In the event you had been to conduct a snap survey amongst UFC fighters, you possibly can guess that the overwhelming majority would say that there main ambition within the sport is to someday strap a UFC title round their waist.
However not Kevin Holland. The American fighter, typically thought of to be one of the vital entertaining athletes on the roster, is well-known for preventing all comers — a reality mirrored in him having 19 fights within the UFC regardless of his debut coming in 2018. This weekend, Holland will tackle one of many division’s rising stars in Jack Della Maddalena in Las Vegas, with typical knowledge saying that he would transfer one step nearer to a possible welterweight title shot with a win in opposition to the unbeaten (within the UFC) Australian.
However Holland advised the media in Las Vegas on Wednesday, together with The Mac Life, that he has different ambitions for his struggle profession.
“Doesn’t actually trouble me, I’m probably not the man searching for a belt,” Holland stated, as famous by BJPenn.com. “I’m simply trying to keep energetic, I’m trying to struggle anyone and all people. I like how I receives a commission, and the way in which I receives a commission is to point out up and to win fights. So I present up, win fights, do the contract, assassinate the individual in entrance of me, accumulate my checks, and go on to the subsequent one.”
He added: “I’m simply trying ahead to holding preventing… I don’t concern myself with belts in any way. It’s like, guys are preventing for a title, they’re not in my glasses… Why are you guys so targeted on the f*cking belt on a regular basis? Excuse my language, however why are you so targeted on the belt? I simply advised you I’m not apprehensive in regards to the belt, and also you return and repeat and ask in regards to the belt.
“I’m not apprehensive in regards to the belt. Why are you so apprehensive in regards to the belt? You don’t even struggle for a residing, why are you apprehensive in regards to the belt?”