When former Princeton Wrestling Team captain Jake Butler left his promising career on Wall Street for a life inside the mixed martial arts cage, little did he know that he would become one of the best middleweights in the world. With a 7-1 record, Butler is widely considered one of the prospects to watch in ONE Championship.
This Saturday, 27 August at the Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia, Butler takes on the hard-hitting Polish fighter Marcin Prachnio (11-2-0) in a massive middleweight classic between a striker and a wrestler.
And fans are just in time to witness Butler hit his peak.
“Yes, always,” said Butler, when asked if he is looking for a step up in competition. “That is the direction I want to go in each fight. I want to fight the best guys that ONE can match me up with.”
Prachnio certainly fits the bill. The 184cm, 93kg Polish karateka has 11 victories on his fight resume, with eight of those victories coming by knockout and one by submission. That’s definitely somethingRead More »from Jake Butler: “I am going to come out and put on another dominating performance”