Matt Grice is a Police Officer in Oklahoma City and has been for 5 years. On Sept 8th Matt was involved in a car accident were Matt was off duty and rear ended in a multi car accident and suffered a severe brain injury. Matt was sitting at a red light when a car plowed into him from behind pushing Matt into the car in front of him. The driver that hit Matt was treated and released.
Matt Grice is a Oklahoma High School Wrestling Legend.
Matt was a four-time high school state champion at Harrah High School and three-time most outstanding wrestler in 1998, 1999 and 2000. One of the highest honors that a high school can issue to their athletes is to be recognized as an outstanding performer. Matt was recognized 19 times by his high school for his contributions and achievements to his wrestling team. Matt went on to fight in Mixed Martial Arts and has fought on the Ultimate Fighting Championship or UFC.
Matt was also training True Wrestling Insider sponsored MMA fighter Ryan McCurdy to help prepare for Ryan’s upcoming fight Nov 8 on Bellator which will be shown Live on Spike TV. As we all know, the wrestling community is a very tight community and we never like to see one of our own suffer through such an ordeal. For this reason I would encourage you to please try to help Matt and his family with the extensive recovery he will need for the short and long term. Traumatic Brain Injury (or TBI) is a very difficult injury to recover from because every type is different and every person can recover in such different ways. For these reasons it is difficult for Matt’s medical team to know what Matt has in front of him. One thing is for certain, Matt is a wrestler and fighter so he is experienced and prepared to put in the necessary work to get to be the very best he can be. Join with us as we wish Matt and his family the very best for their future.
Matt is married and has two young girls.
To follow Matts progress on Facebook- like his page: www.facebook.com/gricestrong
To help Matt and his family you can make a financial donation at: https://hopemob.org/s/updates/1re-matt-grice-donation-fund
Mike Houston- Contributor to True Wrestling Insider.
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