Think MMA fighters are immune from depression? Think again. Matthew Roth has the story at Bleacher Report about Mike Swick’s return from the darkness. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1436142-mike-swick-talks-about-909-days-of-depression-before-octagon-return
My comments? Welcome back, Mike, and thanks for going public with your struggle. It inspires me and I am confident it will inspire a lot of men. Way to go, man!
Digging through the audio archives, I came upon an interview I did all the way back on February 2, 2003 with Dan Curry of Men’s News Radio. The sound quality is reasonable, considering that we were not using expensive audio equipment. The interview runs about an hour, and there is a humorous musical interlude at about the halfway mark. Given that the topic is so serious, a little comic relief seemed appropriate at the time and seems even more appropriate as I view it more than 9 years later.
You can listen to the interview at or download it from the following link (the size is about 10.3 MB):
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