How Peabody’s Charles Rosa Went From Chef To UFC Contender

Charles Rosa wasn’t always a lean, mean fighting machine. Well, he might have been, but no one knew how talented he was while working as a chef.

The 29-year-old Peabody, Mass., native sat down with NESN’s “Wicked Bites” to talk about the successful transition to a professional MMA career, in which he has gone 11-2, including 2-2 in the UFC.

Check out Rosa’s entire interview above, and be sure to catch “Wicked Bites” on NESN every Saturday at 9:30 a.m.

Thumbnail photo via Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports Images

Picked For You