What happened to James Lights Out Toney? Toney’s final bout came on May 13, 2017 at the age of 48. He defeated Mike Sheppard by sixth round stoppage; winning the WBF heavyweight title. After a
What happened to James Lights Out Toney?
Toney’s final bout came on May 13, 2017 at the age of 48. He defeated Mike Sheppard by sixth round stoppage; winning the WBF heavyweight title. After a career spanning 29 years and 92 professional bouts, Toney has confirmed he is officially retired.
What boxer fought Randy Couture?
James Toney’s dream MMA career was shattered into a million pieces when he was manhandled in his debut UFC fight against Randy Couture. The 51-year-old American had an impressive professional boxing record and won 77 of his 92 professional fights.
Who did James Toney fight in MMA?
Fight History – Pro
How old is James Lights Out Toney?
53 years (August 24, 1968)
Does Randy Couture own Xtreme?
Couture has his own chain of gyms, Xtreme Couture MMA, and a clothing line, Xtreme Couture Clothing. He also founded and runs the Xtreme Couture GI Foundation, which raises awareness and financially supports wounded veterans.
What’s the difference between boxing and MMA?
The biggest difference between the two sports is what’s allowed and what isn’t. In boxing, you can only use punches and you can only hit above the belt. In MMA, almost anything is fair game. It’s not just punches and kicks either, MMA skills like wrestling and jiu-jitsu can overwhelm a boxer.
What happened to Randy Couture ear?
It’s my ears that are famous,” he says. Couture has cauliflower ear, a relatively common affliction among fighters, wrestlers and other contact-sport athletes. Years of being pulled, punched and torn can create blood clots in the ear and damage the tissue.
Can an MMA fighter beat a boxer?
“A boxer has no chance of winning an MMA fight and an MMA fighter has no chance of beating a boxer,” was the opinion of heavyweight Vladimir Klitschko. Without arguing about which is better, MMA is a more complete sport, where fighters can knock out or submit their opponents.
Is UFC better than boxing?
While boxing has tremendous knockouts, it doesn’t have the one thing that truly makes fighting someone beautiful—submissions. By having submissions as part of the sport, the UFC allows champions multiple ways to secure a victory and even injure opponents.