So far in his four fights as a pro, middleweight prospect Dylan Potter has showcased a more complete game than he had at the amateur levels.
Primarily known as a striker, Potter has managed to pick up three submission wins in his four fights and chalks it up to being able to settle down with a gym after a bit of upheaval in his training over the past couple years.
“I felt a real good change over from amateurs to pro,” Potter told MMAWeekly.com. “I felt like I was ready to test myself at the next level. Things have fallen into place with my gym switch. I have all the training and skillsets I’ve needed to complete myself and get myself better-rounded with my wrestling and ground game.
“Most of my fights as an amateur were finished with stand-up, either a knockout or TKO. Since I’ve become a pro and gotten those submissions has made me feel more comfortable and complete as a fighter.”
Potter (4-0) will look to remain undefeated when he takes on veteran Tony Lopez (43-23) in a 205-pound bout as part of the Seattle vs. Los Angeles team battle at Super Fight League America on July 23 in Tacoma, Washington.
“I feel like it’s a very good match-up for me right now at this point in my career,” said Potter. “Tony is a real reputable guy with a lot of fights and a ton of experience. He’s got a good skillset and good size.
“This fight I feel like is going let me show my skillset and show everything I have. It’s going to be a war and a good fight to watch. I feel ….View full article