Wimp2Warrior: Ryan McNeilly

Ryan McNeilly

Warrior: Ryan Mc Neilly

Age: 22

Occupation: Construction

Why did you join Wimp 2 Warrior?

Ryan: "I have always loved UFC and combat sports, wanted to see if I had what it takes!"

What are you looking forward to on Fight Night?

Ryan: "Getting into the octagon and not only competing with my opponent but seeing how far physically and mentally I can push myself."

What's your favourite part of the program?

Ryan: "Jiu-Jitsu training!"

What would you say to other participants thinking of joining the program?

Ryan: "Absolutely do it! Not only does it get you in better shape, but I also met tons of great people and was introduced to something I may never have tried otherwise."

Tell us a little about yourself.

Ryan: "Grew up playing football. After high school started playing rugby. Love UFC, favourite fighter is Yoel Romero. Favourite part of MMA is the ground game, especially submissions — favorite submission is the triangle choke. After Wimp 2 Warrior I want to continue training BJJ, pursue getting my black belt!"

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I came to train at Champion's Creed after moving from New Zealand. I immediately gained a whole new family in a country where I knew almost nobody. If you are thinking about joining, come along for a tryout class. It’s friendly and welcoming, and a world-class facility with amazing coaches and trainers. Come and join the Creed! -Michael Blake