Hip-hop star Wiz Khalifa gains 35 pounds while training in jiu-jitsu
Hip-hop big name Wiz Khalifa might not be getting into the UFC octagon anytime quickly, however the Pittsburgh rapper has received numerous weight whilst coaching in blended martial arts, he published Friday.
Khalifa has been coaching at a Los Angeles health club with jiu-jitsu grasp Rigan Machado, who’s an eighth-degree purple and black belt, he informed Bleacher Report. He stated he desperately had to learn to battle.
“My cousins teach jiu-jitsu and stand-up as neatly,” Khalifa stated. “I simply were given bored with getting my a– whooped, so I figured I’d learn to battle.”
Khalifa, who would rap about his weight on earlier albums, reportedly went from 140 kilos to 175 kilos as a result of the paintings he installed on the health club.
“I used to be cool with being thin prior to. However as a 30-year-old guy, I love myself with extra weight,” he stated.
Contemporary Instagram footage of the rapper confirmed him with a extra chiseled body than in earlier years.
It used to be first realized that Khalifa used to be coaching in MMA in Might when Fox Sports activities NFL insider Jay Glazer informed TMZ that Khalifa may hang his personal in MMA and if he sought after to he may move professional.
“I have been hit within the frame via Chuck [Liddell] again and again, Randy [Couture], Kyle Lengthy—the largest and baddest dudes within the planet,” Glazer, who discovered the health club Khalifa used to be coaching in, informed TMZ on the time. “That is gonna sound bizarre, however Wiz is the one dude who has harm me with frame photographs. Wiz were given me in a frame shot the place he stored digging, and I used to be like, ‘I feel Wiz Khalifa simply freaking harm me. You gotta be kidding me.’”
Khalifa later stated he may move professional if he in point of fact sought after to, however he preferred “rapping higher.”
Khalifa lately launched his album “Rolling Papers 2” and is ready to move on excursion with the hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd.