Monday, January 22, 2007

Ultimate Combat Fighting coming to Oshkosh Saturday

Every generation has its own form of combat as entertainment. The Romans had the gladiators of their time fighting in the Coliseum. Muhammad Ali and Rocky Marciano used boxing to lift them to superstardom. Even names such as Hulk Hogan and “The Macho Man” Randy Savage became part of the public’s lexicon after obtaining icon status in the ring.

In the 21st century, a new form of entertainment is taking hold. It’s known as ultimate combat fighting or mixed martial arts, and Oshkosh will get its first taste Saturday at the Oshkosh Convention Center located at 2 Main St.....

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