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UFC 300: Mark Coleman Perfects Belt Wrapping Skills Ahead Of Justin Gaethje vs. Max Holloway BMF Fight

Allan Binoy

UFC 300: Mark Coleman Perfects Belt Wrapping Skills Ahead Of Justin Gaethje vs. Max Holloway BMF Fight

Mark Coleman wants to make no mistake while wrapping the BMF belt around the waist of the victor ahead of UFC 300. The UFC’s first-ever Heavyweight Champion will be in attendance at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Dana White and Co. flew out Coleman and his family for the historic event after his heroics earlier this year. The former fighter saved his parents from a burning house before getting admitted to a hospital.

Ahead of the historic card, Coleman sat down for an interview with Ariel Helwani for The MMA Hour on YouTube, where he got to practice wrapping a belt around a person. While doing so, Coleman expressed his nervousness, saying,

“I want to practice bro, I’m f*cking nervous….That’s the belt I would’ve wanted, I would’ve wanted that belt right there.”

Mark Coleman knows a thing or two about historic card, as he was a part of the UFC 100 card back in 2009. This time around, he will be a spectator along with his family. However, he would probably be in charge of coming inside the octagon and present the BMF belt to the victor of the match. While on the podcast, Coleman spoke about how the BMF belt was something he would have wanted to fight for.

Justin Gaethje will defend his BMF title against Max Holloway on Saturday night. Ahead of the fight, Coleman went on to thank Max Holloway for the opportunity. It was Holloway who started the whole idea of the former fighter presenting the belt to the winner.

Mark Coleman thanks Max Holloway for coming up with the idea of him presenting the BMF belt

Mark Coleman was initially going to be at UFC 300, but just as an observer courtesy of the UFC. However, leading up to the fight, Max Holloway came up with a special request. Expressing his gratitude, Coleman thanked Holloway for this gesture. He said,

“Thank you Max Holloway, I think he got this started just by asking about it, and then the fan response was amazing and I think the UFC just went with it.”

Mark Coleman sounded emotional as he spoke about how special it would be to do the honors at the UFC 300. Even Justin Gaethje shared similar sentiments with Holloway regarding Coleman’s inclusion.

Post Edited By:Debmallya Chakraborty

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Allan Binoy

Allan Binoy


Allan Binoy is a content writer for The SportsRush. He is an avid MMA fan who has been following the sport since 2016 and learned to mix his expertise on the sport with his talent for writing to become a content writer. He has been curating articles for close to three years now and has worked for a number of reputable companies. He is a semi-professional football player for Diego Juniors FC in Pune, playing in the Pune Super Division League.

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