WATCH: A Fighter’s Battle Before The War (Video)

Don’t waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour’s duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the realm of professional fighting, the very words of famed American essayist and poet, Ralph Waldo Emerson could not be anymore true. For months and weeks, fighters prepare themselves to take on other fighters in one of the most violent and unpredictable environments known to man. Yet, just hours before the fight, they find themselves facing another opponent much more difficult to conquer: themselves.

From waking up in the morning on fight day, to the warm up routines in the locker room, the moments before a fight are always nerve-racking; filled with doubts and fears that could consume even the toughest and strongest of people. But it is the decision to conquer these doubts and fears that makes fighters arguably the most unique and honest athletes on the planet. And win or lose, this very decision has already made them champions of themselves.

So, have you ever wondered what fighters have to go through in those precious moments leading up to the biggest fight of their careers? Take an in-depth look into the battle before the war that an elite, world-class fighter goes through before competing in front of 15,000 screaming fans and millions of viewers around the world in this video featuring ONE Championship Superstar and Evolve Fight Team’s Eddie Ng.

Be inspired as you journey through the emotions, struggles and triumph of a fighter as he battles himself in the lead-up to the fight.

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