Found June 08, 2012 on
Stories about MMA guys are usually in one of three categories:
1. They fought at an MMA event.
2. They did something awful, like murder prairie dogs with a machine gun or snort a semi of bullshark testosterone and beat up some ladies.
3. They did something we cannot explain, like let motocross guys jump their fights or try to f**k a cheeseburger.
Wonderfully, this story about Bellator and ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ star Nick Ring creates its own category: MMA guys who stumble upon a gang trying to mug a couple and turn into Rorschach from Watchmen about it. The story, by way of the Calgary Herald with a hat-tip to Cage Potato:
Calgary’s own UFC fighter, Nick Ring, who had just finished a yoga session and went to Starbucks to get a coffee, saw an assault across the street and he wasn’t about to let it go.
Ring – a 33-year-old mixed martial arts fighter who is gearing up for UFC 149 in Calgary next month – was leaving the coffee shop at Mac leod Trail and 94th Avenue when he thought he ...
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UFC fighter Nick ” The Promise” Ring, currently in Calgary preparing for next month’s UFC 149, had just finished up a yoga class when he decided to stop in a local Starbucks this past Wednesday night. As he was leaving the tore Ring noticed a group of 10 people viciously attacking a teenage couple who were waiting at a bus stop, so the MMA star decided to even up the odds...
Calgary’s hometown UFC fighter Nick Ring can now add Good Samaritan to his check list. At approximately 9:15 p.m. Wednesday night, Ring, who had just finished a yoga class, was leaving a local Starbucks when he witnessed a group of about 10 juveniles aged 15-18 beating up and robbing a young couple, both 17, waiting at a bus stop.
Ring witnessed the one female assailant holding...
Nick Ring doesn't read comic books. He can't name a favorite superhero. He can't say which is his favorite "Avengers" film. He's just your average guy from Calgary, working as a landlord, smoothing out disputes between tenants, fighting in the UFC and occasionally swooping out of mid-air to save a damsel in distress.
But when you hear this 33-year-old middleweight...
Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn’t the only UFC athlete that fights crime outside of the Octagon. On Wednesday at 9:15PM, Nick Ring (Pictured) was leaving Starbucks when he witnessed a group of about 10 juveniles aged 15-18 beating up and robbing a young couple, both 17, waiting at a bus stop.
The middleweight witnessed one female assailant holding the female victim by...