“I’M INTERESTED IN GOING PRO, BUT I’M GIVING MYSELF TIME”
Ambitious but realistic, Dylan Hervouin is taking advantage of the amateur circuit to accumulate maximal experience before turning pro. In Nantes, on September 7, the young Breton will have the opportunity to take his next step in this direction.
Launched in the amateur sphere, Dylan Hervouin sees each of his fights as a new opportunity to progress: No matter the size of the challenge, the Breton is always ready to face it.
“Obviously, I don’t want to lose! But we must still keep in mind that a defeat on the amateur circuit is much less problematic than a defeat at professional level. So as long as I can gain experience, I’m going to keep going. “
At 23 years old, the native of Rennes is progressing without haste, and seeks to be seasoned to the maximum before diving into the big leagues.
“My goal is to become French champion, to be able to represent my country at the European Championships and World Championships. I’m also interested in the pro circuit, but I am giving myself time. MMA is sport in which it takes time to mature.”
A wise mentality in contrast with the impatience of many young fighters.
“Everything I learn in class, I apply.”
Indeed, despite his age, Dylan Hervouin already has a very professional vision of his discipline.
“I know how to supervise my training. The optimum intensity of effort, nutrition, recovery… Everything I learn in class, I apply it.
A student in the field of sport-health, Dylan Hervouin discovered martial arts somewhat by chance… at university.
“In my first year, I had to choose a sports option, and among them was ‘MMA’. So I started like that, from an MMA notice in my newsletter! ”
The trial proved conclusive, and has opened many doors. But as Dylan Hervouin knows, “the road to the top is still long”.