There are a lot of people who are looking for the UFC 118 : Randy Couture vs James Toney fight up because this is going to be a boxing vs MMA special event. Its going to be another UFC 118 match up that we will be facing on tonight, as Randy Couture vs James Toney takes on Next. Here is a quick recap with the results and a quick background of the Randy Couture vs James Toney fightt. See Randy Couture vs James Toney Fight Next on UFC 118.
Couture vs Toney should be an intrguing match but Couture has the clear advantage in their matchup. Couture sees this fight as another day in the office but he sure does understand the unique challenges he is facing with a boxer like Toney. As long as he can avoid a clean Toney punch, Couture should be picking up another win. However, this presents a unique challenge as Toney can punch hard in the clinch and Couture has been known as an effective fighter in the clinch with his dirty boxing tactics. We can expect Couture to adjsut his style against Toney to neutralize the heavyweight boxer who will be even more dangerous usign four-ounce gloves.
For Toney, this is his opportunity to show the world that boxers can make the transition to MMA and be successful at it, despite all the obvious disadvantages standup guys face when making the merge. Bombarded with questions about Couture’s clinch and Greco-Roman wrestling abilities, “Lights Out” sounded off this week during an interview. Toney has a puncher’s chance but he should have something more than that to beat Couture in a three-round match. He needs to adjust his fighting stance to avoid takedowns and leg kicks. Once the fight hits the ground, Toney will have nothing more to offer.