J’aime Butcher makes her mixed martial arts debut Friday night at The Space at Westbury, at Triton Fights 9. Butcher, a long-time kickboxer decided it was time to make the leap into MMA. Butcher will be battling Lateesha Mohl tonight in the third bout of the evening. Doors open at 6:00 PM and first fight is scheduled for 6:30 PM.
Butcher trains out of Commack MMA on Long Island and is confident she is ready for this transition in her combat sports career. Fighting at 115 (strawweight), Butcher stands at 5’9″ tall and usually has the reach on nearly all of her opponents. The Commack MMA fighter does an excellent job at finding her ranging and preventing her foes from getting inside her reach.
Fans can expect loads of front kicks and solid jabs from Butcher throughout the fight verse Mohl. Butcher is a native of Port Jefferson here on Long Island, while her opponent will be traveling from Pennsylvania.Watch the whole interview below with J’aime Butcher to hear her speak about her upcoming fight.