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AJ Matthews is All Set for Bellator 181

Posted by on 30. May 2017
AJ Matthews is Battle Ready!

AJ Matthews is Battle Ready!

I’ve seen AJ Matthews work out twice now.  Beside his fun-loving and halo-halo munching exterior is a heart of a true warrior.  He’s all business when it comes to the ring. AJ is all set to return on the cage at Bellator 181 on July 14 at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma.

AJ Matthews

Fil-American AJ ‘The Mercenary’ Matthews held at demo workout last May 25, 2017 at the Alphaland City Club.  There’s no doubt he is ready for his return to the cage at Bellator 181 after seeing him breeze to his drills and spar with his coach.  He also enjoyed several minutes of state-of-the-art recovery session at City Club.   AJ Matthews has been also visible in Under Armour events and campaigns like the Test of Will Challenge and the National Test of Will Finals in the Philippines. During the event that was participated in by several athletes and celebrities, Matthews and ONE Championship fighter Mark Striegl competed against each other to test their abilities.

All roads leads to the WinStar World Casino for The Mercenary as he is all set for his return to action at Bellator 181 on July 14, 2017.  AJ Matthews has been preparing hard for his next fight and has been seen devoting most of his waking hours into training and building relationships w his fellow Filipino Fighters both local and international.  He’s one of the up-and-coming international fighters and has been stringing up impressive victories including a first-round technical knockout over Kyle Bolt at Bellator 131 in 2014, and a knockout win over Charlie Rader at Bellator 70 in 2012.  One Championship heavyweight champion Brandon Vera and other UFC Champions have helped him in his preparation for his fight.  AJ is also a professional striking coach.

The 29-year-old has also been a pride of his fellow Filipino fighters as he has recently based himself now in Philippines with his team MMA Alliance. Matthews, whose mother traces her roots in Tacloban, has been embraced by his Filipino fans with open arms with his humility and charm.

Good Luck AJ!!!

9 Responses to AJ Matthews is All Set for Bellator 181

  1. Milton Coyne

    I wish him all the best in his upcoming fight and I’m sure he makes all Pinoy so proud! Win or lose, he will sure make many Filipino so proud! Good luck AJ!

  2. Wahidin Wong

    Is he considered American or FIlipino? I remembered reading about him somewhere on internet that said AJ is an American MMA fighter.

  3. Mommy Roxi (@MommyRoxi)

    Another amazing athlete that Filipinos can be proud of! I think I’ve seen a couple of my husband’s jiu-jitsu friends mention him on Facebook. Wish him all the best!

  4. Bhusha

    Best wishes to him! It would be awesome to see your favourite fighter own the ring!

  5. Pooja Kawatra Gupta

    I don’t know about him but wish him all the best and making everyone so proud.

  6. Thelittlelai: Beyond limitsl

    Wow, to be frankly I don’t know him only now. Anyway, I hope that he will bring home the bacon. He is another pride of the Filipinos. Thank you so much for sharing about him.

  7. shubhadabhide

    Wow! this looks heavy-duty. Very fit people these are!

  8. Tiffany Yong

    Not very sure what Bellator is, but in Singapore MMA, Angela Lee is pretty popular for her win! Let me know if I’m completely off the point! Haha~

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