I know JOE Rogan no longer takes jobs outside North America anymore because the traveling is brutal. 16 hours to get to australia.. another 13 hours to get to London through a connecting flight from the east coast etc. Same goes for fights in Asia. It literally takes a day, if not longer just to travel. Now I know some fighters like to show up a week before the fight if they have to travel a far distance. But you're away from your camp, most of the people you're used to being around and a lot of times you're cutting weight. Heavyweight gets the luxury of not having to cut weight so if you're London or Brisbane for a week before the fight, you're most likely having fun drinking and eating. Where as if Werdum lives in LA, has a fight in Vegas. Literally a 45 minute flight away, all he has to do is show up a day before the fight to get in scale and there isn't a lot of downtime. So he could be in his gym at Kings mma a day before the actual fight if he wanted. Do you think fight location affects performance? Having to travel a bitch of a distance takes a toll. Even if you're just sitting in a plane. I would say if you're a young up and comer, you gotta go wherever they tell you to go. But if you're an established veteran, you can turn down these fight locations if you want. I find it kinda funny, they tried pushing Cain to the moon because he's "Mexican" had the fight in Mexico city, at elevation. CAIN then looks like pure dog shit. And now we want him at "sea level". That was such a dog shit excuse too. Punches to the face beat Cain and made him tired. Then he wanted out and took Werdum down where he knew what was most likely to happen. Soundly beaten. No "elevation" excuses please. Those are just like someone spiked my dick pills. Werdum was in Mexico city for like 2 months getting used to the elevation. While Cain wasn't. Who's fault is That?