Though he has had a 14-year, 50-fight career, this past October was the first time featherweight Steven Siler had ever competed twice in one night.
As part of the Professional Fighters League’s inaugural 145-pound playoffs, Siler was able to pick up two wins and earn himself a shot at a championship and one million dollars.
“In the first one I felt really good against (Nazareno) Malegarie,” Siler told MMAWeekly.com. “I knew I had the first round locked up, so I just wanted to make sure I didn’t break my hand or do something stupid in the second round. I wanted to make sure I didn’t make a mistake or anything.