UFC 75: Have we killed the horse yet?
Steve Cofield of Fox Sports Radio in Las Vegas invited me on his show yesterday to discuss my "Hamill was robbed" blog entries from earlier this week. I knew beforehand that he disagreed with my verdict on the fight, but this was a good opportunity to engage in some friendly debate and discuss the bigger picture issues that came out of that fight.
Take a listen here and enjoy!
I wanted to tie up the loose ends in the Hamill-Bisping controversy before I move on in my future blog entries (no, the world of MMA did not stop turning while this decision took center stage.)
I think I can sum up reader sentiment with the following points:
1) Fans definitely want a rematch between Hamill and Bisping and UFC President Dana White has already promised there will be one.
2) Based on all the conspiracy theories thrown out there by readers, I think White would be wise to put the Hamill-Bisping rematch on Spike TV. Otherwise, feelings that this whole controversy was created for financial reasons will take even stronger hold.
3) Fans want White to say he thinks the decision was wrong. I'm not saying he should say that, but I get the feeling from the comments that they would at least feel that he has heard their grievances if he acknowledges their pain.
4) MMA has to take a long, deep look at the way fights are scored.
And, that's all on this topic ... for now ...