During the UFC 91 post-fight press conference, a German reporter asked the fighers if there was anything disturbing about the close to the fight. Couture, the guy who was on the receiving end of 25 hammerfists, was confused as to why there would be an issue:
Lesnar's answer got a chuckle out of the reporter.
Click below to listen to Couture/Lesnar comments on the brutality of the ending:
Todd DuBoef, the head of boxing's Top Rank has the same concerns, "When I see stuff like that, it looks like nothing more than a tough man contest. There's no way it's safer than boxing."
ESPN's Around the Horn picked up on the same theme. Could the finish actually hurt UFC's chance to get consistent coverage from ESPN?