Diary of a Fighter w/ Mike Hackert #9: Reality sinks in; Now I want more

*Photo Credit Red Statyk

I guess it wasn’t until the morning after my fight with Tim Hague that it all sunk in that I had accomplished a huge goal for me – wow it felt great. There was no surprise in the skillset I displayed and I probably could have shown more, but I got too comfortable with what I was doing. The mentality I had walking into the fight was freakishly calm. After a couple of rounds of shadow sparring in the dressing room, it was obvious that things would be fine.

Not cutting weight feels great. I don’t know why I haven’t thought of this before, I felt like I should have. It was very neat. I wanna do it again. The nerves still set in like they usually do, but they were much easier to overcome. Tim [Hague] was a very tough man and came into the fight in great shape. I don’t know too many people who can fight for fifteen minutes and still throw bombs in the last seconds. Any man who can step into the cage is a hero of mine, so my hats off to Tim and I look forward to seeing him fight again.

Usually at this time I let loose a have some fun, but now I want to see what I can accomplish. School still comes first, but it hasn’t seemed to be a factor in my preparation. I’m injury free so I’ve already been back at it. This sounds far too serious for me, but I guess it’s because I want more. When I get another opportunity to compete you will hear about it.

Thanks everyone to everyone who followed these blogs, Fitness Etc, Bryce Hansen Remax Ocean Pacific Realty, Reign Full Contact, Adam Zugec, Island MMA, Comox Valley Fitness, Knockout Martial Arts, Comox Valley Boxing Club, Family who made the trip, and my DB/Girlfriend Nova.

Honey Badger.

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