I'm back with another installment of the MMA Tete-A-Tete: Coarsening the Discourse. Eugene S. Robinson author of Fight: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You'd Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking is my counter part for this edition.
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Topics covered include:
- The decision to book Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen as the coaches of the next season of The Ultimate Fighter and to book a Jones-Sonnen title fight on April 27, 2013.
- UFC Lightweight champ Ben Henderson's recent controversy spawning comments and whether or not Ben is playing the media to build up his name and rep.
- We handicap Henderson vs. Nate Diaz on UFC on Fox 5
- UFC Bantamweight interim champ Renan Barao's decision to wait for injured champ Dominick Cruz to come back from ACL surgery rather than defending the interim belt.