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Justin Willis is a professional MMA fighter who fights in the heavyweight division.
Willis made his pro debut in June of 2002 at Ring of Fire 43 against Henry Solis. Willis lost by TKO in the second round.
Willis fought again on June 14, 2014 facing James Kirby at Global Knockout – The Return. Willis won the fight by TKO in the first round.
Willis was featured in the television series Fight Factory in which he told his story of being a foster child, being moved to 23 different homes growing up, surviving life on the streets and finally getting a loving family to take care of him and help him get through college.
Willis’ adopted family didn’t approve of his fight career, but he felt he owed it to himself and to the 98% of the kids in his situation who don’t graduate college to go out there, win his fight and be a positive role model.