Adam Denton: ‘I won’t be satisfied unless both of us get sent to the hospital’

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Before rising featherweight talent Adam Denton steps in the cage Saturday night against hometown fighter Will Calhoun in the main event at A&A Fight Time Promotions’ “A Night of Explosion 2” in Clarksville, Tennessee, the 29-year-old Memphis Judo & Jiu-Jitsu product spoke with Pro MMA Now.

Pro MMA Now: Thanks for talking with us Adam. You’re now fighting in the main event against Will Calhoun. How does it feel to now be headlining the card?

[highlight]Adam Denton: I feel honored that A&A Fight Time has enough belief in Will and I’s skills to headline the event.[/highlight]

Pro MMA Now: What is your assessment of Will Calhoun?

[highlight]Adam Denton: He’s a great fighter!![/highlight]

Pro MMA Now: How do you see the fight playing out, and will you prefer to keep it standing or look to put him on his back?

[highlight]Adam Denton: I see this fight being a complete blood bath!! No hugging, just toe 2 toe, I won’t be satisfied unless both of us get sent to the hospital.[/highlight]

Pro MMA Now: Where did you train for this fight?

[highlight]Adam Denton: Memphis Judo & Jiu-Jitsu.[/highlight]

Pro MMA Now: Who are some of the coaches and training partners who helped you get ready for this one?

[highlight]Adam Denton: My coaches who helped me are Brian Hall, and Nathan Pang. A few of my training partners who help me are Jaleel Willis, James Wallace and Alvin Williams.[/highlight]

Pro MMA Now: This will be your first fight in almost a year, why the layoff?

[highlight]Adam Denton: My layoff was due to things out of my control. Opponents backing out of fights, not making weight, etc.[/highlight]

Pro MMA Now: What are your goals in the sport?

[highlight]Adam Denton: To be good enough to quit my day job.[/highlight]

Pro MMA Now: What kind of influence has Brian “The Law” Hall had on you?

[highlight]Adam Denton: The biggest influence, he’s been and done everything I want to accomplish in my career.[/highlight]

Pro MMA Now: What’s the Memphis MMA scene looking like these days?

[highlight]Adam Denton: Great! There are lots of awesome amateur prospects waiting to make their pro debuts.[/highlight]

Pro MMA Now: Thanks Adam, any final thoughts or anyone you want to thank or shoutout?

[highlight]Adam Denton: I wanna thank my team, Memphis Judo & Jiu-jitsu.[/highlight]

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