I’m excited beyond belief for Battlezone 8 in Neptune Stadium, Cork on Saturday July 6th. Battlezone 7 earlier in the year was such a great show. Carried by Setanta Sports, Battlezone has the opportunity to become the top Irish MMA promotion after the Cage Contender debacle this month.
The 22 fight card is stacked, featuring athletes from representing all four provinces along with an American turned Corkman.
Josh Thomson is awesome. He is the first man to finish Nate Diaz by strikes. He’s only lost to three human beings in his career. He’s injury free and handsome. What’s next for The Punk?
At 34 years old and being perhaps the most injury-prone fighter in history, Thomson needs a clear road to the top and to big money fights. The poor dude isn’t even in the UFC’s top ten lightweight rankings. He surely has to be in the next round of picks. Continue reading →