Here’s what he said at JRsBarbq.com:
Is Josh Koscheck the ‘Ric Flair of MMA?’ Could be I suppose and I perceive that to be a good thing if that’s what some fans think of Koscheck. He’s a talented guy with a strong personality who knows that he needs to strike a nerve here and there to properly market himself and sell his fights. Some MMA purists are reluctant to see MMA fighters promote their fights that at times resemble a pro wrestling promo but if the fighters are organic and stay real then I think that it’s great. Plus, the better the PPV’s produce equates to a bigger payday for a fighter in a game where the number of main event level, big pay day fights are limited by the nature of the Octagon beast.
Had a good visit with Steve Austin this week right after I had just finished doing a radio show in OKC w/ the Sooner Football Radio Network. Steve was headed to the gym and is working on his role for his next film which begins production soon in Vancouver as I recall. We mainly talked college football and will likely be talking again Saturday at some point as we both feel that another upset Saturday is in the offering for some top teams.
Tags: Jim Ross, Ric Flair, Steve Austin, WWE