Age is just a number, and nobody proves it better than Glover Teixeira. The 39-year-old defeated Nikita “The Miner” Krylov via split decision at UFC Fight Night 158: Vancouver on September 14. Their fight was listed as the co-main event… [READ MORE]
“I know boundaries exist. It’s all in how you choose to handle it. We knew 100% going into this that it’s a male driven sport and industry. I think we’re confident, strong women, and I knew that we could handle ourselves. It’s just about being tough and pushing yourself beyond your comfort zone. I would like to see more women do that. Whether it’s hop in the gym and train in this sport. Just because it’s mostly men doesn’t mean you can’t do that. We can make excuses and focus our effort on saying that it is male driven or we can just do it. I think we should spend more time saying ‘I want to do that, I fit there, this is what I’m gonna do.”
MMA is the worlds fastest growing sport, but that doesn’t mean everyone who trains in MMA is interested in competing.
Possibly the best reason for fans choosing to migrate more to the sport as a whole rather than just following the fighter themselves, comes from arguably the most important voice surrounding MMA today. Joe Rogan puts it in such a simple way that it’s hard to argue against. He calls MMA “the least bulshittable sport.” And he’s right.
High-level mixed-martial artists should focus on winning their bout and nothing else.
The matchmaking, the promotion, and marketing of the fighter, and the overall well-being of the fighter should be taken care of by a management team. They are as important as the athlete in shaping a successful career.
In this interview, Josh talks about his latest win for Z Fight Promotions potentially fighting for the PFL next May, Why he should fight for the big fight promotions and how being a Dad has changed his life. A fun interview so check it out.