Getting to Know… Shawn Wallace

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Shawn Wallace

Today we’re “Getting to Know” Shawn Wallace who takes on Adam Assenza for the vacant BTC Lightweight Title next weekend at BTC 3: Prophecy in Burlington, Ontario. Check out the full fight card HERE!

Name: Shawn Wallace

Height: 5’11”

Walking Around Weight: Its’s all over the place

MMA Competition Weight Class: Lightweight. (3-0 at welterweight)

Date of Birth: July 20th 1989

City Born In: Moncton, New Brunswick

City Currently Residing In: Charlottetown, PEI

First Job: Toll Booth Attendant

Current Job: Red Seal Industrial Mechanic

First Car: 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier

Current Car: 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander

Favorite Movie: Step Brothers, Austin Powers, Deadpool, John Wick

Favorite TV Show: Not really into TV. Maybe Live Fights? DIY renovation shows LOL?

Favorite Book: I don’t read much, I did start the book of 5 rings recently

Favorite Band/Singer: Pantera, Eminem, Metallica

MMA Team/Camp: Wulfrun MMA

MMA Titles Held: None

Favorite UFC Fighter: Donald Cerrone

First Martial Arts Memory: Competing in Tae Kwon Do as a kid

Greatest MMA Moment to Date: My first 1st round KO over Jeremy Henry

Toughest MMA Competitors Encountered: Mandel Nallo, He whooped my ass.

Most Memorable Finish: TKO over Coel Peach 2 weeks after my pro debut. A fight I “was not” supposed to win

Cage or Ring: Cage

Funny MMA Memory: Meeting Matt MacGrath’s sister (Ask him about her)

Favorite MMA Move (finish/strike): The one that finishes the fight

Favorite Sport Outside of MMA: I used to play football and watch hockey, But now mainly Kickboxing, boxing, BJJ

Favorite Food: Definitely Pizza and Poutine

Relationship Status: Taken

Instagram Account: SWallaceMMA

Facebook Account/Fan Page: SWallaceMMA

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