Josh Jackson talks vying for FightWorld championship: “It brings out the best in me”

Full interview with FightWorld 21 lightweight contender, Josh Jackson above

This Saturday, February 12th, the historic, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is in for an unforgettable evening when FightWorld 21 rolls into town.

A promotion with a long legacy of lineage, Fight World helped jumpstart such notable careers as Tim “The Dirty Bird” Means, Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit, and countless others circa 2004.

Maryland’s, Josh Jackson is looking to make it three wins in a row when he takes on Piankhi “The Nappy Ninja” Zimmerman in the main event of the FightWorld lightweight championship.

Jackson is coming off of a dominant first round TKO victory over Tyler Collins in the co-main event at Fight World 18. Jackson controlled the action the entire round until landing several damaging punches, clearly hurting Collins several times before the round concluded. Collins was unable to answer the bell for the following round, ruling Jackson the winner via TKO at 5:00 of the very first round. A win that would set Jackson up for a bout with the main event winner of the evening, Piankhi Zimmerman.

Tune in above as Josh Jackson catches up with MyMMANews once again ahead of his fight with Piankhi “The Nappy Ninja” Zimmerman at FightWorld 21. He discusses how the pressure of fighting for the lightweight championship brings the best out of him. He talks about the strengths he sees in his impending opponent and talks about what he’s been up to following his most recent win.

Fight World 21 fight card:

Piankhi Zimmerman vs. Josh Jackson- 155 lbs

Patrick Rivera vs. Carrese Archer – 170 lbs

Ty Miller vs. Justin Dorsey – 170 lbs

George Spanakis vs. William Armstead – 155 lbs

Drew Flinchum vs. Graham Richardson – 170 lbs

Khalil Hider vs. Josh Reichardt – 135 lbs

Dalton Jones vs. Robert Sturgill – 170 lbs

Alaina Dutill vs. Melissa Gardner – 125 lbs

Benjamin Nagy vs. Hamza Khan

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Adam Crist
Currently studying Broadcast Journalism at Wilmington University, Adam’s passion for the sport only grows stronger when a fighter’s voice can be heard. He thrives on asking detailed questions to inspire the thoughts behind the punches in hopes that each fighter can find their proper justice. Specializing in pre and post fight interviews for MyMMANews, Adam strives to keep the fight fans up to speed with the most recent and authentic MMA news possible. He is Co-promoter of Delaware’s premier kick-boxing and Muay Thai organization, IBF Promotions. Recently he has also accompanied MMA organizations Global Proving Ground and XCC as Co-host and ringside commentator.