VIDEO | 5 times that sparring with UFC fighters did not end well

You’ve heard that iron sharpens iron and this is the reason why training partners are so important.

Many fighters that are in the UFC are usually a part of fairly big teams. People from around the world join specific gyms in hopes of getting the best training to be the best competitor they can be.

In this video, we take a look at some of the talented fighters in the UFC that were training with a sparring partner where things ultimately did not end so well for the up and coming fighter. There are certainly levels to the game and while these sparring partners would likely not have been matched up if their skill level didn’t warrant it, it’s the fight game and sometimes you’ll take some hard shots in training.

Do you have any sparring experience under your belt? Let’s get your take in the comment section on a memorable experience from training that you’ve been in or witnessed.

This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 9/19/2017.