Sunday, January 18, 2009
Played paintball with my mens ministry crew at Jungle Island in Lake Elsinore. I had to say that the field was moderately busy.
CONGRATULATIONS CONTRACT KILLER MARCUS DAVIS UFC 93 IRELAND "THE IRISH HAND GRENADE !
Marcus Davis and Chris Lytle fulfilled their promises to fight it out on the feet for 15 minutes in their welterweight bout.
With a singing Irish audience as background music, Lytle, 34, of Indianapolis, landed a right hand that staggered Davis in the opening 30 seconds. After recovering, however, Davis, 35, began following a strategy devised no doubt in conjunction with world-class trainer Mark DellaGrotte.
“The Irish Hand Grenade” did not stand toe-to-toe with the hard-punching Lytle. Instead, minutes into the fight it was clear that he would use his superior footwork, counterpunching and kicks.
Lytle stuck with his bombs, which did connect from time to time. He rocked Davis again early in the second period and flurried on him against the cage. Davis covered up but still took some shots on his ears before hustling away, finding his footing and planting a kick into Lytle’s body that floored him.
That kick and countless others were Davis’ answer to Lytle’s winging punches. He also made him pay with careful counterpunching, but Lytle proved capable of taking punishment and still moving forward to dish out his own.
The third round was more of the same. Lytle stalked forward throwing the more powerful strikes while Davis countered with more technical boxing and additional kicks and knees. By the end of the fight, both men had swollen eyes and bruised bodies. Lytle’s side, in particular, was blue and welted from his opponent’s kicks.
The judges were split on the entertaining fight, scoring it 29-28 twice for Davis and once for Lytle.
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