Northern California’s Gabe David looks to secure his first win as a pro at Triumphant 1.
He will be fighting Ethan Rich Quiachon at the Graton Resort & Casino on Septemeber 29th in Rohnert Park, CA. The Team Tsutsui fighter will be looking to to build a successful pro career, to rival the successful amateur career he had.
Both fighters are from the Northern California Muay Thai circuit, and a win for either will definitely grant bragging rights. We were able to catch up with Gabe and talk about his upcoming fight.
MTA: You have a fight against Ethan Quiachon on September 29th at Triumphant 1. How has training been going for the fight?
Gabe: Man this you know, every camp is a learning lesson and every camp gets better. This one in particular is probably one of the best camps I’ve had in a long time.
MTA: How familiar are you with your opponent?
Gabe: Pretty familiar with him ya know, it’s a small community everyone knows of each other or has crossed paths before.
MTA: Are you expecting anything specific from your opponent?
Gabe: Honestly not really I do know he has really good foot work.
MTA: What would you say is your biggest advantage entering the fight?
Gabe: I would say my experience.
MTA: What gym do you represent?
Gabe: I represent combat fitness Team Tsutsui.
MTA: When did you start training?
Gabe: Started training back in 05 – 06.
MTA: For fight fans that have not seen you before, can you describe your style?
Gabe: My style has changed over the years but I guess you can say I’m more traditional Thai fighter and I come forward.
MTA: You are going to be the hometown favorite in this fight. How much of an advantage do you think it is to have the crowd on your side?
Gabe: We’re both from the Bay Area so crowd wise is 50/50 . Again he has good foot work so I’m really keeping my eye out for his movement.
MTA: Prediction for the fight?
Gabe: Don’t really have a prediction for the fight but all I can say is that I’m hungry.
MTA: Coming off a loss in your pro debut vs Raj Patel, is there any added pressure for this fight?
Gabe: You either win or learn, never a loss. No added pressure at all, of course I want to do well.
MTA: Have you changed anything this training camp vs your last?
Gabe: In this camp just a little when in comes to my strength and conditioning.
MTA: Any words for your supporters?
Gabe: To my supporters, thank you all for all the love and support. My Team my Sponsors and specially to my girlfriend and our kids.