“The fighter needs to interpret
his/her “nerves” before the fight
as excited anticipation of a
victory, not as fear of losing.
Butterflies in the stomach are
normal, but the fighter puts them
into positive formation by
anticipating a great performance.”

Dr. Jack Singer

(Source: mmaquotable.com)

“A man willing to break an arm is less scary than the man willing to have his arm broke.”

“Fighting without a goal is like running without a destination.”

Ayub “Zap” Tashkilot

(Source: MMAquotable.com)

“Embrace the grind”

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“The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him”

G.K. Chesterton

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“Rhythm in a fight should be like imperfect waves in a perfect sea”

 Martijn de Jong

(Source: mmaquotable.com)

“The pressure is always there… I just have got to go out there and enjoy my moment and do my best.”

Lyoto Machida

More Machida sayings here.

“I try to clear my mind of everything,
I try to think of nothing. I just let my
body act, the body can take control
and do what it’s trained to do”

Lyoto Machida

More Machida sayings here.

“If you don’t love what
your doing it’s going to
be a painful journey”

Dean Purdon

(Source: mmaquotable.com)

More quotations from Chael here.

More quotations from Chael here.