Set to make his professional debut at Rising Star 3 this May, Jason Courchesne won his penultimate amateur fight by rear-naked choke Saturday at Fightquest 17. I spoke with ‘the spartan‘ after the fight about his performance, his readiness to go pro, his interest in fighting Dominic Trepanier again, and how he got his nickname. (5:40, interview in French, press play below to listen, or download here)
Listen to my Summum 2 pre-and post-fight interviews with Courchesne here and here.
Courchesne (center), with coaches Dominic Morin (left) and Jean-Francois Paradis (right).
Courchesne (back) controlled Rob Nickerson back on way to locking in a rear-naked choke for the win in the 2nd round. Courtesy of CombatPix.com Photo by: Deejay Sherman
Courchesne will go pro in May. He's 10-2 as an amateur. Courtesy of CombatPix.com Photo by: Deejay Sherman