The Ultimate Fighter


Fighter James Chaney previously told us about his last fight. This time he recounts his very first fight.  -SBoI


James Chaney circa 2007

James Chaney circa 2007

The day of my first fight, May 2007.
Pacific Northwest, USA
 

The sun burns hot on the back of my neck and reflects back up into my face from the fiberglass beneath my feet. My lips, sun scorched and cracked while my hands all but glow white once de-gloved. I am shades of red, white, and brown from days of changing work clothes in attempt to combat the unpredictable sun rays. Having finally broke 100 degrees I wear an undershirt and if not for regulations I would do without that. Mornings of frost hardened grounds and overcast skies, turning a menacing grey and threatening to spit chill seemed to be behind us. That said, summer skies have given way to hail and lightning in the midst of a summer afternoon before, such is the nature of Idaho weather. For now I am content, my Irish glow burned red, for the cold I was not made, I welcome the heat.

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The Ultimate Fighter


Mr. Shanky loves his cat.

Mr. Shanky loves his cat.

 

We’re joined by exciting UFC fighter & “The Ultimate Fighter Live”  castmember,  Daron Cruickshank.

Daron recently defeated Chris Tickle in the TUF 15 Finale and is expected to fight Henry Martinez at UFC 151: Jones vs Henderson in September.

 

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