Austin Jones is taking it one day at a time • MMA News

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Austin Jones is taking it one day at a time • MMA News

(Photographs courtesy of Marshall Boyce, LFA)

After a shaky begin to his profession, Austin Jones appears to place himself on the UFC’s radar with a victory over Calen Born at LFA 57 on Friday Evening.

In January of 2017 Austin Jones had a Three-Four file after dropping a break up choice to Liam O’Neill at Feirce FC Four. Realizing that stress was prohibiting success, Jones wanted to search out a strategy to take pleasure in combating once more and push by means of the psychological block.

“… When you start off with that record it’s fight or flight. You can either give in and quit the sport completely or just keep pushing. Not quit. You just stop caring about what people think so much. There’s so many outsiders…”

Jones has targeted enhancing himself not solely in and out of doors of the cage, however internally as effectively. Understanding the life-style he wants to attain his targets might not appear fascinating for most individuals. “Honestly, I read a lot of books. It sounds like such a cliche thing to do, but all the positive podcasts I listen to. Lots of meditation. I’ve incorporated to my game. Just really those things people don’t enjoy doing as much. I just started doing those things. It can get really tedious. Obviously, I could be out partying with my friends. Doing all the extra stuff that really doesn’t help you become a better fighter. At the end of the day it’s just the joy of training. We put too much pressure on ourselves as fighters…”

Jones credit a lot of his psychological development to teammate, and UFC gentle heavyweight title contender, Anthony Smith. Unsurprisingly, Jones thinks Smith has what it takes to beat champion Jon Jones. ” I believe Anthony can catch him within the third spherical. Simply not even being biased as a teammate. The distinction between Anthony and different guys is Athony’s willingness to drag the set off…”

Try the whole interview under and listen to Jones speak extra about is profession turnaround, coaching at Manufacturing facility X, and his official prediction for his LFA 57 struggle towards Calen Born.

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