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Thursday, 02/20/2014, 11:13 am

Popeyes Chicken Almost Halted D.C.’s UFC 170 Participation

“I hear I’m not fighting on Wednesday and I’m all sad. The only thing that can make a Louisiana boy feel better is Popeyes. It was bad, it was horrible. I had four pieces of chicken and cajun rice, it was so good. I was laying on the ground I felt so bad because I hadn’t eaten anything like that in so long, how could it taste so good and be so bad. I was like oh, my stomach’s killing me, but I feel so good. I didn’t want to waste that training camp. I spent a lot of time away from my family when I’m training to, so I really didn’t want to waste that, but then the question of, what next? Do I take two weeks off and then prepare for another eight-week camp? Can my body hold up to another eight week camp? There were a lot of questions I didn’t have the answer to, so I said, you know what, I want to just compete now.”

While addressing the media in Las Vegas this week, UFC 170 co-headliner, Daniel Cormier, discussed the bucket of chicken that almost cost him his UFC 170 slot this weekend against Pat Cummins.

Popeye’s is pretty good and hard to resist though, right?

(transcript via mmafighting.com)

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