If you haven’t heard or seen this from Saturday, you might want to be certain you have digested your morning donut and coffee. Tuchscherer gets, apparently, the worst kick to the groin in UFC history. He starts to throw up and believe it or not they restart the fight. Tuchscherer is then immediately hit with a head kick and subsequently and mercifully finished later in the round.
Listen closely to Joe Rogan for some great commentary.
How it is nearly August 29th, I do not know. However that is a sad, sad fact. What this does mean is that UFC 102 is this weekend. UFC 102 COUTURE vs NOGUEIRA will go live this Saturday from the Rose Garden Arena in Oregon at 10 ET.
Randy Couture Vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
If only we could have seen this one 3 years ago. We would be talking super fight but instead it is just a solid match-up. Captain America is coming off that loss to Brock Lesnar which was now nearly a year ago. Minotauro is coming off his December ’08 loss to Frank Mir.
Only one of the fighters can still make a run here and that fighter will be the winner on Saturday night.
Couture had a very good first round against Lesnar but then like others he could not withstand much more. On the other hand, Big Nog had a bad outing against Mir. He was injured and looked it. For this reason no one really knows what kind of shape Nogueira is going to come into this fight in. Here is a little hint in the form of the public workout’s these two did recently: (more…)