Shawn Jordan’s Balancing Act

Heavyweight Shawn “The Savage” Jordan (15-4) is on a two-fight KO streak heading into his showdown against submission expert Gabriel  Gonzaga (15-7) on Oct. 19 at UFC 166. Jordan, a powerful 260-pounder and former Louisiana State University fullback, has accepted that the pressure to perform is there—but he’s not allowing it to dominate him.  “It’s a stressful sport, but some guys get so wound up in preparation that they over-prepare and stress themselves out,” he says. Spending eight or nine weeks eating and sleeping MMA can do that to fighters who haven’t fine-tuned their mental ap … Read the Full Article Here

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