Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST
  MMA Playground 4.0 is live!     Returning members: check out the patch notes     New members: visit our getting started guide, read the FAQ's and start playing!

Houston Alexander feels pressure to win for himself, not keep his job, at UFC 98

Print  
Posted By Message

MMAcca

Heavyweight Champ

MMAcca Avatar
4



 
 
 


 
 
Posts:8,113
Career:1,763-1,032
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
798
“Of course I wasn’t nervous [about losing my job after the loss to Eric Schafer in Sept. 2008]. I wasn’t nervous at all. Number one, I have been in the business for 10 years and second, it’s great to be in the UFC, man, but it’s not going to make or break me. The UFC is a great event to be a part of, but as far as me being a man, it’s not going to make or break me … of course, there is pressure to win your upcoming fight. First of all, I hate losing. We have to make sure that the mechanics, the training and all that stuff coincides together. So, you know, of course I want to win. So, there is some pressure on this next fight because I, personally, want to win. Other than that, that’s it.”



LINK

Post #1   4/29/09 2:31:01PM   

brooklynbadass

MMA Regular

 
 
 


 
 
Posts:91
Career:439-288
Joined:Jun 2007
Chips:
11
man I hope he is working on some sort of ground game by now...

Post #2   4/29/09 2:33:26PM   

sparky

AV BET Record: 38-9

sparky Avatar
17
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,625
Career:2,675-1,472
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Team Fry Guy
Chips:
1,034
He is going to get toasted at UFC 98!!!!!

Post #3   4/29/09 4:36:05PM   

prozacnation1978

Heavyweight Champ

prozacnation1978 Avatar
3


 
 
 


 
 
Posts:12,366
Career:2,320-1,237
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
894
i feel 100% that if he losses he is out of the ufc

Post #4   4/29/09 8:16:47PM