Omar "Mexican Phenom" Acosta
Was born in Durango mx came to Hereford Texas when i was 2 years old started training boxing when i was 13 always was fascinated with mma started training when i was 20 years old got my first ammature fight with only three months of training ended my ammature career with a record of 17 -4 with 4 belts in the middleweight and light heavy weight divisions. turned pro i was 3-0 and then i had two back surgeries so i had to wait 2 years to heal up but my current record is 5-2. I am the current heavy weight champion for force of one fight championships
Q&A Session Between Omar Acosta and Elite Sports
Question: Who inspires you, past or present? Why do they inspire you?
Answer: My dad inspires me because when he came to the usa he had nothing but he showed me that with hard work u can achieve anything.
Question: How long have you been training?
Answer: I have been training for 10 years.
Question: What are your goals for this year? Next 3 years? Next 5 years?
Answer: My goals for this year are is win my next four fights. My goals for the next five years is to be a contender in the UFC.
Question: What inspires you about MMA?
Answer: What inspires me about mma is that u got to push Yourself there training camp becasue you are the only one in the cage and knowing its a one on one sport.
Question: How often do you train?
Answer: I train five days a week with a 5 mile jog on Saturday.
Question: Do you have a go-to finishing move?
Answer: My go to finish move has to be the rear naked choke.
Question: Any major accomplishments you’ve been able to achieve in that time?
Answer: My major accomplishments are holding four ammature belts one pro belt winning a ppv maine event for king of the cage.
Question: What sort of gear do you usually keep in your gym bag before hitting the gym? Do you have different items for specific days
Answer: I keep everything in my bag from boxing gloves to my gi to hand wraps and shin pads. Mondays Wednesday and Friday all my stand-up gear and Tuesday and Thursday my grappling gear.
Question: What separates you from every other fighter in your division?
Answer: My true commitments toward the arts and passion.
Question: What do you think it takes to be a champion in your sports?
Answer: To be a champion in this sport it takes a lot of motivation will heart and dedication.