UFC Welterweight Credits Success To Training Camp

To become a successful mixed martial artist takes tremendous amounts of hours in the gym, working out the body, the skills and the discipline to become the ultimate fighting machine.

It also requires great nutrition. Food intake is strictly monitored to make athletes perform at their peak form with the nutrients pumped inside their bodies.

UFC welterweight Brian Melancon has had a year off before his bout with veteran Seth Bacynski at UFC 162. Melancon’s surprising knockout could have earned him a $50,000 bonus with the Knockout of the Night award if not for the stunning knockout victory of Chris Weidman over former champion Anderson Silva in the main event of the evening.

Melancon’s impressive showing earned him several calls to many fights the latest one coming in at UFC Fight Night 27 against UFC’s reality show winner, Kelvin Gastelum.

The heavy-handed welterweight used his aggression and octagon control to secure the victory with one second remaining in the first round against Bacynski. He credits his astounding victory to his work ethic during training camp and having fun with working it out in the gym. His achievement of winning in the UFC made him thought of being a success after being unknown to many of the sport’s adoring fans.

His oncoming fight with Gastelum is regarded as a continuation of training for Melancon as he goes on conditioning his body having been blessed of not sustaining any injuries with the Bacynski fight.

Melancon would have to do it double time as he celebrated his knockout victory with a tour at three pizza restaurants around Las Vegas. Cutting weight through his normal diet would be a challenge for Melancon as his bout night slated at the main card draws closer.


Posted by Diane Araga, on September 4, 2013 at 1:00 PM