"You either have to have a character or just be a plain bad-ass fighter, but sometimes being a bad-ass fighter isn't enough," Koscheck offers earnestly. "If you look at the WWE, they've done it for years -- building characters and storylines -- and I think that's a big part of our sport."
I am not trying to make a insightful well thought out fanpost here. Look at my previous fanposts and comments and you will see that I am an eternal noob always putting my foot into my mouth. MMA is a sport. I don’t need characters and story lines to be fabricated in order to enjoy the sport of MMA. As a fan of MMA I find Josh Koscheck's recent comments insulting. MMA is not about acting or "playing a part". The sport of MMA is entertaining in and of itself.
Entertaining: Courage, Technique, Positional Awareness, KO Power, and Superior Conditioning
Insulting: Trash Talk, False Persona, Exaggerated Dislike between Fighters, and Generalizations Regarding Race