Aspen Ladd’s coach, Jim West, got quite the trashing online for his cornering approach in Ladd’s fight vs. Norma Dumont at UFC Vegas 40, but he’s far from the first coach to get amped up.
West’s aggressive style of coaching between rounds upset some viewers and fighters. The incident sparked a debate online about the fine line between motivating a fighter and putting them down. In the aftermath of Ladd vs. Dumont, SB Nation’s Combat Culture created a compilation of intense cornering moments in combat sports. Featured are moments from the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Bellator MMA and boxing.
Watch a passionate Teddy Atlast yell at former two-division WBO world champion Michael Moorer, Greg Jackson shutting down former UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and more.
What was your favorite cornering moment? Let us know in the comments section below.
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