Soon, however, the training got more serious and Mitchell wanted to test himself in a real MMA fight. There was a problem. His mother didn’t care about sports and Mitchell needed her to sign a clearance because he was 17.
“I couldn’t get him to sign the papers,” Mitchell recalls. “Then we got into a fight over the grades because she told me my grades were slipping. My grades were good, she is just very difficult. But she was so mad at me that she said, ‘You know what, Bryce? You need discipline. I will sign this paper. Give me this paper right now and I’ll sign it and hope you get your ass fucked. ‘ “
Looks like we’ve found the real fighter in the family.
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“She is, you’re not kidding,” Mitchell laughs.
And while his mom called his trainer the next day, saying she didn’t want to sign the clearance slip, he had his fight and the rest is history. And no, mom still isn’t watching her son fight, but he caught her watching TUF this season.