When did you start training for competition?

End of June and beginning of July.

What is your current training schedule like?

Monday through Thursday.

What martial arts are you trained in?

I’m new to Brazilian, Jiu Jitsu, and Kickboxing.

What are your thoughts on your opponent?

She is a skilled fighter and an experienced trainer. I’m expecting a good match!

What strengths do you bring to the league?

Technical and physical strength.

Favorite grappling technique:

Rear naked choke.

Can you describe yourself in one sentence?

I am kind, caring, and kickass!

What is your most recent fashion-related purchase?

Lingerie for my LFC debut at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip.

What are your biggest pet peeves?

Abusive curse words and people who are rude to hospitality workers.

Do you have any heroes?

My parents.

What is the meaning of life to you?

Spread joy and peace on earth.

Any interesting things about yourself you want to share?

My dreadlocks are real, and they are spectacular!

Where can fans find you on social media?

Instagram: mai.richards
Facebook: mairichardsofficial

Favorite food:

Spring Rolls

Favorite band/music:

Tool

Favorite movie/tv show:

Wayne’s World

Favorite video game:

ATV 2 Quad Power Racing

Favorite book:

Jane Eyre

Favorite character:

Nathan Explosion from Metalocalypse

Favorite activity:

Running

Favorite quote:

“Respect yourself, self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that is real power.” – Clint Eastwood

Thank you for you time.

Mai will be fighting at our Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Events

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