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April 3rd 2015

 

Fighter Profile
Name – Cameron Olson
Nickname – Concrete
Weight – 135 pounds
Record – 2 wins 4 losses 1 no contest
Team – TXS Fight Team

 
Where are you from ?
Born in Modesto, CA fighting out of Livermore, CA.

How long have you been training ?
since 2014.

How did you get in to MMA ?
UGGP 2014 I got a chance to fight for Tuff-N-Uff.

Tell us about your nickname how you got it ?
CONCRETE cuz my head is full of rocks.

What was the defining moment for you when you knew you wanted to become a fighter?
When I watched WEC and saw fighters competing at 135lbs.

Were your family and friends supportive when you decided to enter the world of MMA ?
Yes my whole family enjoys watching the sport of MMA. My parents are really supportive.

What is your current record ?
2-4-0 1NC.

What is your favorite strike or submission ?
Left hook and guillotine choke.

Who is your biggest inspiration ?
Fighting wise I would say Jens Pulver is a big inspiration.

What team do you train with ?
TXS Fight Team.

Do you like to stand with your opponent or take the fight to the ground ?
I like to stand and brawl.

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What weight do you fight at ?
Currently 135. Competed at 145 and looking to drop to 125.

what do you think separates you from other fighters In your division ?
My KO power and iron chin.

If you could have one dream fight who would it be against ?
I would like to fight Uriah Faber for the WEC belt.

Who has been your toughest fight to date ?
My first fight versus Ryan O’Hagen.

What is your mindset going in to a fight ?
Kill or be killed.

Who are you fighting next ?
Still TBD.

what holes or weaknesses do you look to exploit in your opponents game plan when you step in the cage ?
Looking to sprawl and brawl.

What promotion are you fighting for ?
King of the Cage.

Date and time of your next fight ?
April 30th at The Cannery in North Las Vegas.

What do you want to be remembered for at the end of your career ?
For being one of the most entertaining fighters that displayed courage and toughness.

What is your favorite quote or motto ?
“I am the punishment of God…If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you.”-Genghis Khan

What has been your biggest accomplishment in the sport so far ?
I have learned about myself but have accomplished nothing yet.

Who has been most influential to you in your career ?
My parents have helped me a lot.

Who do you feel has had the biggest impact on the sport and why ?
It’s hard to say any one person I would say the original stars that carried the sport before it was this widely accepted.

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How would you describe your fighting style ?
CONCRETE style.

What drives or motivates you to step in the cage and compete ?
To better myself.

What is something people might not know about you ?
I have a 5 year old son named Russell Leigh.

When you are not in the gym training what do you like to do in your free time ?
I have many hobbies but I read so I’ll say that.

What advice can you give to young fighters and those who want to become fighters ?
Never give up.

What do you think you would be doing if you hadn’t become a fighter ?
Good question I don’t wanna find out.

What gets you mentally prepared for a fight do you have any rituals that get you ready to step in the cage ?
I pray for safety for my opponent and myself then also for an entertaining fight.

Where do you see the sport of MMA in 5-10 years ?
The worlds biggest sport unifying nations and teaching kids discipline.

Who is your favorite fighter ?
Don Frye.

Is there anyone you want to thank or give a shout out to ?
TXS Productions.

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