Posted 1/16/07 5:32:00PM
“The cage is safer than the ring.”
“Mixed martial arts is safer than boxing.”
Antagonized by critics, these are the kinds of things fans of MMA find themselves saying in trying to defend the sport.
"To me the records were just a starting point," recalls John Paul Jones, "The most important thing was always the stage show. So many great nights. At our worst we were still better than most. At our best we could just wipe the floor with the lot of them. It was just a very good live band."