Marcus Davis: Fighting has shortened my lifespan

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Marcus “The Irish Handgrenade” Davis recently appeared on MMAJunkie Radio for a wide-ranging interview, that included the dangers of 20 years of professional fighting in boxing, kickboxing, and MMA.

“If you think all those fights haven’t shortened my life span … I’m a realist,” said Davis. “But it’s no different than somebody’s choice to pick up a cigarette and smoke, or pick up a beer and drink and kill some brain cells.

“My choice was that I am on this earth to fight. I chose MMA to be the business that I was involved in. That’s how I cared for my family. I accept the fact that this is what I’ve done, and I don’t want to change a damn thing about it.”

“I don’t believe I’m a guy that’s something different or special. I just believe that the doors have been laid in front of me, whether you believe in God or not, and I’ve walked through the doors and made some good decisions on doing some things, and I enjoy doing them.”

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