Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Hella Sound's Interview w/Anthony Johnson

Originally posted on Hellasound.com

Anthony Johnson is a rising star in the world's premier mixed martial arts promotion, the UFC. Fresh off an impressive Knockout of the Night victory over Kevin Burns, Anthony is taking a few days off to be with friends and family. "Yeah, I'm taking a little break, but if the UFC wants me to fight soon I'm ready to do it."

Don't Cheat Yourself.
Mixed martial arts athletes must not only be well-rounded boxers, kickboxers, wrestlers and grapplers (thus "mixed"); they also need to be in top physical shape to endure fast-paced, high-intensity matches with equally skilled opponents. Every one of them must nurture an internal Steve Prefontaine to stay competitive.

With frequent events and varying schedules, fighters must stay in top shape to fight on short notice. "The 170 weight class is so tough, and I respect everybody in it. I'm not calling out anybody, so whoever they want me to fight is cool with me."

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