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MTV’s The Challenge, Big Brother vet Josh Martinez ‘would be down’ for celebrity MMA fight

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Josh Martinez has found success in the world of reality television on Big Brother and MTV’s The Challenge. Now, he will take on a new challenge in the squared circle.

Martinez, who recently returned from filming the upcoming season of The Challenge, will make his boxing debut this Friday at Celebrity Net Fights’ Big Brother U.S. vs. Big Brother Canada event against Adam Pike. The card takes place at College Park Center in Arlington, Texas and will stream on FITE pay-per-view.

Ahead of the fight, Martinez joined MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck to discuss his boxing debut and how he reacted to the opportunity, taking part in next season of The Challenge, being a combat sports fan, his thoughts on Dustin Poirier’s win over Conor McGregor at UFC 264, hopes for a boxing event against other Challenge alums, having interest in competing in a celebrity MMA fight in the future, Jake Paul’s boxing success, the horrible situation in Cuba, and more.