In the UK there has long been a pop-culture obsession with sports stars and their partners.
While British WAG (wives and girlfriends) culture is as synonymous with football as feigning injury, the better halves of many mixed martial artists go unnoticed.
Heck, it’s Valentine’s Day, so here are 10 reasons why you should date a fighter. Free trainer: Let’s face it, trainers at gyms can be expensive, but if you’re with a fighter, I’m sure they’ll be more than happy to assist you. Loyal, respectful: Martial arts teaches discipline and respect, thus giving you someone you can trust. Constantly training: No need to spy on your honey; they’re probably at one of their gyms training. You might also like: MMA Update: Thiago Silva arrested, Anderson Silva working out, UFC Fight Night 7.
In shape: Now, we know what you care about is just the inside of a person, but unless we’re talking Roy “Big Country” Nelson, your boo bear is always going to be in summertime shape. Know how to put in work: You won’t have to worry about a lousy work ethic.
“I can box, don’t get me wrong, but I am there to fight and I feel with the power I have got and the pace I can put on a man there will be an opportunity for me, whether it be the first minute or the last minute – whenever it is I will take it with both hands and look to finish the fight.”The July fight night details are expected to be announced next week, with Martell being joined on the card by Nathan Dale, who is expected to move down to lightweight.
You’d probably feel safe in any dark alley with your valentine by your side. You might also like: MMA’s Yancy Medeiros: The UFC Lightweight with a Hawaiian warrior ethic Okay, you’ve made it to the top 3. Able to switch positions quickly: Transitions are key in MMA, with fighters always wanting to get to a more “dominant” position. They train for a 25-minute fight, trying to accomplish any “endurance” goal shouldn’t be of concern. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. She puts on a brave face and pretends that everything is great, but you can see that twinkle in your girl’s eye every time you two sit down and watch a PPV.started wrestling in grade ten, I always hung out with guys and I obviously had a lot of guy friends in the sport and the more I got to know them the more I saw how much of the sport was about how much “poon” you could get.You have to imagine this was in high school (grade 10) so when your going away with team mates to these huge ontario wide tournaments your going to see people you met at local tourneys, and people you talk to online, a lot of the girls in the sport weren’t too butch and they were cute.