Eugene S. Robinson, host and hostility monger, wades into the thickets of UFC on FOX 8 and the performance differences between the MMA Haves and the MMA Have Nots and how the former will consistently turn out sleepers while the latter and, indeed, people who are fighting for survival tend to fight like their lives depend on it. Which they do. This plus a sidetrack on to his inside track on the JIMMY "WHITEY" BULGER trial and you have a show very possibly more exciting than the RORY MACDONALD vs. JAKE ELLENBERGER fight we all had to suffer through.
Knuckle Up #459: KNUCKLE UP'er and hoster with the moster EUGENE S. ROBINSON [the "S" is for Sullied] gets Socratic again and starts to frame a master theory of what it takes to keep your eyes open during fights where fighters are trying merely to advance their march to providence and not actually run any risks. With kudos going to JORGE MASVIDAL, LAWLER and, curiously enough, MIGHTY MOUSE, and brickbats going to MACDONALD and ELLENBERGER, ROBINSON delves deep into the hows and whys of keeping the cookie jar filled.
And oh yeah: thanks to BRIAN M. who saved every KNUCKLE UP ever recorded even when it was on COMBAT MUSIC RADIO. This means as soon as Robinson figures out how, this huge edifice of hot-air-i-tude will be saved in one easy to find location so you can continue to ignore it. But for now there's this: http://www.youtube.com/user/knuckleup70?feature=watch
Eugene S. Robinson host of Knuckle Up and author of Fight: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You'd Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking[Harper Collins], A LONG SLOW SCREW[Robotic Boot] and a play called THE INIMITABLE SOUNDS OF LOVE; A THREESOME IN FOUR ACTS[Southern] also sings for a band called OXBOW and appeared in Bill Cosby's Leonard Part 6, a Miller Genuine Draftcommercial, and had his own TV show in Germany called? "The Eugene Robinson Show." And in a weirder moment yet? Co-hosted with ESPN's STUART SCOTT a Superbowl fashion show in Tampa. [free t-shirt to whoever can find that video for us.]
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