Getting to Know… Adam Assenza


Adam Assenza

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

Name: Adam “Maverick” Assenza

Height: 5’7”

Walking Around Weight: 180lbs

MMA Competition Weight Class: Lightweight

Date of Birth: December 31st, 1987

City Born In: Hamilton

City Currently Residing In: Burlington

First Job: Clerk at Longo’s

Current Job: Strength Coach/ Therapist

First Car: Nissan

Current Car: BMW

Favorite Movie: Boondock Saints

Favorite TV Show: No time for TV

Favorite Book: Peter Drucker

Favorite Band/Singer: Dave East

Nickname, and how you got it: Maverick – teammates said I had a babyface like Tom Cruise from Top Gun.

MMA Team/Camp: BTC, Para Bellum, BAAC, Grants MMA

MMA Titles Held: XCC Lightweight Title (Amateur)

Favorite UFC Fighter: None

MMA Inspirations/Mentor/Idol: Mike Tyson

First Martial Arts Memory: Karate

Toughest MMA Competitors Encountered: Jason Meisel

Most Memorable Finish: Taylor Solomon Global Warriors 2

Cage or Ring: Cage

Funny MMA Memory: Throwing a jumping kick and falling on my ass in a fight

Favorite MMA Move (finish/strike): Spin kick

Favorite Sport Outside of MMA: Soccer/gymnastics

Favorite Food: Pizza

Relationship Status: Single as fuck

Instagram Account: @adammaverick


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