Fighters who seemed genuinely scared before a fight

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  1. Armitage Shanks

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    Win or lose, who looked utterly terrified before a fight- in the run up and the walk in?

    The biggest one I can remember is Bubba McDaniel against Uriah Hall. Bubba damn near had a nervous breakdown before that fight, and in the stair down did some truly beta faux-cowering shit he was so scared. Only other fight I can think of as bad was Franklin Silva 2. Rich Franklin wanted no part of that rematch.
     
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    Cowboy when he saw the Goriila (Darren Till) Marching around the octagon across from him
     
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    Mousasi before all his fights.
     
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    Bader vs Rumble

    Bader had a "what the fuck am I even doing here" moment when he saw that monster standing across the Octagon from him

    Lol what? Gegard looks more relaxed before a fight than anyone I've ever seen.....I think you're mistaking calmness for nervousness
     
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    GSP before the first Hughes fight. Couldn't even look him in the eye.
     
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    mm vs dillishaw

    there is a reason he his still running and ducking
     
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    It was a joke. He looks like he's standing in line at the DMV :p
     
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    This is why a sarcasm font is needed on all forms of social media and forums :p
     
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    Ruan Potts in every UFC fight he had, he was scared to death and didn't have a clue what was going on haha. Every fight he looked like a dear in the headlights and was complete garbage. Sherdoggers would put him in a coma
     
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    We do have a choice of fonts (under the A in the menu) which includes Courier, and I've seen that used in a few places for sarcastic comments.

    Maybe we should give it a shot?
     
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    Carla Esparza always looks noticeably scared and dejected before and during a fight.
     
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    Brock seemed to be rather shook by Overeem pre fight
     
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    To be fair GSP always gets super anxious before his fights
     
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    Very true. But in all his fights prior and after, no problem with the staredown it seemed. But he was doing everything to look elsewhere, I thought he was gonna pretend to look at his pager.
     
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    Aldo walking out before he fought McGregor.
     
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    I think koschack looked spooked by gap and the Canadian crowd, also fought stupid just swingig at air.

    I think sonen was scared of Jones and with good reason lol.

    It wasn' before the fight but Connor was so lol scared at the presser after Diaz 1 haha
     
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    Tito fighting Chuck should've been the first answer
     

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