It takes a lot of grit to succeed in the world of Mixed Martial Arts, especially when you’re gunning for a spot as a top contender in the UFC. MMA Fighter Kelly Merrick has more than just grit; he has the talent and skills to succeed twice over, and that is why he is slowly becoming a decorated fighter in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.
Kelly Merrick is an undefeated Purple Belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter who has had a 4-0 record as of the time of writing. With an undefeated record, he is eyeing an even bigger prize in the years to come: bagging a UFC championship belt for himself.
The seasoned MMA fighter currently trains at the Grit Training Center in Butte, Montana. Kelly Merrick works day in and day out to master his craft, perfecting each and every move in his Jiu-Jitsu, Kickboxing, and Muay Thai arsenal. The coaches over at Grit Training Center have been a great help for the young fighter, allowing him to successfully become a fighter that other young people can look up to.
Kelly Merrick fully understands that his path towards the Ultimate Fighting Championship will be an arduous one, but he has a burning passion and determination to succeed, and he will stop at nothing to get that championship belt.
At this time in his career, Kelly Merrick is open to training under more MMA coaches so that he can get their best practices and learn from a diverse set of sources. He firmly believes that in order to take home a UFC championship belt, he needs to be teachable and humble enough to seek the counsel of those who are better than him at the sport.
With a beginner’s mind and the skills of a champion, Kelly Merrick is on the path towards becoming a true UFC top contender. His inimitable work ethic has become a hallmark for the talented young fighter, dedicating himself to his training at Grit at any cost. ”I know that there is no one working harder than me, and I will always make sure I’m the hardest worker in the room,” shared Kelly Merrick. “I have dedicated my life to this sport since I was five years old when I started Wrestling. I will not allow anyone to stand in my way of accomplishing my dreams to be one of the greatest Mixed Martial Arts athletes in the world.”
It’s only a matter of time before Kelly Merrick officially debuts in the UFC and becomes a top 15 contender. In the coming years, he sees himself becoming one of the world’s best fighters, bringing honor to his family and his country. He also hopes to see massive growth for Grit Training Center, where he has planted his roots and grown heavily as a fighter. He wants to see Grit expand and accommodate more athletes who can train with the best coaches imaginable.