OWW columnist Alex Goff returns with a look at boxing, martial arts, and UFC in his latest edition of “PUNCH IN THE FACE”.
UFC has signed former professional boxer Holly Holm. There is quite the buzz surrounding this newly signed fighter. She trains with one of the most well-known coaches in the game Greg Jackson, and has dominated women outside the UFC. This is a big step up in competition for Holly, but already people are excited to see her fight some of the best in the UFC.
Floyd Mayweather announced his night fight will be a rematch, against Marcos Maidana. The first fight was closely contested and arguably one of Floyd’s toughest fights.
Cael Sanderson (159-0) vs Daniel Cormier – 2001 NCAA finals. This match up caught my eye as Sanderson is a legend in wrestling as he won four national titles, and an Olympic gold medal. In this matchup he faces the man who is waiting for his title show against Jon Jones, Cael Sanderson.
I’m very excited for this movie. It is called “Foxcatcher” and is based on the writing of Mark Schultz. It is an interesting story where wrestling is in the center.
Chael Sonnen makes his return to competition as he will debut for the Jiu Jitsu promotion Metamoris. He will take on one of the best in the world in Andre Galvao
Dean Lister and Josh Barnett are also facing off at Metamoris.
14 Second Armbar by UFC fighter Cat Zigano
One of the most famous names in Jiu Jitsu announced he’s starting a Jiu Jitsu Federation in his image