Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Newton hopes to rebound versus Lindland

Although the Toronto Dragons aren’t a part of IFL team competition this Friday in Houston, there will still be a strong Canadian contingent.

The main event features Dragons head coach Carlos Newton stepping back into the ring only a month after his split-decision loss to Renzo Gracie. This time he’ll be pitted against arguably the best middleweight in the world, Matt Lindland.

There are many people who have opined that in his last fight it was Newton who deserved the victory, not Gracie. It’s hard to believe considering all that he’s accomplished, but at 30 years old Newton is only now entering his physical prime. He’s recently gotten back into the fight game after a two-year layoff, and I’m excited to see where he’ll go next.

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