Former Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has an opponent at his mercy in a headlock during a jiu-jitsu competition

Former Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, who retired from football 6 years back after a leukaemia medical diagnosis, has actually ended up being British Open champ at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu blue belt and won a bronze medal at the European Championships. Ikeme, who at first signed up with a Sutton Coldfield academy to attempt the discipline as a pastime, has actually welcomed the group element of the sport as he looks for to establish his body and mind. He stated contending in Jiu-Jitsu is “a physical chess match” and has actually provided him back the sensation of fidgeting and questioning if he can manage a difficulty. Meanwhile, Wolves play Nottingham Forest in a Championship derby on Saturday, with Ikeme thinking the match will be “really hot” and he would enjoy the “additional focus” and needle of such a component.


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