McCall homelife in turmoil on eve of fight with Benavidez


Ian McCall fights Joseph Benavidez on the UFC 156 main card Saturday night.

“Been going through a lot on a personal note," said Ian McCall in an exclusive interview with "It’ll all unfold sooner or later, but at least I have the gym, that’s my happy place at the moment. So as much drama as I’ve been dealing with at the moment, I have this place to make me happy, and at least I’m focused here.

"It’s all home stuff. I don’t live at home anymore, I’m separated, probably getting a divorce. Just stuff like that."

"I just want to get this (fight) over with, and be free and just be happy, finally — that’s how I look at it, get in there and I can be happy — and get it over with so I can fix my life.”

McCall is one of the most beloved figures on the Underground, and we wish him strength during a time with now multiplied challenges.


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mmavixen site profile image  

2/1/13 1:19 PM by mmavixen

Good luck Ian.  My heart goes out to you.  The end of a relationsip is brutal, I am there now and it sucks. WAR CREEPY!  I like Joe B, but Creepy's bringing back a W to the UG!

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2/1/13 1:07 PM by jasonhightower

TTT for the Creepy one...

Smellde Gluve site profile image  

1/31/13 11:17 AM by Smellde Gluve

Best of luck Ian. Rooting for you on Saturday and hope all the personal stuff works out.

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1/31/13 10:51 AM by UGCTT_CreepysStacheWax

Seriously.. what???Btw awesome screen name hahaha

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1/31/13 9:37 AM by HeHitsMeBecauseHeLovesMe


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1/30/13 4:41 PM by TheFapMaster

The UG has your back Ian. No doubt in my mind that you will come out of this a happier, healthier man when it's all said and done. Stay the course, brother.

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1/30/13 4:20 PM by Letibleu

I will always watch your fights no nmatter what your facebook status says

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1/30/13 4:15 PM by lookoutawhale

hopefully things work out for ian. good luck dude

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1/30/13 9:31 AM by GnP Sonnen


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1/30/13 5:39 AM by Legendash

He sounds so tired and bummed out, I hope he can get up for the fight. Could go either way with that sort of emotion I think.