26 Jun 2009 15:01:21 PM
(What’s he looking for? A war.)
I spoke with Affliction VP Tom Atencio for this week’s SI column on his fight with local card dealer Randy Hedderick at tomorrow night’s “Ultimate Chaos” event in Biloxi, Mississippi. Contrary to my suspicions before our talk, I came away convinced that Atencio isn’t doing this so much as a self-promotional Affliction publicity stunt, but rather because he genuinely wants to. What makes me think so? Mostly his reluctance to even talk about the fight, as well as mild surprise that anyone would want to talk about him considering the other fights on the card.
He also offered some insight on his life as a highly-publicized but low-level MMA fighter, as well as his career as a fight promoter. And naturally he managed to slip in some shots at the UFC…Read More DIGG THIS