Sean Strickland, known as “Tarzan,” is one of the top contenders in the middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Although he has not won any championship titles, Strickland is one of the fan favorites.
He knows how to promote his fights, as he is one of the best when it comes to his microphonic skills. The middleweight fighter has absolutely no filters and speaks without thinking twice. This has led to him being involved in several controversies. Strickland began his professional MMA career in 2008 and quickly made a name for himself with his versatile fighting style, characterized by striking and grappling skills. In the first six years of his career, he was unbeaten.
Strickland joined the UFC in 2014 and has since faced several tough opponents in the welterweight and middleweight divisions. His brilliant MMA record of 27-5 in the Octagon reflects his prowess as a top fighter.
Sean Strickland: I came with my girlfriend so I gotta be a decent human being…pic.twitter.com/5kddtpIoqm
— Jed I. Goodman © (@jedigoodman) September 4, 2023
While ‘Tarzan’ is a popular figure because of his profession, he likes to keep his personal life somewhat private, particularly his relationship with his girlfriend. Strickland has revealed that he is in a relationship but has not disclosed any details about his partner.
Strickland was seen in a recently posted video where he was with his girlfriend in Sydney, Australia. “Came with my girlfriend, so I’ve got to be a decent human being”, says Strickland in the clip. Sean’s next fight is supposed to take place in Sydney at UFC 293 on Sept. 9.
Sean Strickland admits that his girlfriend made him a better man
During a recent pre-fight interview leading up to his bout against Israel Adesanya at UFC 293, Sean Strickland openly acknowledged that having a girlfriend has positively transformed him into a better person, emphasizing the depth of his love for her. This was much-needed support for the UFC veteran, as 2022 was not an easy year for him professionally. The American fighter lost two back-to-back fights against Alex Pereira and Jared Cannonier.
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“I have a girlfriend who I love very much. I said it. She makes me a better man, you guys… I was just telling her this the other day: I tell my girl, I’m like, babe, every time I think about breaking up with you and I think about all the p***y I can get, I think about who I was before I met you.” said Sean Strickland.
“As much as I like being single and getting all [redacted] with you guys, my girl makes me a truly better man and baby, and I thank you for that.” added the UFC fighter.
Tarzan’s next appearance inside the octagon is set to be one of the biggest fights of his career, as he will be up against UFC champion Israel Adesanya. While many believe that Strickland has been given the title shot out of nowhere, he is one fighter who can surprise everyone by pulling off a huge upset and claiming the middleweight title.