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PHILADELPHIA, PA – In response to published reports, Matrix Fights (www.MatrixFights.com) officially announced today that former WBC light middleweight champion Pawel “The Raging Bull” Wolak will make his professional Mixed Martial Arts debut at Matrix Fights 9 (@MatrixFights) on Friday, December 5 at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory in Philadelphia.
“During his time as an active boxer, Pawel was a top ten ranked fighter and held world titles in two separate weight classes,” Matrix Fights promoter Sam Caplan (@SamCaplanMMA) began to state, before continuing. “Pawel wrestled in high school and for the past couple of years he has received world class training from Renzo Gracie’s top MMA and BJJ instructors while also sparring the likes of Eddie Alvarez and Frank Edgar. Simply put, Pawel Wolak has all the tools to be a wrecking machine in MMA. I played a small role in helping launch the championship MMA careers of Cole Konrad and Michael Chandler and it’s exciting to have the opportunity to promote Pawel in his first pro MMA bout.
“A lot of promotions pursued Pawel and his camp in order to try and get him to make his debut on their show. We are very excited that Pawel and his management team chose Matrix Fights as the promotion where he will launch his professional MMA career.”
While the pursuit for Wolak’s pro MMA debut was hot and heavy, Wolak felt that signing with Matrix made all the sense in the world.
“Matrix made a lot of sense to me to debut with because of the similarities it has with me,” he said. “Location is close to where I live and they are upcoming in the sport just like I am about to be. They treat me well and appreciate where I am trying to go and that counts for a lot. I can fight close to home too so this was a no brainer for me.”
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