Former NFL defensive end Greg Hardy knocked out Austin Lane to win his pro MMA debut Tuesday and is now signing with the UFC.
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Charlie Ebersol, the co-founder of the Alliance of American Football, told Florio that the league has yet to establish a policy regarding players who protest during the national anthem.
And judging by his performance where he throttled Lane, a bright future is ahead of him.
The two heavyweights charged at each other full force and tossed heavy leather at one another at a frantic pace.
But Hardy would be the first to connect with a huge right hand that crumbled Lane to the canvas.
The stadium was built on the site of the old Gator Bowl and opened in time for the Jaguars’ expansion team to enter the league in 1995. It has previously been called Jacksonville Municipal Stadium and Alltel Stadium.
In addition to hosting the Jaguars, the stadium is used for the annual Florida-Georgia game and an annual bowl game.
This year the stadium will seat more fans, as the Jaguars are pulling out the tarps that blocked seats for many years when the team struggled to sell tickets. The Jaguars have also announced that they’re raising ticket prices.
While offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter has put more on quarterback Matthew Stafford’s plate as a reaction to their running back and offensive line issues over the years, that is going to have to change at some point. With three top-100 picks spent on offensive linemen over the last three drafts, along with the price tags of T.J. Lang and Ricky Wagner, Detroit should be able to run the ball this year with even just a functional back.