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Dillon Danis responds to critics of sparring, ‘head conditioning’ movies

Videos of Dillon Danis sparring and banging his head against a sauna railing raised a lot of eyebrows before his boxing match against Logan Paul. Danis said the reality of those videos is a lot different than their appearance. He touted his work with former UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira and credited Mike Perry –

Dillon Danis responds to critics of sparring, ‘head conditioning’ movies

Movies of Dillon Danis sparring and banging his head towards a sauna railing raised lots of eyebrows earlier than his boxing match towards Logan Paul.

Danis mentioned the fact of these movies is loads completely different than their look. He touted his work with former UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira and credited Mike Perry – Paul’s backup for the Oct. 14 boxing match – as inspiration for his self-inflicted head trauma within the warmth.

“I solely sparred Pereira,” mentioned Danis on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour. “That’s f****** warming up. Have you learnt how exhausting Pereira hits? He harm me, he was like, ‘Boa.’ Then we sparred a tough six rounds, 100%.”

Danis referred to his “safety guard” standing off digital camera to substantiate the depth of the session.

“How many individuals would do this? You suppose Logan Paul might final 100% with Pereira? He was going 100%, so cease f****** discrediting my boxing,” he continued.

Paul mocked Danis’ earlier sparring footage on-line.

When Paul received wind of Danis’ “head conditioning,” he speculated the jiu-jitsu specialist was searching for a manner out of the battle. Paul wrote into their contract a clause the place Danis might be compelled to pay $100,000 if he pulls out of the battle with an harm that can’t be verified.

Danis mentioned banging his head into wooden was simply one other coaching methodology.

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“You know the way [Mike] Perry does that within the sauna, I used to be conditioning my head,” he mentioned. “I’ve received a tough head.”

Requested why he launched the odd video, Danis replied, “as a result of it was content material?”

To date, the buildup to the six-round, 195-pound exhibition boxing match has been dominated by Danis’ social media warfare towards Paul and Paul’s fiancee, Nina Agdal. Former swimsuit cowl mannequin Agdal sued Danis in federal court docket over a video he posted that she mentioned was illegally hacked from her telephone. The case is pending.

Paul, who weighs effectively over 200 kilos within the offseason, is a heavy favourite to win the battle. Danis is returning to competitors after a four-year layoff because of a critical knee harm. Requested about its standing, Danis mentioned, “for him, it’s high-quality.”

“I believe when you’ve gotten two knee surgical procedures, it’s going to by no means be 100%,” Danis added. “Boxing is very easy in comparison with MMA. I believe nobody cares. The factor with me, I’m so hated, or now I suppose I’m liked, all people all the time simply needs to place me down. I don’t thoughts it, as a result of I carry it upon myself. However nobody ever simply provides me credit score for something.

“I really feel like I deserve some respect for lots of issues I do.”

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