Who is rocking the Dad/Mum body this summer?
Mixed martial arts is widely regarded as one of the toughest sports to compete in. The wide range of disciplines included in any MMA fighter’s training regimen requires them to stay in peak condition for optimum performance.
With most fighters skilled in wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, Judo, some form of striking and various other martial arts, a good physical base is essential to maintain a good career. But, they are also human, and so are often tempted by the good things in life.
With diet plans like this, and heavy training in the eight weeks before a fight, it’s easy to see why some fighters look more like supermodels than warriors of combat. But sometimes you see the other end of the scale, when fighters get out of shape.
Check out the pics of five MMA fighters who are out of shape right now…
(Far left) Mauricio Shogun Rua
Currently scheduled to face Corey Anderson on the packed UFC 198 card from Brazil, former Pride FC and UFC champion Mauricio Shogun Rua is looking a little flabby. There’s still a good month before he fights Anderson, but it’s crazy to see the difference above to below: