One of the great things about ESPN’s Friday Night Fights was the fact that on any given card, you could see something totally wild and crazy happen. Friday night’s Boxeo Telemundo delivered one of those surprises.
The UFC contributed big bucks to Florida Governor Rick Scott’s political re-election campaign. In exchange, a new secrecy law to prevent disclosure of information from public records requests in Florida.
There are many fight fans and individuals outside the fight business who found ESPN’s video feature on Down’s Syndrome MMA fighter Garrett Holeve to be inspirational. Inside the business, however, it’s a different story.
ESPN thought they were do a heartwarming feature on a young man named Garrett Holeve who suffers from Down’s Syndrome & Rheumatoid Arthritis. He is acting in amateur MMA. Instead, they may have just opened a huge can of worms.
Don’t count on Joe Rogan backing Fallon Fox’s crusade to fight in women’s MMA.