– 38 year old MMA star Phil Baroni is now training for pro wrestling under TNA star Kenny King, former WWE star D-Lo Brown and indie veteran Michael Modest at the Future Stars of Wrestling gym in Las Vegas.
Baroni had a 15-18 MMA career and is known to be a great talker with a lot of charisma. Baroni wrestled in high school and junior college, placing second in the nation at the time. He also grew up a pro wrestling fan.
The former UFC, PRIDE, Strikeforce, EliteXC and Bellator fighter recently spoke out against CM Punk when Dana White mentioned he was interested in talking with Punk, right before Punk’s UFC signing was announced. Baroni wrote the following on Instagram at the time:
“I’ll bust you up. Call Coker , move da f–king needle. Wa Wa 3H was mean to me. Vince owes me. Wa Wa. . Your gona love MMA and @Danawhite it’s so fair ova here. Ryback hurt you? I’ll break your f–king Neck #whineyb—h”
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
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