Stephan Bonnar Ready To Retire Unless Given Big Fight | UFC NEWS

July 12, 2012 5:00 pm by Lynn R Mitchell

UFC on Fuel TV 4 post fight interview “Stephan The American Psycho” Bonnar expresses interest in coaching opposite Forrest Griffin on TUF or at least a big name.   The American Psycho clearly states he has no desire to be a stepping stone by fighting the next ‘big thing before the world notices the talent the guy has’


“ I’ve been doing this eleven years, and I’ve been through the ringer. So I promised myself I’d put a nice streak together, and I said if I want my last fight, I’m gonna go back in there against someone with a lot of Twitter followers.

The story of my career has been fighting a lot of the best guys right before they got on top, you know. So I said, ‘Hey, if I can’t get that big marquee fight then yeah, it’s God’s way of telling me to go do something else for a while.  Enlightenment is a quiet acceptance of what is.

I really thought I could campaign hard for me and Forrest to be coaches [of TUF] because we’re entertainingly bizarre to say the least.   I think it would be entertaining and of course we’ll beat the hell out of each other until the end,”  says Bonnar.

To clear it up Bonnar states:

“Maybe I’ll still fight Forrest.  There’s a chance Rampage wants to fight again – that’s the fight I’d really want to do but hey if he doesn’t have a lot of twitter followers then maybe it’s God’s way of saying go do something else.”

“I have no interest in fighting the next big thing, before the world notices the talent the guy has. [referring to his fight against Jon Jones and Mark Coleman]  I have done that too much in my career.   If it’s not meant to be for us to be coaches, I’ve got to accept that and move on.  That’s fine with me.”

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