In other news....
The UFC is adroitly and correctly cashing in on its first true Irish
That being said, Akira "phantom tap" Corassani
Far too often fighters take the "we're both training hard, I respect him a lot" route that is so blasé and passé to hype a fight that it's like selling pills of narcolepsy.
Fights and fans, like it or not want narratives, something to bite into, a storyline...and beef/rivalry, whatever.....is a sure fire way to go.
In other news, Anderson Silva was fined
Because no one ever really dies or retires in the MMA world, apparently Fedor's brother, Aleksander
Watch this totally awesome promo of his swinging chains like a Titan and punching sand/stone statues to utter bits!:
Surprise to No One: Mayorga comes in 21 pounds overweight for "professional" MMA debut, athletic commission says "meh":