ONE flyweight grappling submission world champion and BJJ phenom Mikey Musumeci is broadly recognized to be shy. Due to this, the self-professed introvert beforehand had problem interacting with the individuals round him, particularly when he was new to a sure place.
This made the 27-year-old American really feel like an outcast when he was youthful. However due to jiu-jitsu, he was capable of finding the means to attach with individuals and squash this hurdle. Musumeci progressively realized that he wanted to embrace uneasy conditions to change into a greater particular person.
Chatting with ONE Championship, ‘Darth Rigatoni’ shared this helpful lesson with everybody by saying:
“I was so afraid of being uncomfortable. I was horrified of it. However then once you grow old, you understand that the second you cease making your self uncomfortable is the second you cease residing, so I don’t run away from it anymore.”
Being snug in uncomfortable conditions was not the one factor that Musumeci gained from the game, as he additionally collected a number of achievements and made a reputation for himself in fight sports activities by changing into a multiple-time IBJFF World Championships winner.
These IBJFF World Championships triumphs grew to become Musumeci’s ticket to becoming a member of the world’s largest martial arts group, the place he ultimately received the inaugural flyweight submission grappling world title. Up to now, he has overwhelmed all 5 opponents pitted towards him.
At the moment, the Evolve MMA consultant is getting ready for an openweight submission grappling match with former ONE light-weight MMA world champion Shinya Aoki on October 6 at ONE Combat Evening 15, which works down contained in the legendary Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.
Musumeci voiced out his intentions to complete the Japanese submission specialist, one thing that Kade Ruotolo did not do when he fought Aoki.
ONE Combat Evening 15 airs stay on US Primetime freed from cost for Prime Video subscribers in North America.