MMA, pro wrestling and proper arenas

It started with an innocent joke. With my eyes straining, I misread the name “CM Punk” as “chipmunk.” When my eyes refocused, I realized it was another reference to a pro wrestling champion whose name I just learned because he’ll be accompanying Chael Sonnen to his next fight. I thought it would be amusing toContinue reading “MMA, pro wrestling and proper arenas”

MMA: Not pro wrestling

Mixed martial arts has a few historical links to professional wrestling. The connection is stronger in Japan than in the USA, but it exists here. They’ve chased some of the same audiences, and a couple of people have existed in both worlds. Ken Shamrock went back and forth between the two. Brock Lesnar left proContinue reading “MMA: Not pro wrestling”