American Top Team Coach Says He Has No Issue Telling Fighters When They Should Retire • MMA News
American Top Team coach Din Thomas is trustworthy along with his fighters.
Through the years, we’ve seen many blended martial artists combat previous their prime. Chuck Liddell lately returned on the age of 48 to tackle Tito Ortiz a 3rd time. Liddell was knocked out within the first spherical. B.J. Penn hasn’t received a bout since 2010, but he was contained in the Octagon in opposition to Ryan Corridor at UFC 232. Penn was submitted within the first spherical.
Din Thomas Speaks On Telling Fighters When It’s Time To Make An Exit
Thomas lately appeared on Joe Rogan’s “JRE MMA Show.” Throughout his look, Thomas talked about his method when it’s time to be trustworthy along with his fighters (by way of MMAJunkie.com):
“I’m pretty honest with them. I’m pretty honest. I’m like, ‘Man, this ain’t for you no more.’ I always have to tell them if I feel like it’s going to effect them physically and hurt them by continuing to fight, I tell them, ‘You need to stop.’ More often than not they kind of listen. They kind of know and they just needed somebody else to say it. And I’m willing to tell them. I always try to tell them. And if they don’t want to do it, I can’t be a part of it.”
Do you suppose extra coaches ought to inform their fighters when it’s time to hold it up?