ByJack May, writer at
UFC Heavyweight Vet, Making Bellator debut January 2017
Jack May

In life there are always favorites — coaches play favorites, promotions play favorites, managers play favorites, that's just how it is. It's my job to do what I can to be a favorite, no matter where I'm at.

And, now that I am making my debut, I need to prove that I can be a heavyweight favorite, and that's what I plan to do on January 21.

My opponent, Dave Cryer, I guess has been around for a while, but I've never heard of him. Apparently he's 11-2 as a professional so I'm not taking anything away from him or discrediting him, but I just haven't heard of him.

When I am in my right mental and physical shape I am unbeatable.

I'm 6'8, 265 pounds, I'm like a freak of nature — I'm a monster.

My striking, with four ounce gloves, is intense. No one wants to stand with me, they all suddenly turn into a wrestler when they are in the cage with me. They all do the pre-fight interviews saying how they are knockout artists, or that they hit harder than a Mack Truck. Then they enter the cage and size me up, and down to the ground they go.

I just got out of an eight-week camp and I'm jumping right into another one; I plan on taking care of business when it comes to .

I have six KOs, I've been to the UFC, Glory, and K-1, so I obviously have what it takes. I just need to get back in there and win a few to make a good long lasting legacy — and become a favorite.


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