The Fight Fix - Best & Worst of 2010 - 12/20
Mon, 20 Dec 2010|
In dad Khan. Fight season is over for this year we bring in Luke Thomas -- take a look back at 2010 -- Let's start with a look at your best and -- in the start of the good news with. With the best twenty in your -- the best of points and I think for me the number one sort of stands up -- people might have different ideas but for me. -- like the international expansion of the USC couple things are one they opened an office in Canada they opened an office in China China's. Down the line but it's an important investment they're gonna go to Brazil and 2011 footage shows in Germany that it -- back to Europe as well. It's not just the business is good for developing sport these places -- making more popular it's good because what the North American economy is frankly imperil. -- -- able to do other places Germany is the support -- economy in the world isn't number one in Europe that they're able to find additional sources of revenue and have a mobile products I think that super important. In addition I think the U of CW BC merger is a big deal now that you have to think about this the USC. As the number one fighter. In every weight class from what 35222. Heavyweight that's impressive that's literally never happened before in the history. A mix more floors and I think now with the influx of 135145. It's gonna make all the cards from the basket review to the ultimate fighter finale cards. Even better. And lastly -- is the emergence of two guys and one more important the other end and one is good for different reasons a mile. For me to guys a -- -- one Joseph L no V current. You have -- for the -- champion just an absolute. Terrorized or in the cage I think he's gonna be huge since the sport this was his breakout year for sure and then beyond that is in practice around it was kind of muted because he was injured. But and people disagree but I think Herschel Walker ticking. In his place in the cage is a big deal about it why. What I do calls -- radio showed that took the times like at the most calls when brought -- -- -- want Herschel Walker competes Herschel Walker puts -- face a sport that nobody else can do. He provides instant credibility and he really is much better at anybody else including Brock lesnar a convincing the sporting audience other professional wrestling crossover audience. That enemies of the worth paying attention to like the -- he competed this year yeah that was a good. Now for the -- For the bat. Well as good this year was it's really good -- outweigh the battles we had respect there for me in the bat a couple things this whole -- on and steroids. Just don't buckle was -- or go of nonsense that we have to put up with. -- -- -- -- his act that he did going into his relatives and -- it -- in the world excellent review -- that's all good well. But obviously this and he he is part of a larger issue. Of guys who -- -- a medical doctor. But do you expect cockamamie excuse to do before the cowboys' fifth with a commission about how we needed hormone replacement and testosterone replacement is to -- just. The beyond the pale and then you know I think there's a couple of things you can sort of say what was worse. I I think you see want bulls' main event Anderson Silva -- Meyer again. Arguably the least professional thing seen incumbent forced Paul Daley sucker punch and just consequence of some pretty bad. But for the UFC to give temper -- a company awaits these investors to fly the whole product out there. Where it's hard to get media coverage of cost a ton of money. For them to sit there and for instance a relief to go out there and alienate an even worse for Anderson Silva fans to defend this absolute. Abortion of a performance really quite respectable harmful to the brand. They got -- -- it obviously but those -- some -- what's and the worst of the worst now anybody can disagree with me on the -- -- -- of -- what I say. The failure of the promoters. In golden boy and top rank to make it Mayweather Pacquiao. That is easily bigger than everything else we are talking about here and they couldn't get it done whose fault is it is a -- just hope about -- take more of assists. Is a minute with a full track for track what you default commission. You know whoever wants to pick via outside -- I don't care the problem is that couldn't get it's on it's the biggest fight of our generation it's an absolute travesty didn't happen. I'm piggyback on that as we look ahead to 2011. That is one of two super fights that people really wanna see happen at some point. In your opinion do we think whoever get there with these two guys in a boxing ring put Mayweather -- I don't think that's ever gonna happen now -- -- it if it does it's gonna happen at a point where there is the sport has lost focus in that match. As we lost it's luster. Floyd Mayweather -- -- considerable legal challenges many pac yells look like he's gonna fight not Shane Mosley. Now who is another top -- -- by the way are in late may back it was or is that he's already slowed me do what he wanted to doing boxing -- -- -- have -- Put the chicken duty does Mayweather Arnold's gonna happen with him -- I I suspect you'll never see that. -- other one in the USC's George saint Pierre and in the aforementioned Anderson Silva obviously saint Pierre. Just coming off another great year just to complete demolition just cost -- there managed to Silva. -- back in the fighting and so on and put on a great performance and when for most of it would have been just the memorable trying to solve there. Will we ever see he's tutoring. What a tough question I would like to think so punitive awards Matra. It is the correct ones which is his job is not to make -- tournament format his job is not to make sure not one almost like summer to contender. It's to put on the fights that people are gonna pay money to -- What is so special biologist fevers and there's so there's not only is that the -- if you wanna see it also just so happens to be a fight between Orton with the number one number two -- in the world. -- that when when you get that intersection between entertainment sport. It's it comes around not very often. Here's what I think I think obviously they want you speed have a couple more fights -- won seven new -- the Jake shields fight maybe even -- to fish to walk through Penn in Australia. And then of course -- -- -- does for instance it was going to be tougher road to -- -- -- -- before or do we chills and is gonna get another shot chills and obviously put him through the -- the first time. If they do it they need to do to Toronto which despite the sport betting being legal they are in my view is the whole mix more -- was will be the -- more floors if GSP Anderson Silva fight at middleweight another consideration to mark if they fight at middleweight in Toronto that is unequivocally. The big -- -- more force history to Toms is always great stuff thank you very much thank you definitely have to near to you regardless of muscles and show hey thanks look. 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