I never cringe at UFC fights. One fight on last weekend’s UFC 189 card made me cringe hard.
Robbie Lawler will keep his UFC welterweight title after a brutal bout against Rory MacDonald that made it to the fifth round before the challenger finally conceded due to extreme face rearrangement—punctuated by the above-seen punch.
Sometime shortly after Robbie Lawler started hitting Matt Brown unreasonably hard in San Jose, Calif. Saturday night, a low rumble shook my apartment. It felt and sounded strangely like—and turned out actually to be—fireworks. This was silly, entirely too literal, but given that the fight featured Lawler, a man far…