Being tough, brave and skilled in the battle arts can bring you both admirers and detractors. It is as controversial as it is adored, the realm of sanctioned violence.
Seldom considered by many of us who fight are those that love and care for us, who have to watch us undergo the brutal training, the weight cuts and the inevitable violence of the arena.
Not to mention the assumption that those who we train with and work our corners are on call whenever we enter into a fight camp. This is a mini episode for those who care.