Jett Grande, 23, of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada is more than ready for his second professional mixed martial arts bout. He is set to make his debut in the Unified Mixed Martial Arts, an MMA promotion based in Edmonton, Alberta, at “Unified MMA 41.”
Featuring nine MMA bouts, “Unified MMA 41” will take place at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Edmonton on September 24, 2021. Except one, all of the fighters on the card are fighting out of Canada.
In the second bout on the main card, Grande will fight Cornelius Krahn of Lethbridge, Alberta. They will battle it out in the 165 lbs weight class or super-lightweight division.
Originally, Grande was supposed to fight Konstantin Gaivoronskii of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. However, the latter withdrew and was replaced by Krahn.
“Unified MMA 41” marks Krahn’s professional MMA debut. As an amateur MMA fighter, he started competing in 2012.
On August 6, 2021, Grande made his professional MMA debut at “XFC 45” at the DeltaPlex Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. He fought Damon “RosKo” Morosko, 25, of Massillon, Ohio, USA in the lightweight division.
It was also Morosko’s professional MMA debut. After three five-minute rounds, the fight ended in a majority draw.
As an amateur MMA fighter, Grande had 15 wins and 1 loss. The Red Deer native was undefeated from December 4, 2015 to June 19, 2019.
From November 13-17, 2018, Grande defeated four opponents in the 2018 IMMAF-WMMAA Unified Junior World Championships. In May 2019, the Canadian MMA fighter defeated Joel Geders, 29, of Missouri, USA and Jose Luis Buitrago Sanchez, 26, of Bogota, Colombia in the 2019 IMMAF-WMMAA Pan America Open Championships.