McKee: 'I should have the UFC belt by the end of 2011'

by Ben Fowlkes | source: mmafighting.com
 

Antonio McKee has a plan. It's simple, really.

"By the end of the year I should have the UFC [lightweight] belt," he told MMA Fighting. "I've got to get through [Jacob] Volkmann here, beat up Volkmann real quick, and after I get done with Volkmann they'll think I'm serious and we can start moving forward and making progress."

See? Nothing to it. After 11 years as a pro fighter, the 40-year-old McKee is set to make his Octagon debut at UFC 125 this Saturday, so of course he already has his future mapped out.

But does he really think becoming a UFC champion is going to be that easy? Seriously?

"Oh yeah, come on, man. I've got a four-fight deal, so I'd say that sounds about right. Randy [Couture] won the belt when he was about 44, right? I'll be 41 by the end of the year, and I think McKee is made of a little better stuff than Randy, so I should have it by then."

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Dougie site profile image  

1/3/11 9:00 PM by Dougie

Interesting.  

Ta Demais site profile image  

1/3/11 8:58 PM by Ta Demais

very interesting

MakeMeBleed site profile image  

1/3/11 8:26 PM by MakeMeBleed

Chris "The Westside Strangler" Brennan

o gull site profile image  

1/3/11 8:16 PM by o gull

no it was simon pheonix from demolition man i think?

Fighting site profile image  

1/3/11 8:13 PM by Fighting

^^^ Was that Batman?

japetto site profile image  

1/3/11 7:59 PM by japetto

Still the most entertaining McKee fight ever:

HeHitsMeBecauseHeLovesMe site profile image  

1/3/11 7:52 PM by HeHitsMeBecauseHeLovesMe

TTT for Fastrack. Fucking noob.

o gull site profile image  

1/3/11 7:38 PM by o gull

well antonio that didnt pan out as expected.

Rucking Fetard site profile image  

1/3/11 7:25 PM by Rucking Fetard

He will NEVER be the champ

ippon213 site profile image  

1/3/11 7:19 PM by ippon213

Ya im thinkin he probably shouldnt have taled so much shit. haha back to the tent at the MFC..