TUF Nations: Luke Harris Fighter Blog, Episode 3
By Riley Konte, Featured Columnist
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This week starts out with the Australians being intentionally obnoxious. I woke up to the sound of a digeridoo and stomping on the floor. I am pretty sure that they were upset about us talking loudly while they slept, but there's no way of really knowing. Either way, it's obvious that they’re trying to instigate some conflict possibly because they’re losing the competition.
This week Chris Indich will be fighting Chad Laprise. Like I mentioned last week, I’ve previously trained with Chris at Robert Drysdale's gym in Las Vegas. Hes a nice guy and a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Chad on the other hand is a ferocious striker with great takedown defense and the ability to get back to his feet if he ends up on the ground.
As we were completing training one day, in walked Jonathan Chamberg, best known as GSP’s former strength and conditioning coach. We had no idea if there's any truth to this or not, but Jonathan was rumoured to have been fired by GSP after stealing a pair of his event gloves and selling them on Ebay. The gloves were supposed to go to a charity. Like I said, this is only a rumor that some of the guys were talking about.
The team was not impressed to see Jonathan there. He is Canadian, and back in Montreal he trains Nordine Taleb and Chad Laprise. It seems a bit strange that he’s coaching the Australian team istead of helping our guys out. He also spends a lot of time at Tristar, so he knows the game of literally half of our team. We have no idea if he was providing the Australians with inside intel or not, but it had our team talking.
To read more, go to my Team Canada blog on www.BleacherReport.com