It’s a lesson that every young MMA fighter should get pounded into his head very, very early in the game. Don’t. Be. Fancy. The best fighters in the UFC aren’t showmen, they're skilled tacticians who usually make the smart move, not the flashy move. Well, except for Lyoto Machida – nobody knows what the hell he’s doing most of the time. Besides him, though, every big time fighter in the game will tell you – cuteness will get you knocked out.
Matt Lawrence learned that lesson the hard way last month when Dillon Cleckler did this to him at an Aug. 31 Island Fights event:
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