Shalorus’ key to victory: stop eating

Monday, January 09, 2012

When Kamal Shalorus came up in short a UFC-debut bout against Jim Miller, he knew he had to do something to get better.

While the first step was to relocate from Texas to Antoni Hardonk’s Dynamix MMA camp in California, the second step might surprise you.

The “Prince of Persia” decided to stop eating.

“I have more energy,” Shalorus recently told MMAjunkie.com Radio. “I used to eat five times a day on a different diet and was always tired.

Shalorus, of course, hasn’t totally shut out solid-food intake, but he’s pretty close. Following the tenants of the “Warrior Diet,” the Iranian-born Shalorus now eats just one meal a day, in the evening, that typically consists of lean protein, fruits and vegetables and coconut water.

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