It’s hard to imagine a more dramatic career pivot than moving from a gig with Warner Bros. Records to mixing it up with the most savage fighters on earth in an MMA match.
For at least a year, Wiz Khalifa has been training in the martial art of Muay Thai. The full contact combat form has catapulted into popularity thanks to professional UFC fighters.
In an interview with Power 106 FM’s The Cruz Show yesterday, Khalifa describes the intensity of his training regimen.
Khalifa spends five days a week in the gym. And he’s high most of the time.
Cannabis helps Khalifa deal with the pain of the training sessions, especially when he’s sparring with other fighters.
“It’s crazy that you know that. A lot of people don’t know that,” Khalifa said about using weed during training.
The all-important question: is Khalifa considering the UFC? It’s easy to tell the respect Wiz has for the athletes who compete in the UFC, but his performing career is something holding him back.
“I need to be able to get on stage, I need to be able to get in front of the camera,” Wiz replied to The Cruz Show. “Those dudes —