Neglect a couple of — one skilled MMA fighter has opened up about his resolution to make a everlasting reminiscence of proposing to his now-fiancée by popping the query with a tattoo studying “Will you marry me?”
On Tuesday, Vince Murdock of Antelope, Calif., revealed to The Every day Mail simply why he acquired tatted in an effort to ask girlfriend Kira Feightner to be his spouse. The 28-year-old fighter acquired the life-changing query tattooed onto his knee with two checkboxes for “sure” and “no” — luckily, his 25-year-old flame accepted his proposal.
In keeping with the outlet, Murdock knew that Feightner was the one quickly after they met in March 2017 and rapidly coupled up. Just a little greater than a yr later, in Could 2018, the martial arts skilled acquired the proposal tattoo — although he expertly managed to cover it from his companion for 4 months.
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“I knew proper initially that Kira was the one and I knew she deserved a extremely particular proposal. I may do it anyplace however I knew it was essential to her that it was memorable,” the long run groom recalled. “I used to be wracking my mind attempting to provide you with one thing nice and I used to be within the chair getting one other tattoo once I considered it.”
Detailing that he was “extremely nervous” to ask for her hand in marriage, Murdock drew inspiration from their shared love of mountaineering and the nice outside to stage the massive second.
In late September, he took Feightner, who works as an workplace supervisor, on a hike in El Dorado with a gaggle of their buddies. She had no thought what was in retailer.
“We have been mountaineering for a couple of half an hour and I used to be increase the braveness to ask her, then I might hen out and hold strolling,” Murdock mentioned. “Finally I simply informed Kira that the spot we have been at was excellent for an image. I had a extremely nice speech ready however I forgot every thing.
“I informed her to tear the tape off my knee and she or he didn’t even hear me. I needed to repeat myself. Finally I screamed ‘Rip off the tape!’” he joked. “When she ripped it off, I don’t even assume she noticed the tattoo.”
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“I acquired down on one knee and requested her to marry me and fortunately she mentioned ‘Sure’,” he added.
As for Feightner, the bride-to-be mentioned that she was “very shocked and excited” by his inventive proposal — and to study the reality behind why his leg had been bandaged for months.
“I didn’t know he had gotten a tattoo,” she informed the Mail. “He had his leg bandaged up however he stored telling me it was for an harm.”
“His proposal blew me away. He loves tattoos so this actually falls into place for him. It was so memorable,” she continued.
Two weeks later, the sporty pair visited a tattoo artist, the place the bride-to-be “sealed the engagement” by inserting a examine mark within the “sure” field of her fiancé’s physique artwork, as per SWNS.
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A summer time 2020 marriage ceremony is deliberate, and Feightner says that the couple will all the time cherish the reminiscence of how he requested.
“I’ll treasure the video [of the proposal] eternally. The week after the proposal I watched it so many instances and I cried,” she mentioned. “The truth that he can have the tattoo eternally is so particular.”
In keeping with their respective Instagram pages, in latest weeks Feightner has been busy marriage ceremony gown procuring, whereas her future husband has been busy coaching and preventing. The 2, naturally, have additionally loved different hikes collectively, too.
Wire providers from SWNS contributed to this report.