Jordan Burroughs is an American freestyle wrestler.He is two time NCAA(The National Collegiate Athletic Association ) Division I national champion and Five time world and Olympic Champion.
Burroughs stopped by the TUF 27 house to give the boys some valuable tips.
TUF 27 will feature undefeated featherweights and lightweights.The season is coached by UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier.
Daniel Cormier himself being a Former Olympic Wrestler was honoured to welcome Burroughs to the TUF House(via Twitter):
— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) February 20, 2018
A wrestling pedigree works the best for MMA,hence Burroughs’s presence would be very essential for the young upcoming fighters to build a strong foundation.As UFC has many Former NCAA champions namely Mark Coleman,Mark Munoz,Josh Koscheck,Johnny Hendricks,Brock Lesnar,Chapel Sonnen,Gregor Gillespie,Colby Covington and many more.
After working as an administrative assistant for the Cornhuskers wrestling team in 2012-13, Burroughs became an assistant coach in 2014.Burroughs also own’s his very popular YouTube channel (via Twitter):
What are the odds? pic.twitter.com/EFID0Hx011
— Jordan Burroughs (@alliseeisgold) February 20, 2018
Other coaching staff at the TUF house includes UFC fighters like James Krause,Chris Camozzi and Former UFC Heavyweight Champion of the world Cain Velasquez.Stipe Miocic’s head coach Marcus Marinelli and Daniel Cormier’s head coach Javier Mendez.
Featherweights: Jay Cucciniello, Tyler Diamond, Brad Katona, Bryce Mitchell, Suman Mokhtarian, Dulani Perry, Kyler Phillips, and Ricky Steele.
Lightweights: Thai Clark, Joe Giannetti, John Gunther, José Martinez Jr., Luis Peña, Richie Smullen, Mike Trizano, and Allan Zuniga.
Coaches Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic are slated to fight in a super fight at UFC 226 for the UFC Heavyweight Championship.