Barry: I'm killing people, or I'm getting killed

by Steven Marrocco & Dann Stupp | source: mmajunkie.com
 

"The sport has evolved nowadays to where it's not just about fighting any more," he said. "We're entertainers. We're athletes first, but we're entertainers along with being athletes. So we've got to be able to fight, and we've got to be able to perform. I can throw a jab and run from anybody. But who wants to see that?

"I don't necessarily get into it to make people go, 'Ooh,' and that's it. But that is a part of it. We all fight for ourselves, but part of what we want is to please the crowd. I come into put on a show. It's 'HD.' Either I'm killing people, or I'm getting killed. I'm going to lose better than anybody if I do."

Right now, he's still got a job. And as long as he has a job, why worry? So what if he's always fighting bigger, heavier guys. Morecraft is 6-foot-6 and 260 pounds. Once again, Barry is punching upward.

"As long as I'm getting phone calls for fights, that's cool," he said. "Whether I'm fighting a 7-foot-3 monster or a 5-foot-3, 290-pound guy, everybody's bigger than I am. I'm 5-foot-11 no matter what I do. I'm not going to get any taller, unless there's some secret pill out there that will give me a growth spurt at 32."

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KampHitMyMannHole site profile image  

1/20/12 10:04 PM by KampHitMyMannHole

Keep lurking

SlyStallowned site profile image  

1/20/12 10:00 PM by SlyStallowned

He looked great standing tonight, hopefully he continues showing this type of aggression.Don't pretend that he usually looks this great though, he is 4-4 in the UFC after all

mixedmartialfarts site profile image  

1/20/12 9:29 PM by mixedmartialfarts

Pat Barry looked pretty good even with a "noob" strategy and no killer instinct, eh guys?

DoomFarmer site profile image  

1/19/12 8:05 PM by DoomFarmer

You should have known

NarlyPersianDude site profile image  

1/19/12 7:58 PM by NarlyPersianDude

There you go

mixedmartialfarts site profile image  

1/19/12 7:42 PM by mixedmartialfarts

That "noob" strategy had Kongo about as close as you can get someone to being unconscious without them actually being unconscious.  If you can seriously watch this gif and tell me that Pat Barry has no killer instinct then you're crazy or trolling.  

TheUltimateLurker site profile image  

1/19/12 7:19 PM by TheUltimateLurker

Well, Pat looked fatter than normal. Which pretty much fucking sucks. Hope he catches Morecraft earlier. Seriously doubt we will get two good rounds out of Pat. Stop shitting on the fans that root for you Pat. Take your conditioning seriously for once.

Pride Rules site profile image  

1/19/12 4:23 PM by Pride Rules

Killer instinct = looking like a noob running in with both hands down by your waist and eating a punch for it? people here make me laugh sometimes  

Proteus The Invincible site profile image  

1/19/12 1:10 PM by Proteus The Invincible

Pat often does look overly tentative, which can be very frustrating to watch. I hope he lets his strikes go when he fights Morecraft.

TheUltimateLurker site profile image  

1/19/12 1:08 PM by TheUltimateLurker

You do not remember correctly.Pat was gassed 3:30 into the first round.