If I had it my way Nick Alley's nickname wouldn't be "JC". If I had a say in the matter he'd go by Nick "I'll Meet You In The" Alley, but as of this printing, we'll have to stick with "JC". Regardless of his nickname, Nick Alley is making an argument to be considered one of the top welterweights in New England after dispatching the previously unbeaten John Gotti III at CES 61 a few weeks ago. Alley was unranked in NEMMA's summer rankings, but after beating Gotti III in a convincing decision, Alley will surely find himself in our next pro welterweight rankings that will be out in January.
We got a chance to sit down with Alley and ask him a few questions on the fight, and how he sees his career evolving in the coming months and years. "JC" has now won 4 fights in a row, and has shown an impressive progression to his game during that time span. He credits a lot of his recent successes to Team Link head coach Ed Carr, as well as figuring out a proper nutrition plan to allow him to make the weight cut to 170 lbs without compromising his skills in the cage on fight night. You also can't forget his cardio, which proved to be the difference in the fight against Gotti.
The 7-3 Alley is now primed to headline another regional card to prove that he's the real deal at 170, and if he can string 1-2 more wins together, then he'll be in a very good position to get an opportunity on the national stage.
Check out the full interview with Nick "JC" Alley below after his training session on Saturday.