11 Jul 2009 12:10:04 PM
(‘Anyone here order a nice, cool glass of sexy?’)
Let me begin this installment of the UFC scene report with a message for that twelve-year-old kid who thrashed me at UFC Undisputed during yesterday’s Fan Expo: You got lucky. Lucky that the game designers gave Wanderlei Silva a flash chin and “Rampage” Jackson a ridiculously powerful left hook. Lucky that you don’t have a job and you get to sit around playing video games all day. Lucky that I’m too nice a guy to slap a kid in the mouth for gloating after his one-punch KO victory.
Now that that’s taken care of, let’s move on.
I’ve been to one or two UFC’s in Las Vegas by this point, Potato Nation, but I’ve never seen it like this. The Fan Expo was a massive throng of humanity, and not just the kind of typical MMA fan humanity that you might expect. Sure, I did see an infant with a Chuck-hawk, but I also saw a woman in her fifties get really excited when Shane Carwin showed up at the Warrior Wear booth. I also watched two teenage girls trying earnestly to figure out whether Paulo Thiago was someone they should try to get their picture taken with, before ultimately deciding to take a photo with a cardboard cut-out of Brock Lesnar instead.Read More ADD COMMENTS (22) DIGG THIS