Despite being victorious in his last bout Wilson suffered a knee injury in training. This time around he is feeling great leading up to the fight.
“The knee is actually 100 per cent it’s felt really good. For what happened, I fractured it and sprained my ACL. I was back training a month later and it hasn’t bothered me at all. I lucked out,” he said.
During this round of training Wilson did encounter a back injury, but he’s back to feeling good
“Training is going really well. I was battling a little bit of a back injury but I’m past that. Brad and I are working hard every day. It’s going well.”
As for his opponent Micah Brakefield, Wilson is very familiar with what he’s capable of and has been focusing a lot of his training on jiu jitsu defence.
“I’ve fought on a number of the same cards as him. I know him personally. He’s a high level jits [jiu jitsu] guy and he’s really dangerous with triangles and arm bars. He’s game and I’m looking forward to it.
Tickets for Fivestar Fight League’s Vindicated in Fort St. John are on sale. There are a few dinner tables still available. General admission seats for the show run at $65 and tables range from $800-$1400. Tickets are available at Fivestar Athletics, The Cat Rental Store, Marc Joseph, and Hi-Performance Motorsports.
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