Check out the latest Mixed Martial Artist and Redemption Martial Arts Ambassador to be profiled on The Fighters Hub:
Name: Dean Purdon
Nickname: The Punisher
Country of Origin: Australia
Gym: Gambred Combat Club
Weight Class: Any haha 70-77
Promotions Fought For: AFC , Fury MMA
How did your MMA journey commence?
I started MMA as a crossover/ cross train for boxing just to mix up my training and fell in love.
What is it about MMA that attracts you to the sport?
The need for a complete skill set and ability to overcome adversity.
Who was your favourite fighter growing up?
Robert Duran (boxing) but MMA I’d have to say Anderson Silva and Minowaman.
What sort of a fighter would you say you are?
MMA Fighter – I’d like to think I’m well rounded.
What has been your most memorable moment in MMA thus far?
The whole build up and match (first) with Peter Davenport.
You have an affiliation with Redemption Martial Arts – why did you choose to support this great cause?
I have two kids and ensuring I not only set a good example but support great causes like this.
For potential promotions or sponsors out there – what separates you from the rest of the fighters in the sport?
My heart and love for the sport, I love to take on a challenge, i’m not here for my record I’m here for the love of it and to challange myself.
Your dream fight – who would it be?
Main event in any promotion in Japan.
What would you say is your penultimate goal in MMA?
To be fighting the best fighters in regular completion. Always pushing the limit!