Here at DevotedMMA we plan to get to know fighters a bit more than what we see fight week, so here’s our ‘10 Questions’ series to delve into their lives a little further, enjoy.
Name: Paul ‘‘Semtex’ Daley
Fighting out of/ representing: Spirit dojo
Earliest memory of MMA?
Getting hold of UFC 2….I think it was, with Steve Jennum the “Ninja” in it. That was cool.
Your career highlight?
I have a lot, my Elite XC debut, my UFC Debut, my Strikeforce debut, Bellator debut, winning the Cage rage world title vs Mark Wier
Favorite sport other than MMA?
What would you be if you weren’t a fighter?
A business man, I like property and creating business.
If you could fight anyone in history who would it be and why?
Tough questions, not sure I have an answer for that one.
Favorite past time/ way to relax?
Chilling on the sofa with my girlfriend, and watching movies.
What’s your most embarrassing moment?
I tend to forget embarrassing moments..lol, so I don’t have an answer for that one.
Any bad habits/guilty pleasures?
Pizza, Kebabs and Alcohol, to excess, when I have my week off after a fight.
Tell us something we don’t know about you?
I could of been a footballer, I played at a very high level with England players such as Jermaine Jenas
And finally, what one main tip would you give to an up-and-coming fighter?
Stay focused, be honest with yourself and have honest driven people around you, find a good gym (www.semtex.tv Spirit dojo) and a good team.
Be sure to check out Daley in his upcoming fights, his last fight was an impressive 1st round TKO against Rudy Bears at Bellator 72. Keep up to date with Semtex via SemtexMMA on Facebook and on his website www.semtex.tv.