Hello Shkodran when did you start with martial arts ?
I started with thaiboxing in september 2005
How do you get nickname Albanian Warrior ?
I love it to go in the fight and my brother Mergim said everytime, you are my warrior and than he gives me the name Albanian warrior.
Your next fight is when and where ?
My next fight fights for this year are 7.11.2015 on ENFUSION versus Ricardo Fernandes and for the last of this year 5.12.2015 i will fight with a strong French fighter Wendy Annonay on SWISS LAS VEGAS for the WBC-European Title.
Which is the victory in your career that you treasure the most?
In february i fought with Netherland star from Bonjasky team , Darryl Sichtman. i love this victory,because I saw his fights and everytime he won by ko with his dangerous flying knee and what is if he can do it to me. But i can play my game.
What is your life motto?
Live for anything or die for nothing.
You fought in many big organizations. Where did you feel the best?
Yes, i fought everywhere in Europe. for me is not important its big or small organization. I love to stay in the ring. I feel good if i fight in Switzerland or Austria. There i have a many friends and family. I also love to fight on FFC.
You have an impressive score. Do you look for a particular rematch?
Yes, i want one rematch with strong and smart fighter Vladimir Moravcik. I lost with him in may on FULLFIGHT.
Many people think that K1and Muay Thai is not a sport at all, but violence. What is your message to those people?
No! its not right what other people think about this sport. i have try many sports but i found myself in this sport the right way of live. In this sport you can learn dicipline. To get away from bad things and environment, you can leave out you agrresion in training and get your head free again, its not only a sport. thaiboxing is discipline and life.
You are an inspiration to many young people, only starting out i. What’s your advice to all young fighters?
I respect all fighters who fighting in the ring, i love to watch young fighters, than i remember me if i started. I like to see young people in the gym. its better to be there , as on the streets and do crimes.
When we meet you always emanate positive energy. Are there moments when you are in a bad mood at all?
I love to live and try to be always in a good mood and even if its called to fight, than the mood must to be fit., bad mood i overcome it and build it to positive.
What are your goals and wishes?
I wanna fight with best fighters in the world.
Which fight you remember best?
It was a fight in Vienna for Austrian champion. against Ndombi Kande, he never lost a fight and many people comes to me and say: you will lose, and few days before fighting i get the flu and i fought with 39 celsius fever and we made a hard fight over 5 rounds in the last round i knock him down and i won the belt of Austrian champion.
Your favorite food is?
I love thai food and also mamas kitchen, if she make me food before the fght i feel strong and happy.
Describe yourself in three words?
If you look back on your career, would you change anything or decide otherwise?
No, its all going right.
What do you do in your spare time, if there is any?
In my spare time i like to go to my family and enjoy time with them or with friends.
What’s your opinion on the use of prohibited substances in sports?
If you cant be strong with the power, what god gives you, than you cant be stronger with them. Peoples who takes that illegal, thinks only for this moment to win the fight.,but what is with the health after ?
When we will see you in FFC again ?
Next year i will be back on FFC, but only if i will fight for the belt.
What is going on in your head when walking to the ring – are you focused on the fight, is there
nervousness and andrenalin?
I am relaxed and i enjoy the time before i go to the ring and on the way to go inside, i think only for action.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years ?
Till there is long time but i have a dream to have a beautiful family and my own gym, where i can train people and makes them to warriors.
Your message to fans and friends?
Thanks all who supporting me since the beginnig of my carrer and i love it so much to see you all on my fights and make noise for me . First i will say to my family, sorry that i leave you and for understand me,, and for my friends, that i dont have so much time. All of my family,friends and fans you are my power! You get all my respect !!!
Thank you and all the best in your career !