Wonch making a name for himself in MMA

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■ Aurora grad set for MMA return Aug 29 at PBA in Lincoln

  • Tanner Wonch recently won a championship belt fighting in what’s called combat jiu jitsu. He said he’s ready to get back in the cage for an MMA bout. Courtesy Photo
    Tanner Wonch recently won a championship belt fighting in what’s called combat jiu jitsu. He said he’s ready to get back in the cage for an MMA bout. Courtesy Photo
  • Tanner Wonch and his daughter, Paizlee, enjoy plenty of father-daughter time away from the gym. Courtesy Photo
    Tanner Wonch and his daughter, Paizlee, enjoy plenty of father-daughter time away from the gym. Courtesy Photo
Tanner Wonch wrote on his Twitter account back in April of 2019 that he would compete in the UFC one day. If he keeps rising at the pace he’s at now, that may come true sooner rather than later. The 2015 Aurora graduate has spent the past couple of years training in mixed martial arts and more recently started to compete in matches, mostly before COVID hit in March. Wonch’s interest in MMA is…

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