Dan Hardy: I Feel Unstoppable
"Right now I feel like I'm unstoppable and that's exactly what I need to feel going into this fight." --- Dan Hardy, UFC Welterweight Fighter
Dan Hardy puts the possibility of loosing his career at the back of his mind, and said that “I feel unstoppable” prior to his match against Chris Lytle this coming Saturday at UFC on Versus 5. It should be recalled that the British MMA fighter has not tasted success since 2009, and has lost to Georges St-Pierre, Carlos Condit and Anthony Johnson. In relation to this, fans know that only few fighters with a 0-3 record stays in the UFC.
His current situation dictates that this can be his make or break bout, and he will be facing one of the most experienced welterweight around — Chris Lytle. And while Dan Hardy wants a stand-up war, it seems that his opponent will give it to him. However, he won’t be throwing each punch with fear that it’ll be his last in the UFC. As he said in 5th Round:
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“It does put pressure on me because obviously I love fighting with the UFC. It’s unusual territory for me. I’ve never been in this situation before. I had two back-to-back losses a while back in my career and that was a very difficult situation to be in.
“There is definitely pressure, but I’ve just got to kind of go with the flow. I can’t force it too much. If I think about it too much then it’s going to get me down and it’s going to stop me performing at my best.
“Right now I feel like I’m unstoppable and that’s exactly what I need to feel going into this fight. So the thought of the three losses is more of a motivational tool than anything else.”