The listing of fighters who’ve walked out to rapper DMX’s music is lengthy, together with greats like Chuck Liddell, Mike Tyson and Brian Ortega, amongst others. However for me, essentially the most iconic use of DMX as a walkout tune in blended martial arts (MMA) has to go to Anderson Silva. Silva, nonetheless a strong G.O.A.T. contender regardless of later defeats, used to enter the cage to DMX’s, “Ain’t No Sunshine.”
Following DMX’s tragic passing on the age of fifty on account of a coronary heart assault, TMZ Sports activities spoke to Silva.
“DMX is a part of my life,” Silva stated. “I’m very unhappy as a result of he is a large man, an enormous expertise, and I’m unhappy. I’m very unhappy as a result of this man has nice potential to do one thing increasingly on this world. For me, DMX is totally totally different as a result of he’s very charismatic. And the expertise that DMX has is totally totally different. He’s a very good actor and singer.
“I’m unhappy, I’m very unhappy,” Silva continued.
As for whether or not “The Spider” will honor DMX through the use of one among his songs in his upcoming boxing match towards Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on June 19, 2021?
“For certain, I’ll go and use his music as a result of it’s a part of my life,” Silva concluded.