LABIB YASIR one of our youngest Fighters on the Team

YouTube Star Labib Yasir

YouTube Star Labib Yasir

Labib Yasir is debuting at The U of MMA, he is one of six fighters we have on the card. June 18th 2016 is going to be epic. Labib is one of the youngest fighters at 10th Planet Van Nuys. You might recognize his name from Youtube. One of his videos has over 9 million views, he his known for Teens React Channel and now his very own spinoff Squash Channel. Don’t think this YouTube star is only about the lime light, or the likes. This individual trains  hard and makes it every practice because he’s passionate about MMA. When he came to us he told us he wanted to fight. We informed him its going to be a hard road and he said he was up for the challenge. He’s been here since the summer of 2014, from then to now he’s worked on Jiu Jitsu, wrestling, and his striking. Now he’s ready to step into the cage for his first fight. Under the guidance of his Coaches; Coach Alder, and Coach Gabe he will show all his fans and viewers what he is capable of.

Labib at MMA practice

Labib at MMA practice

 

Q: What is your training schedule like for your debut fight?

A: I train with my team about 6 days a week. I have one rest day. Usually my days consist of 2 sessions, some kind of cardio (like a run), or strength and conditioning with Coach Gabe, and a different kind of session at night.

 

Q: What made you decide you wanted to be a fighter?

A: I started Martial Arts when I was about 11 or 12, and right when I started to do sparring, I really like that aspect of hitting mitts, and punching people. That was way cooler then doing forms and doing weapons. I always wanted to learn how to fight so I did kickboxing, but my main goal was always MMA. So once I joined 10th Planet Van Nuys, that was my goal right off the bat.

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Q: What is your favorite technique and Why?

A: I love hitting the hadouken in sparring and I got a mean left hook.

 

Q: Why did you start training at 10th Planet Van Nuys?

A: I was looking for MMA gyms after I left my last gym. I listen to Joe Rogan’s Podcast and he was talking about 10th Planet Van Nuys, and how Alder is a good Coach, and he trained Dan Hardy. He also mention how theres a great amateur program and a pro program. So I needed to check it out for myself, I liked it, and I signed up and stayed.

 

Q: Every fighter has a story, what is yours?

Labib at his heaviest

Labib at his heaviest

A: I used to be a fat kid, a round fellow, I was about 260 lbs. I lost weight at 15-16ish, I knew it was in my sophomore year in high school when I lost all the weight. It took me about 6 months to drop about 100 lbs.  Then from there I started lifting to get into better shape.

 

Q: Where do you see yourself 5 years from now in your MMA career?

A: Right now I’m doing my amateur fight. I want to go pro depending how everything goes with in 2-3 years. So maybe at that point I would be making my pro debut or be in a major organization and I’d be a couple fights in.

 

COME SUPPORT LABIB YASIR AND WATCH HIM STEP IN THE CAGE FOR HIS DEBUT!
Tickets is available online or you can pick one up at the gym! Call us today 818-925-5487


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