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Joe Lauzon Opinion Piece: A Poor Comparison (@joelauzon)
UFC top lightweight and quasi-sort-of moderator (because we never bothered to take him off the list) Joe Lauzon just filed a post on his blog where he breaks down some of the nonsense and misrepresentation of the sport by the mainstream and conventional media.
To the uninformed, people who arenít into MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), the fights seem unconventional compared to more widely accepted arts like boxing, wrestling and karate. Oddly enough, MMA is a combination of the three with elements of many other arts incorporated. The sport has evolved many times over to most effectively control, submit or knock out a true resisting opponent.
I compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, which for most involved with the sport simply call the UFC. Itís not the Ultimate Street Fight and itís not the Ultimate Dog Fight. I might be offended by the writers comments if he were more informed or took the time to actually research the facts. If the writer knew how much safer the UFC was than boxing, he would not have likened it to dog fighting...
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