- Name: Tim Close
- Fight Name: The Whirlwind
- Born: kirkmerrington
- Age: 20
- Weight Class: 71kg
- Height: 5ft 11″
- Club: Kirkmerrington M.M.A
- Style: Power and Speed
- Professional 5-2
- Titles: Semi-Professional Total Combat British Lightweight Title
Semi-Professional Strike and Submit British Lightweight Title
I started MMA and Boxing training with my dad when I was about 5 years old in a barn on a farm. That was the original Kirkmerrington M.M.A gym and made my M.M.A debut when I was 11 years old.
What is your biggest achievement in your career so far?
Winning and defending both semi-professional titles and remaining unbeaten with them. Also my current five fight winning steak at a Professional level.
What are your aspirations in MMA?
My aspirations are to become a full time professional fighter, competing against the top Lightweights in the world in the biggest promotion the UFC!!