At this moment, Darren Till is one of the most hyped prospects on the entire UFC roster…
At just 24 years of age, Darren Till is already being talked about as a welterweight title contender and a potential UFC superstar.
Given his loudmouthed and brash style, the Liverpudlian has also been compared to Conor McGregor on countless occasions and already, McGregor-esque promos of the undefeated MMA star are cropping up online.
The video below details Till’s recent ascendancy and how he first came into contact with the world of MMA. However, the most extraordinary moments come at the beginning as the English fighter details a shocking event that saw him stabbed in a Liverpool nightclub.
‘When I was 12, 11, I used to say ‘I don’t want to go to school. I don’t want a job. I am going to be a professional fighter. I’m gonna be the best.’
I was a troubled kid. I was hanging out with the wrong people and I was getting into trouble in Liverpool. Ya know, I got into trouble in a nightclub…
Fight broke out and, me being fucking crazy, I went over to try to confront about 20 lads and this guy comes over and just stabs me twice.’
Check out Darren Till’s extraordinary story in full below;