Boxing Vs. MMA: When a Hard-Hitting Heavyweight Took On a UFC Fighter…

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When you watch boxing or UFC, a lot of times the same subject will come up… ‘Who’d win in a fight between a top drawer heavyweight boxer and an MMA fighter?’ The debate has raged ever since mixed martial arts hit our screens. But what’s the answer…?

Well, the closest we can come to an answer (that doesn’t include a bunch of drunk dudes shouting in a bar) comes from the fight below. Former boxing champ James Toney took on former Lightweight UFC champion Randy Couture –┬áthe first of only two fighters to ever hold two UFC championship titles in two different divisions. Toney’s the bigger puncher, but Couture’s wily and has the groundwork in his arsenal.

How do you see it going between the two? Reckon the MMA man’s got it sewn up? Well, Couture is an animal but he was 47 when this fight took place…