“Nobody’s going to hand that out to us” – Carlos Condit believes fighters need to unite and negotiate for benefits like pensions


After asserting his retirement from the game of MMA, Carlos Condit made an look on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour.

Through the interview, the ‘Pure Born Killer’ touched upon many matters. They included the favourite struggle of his profession, why he determined to retire and what he wished to do subsequent.

At one level, Helwani requested whether or not the 37-year-old believed that sooner or later sooner or later MMA fighters would begin getting pensions. Carlos Condit responded by saying:

“I hope so. I imply, I feel that there is loads of enhancements to be made however that is gonna be on us. That is gonna be on fighters to make that occur. No one’s gonna simply hand that out to us… We’ve got to barter it, know our price and know that we’re those that make the game.”

Catch Carlos Condit’s full look on The MMA Hour beneath:


Carlos Condit’s illustrious MMA profession

Almost twenty years after changing into an expert MMA fighter, UFC welterweight Carlos Condit known as it quits on September 16.

‘Pure Born Killer’ was recognized for his superb wars with Georges St-Pierre, Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks. Condit additionally gained the interim UFC welterweight championship by defeating Nick Diaz at UFC 143.

The 37-year-old final competed within the octagon at UFC 264. Condit’s farewell struggle didn’t go his method. He misplaced to Max Griffin by way of a unanimous choice.

After the announcement of his retirement, needs poured in from each nook of the MMA neighborhood.

Thanks @CarlosCondit for all of the thrilling fights and exemplary sportsmanship you’ve got given us. You have had a tremendous 19 years within the sport and hopefully, you will have a good higher post-fight profession doing one thing else you like. #NBK #NaturalBornKiller

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What it seemed wish to go 5 rounds with a first-rate Carlos Condit again within the good previous days.

Picture after all by the GOAT @allelbows. https://t.co/M6Ve0W34gi

Former UFC mild heavyweight champion Jon Jones additionally posted a heartfelt message to his Instagram account. ‘Bones’ thanked the 37-year-old for being an inspiration.

“Carlos, my brother, you’ve gotten kicked numerous ass, gained world titles, traveled the world, constructed wonderful relationships, and have made numerous cash. I’ll say your MMA profession was an incredible success. Thanks for being an inspiration over time. I respect you greater than you’ll ever understand. I do know you’re going to kill it in no matter it’s you resolve to do subsequent. All the time in your nook,” wrote Jon Jones.


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