October 7, 2022

If you happen to ever puzzled why UFC star Molly McCann’s nickname is ‘Meatball Molly’, nicely, you do now.

The Liverpudlian labored in a Subway store through the infancy of her profession so she may assist her MMA desires, and put her combating expertise to good use to avoid wasting a lady’s life on one dramatic evening in her dwelling metropolis.

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McCann has grow to be a fan favorite within the UFC

Speaking to podcaster the True Geordie, McCann recalled how her intervention prevented a lifetime of distress for a woman who had been focused on an evening out.

“I used to be working in Subway, it was like 5 within the morning,” the UFC star defined.

“I’m nonetheless chopping sandwiches, attempting to remain awake and a few woman, like, stumbled in, after which this man has come over to her and put his arm round her.

“He was a overseas man and his English wasn’t too nice, and he or she sounded Welsh, so I believed, ‘That’s an enormous suss, that’.

“So I mentioned, ‘Lad, what’s her identify?’ He mentioned ‘Who’re you, the bizzies? [police].’

“Me and him ended up having homicide. He dragged the woman and tried to get her out of the store. My mate Samira has run into the again, I’ve run outdoors to go and get him,” McCann continued.


McCann confronted the man harassing her customer and that led to a fight in the street

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McCann confronted the person harassing her buyer and that led to a struggle on the street

“As I’ve run outdoors, he’s gone to go kick me and I’ve simply laid again and chopped his leg. Earlier than the struggle has kicked off, he’s on the cellphone and rang for backup. Just a few automobiles have bounced into this highway.

“That is Romley Road, so that is central Liverpool, 5 o’clock within the morning, birds tweeting while you come out of the nightclub and it’s like, ‘Woooaaah!’ 

“All these automobiles have come out and all these lads are in these automobiles, however the place Samira is within the again, she’s rung the bizzies and I’ve come out after a straightener with this lad.

“He’s f***ed off, the bizzies have are available and locked the store.

“It seems, he had put a date rape [drug] in her drink in a nightclub after which watched her come to Subway. Then he was attempting to get her within the automotive and human site visitors her.

McCann’s bravery spared this girl a terrifying reality

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McCann’s bravery spared this woman a terrifying actuality

“So mainly he obtained picked up by the bizzies, he was an unlawful immigrant and he obtained deported and despatched again to wherever he was from.

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“So don’t mess with The Meatball, eh!”

After dropping her UFC debut, McCann went on a three-fight successful streak earlier than dropping twice in a row.

The 32-year-old feared she could be lower from the UFC earlier than then securing back-to-back victories – the latest of which, in London, featured a surprising spinning elbow knockout that UFC boss Dana White topped the best feminine knockout ever.

McCann is scheduled to face Hannah Goldy on July 23 at UFC Combat Evening 208.