Biography(references)Ward was born in New London, Connecticut and raised in Waterford, Connecticut. Ward's father, Kent, owns a boxing gym, Whaling City Boxing , where Ward began training from a young age. He competed in wrestling at Waterford High School, graduating in 2006, before continuing his career at Colby Community College. Ward later transferred to Johnson & Wales University, which has a Division III program. At Johnson & Wales, Ward demonstrated his talents, earning All-American honors and was also the runner-up in the nation for his weight class, after winning the New England title.
Fighter Trivia(references)On October 24, 2016, at approximately 7:00pm, Ward rescued a baby trapped in a stroller abandoned along a busy New London road. The baby was subsequently taken to a nearby fire department – and later hospital – where she was determined to be without injury.
Awards & Accolades
National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division III All-American out of Johnson & Wales University (2010)
National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division III 184 lb: Runner-up out of Johnson & Wales University (2010)
New England Wrestling Association: NEWA Championship 184 lb: Champion out of Johnson & Wales University (2011)
Ithaca College Athletics: Ithaca College Invitational 184 lb: Champion out of Johnson & Wales University (2009)
Ithaca College Athletics: Ithaca College Invitational 197 lb: 3rd place out of Johnson & Wales University (2010)
Bellator MMA: Bellator Season Nine Middleweight Tournament Winner
Full Fight | Paul Daley vs. Brennan Ward - Bellator 170
Full Fight | Brennan Ward vs Dennis Olson - Bellator 144
Bellator 182: Best Of Brennan Ward | MMA Highlights
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