Just under a month after cornering his friend and training partner, movie star Chris Pratt took time to talk about his experience with Adel Altamimi on Live with Kelly and Ryan.
Chris Pratt is still glowing over a successful performance by his friend, Adel Altamimi, at Bellator 214 last month.
who earned a 76-second submission victory over Brandon McMahan in his promotional debut.
“At a Bellator fight recently I was a cornerman for my friend, my brother Adel Altamimi,” Pratt said of Altamimi’s 76 second stoppage of Brandon McMahan.
“He is an amazing fighter, but just as importantly and more importantly, a person. He’s Iraqi and was embedded with the U.S. Marines and was held hostage by Al-Qaeda. … He witnessed his brothers, cousins, friends – they were murdered in front of him, and he was rescued at the last minute by the U.S. Marines.”
“I get to train with these guys sometimes,” Pratt said.
“They’re extraordinary athletes, and I actually grew up wrestling, so that’s a big part of my physical fitness routine is to go in there and train and roll with these guys.”