Re: UFC Live 6 - on versus
It may have something to do with his PETA involvement. Danzig is a well-mannered, intelligent guy who is also an amateur photographer and committed vegan. The UFC organization is constantly on the lookout for positive, non-criminal role model types for promotion purposes. This is possibly the reason why certain guys who have lost fights can still remain in the organization. Guys like Brian Stann (decorated vet, naval academy football player, former Marine captain) will have a huge leg up from being eliminated by loss over guys like Rob Emerson (criminal record) who will get kicked out much sooner. It is about promotability, and altering the public image of MMA fighting as a sport only for violent thugs, towards a positive, kids-friendly all-inclusive type of sports image.