“I was pinching myself. After I stopped doing backflips around the house, I just couldn’t believe it because I’m such a big fan of MMA. I didn’t think an opportunity like this would come along in my lifetime,” Porter told FOX Sports.
“On the onset you’re asked to do some rough sketches so you can plan for the final piece and I had the weekend to do it and I did way too many sketches because I couldn’t stop drawing these guys. I wanted to do 15 covers. I was very excited.”
Although there have been a couple of MMA-themed comics, and a lot of fighters are comics fans (like every group it seems) this is one of the more official crossovers between the worlds. We’re just surprised it didn’t happen sooner.