While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a UFC win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is a key talent, as well.

See what the fighters of Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow went with as their backing tracks – including Khalil Rountree avoiding the dreaded Eminem curse by mixing in a little Kendrick Lamar.

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Santiago Ponzinibbio def. Gunnar Nelson via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 1:22

Santiago Ponzinibbio: “Hablando de la Libertad” by La Renga

Gunnar Nelson: “Way Down We Go” by Kaleo

Cynthia Calvillo def. Joanne Calderwood via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Cynthia Calvillo: “Jump Around” by House of Pain

Joanne Calderwood: “Protect Your Mind” by DJ Sakin

Paul Felder def. Stevie Ray via knockout (elbows) – Round 1, 3:57

Paul Felder: “Shipping Up to Boston (Merc Dudes in Brooklyn Remix)” by Dropkick Murphys

Stevie Ray: “Amazing Grace” by The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard

Jack Marshman def. Ryan Janes via unanimous decision (29-28 29-28, 29-28)

Jack Marshman: “Tick Tock” by Giggs

Ryan Janes: “The Islander” by Navigators

Khalil Rountree def. Paul Craig via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 4:56

Khalil Rountree: “Let Me Fly” by DMX

Paul Craig: “Alive” by Chase & Status

Justin Willis def. James Mulheron via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Justin Willis: “DNA/Till I Collapse” by Kendrick Lamar/Eminem

James Mulheron: “Can’t Hold Us” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Danny Roberts def. Bobby Nash via knockout (punches) – Round 2, 3:59

Danny Roberts: “Rise & Fall” by Michael Molley & Alex Evans

Bobby Nash: “Come with Me Now” by KONGOS

Alexandre Pantoja def. Neil Seery via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 2:31

Alexandre Pantoja: “Many Men (Wish Death)” by 50 Cent

Neil Seery: “Charlie Brown” by Coldplay

Galore Bofando def. Charlie Ward via knockout (slam) – Round 1, 2:10

Galore Bofando: “I Am a Champion” by Best Football Motivation Ever

Charlie Ward: “Litty” by Meek Mill feat. Tory Lanez

Danny Henry def. Daniel Teymur via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-26)

Danny Henry: “Underdog” by Kasabian

Daniel Teymur: “Suryoyo Football Song”

Brett Johns def. Albert Morales via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-25)

Brett Johns: “Not Giving In” by Rudimental feat. John Newman

Albert Morales: “Belizean Warrior” by Fuego


Leslie Smith def. Amanda Lemos via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 2:53

Leslie Smith: “Welcome to Jamrock” by Damian Marley

Amanda Lemos: “Scarlet Begonias” by Sublime

For complete coverage of UFC Fight Night 113, check out the UFC Events section of the site.