BRIANNA VAN BUREN
Brianna Van Buren
Nickname: The Bull
From: Gilroy, California, USA
Fighting out of: San Jose, CA
Weight: 115 pounds
“If it were easy everyone would do it!”
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5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT BRIANNA VAN BUREN
WHAT IS A TYPICAL DAY OF TRAINING LIKE?
Normally I get my S&C In or technique in before Noon practice up at aka get my Jiu-jitsu in at night, roll around or drill at night also at Antdawgs MMA Training center in Gilroy.
WHAT GOT YOU INTO MARTIAL ARTS?
Anthony Figueroa is the one who got me into Martial Arts. I started off as doing boxing for fitness to keep me in shape off season for soccer. I then wanted to compete in boxing I had no choice hah. I had to learn the techniques of kick boxing so from there I fell in love with kickboxing then wrestled and went from there. So I give thanks to him, he’s such a huge inspiration, father figure, uncle and mentor in my life and I can’t thank him enough.
WHAT PROFESSION OTHER THAN YOUR OWN WOULD YOU LIKE TO ATTEMPT AND WHY?
I would love to attempt hunting, modeling or even fishing!!those all have my interest outside of MMA I have so much respect for people who did them. I just got into hunting however it’s something I feel I can be naturally great at I LOVE the outside wildlife it’s fun!! There’s nothing greater than catching fish it’s so relaxing and an unexplainable feeling!! Modeling is fun too!! I love taking pictures there’s nothing more else I can say! Check my Instagram! It’s fun getting dressed up and cute and modeling off attire I love it!! What girl wouldn’t?
IF YOU COULD MEET ANYONE, LIVING OR DEAD, WHO WOULD YOU MEET AND WHY?
There’s a few. My great grand-father because I hear so many GREAT memories people around have shared and I would love to hear all the knowledge he has! Laila Ali is also one I absolutely love the respect she has had in the past with her training. Before I even started MMA she was the one women I loved watching train
IF YOU COULD BE ANY FICTIONAL CHARACTER, WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY?
Wonder woman!!! Or super Saiyan!! Ooooh! My lantaaaaaa!