Over the UFC’s entire highly storied history, fans have head and witnessed some great and epic walkout songs by fighters. However, some walkout songs are just outright absurd or do often leave people confused. One such incident happened quite recently at UFC on ESPN 1, when fans were left extremely confused by the debutante Kron Gracie’s walkout theme song, which was nothing else but a SIREN! Gracie recently revealed why he chose a sire as his walkout theme.
Gracie was recently in a conversation with ESPN’s noted combat sports journalist, Ariel Helwani. On Helwani’s show, he revealed that he is a fan of the Hollywood film, The Purge. Thus, he was inspired by that movie to use a siren as his walkout theme. Here’s what he had to say:
I came out to it’s like a, it’s The Purge. You know the movie, The Purge. So that is the siren that basically allows The Purge to start. (Airel chuckles) For me it is like, somebody is going to die, you know. Somebody is going to have a bad night. And I don’t if it is going to be me or if it is going to be him, but it is not a joke you know. It has never been a joke. Even though I do entertain people.
You can hear his interview down below:
Did you notice Kron Gracie’s walkout song for his UFC debut last week was essentially a siren playing over and over again? It’s true. Here’s why:
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) February 26, 2019