Discussion

The difficulty of being Bobby Lashley

Updated: January 18, 2010, 3:29 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

The rules for inducting or grooming prizefighters don't apply to amateur wrestlers. Amateur wrestlers are savages who have spent their adolescence mastering a significant portion of mixed martial arts. As early as 1994 and as late as 2009 -- when 1-0 FILA champion Joe Warren beat 21-2 "Kid" Yamamoto -- wrestlers have had the unique ability to literally walk off a wrestling mat and into a ring without embarrassment.

This expectation has created a lot of confusion around ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE MMA HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM