Every Wednesday, Administrative Editor Jordan Breen welcomes a member of the mixed martial arts media into “Press Row” on the Sherdog.com blog. This week, Breen welcomes Sherdog contributor and SiriusXM radio host R.J. Clifford to “Press Row.”
With anarchy reigning for Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier in the media after their press conference shoving match and instantly-infamous post-ESPN interview exchange, Breen and Clifford examine how precisely “Bones” and “D.C.” have already created one of MMA's most memorable rivalries. The two discuss why the two light heavyweight stars are perfect personality foils for one another, how their strategies outside the cage could come to bear inside the Octagon when they finally meet and why competitive feuds in combat sports are particularly.
Breen and Sherdog.com's “Smartest Guy at the Bar” also discuss their personal favorite rivalries in MMA history, what makes Randy Couture-Chuck Liddell a special MMA feud, why Gilbert Melendez-Josh Thomson gets overlooked as a rivalry, the importance of rematches and trilogies in crystallizing rivalries and whether or not we will ultimately get multiple fights between Jones and Cormier.
Grab your credential and get a seat in “Press Row.”
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