For Wallid Ismail, blinking is a sign of weakness. He needs to keep a vigilant observation on his surroundings just in case a lesser form of life tries to sneak in his vicinity without his approval.
Toughness is a way of life and the ultimate method to determine one’s toughness can only be evaluated on Pepe Beach. We appreciate Wallid Ismail’s idiosyncrasies, we even made an entire t-shirt about him. Wallid Ismail needs to break down Mark Coleman’s door one night and steal his nickname from whatever file cabinet he keeps it in. If the world is ill, Wallid Ismail is the true antidote.
If Jesus works in mysterious ways, Wallid Ismail works by grabbing a video camera and saying whatever the hell he wants.
Just a few days ago at UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold in Brazil, we sent reporter Lucas Lutkus to get a brief interview with Wallid Ismail backstage. Wallid wanted us to convey a message to the UFC through MiddleEasy, so the camera was fired up and this is what happened.