If you're a fan of MMA, you've probably seen how exciting a stand up brawl can be if you saw Bonner vs. Griffin in the first Ultimate Fighter Finale.
Imagine what would happen to MMA if Kimbo Slice, the Internet/YouTube sensation, fought All-American wrestler Brock Lesnar. If two unknown fighters such as Bonner and Griffin can bring MMA to a more mainstream audience, imagine what a fight Kimbo Slice and Brock Lesnar would put on.
In case you are not familiar with these two special individuals, Brock Lesnar was born in 1977. In 2000 Brock won the NCAA Wrestling Championship and joined the WWE in 2002. After a couple years, he tried out for the Minnesota Vikings but was cut because he was a "no-show" at practices.
After his NFL "career," he did some legit wrestling in Japan, and became the IGWP Heavyweight Champion in 2005.
Although Brock lost, it was an entertaining fight. Brock came out strong and totally murdered and bloodied up Frank Mir. Mir was able to avoid Brock's heavy fists and ground and pound technique. Brock was in a standing/full guard position when Mir twisted and grabbed Brock's leg, and made him submit.
Kimbo Slice, on the other hand, is a street fighter from the streets of Miami, Florida. Kimbo became a bodyguard for RK Netmedia, a Miami-based pornography company. The company put up YouTube videos of Kimbo giving people a charlie horse or tackling someone at full speed for money.
Kimbo would go from place to place, looking for the area's "tough guy" and fighting them in a bare-knuckle street fight. Kimbo's fight with former Boston police officer and MMA trainer Sean Gannon was Kimbo's first loss, but the fight gained so much popularity on YouTube that it launched him into the MMA spotlight.
Now both Kimbo and Brock are big and strong guys, and can duke it out. Kimbo has a stand-up style, and Brock is a ground and pound fighter due to his wrestling background.
Given that both fighters are relatively inexperienced, it would still be an amazing fight to watch these two monsters pound each other's faces in. It would honestly be a fight to see whose jaw is the strongest.
I don't know if this is ever going to happen, but whatever company does pick up the fight will definitely draw a mainstream audience, and possibly bring in a good amount of money. If the Bonner-Griffin fight can put the UFC on the map, imagine what two popular brawlers can do for a company.
Share what you think about this fight, if it will ever happen, why or why not, and who you think will win.