Power-punching UFC heavyweight Greg Hardy is going to be stepping inside the Octagon to throw hands anyway, so why not do it on a lush tropical island where he can also live and train every day for the next year or so?
That’s why the “Prince of War” is petitioning promotion president Dana White for a spot on “Fight Island,” the remote (and still secret) location that will allow quarantined fighters to bypass stateside travel restrictions.
“Dana, man, listen, if you’ve got quarters, I will stay on that island, bro, you know I’m not ashamed to move in,” Hardy told TMZ Sports. “We can fight every couple of weeks, dude. With all seriousness, let’s run it. I’ll live on it and break my own record that I tied last year – 100 percent.”
Before Hardy (5-2, 1 NC) can worry about his island adventures, the “Prince of War” must first get past Yorgan De Castro at the upcoming UFC 249 pay-per-view (PPV) event on May 9, taking place inside VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.
After that? Hardy, 31, plans to eliminate the rest of the Top 15.
“I think we start with (No.) 15 and go down the line,” Hardy continued. “Fifteen fights later, I knock out the guy who’s holding the belt – whoever that is. You get the best show like that. Go down the whole line so everybody can just shush, calm down, wait their turn, and get knocked the crap out. Nobody can talk trash because I’d be fighting all the best – everybody with a number. We do it the G. Hardy way – easily just eliminate everybody one by one on the island.”
That would require him to avenge his UFC Moscow loss to this guy.