Ken Shamrock is fifty-one years old and preparing to step into the cage again, this time against Kimbo Slice.
Shamrock spoke recently to MMAFighting about his upcoming fight and what he thinks of those who say he’s too old to be fighting still.
Shamrock didn’t get hostile, instead he explained that he can see why people would say that, based on his past fights, but insists that he has found a career resurgence and wants the chance to prove everyone wrong.
“I say watch the fight. I can’t say anything and I can’t say that they’re wrong, from what we’ve seen in the past. I struggled to get through certain things that were going on with me at that time. I refused to quit and I refused to give up and I tried to fight through, not knowing what it was.”
“I dont disagree with them. As far as, ‘Ken’s 51, should he be fighting, shouldn’t he be fighting?’ because what we’ve seen in the past has definitely been an aged fighter. I say this, give me a chance. Allow me to walk in the ring and prove everybody wrong. Because this is a Ken Shamrock fifteen years ago, that’s what I feel like right now, that’s what I’m training like right now and that’s what you’re going to see in the ring come June 19.”
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