When George Will said that sports "serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence", he had in mind athletes like 24-year-old Cory "Checkmate" Robison.
's only Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World
Champion, Cory faces off in the ring this Friday night (June 22, 2012) at the Music City Mayem, his Pro Debut MMA fight. Cory
comes into the ring with an impressive resume, his most prominent
accomplishments being the Brazilian National Champion (2008), European Champion
(2008), Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion (2009), WKA Bantamweight (2010), Pan-American Games Champion (2010),
and Strike Force Veteran (2011). Tennessee
Scar Tissue MMA is a fight wear company south of Nashville with a growing line of signature, quality fight products. By partnering with Cory, Scar Tissue is trying to change the popular perception of MMA as a gladiator sport to a legitimate sport with its own unique historical development and set of skills. This perception, they believe, can be changed by supporting and sponsoring honorable contestants who exhibit integrity, humility, and a love of their sport.
Take a look at the Scar Tissue's interview of Cory Robison below. To find out more information about Cory Robison and Scar Tissue MMA, check out the following links: