Flash Fiction: Fighting In the Moment

The well-designed game plan Curt’s team drew up seemed more like scribble art upon entering the arena; his nerves were frayed with anticipation.

Not only was Curt making his professional debut at Global Extreme Combat, the world’s most recognized MMA promotion, the show was expected to be a sellout of 22,000 screaming fans. 

During the warm-up, Coach Armstrong could sense how unsettled Curt was in his labored movements, “You’ve got to block out the enormity of the situation and cherish the moment.”

Curt gave a nod, took a deep breath, and put on the scrap of a lifetime.

Word Count: 100

Prompted from MMA Storytime’s 100 Word Flash Fiction Challenge at: https://mmastorytime.com/2020/05/18/100-word-flash-fiction-challenge-19/.

Prompted from Eugi’s Weekly Prompt at: https://amanpan.com/2020/05/18/eugis-weekly-prompt-cherish-may-18-2020/.

Prompted from the Three Things Challenge at: https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/05/22/three-things-challenge-243/.

Prompted from Fandango’s One Word Challenge at: https://fivedotoh.com/2020/05/22/fowc-with-fandango-block/.

Prompted from the Ragtag Daily Prompt at: https://ragtagcommunity.wordpress.com/2020/05/22/rdp-friday-settle/.


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