As close as we might have been to seeing a “first,” Abbott was inches away from giving the UFC another first that would have changed the game more than he already did.
As he had Worsham pressed against the cage and on his back, Worsham’s corner was against the cage immediately to the right of the action and almost got themselves a dose of the punishment.
“I was going to punch a guy’s face because he had his face up against the screen, you know, the cage,” Abbott began explaining. “He was like, yelling in his ear, ‘Come on! Come on!’ I was so close to punching the cage with his face up against it. I’m telling you, I was like 50/50 about punching that cage to f*****g f*** his face up.”
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For those who question how cerebral of a fighter Abbott was, you may be surprised to know that honest thought was put into the decision, as the scenario played out in his head mid-fight and Abbott passed on the opportunity. All the while, he was making a decorated striker tap to strikes.
Tank Abbott was one of a kind.
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