Oh boy, here’s a story that will make you chuckle! So, this brave fan decided to step into Xtreme Couture after receiving an invitation from the one and only UFC middleweight badass Sean Strickland. Now, I’m not saying he regretted it, but let’s just say it didn’t go quite as planned.
In true viral video fashion, Strickland shared a clip on Instagram featuring himself and his sparring partner “Johnny.” Before the madness ensued, fellow welterweight warrior Chris Curtis already had an inkling that this might not end well. He even called it a “bad idea.” But hey, who needs caution when they’re about to unleash their inner Rocky Balboa?
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Cue the knockouts!
Kapow! Strickland managed to send Johnny crashing down twice during their sparring session. Talk about making an entrance! Let’s just hope our friend Johnny doesn’t have any aspirations of becoming a professional fighter anytime soon.
Believe it or not, Johnny actually impressed Strickland with his tenacity and skills. In fact, the man behind the upcoming UFC Vegas 76 main event at APEX was so awed by Johnny’s performance that he decided to give him an irresistible offer: a membership at Xtreme Couture! Now that’s what I call earning respect in style.
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Before we move on from this entertaining episode, let’s take a moment to appreciate the man himself – Sean “The Knockout Guru” Strickland. The dude is about to enter the octagon for the nineteenth time, and boy does he mean business!
With hopes of becoming a middleweight title contender, our brave warrior will be facing off against none other than Abusupiyan Magomedov in a thrilling five-round battle. Can you feel the anticipation building? We sure can!
In case you were wondering how capable our hero truly is, let me remind you of his last fight. Picture this: January’s UFC Vegas 67 event where Strickland courageously stepped up to replace another fighter and went head-to-head with Nassourdine Imavov.
So there you have it folks! A fan enters Xtreme Couture only to end up being sent flying across the room like Wile E. Coyote facing off against Road Runner. But hey, hats off to Johnny for giving it his best shot!
And as we eagerly await Sean Strickland’s next octagon adventure, let’s hope he doesn’t go around inviting more unsuspecting fans to test their mettle. Or at least invest in some body armor before the storm hits.
Video: Sean Strickland schools fan who agrees to sparring session ahead of UFC Vegas 76 main event bout