Anthony Smith‘s MMA training began in a Subway. It’s a confusing thought at first, because there’s no Subway College or Subway Jiu-Jitsu Academy. He was inside a franchise of the popular sandwich restaurant chain. And you know what? Things got a lot less glamorous from there.
MMA requires hunger, and not the kind that stops with the intake of cold cuts. If fame, wealth, injury or exhaustion dulls that hunger, it is nigh-on impossible to compete successfully or even safely.