Pomp and circumstance don’t take you far when it turns out you’re full of hot air. Poke! Pop! There you go, crashing back to earth. My vote’s on humility.

Weigh-ins are a great tradition in combat sports. Each fighter stands on the official scale and flexes their muscles, and then the champion and challenger stand toe-to-toe, eyeing each other fiercely, sometimes sparking a pre-fight tussle, or at least some controversy to be caught on camera which will in turn sell tickets. When done right, […]

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