We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Liz Carmouche Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I’ve had nothing but positive feedback and support from the LGBT community.
I’m that person, if I’m not good at it, that means I have to go back and master it.
My nickname was Liz Lemon. When I would go for a takedown or get in there to ‘ground and pound,’ I would make this disgustingly horrible face like I sucked on a lemon.
I took a lot from that Ronda fight. What that taught me was one – just how to manage my time.
I’ve always been a little powerhouse.
I didn’t come from a combat sports background where I had a real definitive background in anything to fall back onto.
I’ve always said it and I always will, that my eye is always on that title. That’s what I’m gunning for.
I don’t think anyone should try to put themselves in a situation or push themselves out of the zone that they don’t feel comfortable and safe in.
If you have a dream, put everything you have and follow it because that’s the only way you’ll have success in your life.
When I watch fights, it’s on YouTube.
I can’t freeze when I go in the cage.
I seek out people that are experts in their fields and see how I compare with them and if I can hold my own.
I’m my hardest critic, I expect the best of myself, I’m a perfectionist.
I think I’m a different creature from the rest.
Hey look, I respect Ronda. She’s done so much for the sport of women’s MMA. I’m never going to take anything away from her.
When I decided I wanted to fight, one biggest issue was just trying to find a gym where I could train. At that time, a lot of gyms wouldn’t allow women to train there at all.
There’s a lot of hype surrounding Ronda and a lot of the girls she’s fought fall for that Ronda hype and they’re beaten before they go in. They freeze in front of her and she uses it to her advantage.
I had zero interest in going to college. I used my GI Bill to help pay for training. I hated doing group projects or deal with people in the class who aren’t paying attention. That made me go insane. I was looking for any way out. My sanity was fighting.
I always train to do five rounds.
I don’t believe in letting my words speak for me, I let my actions speak.
Every day I wake up, and my goal is to be better than I was the day before.
To me, I feel like I play such small role in this life and this world.
I would absolutely be willing to fight Cris Cyborg.
After the Ronda fight, I wasn’t sure what the UFC held for me. I think coming out of that fight, I didn’t know if losing that fight meant that I could get cut because I knew the rumors at the time was how easily fighters could get cut from the UFC.
The hype around Ronda is incredible and it’s created this aura of invincibility. If you let that play with your mind, you’ll be beaten before the bell rings. She’s a great fighter, but I know I can beat her and I don’t let that aura of invincibility bother me.
I’m constantly pushing myself to evolve and be a better person and the best that I can be and that pushes me in my fighting career and personal life.
I’ve done judo, I’ve done Greco, I’ve done boxing, I’ve done catch wrestling.
When my contract with the military was done, then I started following MMA.
I think that my story is similar to most women in MMA. You balance work and your fight career. You climb up the ranks just to get into a situation where it can give back to you financially.
Somebody showed me a fight where somebody had gotten cut on the forehead and was just gushing blood and kept going throughout the fight. I couldn’t grasp the concept that anybody would want to do that.
Everybody has strong feelings and they back what they believe, and they have the right to.
If there’s anything I’ve learned, it’s that I need to take the opportunities when they come.
Each day I go to train and I’m like, ‘This is what I did well yesterday, and this is where I need to improve.’
For a lot of MMA fans, especially in the UFC, they didn’t know who I was… unless you’re really involved in women’s MMA.
I’m not satisfied with walking away from something and letting it beat me. That’s not my spirit.
I’ve definitely been in elements of grappling where I’m tied up and in a weird position and my mouth and my nose are covered and I can’t breathe. You still have to be able to escape. The last thing you want to do is tap in that scenario when you have an opportunity to escape.
I was always a gym rat.
I want to fight more often than just once or twice a year.
Growing up I was always stronger than all the other kids. I wasn’t allowed to play with the other girls because they were too weak. And I had to be careful with boys because I’d always be hitting them and I’d get into trouble for hurting them.
A lot of people see M.M.A. as this violent cage fighting, and they don’t see it as being two athletes who have put so much time and energy and focus into it.