Video Q&A: Bellator MMA's Tywan "Air" Claxton

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  1. Wild

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    Several of you have asked us to bring back fighter Q&A's, so here we go.

    Pleased to announce that Bellator MMA Featherweight, Tywan "Air" Claxton has agreed to a video Q&A for TMMAC. Tywan is 4-0 as a pro, with all four wins coming in Bellator, including a flying knee KO at Bellator 186 that was nominated for ESPN's 2017 MMA Knockout of the year.


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VirSoFoCUYE


    Here's his post fight scrum from his last win at Bellator 204 (talks about his Fortnite dance during the fight :tearsofjoy:).


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRCIwNrhoOo



    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4z2Ycet6Xo


    He's also a great follow on social media, and extremely fan friendly. Give him a follow and a shout out when you have time.

    Twitter: Tywan “Air” Claxton (@tclax149) | Twitter
    Instagram: Tywan “Air Claxton” (@tclax149) • Instagram photos and videos
    Facebook: Tywan Claxton
    Air Claxton apparel: https://www.tywanclaxton.com/shop

    Please leave your questions below, we'll send them to him & post the video back here when complete.

    Thanks all.
     
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    Ha that dance was cool
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    Do you use your education in healthcare marketing now, or how do you foresee yourself using it in the future?

    What made you decide to do mma professionally? Do you have a specific career plan, or is your mma career open-ended?

    What is the most important skill knowledge that you brought from wrestling to mma?
     
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    Hell yeah, @Wild@Wild !

    I’ll come back later to add some questions.
     
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    Some fighters like to stay more/less active than others. Guys like Cerrone would fight every card if they were allowed, and then some other folks may only fight once a year. As a fan, I like to see guys fight at least twice a year. Ideally, and if it was totally in your control, how often would you like to fight?


    Looking forward to some more "Air"....that was a sick KO!
     
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    What is your opinion of Bellator undercard fighters needing to sell a minimum number of tickets to events?

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    You’re extremely close to being banned my man. You wanna troll, do it somewhere besides my Q&A threads. I try not to take much seriously, but these are an exception.
     
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    A few questions:

    First, thanks for stopping by the Community, we hope you check in from time to time when you're not fighting or training. We do have training & conditioning forums that are often helpful.

    Q1: For your height, you enjoy a significant reach advantage over many opponents.
    This could translate to a legendary career.
    Have you looked into ways to strengthen and maintain your tendon and ligament and muscle strength so injuries are lessened?

    Q2: Obviously wrestling was a focus in your college career, what are some specific aspects of each discipline you enjoy the most?

    EG, favorite sub, boxing combo's or defense, etc.
    A) Wrestling:
    B) Boxing
    C) Muay Thai
    D) Jitz

    3) James or Jordan?

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    Another question:

    I always liked hearing about how the Diaz brothers were doing marathons and cycling races outside of when they were in a training camp.

    Other than your fight-specific training (wrestling, boxing, JJ,etc), are there any other athletics, hobbies or sports you enjoy participating in?
     
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    Thanks to everyone that took time to leave a question. I've sent these off to Tywan, and will share the video back as soon as get it done.
     
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