A markedly different atmosphere met fights fans at The O2 as the UFC once again graced London. Last time was a title fight. Fans flocked around retired fighters and merchandise was on display everywhere. This time hen dos and office parties dominated the O2. Nevertheless, on the octagonal canvass some beautiful fighting was on display.
Fighterpoddens Karl Gustel Wärnberg sat down with Brett Okamoto who has been working as a breaking news reporter, feature writer, analyst, and a one-on-one interviewer for MMA content across linear and digital platforms for ESPN since 2010. As once of the world’s most renowned MMA-writers, we interviewed him abut his love for the sport, why fighting attracts fans, and what it is like to write about combat sports.
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