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From Jiu-Jitsu to Boxing.

Marcos Andrew Navarro has always loved competition, ever since he was young doing some wrestling in school, then he was introduced to the world of Jui-Jitsu and submission grappling and he was hooked. He dedicated 20 years to grappling, which was worth every minute, he has won numerous tournaments around the United States and in Europe. He has won submission grappling tournaments from lightheavyweight- heavyweight and becoming a 4 time world Jui-Jitsu champion in the North American Grappling Association (NAGA).

Having accomplished so much in the grappling world he wants to one day compete in the UFC, but knew he needed striking to be more well rounded so he started trainning boxing in Mexicali, México. He fell in love with boxing and fast foward 2 years and he made his profesional boxing debut in San Luis Rc, Sonora México winning by KO. A year later he fought in Lázaro Cárdenas Michoacán, México and won again by KO. He said he wants to stick to boxing a little more until he makes his transition to MMA. Here is a clear example that you can teach an old dog new tricks.


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