• Fedor v Rogers

    Dave and I talk about different fighting styles and how in many ways tough is defined, not by what you can dish out, but rather by what kind of punishment you can absorb and still prevail against your opponent. This kind of mental toughness is very rare indeed. Re-watching this Fedor fight, where in many instances, he is on the back foot and taking a significant amount of damage and he still prevails, is a case in point. Arlovski too thought he had Fedor rocked and still ate a big right hand for his troubles as well. Fedor breaks all the rules of boxing, but throws looping power shots with such venom and commitment, he almost throws himself off his feet.