He was a mixed martial artist.
When he’d lock himself in a cage opposite a foe, fans called him a warrior.
When he’d travel around the world for training or accept a short-notice fight, his family called him a nomad.
When he’d meet people who didn’t understand, or even disagreed with, the sport, he was called a brute.
He only wanted to be known as a champion.
Word Count: 68
Prompted from the Weekend Writing Prompt at: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2020/04/11/weekend-writing-prompt-152-nomad/.