Believe in yourself... and aliens
- Oct 25, 2015
It comes as no surprise that fighters in the UFC aren't impressed with their paychecks but Paddy Pimblett in particular has a...
"It makes me laugh when people are commenting on my stuff and things saying, ‘He’s not active enough. He doesn’t fight enough. He should be fighting four times a year.’
“Why? Why should I fight four times a year? Give me a reason when I’m earning more outside the cage than I am in it
I’ve had people tweeting me in the past few weeks saying, ‘We want to see him face Makhachev, we want to see him face Ferguson, we want to see him face Gaethje,’ I’m like what?!I won’t be fighting them for about three years and then that’s if they’re still at the top of the game by then. There’s no point.
“The fans don’t always see, do they? They’re just, ‘I want to see this, I want to see that.’ You can understand it. You want to see fights don’t you as a fight fan?
“The one I always get is, ‘We want to see you fight ‘Sugar’ Sean O’Malley.’ I’m like, there’s 20 pounds between us, how are we meant to fight?
“I could never make 145 again. It’s not happening. I’m going the other way. There’s no way that fight happens but it still gets tweeted to me multiple times a week. One’s way bigger than the other (laughs).”.”