Like many in MMA today, Darrion Caldwell got his start as a wrestler.
Caldwell, the reigning bantamweight champion, meets Noad Lahat this Friday night in the main event of Bellator 204 live on Paramount Network.
In the video above, Caldwell talks about his beginnings as a wrestler and transition into an MMA champion.
Below is the current fight card:
MAIN CARD (Paramount Network/9 p.m. ET)
Featherweight: Darrion Caldwell vs. Noad Lahat
Welterweight: Logan Storley vs. A.J. Matthews
Bantamweight: James Gallagher vs. Ricky Bandejas
PRELIMINARY CARD (ParamountNetwork.com)
Welterweight: David Michaud vs. Corey Davis
Welterweight: Jason Jackson vs. Jordon Larson
Lightweight: Troy Nawrocki vs. Omar Morales
Welterweight: DeMarques Johnson vs. Bryce Logan
Lightweight: Micah Peatrowsky vs. Keith Phathaem