Israeli MMA fighter Shimon Smotritsky is set to make his Texas debut in a thrilling match against Kenan Jackson. Read more about Smotritsky’s journey and his aspirations to become one of the top fighters in the world.
Shimon Smotritsky, known as The Assassin, is a 6-foot-2 Israeli Mixed Martial Arts fighter who has dominated the world of martial arts. With championships in Jiu-Jitsu, kickboxing, and wrestling, Smotritsky is now ready to bring his skills to Texas for the first time.
On August 27, Smotritsky will be fighting Kenan Jackson in the Fury FC MMA promotion event at Imagen Venues in Houston. This will be a historic moment for Smotritsky as he steps into the Texas arena for the first time.
Born and raised in Israel, Smotritsky turned his focus to Mixed Martial Arts at the age of 16. Since then, he has fought all over the world, making a name for himself in Europe, Russia, Israel, and the United States.
Smotritsky’s journey in the MMA world has been remarkable. He was the first Israeli to fight on the main event of an official UFC event, Dana White’s “Contender” series in 2021. He has also achieved significant victories in Bellator MMA and the popular Russian organization RCC.
Representing his heritage proudly, Smotritsky wears a Star of David around his neck and often carries an Israeli flag. He sees himself as not only representing himself but also the entire nation of Israel and the Jewish community worldwide.
With his sights set on becoming one of the best MMA fighters in the world, Smotritsky is determined to reach the top. He believes he possesses all the necessary skills and is driven by ambition. In five years, he aims to be one of the top fighters in the welterweight division, and in ten years, he envisions himself as a UFC champion.
Looking ahead to his upcoming fight against Kenan Jackson, Smotritsky exudes confidence. He acknowledges Jackson as a good fighter but remains unfazed, stating that he has seen it all before. Smotritsky is eager to put on a show and secure a victory, bringing him one step closer to his ultimate goal.
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