A 15-year-old sparring with a UFC fighter and winning the session? Yes, you read it correctly.
In the blue corner, you have 15-year-old Rakeem Nealy’s been boxing since he was seven years old. He won the Florida Golden Gloves at age 11 in the 65-pound division.
And in the red corner, you have Jamie Alvarez, who is 6-1 and competed on the most recent season of The Ultimate Fighter.
Nealy more than held his own against the flyweight fighter as both guys were the slinging the leather. The kid from Miami definitely has a future in boxing and look forward to seeing his rise.
Watch above and check out a sparring session of the 15-year old phenom. Does he have a chance in boxing? Could Nealy make the transition to MMA? If he could handle a UFC fighter, he definitely has a chance.