Mma Sayings and Quotes

Mixed martial arts is not for the faint of heart. It’s a blood sport where only the strongest survive. The brutal combat sport has legions of fans and has gone from obscure fringe sport to a multi-billion dollar industry. Below you’ll find a collection of insightful MMA quotes from the athletes and industry experts that live it.


I'm more into MMA than any other sport. I watch a lot of the UFC fights. I have since it first came onto the scene.     

Jason Statham

You can make a mistake and get caught in a submission, but Chuck made a mistake and he got caught in an ass whoopin’     

Quinton Jackson

Ladies and gentlemen, I stand before you a humble champion and still the toughest SOB around baby.     

Brock Lesner

MMA in an individual sport, and you're just pushing yourself to be as dangerous as you can be in 15 minutes.     

Tim Kennedy

I feel [the fans] are going to see something they haven't seen before. I'm going to toy with this man. I will rearrange his facial structure. His wife and kids won't recognize him again. His friends will know he's not the same after this contest. [...] You're never, ever going to be the same. Your kids are going to beg 'daddy, please don't go again!     

Conor McGregor

Jiu-Jitsu for sure will save your ass, one way or another. Not necessarily a physical fight but also being able to deal with yourself, know about yourself, and really improve yourself as a whole.     

Kron Gracie

For me, boxing's like checkers, and MMA's like chess - there are so many ways to win the match. It's not barbaric; it's boxing, kickboxing, Jiu-Jitsu, wrestling, cardio and it's all reached such an amazing level. As fans learn more about the sport, they just fall in love with it.     

Tito Ortiz

A fighter with heart will almost always win out against a fighter with skill, but no will.      

Chuck Liddell

All these feelings that you get before you fight or when you're fighting or training for a fight, it makes me feel alive, and I love that feeling.     

Kron Gracie

Me and Jesus are cool. I'm cool with all the gods. Gods recognize gods.     

Conor McGregor