The fine staff over at Submission Radio have been kind enough to share the highlights of a recent interview with UFC welterweight Martin Kampmann. Check them out below the video (audio only) and give a listen to the full show as well.
On coming back to MMA:
“I’m still enjoying my time off, you know I’ve had a lot of tough fights and a lot of wars, and getting a lot of punishment...
On a recent episode of MMAJunkie Radio, UFC welterweight competitor Martin Kampmann (20-7) revealed that he will be taking an extended leave of absence from the sport, in order to “get the fire back”, before he steps into the octagon once again.Kampmann last fought in August, 2013, where he suffered a fourth-round knockout loss at the hands of Carlos Condit (29-7). The defeat...
UFC On Fight Night 27 featured an outstanding variety of fights, many of which ended in violent fashion, including the main event. Welterweights Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann would battle it out until Condit was finally able to avenge his loss in the fourth round.
Kampamnn was present at the post-fight press confrence and looked quite beat up. Here is a picture.
6'0" 170 lbs (Welterweight)
72" reach, Orthodox
April 17, 1982
20-5 (UFC: 11-4)
3 straight wins
Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
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