On April 11 Walt “The Big Ticket” Harris returns to the octagon to headline verse future heavyweight hall of famer Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night Portland.
Walt Harris the #9 ranked heavyweight is on a 3 fight win streak and is ready to start his run to the UFC Heavyweight Championship. Walt Harris’s last octagon performance was a 12 second masterpiece against Alexey Oleinik that showed off he athleticism and violent striking ability.
The ex college basketball player brings excitement to the UFC heavyweight division that could absolutely use a jolt. In a recent interview with #3 rank Curtis Blaydes on the Fight Bananas Podcast, Curtis stated “There is nothing like a heavyweight Championship Fight atmosphere”. Walt Harris could become the companies biggest star with his fighting ability, knockout power and his infectious smile. Walt Harris would absolutely be new blood at the top of the UFC heavyweight division.
Walt Harris has been on a 4 year tear of the UFC’s heavyweight division. After a last minute short notice bout he took against heavyweight legend Fabricio Werdum at UFC 216, Walt changed up his game and results speak for itself.
To become the UFC’s biggest star the main stream has to know your name and with the people behind the Big Ticket, the masses are ready to support the heavyweight all the way to the top! I met Walt Harris at a Island Fights event in Orange Beach, Alabama and Walt stands 6’4” 255 pounds but it wasn’t his height that attracted me to him it was his magnetic charisma. With a main event win against Overeem Walt Harris could quickly become one of the UFC’s biggest Super Stars.
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