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UFC: Strickland, UFC fighter: “I like it when I leave the house thinking that I could kill someone”

Updated 10/28/2021 - 17:41 ANDl american Sean Strickland (24-3) never ceases to amaze with his revelations. In the last few days he has spoken o


Updated
10/28/2021 –
17:41

ANDl american Sean Strickland (24-3) never ceases to amaze with his revelations. In the last few days he has spoken of his homicidal thoughts and his neo-Nazi past Although, as he has stated, he does not believe that this will affect him in the face of his future in the UFC, where he has linked five victories in a row. “I’m not worried that they might cut me off for this reason. How can you kick someone out for that?”, affirmed the fighter to The Hour.

Strickland believes that much of his mentality and behavior are due to his past trauma, starting with a psychologically abusive parent Yet the influence of his grandfather, who claims put him on the path to neo-Nazism and racism in his youth. He has already said that he regrets” of his past acts.

During my neo-Nazi stage I walked down the street with a knife or a stone hoping to kill someone

Sean Strickland (MMA fighter)

“I went through a strange neo-Nazi and white supremacist phase when I was younger and I was kicked out of school for hate crimes. I was always angry and had a lot of fucked up influences in my life, so I felt good hating something. I was walking down the street with a knife or a stone hoping to kill someone “, relat. Sean, ranked seventh in the UFC rankings, added: “You’re in seventh grade talking about the Nazis and you don’t even know what the hell that means. But you hear it from someone you look up to and that identity consumed me.. Then you realize that when you are a racist you do not advance in life. ”

I like it when I leave the house with the possibility of thinking that maybe I could kill someone

Sean Strickland (MMA fighter)

According to Strickland, you are now “offline” and he tries to lead a quiet and routine life, almost without leaving home, which revolves around his workouts. However, the fighter does not follow any therapy and at the same time is able to say seconds later that in his head he still thinks about the homicides: “I like when I leave the house with the possibility of thinking that maybe I could kill someone, I like. Once I’m done with MMA, I’ll probably work on rewiring my brain, maybe I’ll find more value in human life. Maybe trying to connect with people more, but right now I like it, I fucking enjoy it. “

He certainly tried to manipulate the situation so that he could kill someone

Sean Strickland (MMA fighter)

In this sense, Strickland added that he has lived through some episodes in which he was involved in altercations that could have ended badly, and even reveals that he has tried to promote situations that allowed him to claim self-defense: “There are certain times in my life where I really tried to manipulate the situation so I could kill someone, but it just didn’t work. I don’t go out of the house much for that reason.”.

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