I have been booed in thirty countries. I have been booed following UFC victories. I’m more used to being booed by a crowd than I am being cheered. I have never been a fan favorite. Pretty much my entire competitive career has been defined by people hoping to see me lose.
Professional fighters are supposed to be infinitely stoic and fearless. But according to a new study, they actually experience fear like anyone else, and employ complex techniques to manage it. It's almost like men have feelings or something.