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UFC Quick Quote: Underpaid Ian McCall has no problem killing John Lineker

Pictured: UFC Flyweight John Lineker
Pictured: UFC Flyweight John Lineker
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"It could be worse. I could have an office job and want to kill myself. It could be a lot worse. This job is killing us. Realistically, this job is ruining the one vehicle we have -- our bodies and our brains. It's killing me. It's killing all of us, but I signed up for it. Just like all these football players. They want to make all these cheesy rules -- you can't hit guys, they can't hit each other as hard. You signed up for this. John Lineker could kill me and I have no problem with that. I could kill him and I have no fucking problem with that either. It's part of the sport. All of the suffering we put in, the training and everywhere else at home, I don't get to see my kid as much, the diet, I have to eat vegan food all week and it sucks. It's not fun. But I do what I love and I get underpaid for it, but I still get paid. It could be worse. I could have a 9 to 5. I know we don't get credit and we don't get the love, but this is a No. 1 contender's fight. This is kind of a big deal. This is No. 3 versus No. 4 and to get the least amount of respect we're getting. Shockingly, we're co-main event now 'cause someone had to get hurt. It's a slap in the face. It's just me complaining and I've got to shut up and do my job."

Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight contender Ian McCall returns to the Octagon against fellow 125-pound champ chaser John Lineker at the UFC Fight Night 56: "Shogun vs. Manuwa" event on FOX Sports 1 this Saturday (Nov. 8, 2014) inside Ginasio Municipal Gym in Minas Gerais, Brazil. And if either one of them should die inside the cage, welp, that's the way the cookie crumbles, according to "Uncle Creepy's" macabre conversation with FOX Sports. And while planning for an Octagon fatality usually gets the UFC brass a little hot under the collar -- don't worry -- McCall says the onus is on him, because he signed up for it. Besides, it's not like anyone gives a shit.

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