Travis Brown is a famous and popular fighter in the United States of America, which is engaged in mixed martial arts. He is a heavyweight fighter and performs in the UFC. In 2014, he was awarded the sixth place in the ranking Sherdog, as well as the fourth position among the fighters of the UFC. He is considered a rather promising fighter, who already has his "chips" in the ring. with their help he managed to lay the strongest rivals.
Start a sports career
Travis Brown is a native of America. He was born in 1982, on July 17, in the city of Ohau. From his youth he began to be interested in basketball. A young athlete was engaged in this game for three years, and then decided to change his hobby. Travis became seriously fond of mixed martial arts. The young soldier began his career in MMA. He spent nine spectacular fights, in all of which he could win. The prospective fighter did not remain without attention. He was offered to sign a contract for fighting in the UFC. The first opponent of Travis was the Englishman James McSvini, who at that time was considered the most brilliant fighter. But Travis Brown was able to defeat a strong opponent in the first round. The second duel of the sportsman took place in England. He fought against the Frenchman Ceyko Congo. The fight ended in a draw.
Continuation of fights in the UFC
At the UFC 130, the fighter received an excellent chance to rehabilitate his reputation after a recent draw. Stefan Sturve, an athlete from Holland, went into the ring against Travis. The fight ended rather quickly. At the end of the first round, Stefan was already defeated. Brown, applying his crown blow to the superman, laid the enemy on the shoulder blades. The course of the duel riveted the eyes of many UFC fans. Travis Brown for this fight received a well-deserved award called "Knockout of the evening2. A little later he had another fight at UFC 145. But the opponent did not pose a threat, so the battle was won by Brown with ease. Chad Griggs was defeated by Travis in the shortest possible time.
The first loss
And in October 2012, the fighter was able to meet in the ring with a really strong and respected in the UFC athlete. His opponent was Antonio Silva, who by that time had already defeated Andrei Arlovski and Fedor Emelianenko. But at the beginning of the fight, Brown did a low kick, which was unsuccessful. As a result, he was injured. But the fight did not stop. Silva continued his attack on the fighter. It was hard for Travis to fight, as his leg was damaged. He stepped back and did not have time to block an extremely strong right straight blow. Brown fell into the ring, and Antonio was still finishing the athlete for a few seconds, after which the fight was stopped. This battle was the first defeat in the professional sports career of Travis.
Rehabilitation after injury
After the fight with Silva, Travis Braun's fights began to differ from the previous ones. The audience was struck by the fact that the athlete has become stronger and smarter. In a duel against the famous Brazilian Gabriel Gonzaga, the fighter managed to win by kicking the opponent. By inflicting a series of strong and fast strikes to his opponent, Travis beat Gabriel in the beginning of the fight. The Brazilian fell into the ring unconscious. In 2013, the fighter took part in the tournament UFC Fight Night 26. He fought with the Dutch athlete Alistair Overeem, who was once the champion of Strikeforce. From the outset, the fight did not promise Travis anything good, because he missed many successful attacks of the Dutchman. But Alistair quickly ran out of steam, and Travis Brown took advantage of this situation. He began to quickly throw out the front of the kiki and as a result ended the fight in his favor. In 2013, Brown held another successful duel. His opponent in the ring was Josh Barnett, who could not beat Travis. He was defeated by a series of quick strokes of Brown, when the athletes were clinching.
UFC is not only a career, but also a personal life
In the period from 2014 to 2016, Travis had four defeats in the ring. Specialists began to say that the athlete lost his former grip and speed. But just in this period, the fighter experienced some changes in his personal life. Travis Brown's wife left the athlete. Their joint life was not wasted. The couple have two sons - Caleo and Kiui. In 2014, rumors began circulating that Brown had parted ways with his wife and had started meeting with Ronda Rosie. And already in 2015 Travis officially announced his relationship with Rosie, who is the ex-champion of the UFC in the category of lightest weight.