Add one other credit score to Chris Pratt‘s resume — MMA cornerman — as a result of the film star was part of fighter Adel “Kyokushin” Altamimi’s struggle staff this weekend … and THE GUY WON!!!
Pratt went INSANE when his buddy tapped out Brandon McMahan at Bellator 214 at The Forum in L.A. on Saturday evening … however the query everybody was asking — why was Pratt there?!
Turns out, the “Guardians of the Galaxy” star grew to become buddies with Altamimi whereas coaching at Jay Glazer‘s Unbreakable Gym in L.A. … and they’ve grow to be so shut, Adel invited him to stroll him to the cage.
Adel’s backstory is unimaginable … the 29-year-old was born and raised in Iraq and was contracted as a convoy driver for the U.S. Marine Corps.
It was a harmful job … Altamimi was captured by Al Qaeda and was threatened with dying — till he was saved by a gaggle of U.S. Marines.
After the rescue, Altamimi moved to the U.S. and commenced his MMA coaching — assembly folks like Jay Glazer and Chris Pratt alongside the way in which.
A.A. and Pratt constructed a powerful friendship over time … and Pratt congratulated him in November when he landed a multi-fight contract with Bellator, saying, “Can’t wait for the rest of the world to watch him fight and share his unbelievable story.”
Fast ahead to Saturday evening — Pratt helped Altamimi heat up within the locker room, walked him to the cage, coached him from the nook after which celebrated when Adel gained his struggle in 76 seconds!!!
After the struggle, Adel praised the film star — and later stated he wasn’t nervous concerning the struggle as a result of he’d been in additional severe, violent conditions throughout his time in Iraq.
Amazing story with a real-life Hollywood ending.