NASHVILLE, Tenn. — ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) reporter Gary Thomas caught up with American Top Team welterweight Ryan “The Tank Engine” Thomas (17-7) following his first round submission win over Ultimate Fighter and UFC veteran Corey “The Real Deal” Hill (6-5) at “XFC 21: Night of Champions 2” in Nashville, Tenn. earlier this month.
An underdog by the oddsmakers coming into the bout, Thomas explained how he was able to set up the finishing armbar after being taken down early in round one by Hill. With three straight first round finishes in his last three bouts, Thomas also shared his thoughts on what he thinks the future holds for him as long as he keeps winning.
Fight fans can watch Ryan Thomas vs. Corey Hill and the rest of the XFC 21 main card bouts, including Nick Newell’s lightweight title win over Eric Reynolds, here: XFC 21 fight videos.
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