Leslie Smith Is A G! Watch Her Take On The Fighter Union Topic At The UFC Summit

UFC fighter Leslie Smith is known for being one of the toughest and bravest fighters in the UFC.

During this weekend’s UFC Athlete Retreat, Smith proved to be just as brave outside the cage as she is inside of it.

During a presentation featuring NBA legend Kobe Bryant, Smith asked Bryant what his thoughts were regarding a union.

Smith asked Bryant how important the player’s association in the NBA was in regards to his success. Bryant responded by saying “very important.”

UFC fighters starting a union has been a hot topic in the world of MMA over the past few years. With fighters being upset over pay and the UFC’s deal with Reebok, more and more fighters are beginning to speak out in favor of starting a union.

Bryant went on to say that it’s important for athletes to stick together to not only make the sport better for themselves but to also make the sport better for future generations.

In the video below, you can hear all of Smith’s and Bryant’s comments about unionization.