Uriah Hall is kind of right. Before his UFC Japan bout with Gegard Mousasi, Hall is leading a campaign against the media’s bullshit. Hall probably doesn’t like posts such as “the top 17 reasons to watch UFC Fight Night 75”, winners & losers of UFC 200, 8,000 word Fight Pass gambling breakdowns, and soulless staff UFC news posts.
Hall doesn’t have time for any of that bullshit. Also, don’t be negative around Hall because that is also bullshit.
Speaking at the UFC Japan media day prior to his fight with Mousasi, Hall dropped some knowledge.
“I haven’t seen any downs (in my career), really; it’s only downs when you believe and start to listen to the media, because the media is usually bullsh-t and they usually come up with sh-t that makes no sense,” Hall told MMAjunkie. “They will never step in your shoes for a day, no less a second, but they can write a story to think that they know you. I was at that point where I used to believe the media, but the media is bullsh-t, and people who are negative are bullsh-t.”
“I’m always ready, and I believe in the whole thing of staying ready,” Hall says. “I’m always texting (UFC matchmaker) Joe Silva saying, ‘Hey, I’m close to weight. If somebody gets hurt let me know.’ I’m not just here to fight in UFC; I’m here to go up against the best guys. This is completely outside my comfort zone fighting one of the best in the world. It’s different, but I’m always ready to step up.
“This is what I do, and I don’t complain about it. I’m in it for the ride and the glory. Unfortunately not everyone sees it that way, but f-ck everybody else.”