American rapper, Wiz Khalifa, is all set to make his jiu-jitsu debut. Khalifa has been training for this moment for several years now, and he is eager to step on the mat and showcase his skills.
Wiz Khalifa’s Training for Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai
In 2017, Wiz Khalifa began training for Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) under the guidance of Rigan Machado, a legendary jiu-jitsu practitioner. He also picked up Muay Thai along the way and has become an avid fan of combat sports. Khalifa’s dedication to training has paid off, and he is now set to make his jiu-jitsu debut.
High Rollerz BJJ announced the news of Khalifa’s jiu-jitsu debut on their official Instagram page.
While the date and location of the bout are yet to be revealed, it has been confirmed that the match will be a Gi match, meaning that Khalifa will be wearing a Gi The rounds will be of six minutes under the ruleset of High Rollerz BJJ.
Wiz Khalifa’s MMA Journey
In a recent appearance on Logan Paul’s Impaulsive podcast, Wiz Khalifa opened up about his MMA journey. He revealed that he started training about five years ago and that he enjoys it because it’s fun and cool to learn new things.
The rapper further stated that he is open to learning different aspects of MMA, including jiu-jitsu, wrestling, and striking.
Khalifa’s training began when he started lifting weights and visited Unbreakable with Jay Glazer.
He was put on a program, which eventually led him to pursue MMA. When asked if he would compete professionally, Khalifa seemed uncertain at the time, stating that anything could happen.
Wiz Khalifa’s dedication and passion for MMA have led him to pursue jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai training. His hard work and training have paid off, and he is now set to make his jiu-jitsu debut under the banner of High Rollerz BJJ.