Former NHL Enforcer Rocks His MMA’s Debut Bout
We had seen former football and wrestling stars fights inside the caged ring of MMA. Now is the time for the Hockey player to enter the world of mixed martial arts.
A former feared enforcer in the National Hockey League that played for Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks, Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals and New York Rangers had rock his MMA debut fight on Saturday night event in Quebec City at the Pepsi Coliseum. Donald Brashear, a no stranger to fighting who had spent 18 years of his life as a hockey player has started his mixed martial art career with a bang.
The 6-foot-3, 237-pounds 39 years old Brashear, borned at Bedford, Indiana just needed 21 seconds to defeat his opponent. Mathieu Bergeron of Sherbrooke, Quebec City.
Brashear, fighting as a southpaw from Nordik Fight Club started to crush Bergeron with a left hand to his chin that cause Bergeron to fall to the ground. With the urge to win, the former NHL enforcer tried to finish the bout with a series of strikes while his opponent is in the ground. But Bergeron, also a first time MMA fighter had break free from the savage punches of Brashear and tried to get back on his game but failed. With his fall to the cage side, Brashear followed him and landed several finishing blows until the referee ended the bout.
After the bout, with the instinct to fight again. Brashear signed a three fight deal with the promotion.
Brashear fight was an under card match of the night’s main event. Former UFC middleweight star Patrick Cote against Todd Brown where Cote won his second fight after he leaves MMA’s biggest promotion. Cote won over Todd Brown via unanimous decision to improve his career status that has 15 wins and 7 losses.View Article Source »