The cage on the sand with a backdrop of the Pacific Ocean made the first installment of Shark Tank the, as advertised, “most scenic violence in MMA.”
James sold over a hundred tickets for his pro debut, but all the nerves that served as a disruption throughout his time as an amateur drifted away in the salty breeze.
To coincide with Shark Tank’s theme, James walked out to “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys. Win or lose, he intended on having some fun in the sun when the cage door locked and the referee ordered the bout to begin.
Word Count: 99
Prompted from Carrot Ranch’s Flash Fiction Challenge at: https://carrotranch.com/2020/06/19/june-18-flash-fiction-challenge-2/.
Prompted from Tale Weaver at: https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2020/06/18/tale-weaver-280-tickets-june-18th/.
Prompted from Fandango’s One Word Challenge at: https://fivedotoh.com/2020/06/22/fowc-with-fandango-disruption/.