Adam Copeland became a global sensation in WWE and it helped that he had a banger of a theme song in the form of Alter Bridge’s ‘Metalingus,’ solidifying his status as one of the all-time greats. Now it appears UFC fighter Chris Curtis made it clear he is a huge fan of Copeland as well.

UFC middleweight Chris Curtis made a notable entrance for his UFC 297 bout against Marc-André Barriault, choosing a song well-known to professional wrestling fans all around the world.

Chris Curtis made his entrance to the Octagon, as he walked out to Copeland’s theme during UFC 297. Naturally, fans in attendance instantly recognized the iconic theme song in the arena.

Chris Curtis achieved the desired result at UFC 297 against Marc-Andre Barriault, providing a positive start to his year. This is because he defeated Marc-Andre Barriault through a split decision, as he won his first fight since 2022.


UFC fighters coming out to pro wrestlers’ theme songs aren’t a new thing, as even Colby Covington previously came out to WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle’s theme song in the past. Nonetheless, Chris Curtis won the bout and that’s all that matters to him.

What do you think of Chris Curtis did? Who do you think will end up using a pro wrestler’s theme song next? Let us know in the comments section below!

Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet is a professional wrestling fan for over 22 years. He got captivated by the sport during the Monday Night Wars and has a passion for it ever since. He also enjoys TV shows, movies, anime, novels and music, which broadens his perspective and appreciation for wrestling. He is a knowledgeable and respected voice in the industry.

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