‘The most depressing week of my life’ – Paddy Pimblett devastated after giving up Glastonbury ticket to coach for UFC London

UFC star Paddy Pimblett ought to have been one of many 200,000 individuals having fun with Glastonbury Festival this weekend, however his fledgling struggle profession has sadly bought in the way in which.

‘The Baddy’ has mentioned he’s devastated to overlook the long-lasting five-day occasion, having been pressured to surrender his ticket to give attention to coaching.

Pimblett will face a serious step up in opposition at UFC London

Pimblett will face a severe step up in opposition at UFC London

The Liverpudlian secured his ticket for the biggest greenfield music and performing arts pageant on the earth earlier this 12 months however has since been booked to face Jordan Leavitt at UFC London on July 23.

Pimblett is at the moment deep in his struggle camp and has given his ticket to a pal. Now that his friends have headed off to Somerset, he’s admitted that he’s really gutted to be lacking out.

The 27-year-old even mentioned he is not going to be preventing in such shut proximity to the legendary pageant subsequent 12 months, as he’s now useless set on attending and can prioritise that over his struggle profession.

“Waking up seeing everyone going Glastonbury has hit me hard,” Pimblett wrote on social media.

“First ever time I’ve had a ticket and I can’t go because of me fight.”

“Going to be essentially the most miserable week of me life – I can’t wait until it’s over.

“Emily Eavis [co-organiser of Glastonbury Festival] I need some VIP bands for next year, I’m not fighting. Glasto first.”

Pimblett has already  been to the festival several times

Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett – Facebook

Pimblett has already been to the pageant a number of instances

Right now, he’s preparing to go 3-0 in the UFC

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Right now, he’s making ready to go 3-0 within the UFC


The Scouser seems to be on the verge of superstardom after choosing up first-round stoppage victories in his first two fights within the UFC.

Pimblett made his promotional debut final 12 months towards Luigi Vendramini and needed to survive some early adversity earlier than choosing up a highlight-reel knockout win.

In March, the previous Cage Warriors featherweight champion was as soon as once more cracked early, this time towards Kazula Vargas, who he shortly rallied to submit in simply over three minutes.

The die-hard Liverpool fan will get his first step up in opposition when he takes Leavitt subsequent month.

‘Monkey King’ is a Dana White Contender Series alum who boasts a 10-1 file and has received three of his first 4 fights within the UFC.

Against the American, Pimblett shall be hoping to place his Glasto blues behind him to safe UFC win quantity three.

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