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“The Only Thing What Isn’t Loved Unconditionally Is Men” – Paddy Pimblett Opens Up on the Darkest Moment of His Life After UFC 282

Published 12/19/2022, 8:00 AM EST

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Paddy Pimblett is on top of the world after he defeated a formidable foe, Jared Gordon, at UFC 282. However, many UFC personalities voiced out that judges unfairly awarded the victory to ‘The Baddy’. But at the end of the day, Pimblett will happily listen to all the complaints with the victory secured, based on a unanimous decision. The Liverpudlian had other issues to address, which took a higher priority. The former Cage Warriors Featherweight Champion shared how he felt in his weakest moment, which was after he lost a fight. He spoke about the moment in an effort to increase awareness of the importance of Mental Health.

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The English native came across as brutally honest in his confession. And attempted to clear men’s misconceptions about their feelings. He shared a vulnerable moment in his life, which most MMA fighters would choose to keep from their admirers.


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Some old fighters must follow suit and expand on Baddy’s initiative to spread awareness. And continue to spread positivity in this world.

Paddy Pimblett opens up about his dark place

UFC lightweight contender, ‘Paddy The Baddy’ shared a low moment in his life with his friends and fans. In a recent vlog episode, the boy from Liverpool shared his pain from losing a fight. Ultimately, he feels he’s let down many people across the world who stood behind his cause. And one can’t help but feel the sting when you can’t live up to their expectations.

The brave kid from Merseyside confessed, “The only thing what isn’t loved unconditionally is men.”


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Paddy Pimblett often got restless after each of his defeats. But he felt a massive weight off his shoulders when he finally spoke about it. And doing that, found the remedy for an unbearable pain of guilt and self-doubt. Which stemmed from society’s expectations of a man.


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“That saying, ‘Get it off your chest.’ Is one of the best sayings ever.”

“Because when you do speak to someone, you feel like a weight lifted off your shoulders.”

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‘Paddy’ used his platform to communicate a well-known message that is often ignored. Because his image as an MMA fighter helps bring many fans forward and talk to someone if they ever feel helpless.


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Vulligundam Ruthwik

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Vulligundam Ruthwik is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Ruthwik has completed his Mass Communication and Journalism from St. Joseph’s in Hyderabad.

Edited By: Rohini Kottu