He stood at the top of the heap, hoisting the championship strap over his head.
Some said it was luck.
Others claimed his management firm made all the right moves.
His teammates, however, attested to his work ethic in the gym.
During the post-fight interview, he shared into the microphone, “This was my destiny!”
Prompted from Friday’s Five Lines or Less Challenge at: https://patriciasplace.me/2020/01/31/friday-5-lines-or-less-8/.