8. Ed Herman
We all know what the song is supposed to be about and we’re all wondering what business it has being an entrance song. It doesn’t even have a cool beat. But that didn’t stop Ed Herman from using ”In the Air Tonight” by Phil Collins at UFC 72. I can feel it, coming in the…okay, that’s enough.
Maybe Croatians are to music what Poles are to being smart. We went back to 1985 when Cro Cop came strolling out to Duran Duran’s “Wild Boys”. Sample lyric: And lovers war with arrows over, secrets they could tell. That’s so special.
6. Tim Sylvia
If it’s a statement about how he thinks people picture him, he should have picked “Bitch” by Meredith Brooks. Instead, the Maine-iac from Iowa walked out to Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks”. Check out this lyric: Try to catch it Uhhhh! It’s kinda hard, hard. If we’re talking about the punches that Randy Couture threw into your face, then sure, it is kinda hard hard. Maybe he should drop “Jesus Walks” for something that better reflects his ring entrances, like “Dude Who Looks Like He Just Shit His Pants Sashays.” (Can’t remember who does that one…)
We get it. You’re the “Iceman” and the song says “ice” about fifty times. But “Ice Ice Baby” should be banned from any arena housing a cage. Alright stop, collaborate and listen. It sucks and it’s cheesy.
4. Matt Hughes
“A Country Boy Can Survive” by Hank Williams, Jr. This hillbilly lullabye is on the list partially because we’re sick of it and partially because we just hate it. Enough already. You’re a ‘country boy’. Fine. Must you abuse our ears over and over just to get your point across? I’d love to spit some Beechnut in that dude’s eyes…Yeah, that’ll teach him. (Please excuse the low quality video, but you get the idea)
3. Tito Ortiz
While it may be appropriate to occasionally crank in your car, ”Mosh” by Eminem is shitty entrance music. There’s better Eminem stuff to use and not look like such a douche. Imagine it pouring, raining down on us, mosh pits outside the oval office. You’ve got to be kidding.
He’s from Holland, but that’s no excuse. When I think of MMA, my mind immediately drifts to ”YMCA”, how about you? I feel like I’m at my aunt’s birthday party in a sucky theme restaurant, not at a cage match. We’re gonna’ stay at the Y-M-C-A!
I’m all for John Lennon and no one can dispute the merits of ”Imagine”, but when Monson marched out to the social conscious ballad blaring over the loud speakers, my balls leapt to the floor and ran out the door. Imagine all the people, living life in peace. What? Then there’d be no fights, Snowman!
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