“There Are Only a Few KINGS”: UFC HOFer Mark Coleman Joins Fans as BJJ GOAT Gordon Ryan Sends Out a Two Word Message Days After His “Half Dead” Picture Went Viral

Published 06/07/2023, 4:32 AM EDT

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The legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, Gordon Ryan, has provided an update on his health and declared that he would soon regain his previous physique. His physique was greatly affected after getting a severe group A Streptococcus infection. Several courses of antibiotics for treating strep throat took a heavy toll on Ryan’s body.

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About a week ago, the BJJ legend shared a picture on his IG story, where he claimed to be looking “half dead”. However, he took up the reins of strong motivation and declared that he would be back soon enough, as he shared one of his jacked pictures on Instagram. The fans rushed to the comments section and expressed themselves as soon as the post hit the social media platform. While many fans were left in splits about the fighter using Trenbolone, Mark Coleman stood in support of Ryan and declared him to be a ‘King’.

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The five-time ADCC world champion recently shared one of his pictures where he looked ripped with a great physique. After losing his muscles following the strep infection, Ryan seemingly promised to get back to the pavilion soon enough. He captioned, “Coming soon.”

Fans from across the globe began pouring in their thoughts as soon as the post was shared. Most of the fans were in splits and joked about Trenbolone. Meanwhile, many others commended the fighter for his spirit. The UFC Hall of Famer, Coleman, also praised Ryan. He wrote, “yes sir 100% there are only a few KINGS.”

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Here is what the fans said:

  • The competition will be TRENbling
  • “TRENything is possible when you beat Diarrhea & Strep Throat”
  • Under construction
  • I’m not mad I just want the stack
  • no doubt you have time to recover it your only 27yo
  • Some folks gonna scurry back under their rocks. 
  • How long till you get this look again
  • You should take a current pic in this same light. You’re still in better shape than most

Gordon Ryan shares a photo with depleted gains

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Previously, Ryan shared a picture that showed the significant depletion of his physique after being released from the hospital. Undeniably, the infection hit him hard and his muscles even harder. However, he was still confident that he looked better than many.

He wrote, “I’m half dead and still look better than most of you pro athletes. Nevertheless, he promised to be back to his former self as soon as possible.

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Krushna Prasad Pattnaik

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Krushna Pattnaik is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports, with a deep passion for martial arts and storytelling. His extensive training in BJJ, Tae-Kwon-Do, and Muay Thai has given him a unique perspective on the sport of MMA, and his love for analyzing fights is evident in his exceptional writing. Krushna's personal experience in the ring has given him a deep understanding of the intricacies of a bout, and he brings this knowledge to his writing, providing readers with insightful and engaging content.
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