reporting MMA news since January 2011. The former wrestler’s coverage includes the 2012 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, 2013 & 2016 NCAA D1 Wrestling Championship, and numerous MMA events (Bellator MMA, King of the Cage, North American Fighting Championship, and Glory).