At one point Tyson was seen as the baddest man on the planet. However, that’s because the masses didn’t know much if anything about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or Mixed Martial Arts in general. If they had, folks might have seen things a bit differently. According to Tyson, even he feels Royce Gracie would have beaten him if he’d been part of the UFC’s early tournaments, admitting on UFC Tonight, “I had no idea what was going on with that type of fighting and would’ve been taken by surprise.” It’s a nice bit of humility from “Kid Dynamite” and, though he obviously would have destroyed Gracie with one well-placed strike, it’s tough to disagree given his reliance on hands and inability to compete on the mat.
Wednesday has rolled around again and, as expected, the 10-Point Must is back! Every week I’ll give my thoughts on ten topics from the past seven days with hopes the readership will contribute their takes as well in the Comments section. This time around, subjects range from Diego Sanchez targeting Nate Diaz to Mike Tyson vs. Royce Gracie to the Chael Sonnen-Wanderlei Silva rivalry moving to TUF Brasil and much more in-between! (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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