He competed around the world for nearly two decades.
He divulged his prizefighting soul, climbing the ranks early on, losing focus before meeting rock bottom, and retracing his steps to the sport’s pinnacle; a fan favorite, both inside the cage and out.
Upon retiring, his mental state declined in dramatic fashion. Tragically, though reflective of his unselfishness, a blood-stained note explained the hole he placed in his own chest,
“I bequeath my brain to science for further research of CTE.”
His sacrifice was prolific.
Word Count: 85
Prompted from the Weekend Writing Prompt at: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2020/11/07/weekend-writing-prompt-182-bequeath/.
Prompted from Your Daily Word Prompt at: https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2020/11/07/your-daily-word-prompt-divulge-ydwordprompt-november-7-2020/.
Prompted from Fandango’s One Word Challenge at: https://fivedotoh.com/2020/11/07/fowc-with-fandango-prolific/.