Part of my daily work as Digital Producer of the UFC, allows me a constant contact with the fighters. In different interviews and conversations I detected a common denominator in them, referring to their fists as their Work Tools, because fighting is their way of providing. From that moment I began to document their hands, often peculiar, “ugly”, literally beaten; finding in it a powerful and unique expression.
This series has been part of different exhibitions in Las Vegas and Mexico City. You can follow the ongoing project on Instagram under the HT #FightersTool.
And you can read this feature on MMA Junkie about this series: Fighters’ fists as fine art?