Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Bonnar: I Just Need To Keep Pushing Forward, That's What I Do

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Stephan Bonnar knows that he's a huge underdog going into his light heavyweight bout against Anderson Silva at UFC 153 later this month but he also knows that Silva is human and that he can be beat in any given fight.

Bonnar talked about his attitude towards the fight and getting the chance of a lifetime in an interview with MMAJunkie.com this week:

“I fight those blood-and-guts fights because I have to, because everything else isn't working,” he said. “Because if I'm getting hit, and I've got to survive. But I don't need to. If I can work over a guy on the ground and pass his guard a bunch and go for stuff, why put myself in the fire if I don't have to? When I go in the fire in those fights, it's because I had to.

“If I could find a weakness or work him over on the ground, that's great. But if I can't and I'm forced to fight one of those blood-and-gut fights

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