Pete Williams knew he was a sizable underdog heading into his UFC 17 bout with Mark Coleman, who was already a former UFC heavyweight champion prior to their May 1998 encounter. But Williams refused to feel like he was a longshot. “That’s one of the strange things I remember about that fight and the lead up to that fight,” Williams told MMAjunkie. “Because I was the heavy underdog, and there were a lot of instances there that reminded me of that – just being in the hotel and having people react to you or certain situations. I remember all those situations just kind of fired me up. “Backstage, I remember we were both getting ready to come out.
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