Chris Mixan remained undefeated by defeating Lucas Cortes via 3rd TKO at XFN26. The long & mean welterweight was 5-0 with a amateur title already under his belt, but Chris Mixan stepped up against a game opponent at 180 pounds. Chris Mixan comes from Pete White Boxing & MMA where the UFC phenom Mike “Beast Boy” Davis, stud Anderson “SuperMan” Hutchinson and The Next Big Thing Taylor White trains out of. But, the secret is out, the MMA community knows who is Chris Mixan is and his time is now!!
First off congratulations on your 3rd round win, how would you grade your performance?
Chris Mixan: Thank you. There were things I did that I didn’t like very much and some things I was limited by from injuries. Overall I’d give myself a 6/10.
Already a 170lb amateur champion, how did you feel at fighting at 180lbs?
Chris Mixan: At 180 I felt strong, but I did feel a bit heavy on my feet which I didn’t like. I am game to fight at whatever weight but I prefer 170.
What was your take on fighting inside a biggest cage so far of your career?
Chris Mixan: I loved it. As a person who likes to move a lot I enjoyed more freedom to move and set up shots.
What do you think of the Stephen “WonderBoy” Thompson caparisons?
Chris Mixan: I’m a huge fan of wonderboy and I definitely fought a lot more karate based so I invite the comparisons.
What’s next for you?
Chris Mixan: December 21 in Pensacola for island fights so long as I am healthy and have someone to fight.
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