Discover how 2023 PFL light heavyweight champion Impa Kasanganay is shaping a legacy both inside and outside the SmartCage. From his upcoming bout against Bellator Middleweight Champion Johnny Eblen to mentoring youth at 'Impa's Refinery,' Kasanganay's journey inspires on and off the mat.
2023 PFL light heavyweight champion, Impa Kasanganay, is set to step into the arena once again, facing Bellator Middleweight Champion Johnny Eblen at PFL vs. Bellator on February 24th in Riyadh. His journey extends beyond victories, as he crafts a lasting legacy within and outside the SmartCage.
Coming off a stellar 2023, where he clinched victory at the PFL Championship, Kasanganay is riding a wave of success. With six consecutive wins and five victories in just eight months, he has solidified his place in the PFL and beyond.
Post his remarkable win over Josh Silveira at the 2023 PFL Championship, Kasanganay is leveraging his newfound fame to impact local youth. Between intense training sessions at Kill Cliff FC, he serves as a personal trainer, instilling self-confidence in teenagers and kids through combat sports.
In an exclusive interview with MMANews, Kasanganay sheds light on 'Impa's Refinery'—his training center dedicated to mentoring the youth. His vision is clear: to refine and enhance. Whether transitioning from amateur to pro or seeking personal growth, Kasanganay encourages individuals to demand the best from themselves.
A devout Christian, Kasanganay eschews trash talk, letting his formidable skills do the talking. His journey from homelessness to championship glory fuels his desire to give back. His message is simple: bring your best, face challenges, and emerge as the best version of yourself.
Having faced adversity, Kasanganay's mission is to create a new generation of warriors, extending his guidance to those who aspire to compete or simply seek a role model. For those in search of inspiration, 'Tshilobo' sets the example.
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