After intense training at 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu, Dominick Green is ready to make a name for himself at the Brazos Throwdown III. Since Dominick and his opponent, Justin Draeger, are both debuts at this event, the stakes are high. Neither want to start their careers marked with a loss. This fight is the chance these men have been waiting for, and their dreams will finally become a reality on November 17th.
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Discover more about who Dominick Green is by reading below -
1) Why are you an MMA fighter?
I've been interested in MMA for a very long time. I think its the best competitive outlet besides grappling.
2) What makes someone a fighter?
I think the ability to dedicate time to training because you will see a ton of people come into the gym with that goal and then quit after a few months. It's easier to sit on the couch at home rather than get up and train.
3) What are your goals in MMA?
I would like to win an amateur title and then go professional. I want to achieve as much as I can in the sport.
4) How would you describe your fight style?
Trying to wrap guys up like mummies.
5) What's your favorite thing about fighting?
I love the way you learn things about yourself and can improve upon them. Fighting is very introspective for me.
6) How did you get started in fighting?
I started at Lamar University under my current coach, Brian Debes after hearing about the classes on campus from another student
7) If you could start your fight career over, what would you do differently?
I would try to start earlier. I would probably also focus more and not goof off as much.
8) What do you know about your opponent and how do you expect this fight to go down?
I don't know much about my opponent. The only thing I expect is for the fight to go in my favor.
9) What do you like to do outside of MMA?
Most of the time I relax by playing video games or writing music.
10) What is your life motto?
My religious views not containing an afterlife is what drives me to try and accomplish things in life. You only have a short time and there is so much to experience and accomplish in life.
11) Who has been the most inspirational person in your life and why?
I draw inspiration from the ability to fail and keep trying in people. I think failure is important in life.
12) What is something people should know about you?
I work in mental health on a crisis team trying to prevent people with mental illnesses from unnecessary jail time or hospital stays.
13) Is there anyone you would like to thank?
My coaches, Brian Debes and Hosien Zare. Also my fiance, Rachael for putting up with me.