Flash Fiction MMA Weekend Writing Prompt

Fighting’s Paradox

The first few measures of his walkout song seeped from the speakers. Like all fighters willing to admit it, thoughts of flight flittered with the butterflies, but a true fighter welcomes the spine-tingling buzz; he lives for this moment. 

All the late nights training, days ignoring howls of hunger while dieting and cutting weight, time away from loved ones; all the painful sacrifice for fifteen-minutes: the paradox of fighting.

Word Count: 71

Prompted from The Weekend Writing Prompt at: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2020/11/21/weekend-writing-prompt-184-paradox/.

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