TUF15 fighter Dakota Cochrane was a gay film actor

source: middleeasy.com
 

Emile Griffith and Benny 'Kid' Paret fought three times in the early 60s. The first time, Griffith took Paret's welterweight world champion boxing title. In the second fight, Paret took it back.

At the weigh ins for the second fight, the Cuban-born Paret slapped Griffith with a limp wrirst, and called him "Maricon" the Spanish street slang equivalent of "faggot." Griffith vowed that if Paret ever taunted him again in that manner, they would fight right there.

At the weigh ins for the third and final fight, Paret did it again. And that night, Griffith beat him to death in the ring.

We now live in better, less bigoted age, where it is taunting about sexual preference that is shameful, not the sexual preference itself.

"If there was a gay fighter in UFC, I wish he would come out," said UFC President Dana White last year. "I could care less if there's a gay fighter in the UFC. There probably is and there's probably more than one."

Now TUF-cast-member-is-also-a-gay-porn-star&catid=34:organizations">MiddleEasy is reporting that TUF15 fighter Dakota Cochrane, who crushed Jamie Varner last year at Titan Fighting Championships 20, is also a gay porn star.

The emergence of a prominent gay fighter is an opportunity for the world's fastest growing sport to show its ethical colors, and to judge Cochrane for the content of his character, and the quality of his fighting, and that is it.

A gay MMA fighter is not a stigma on the sport, the stigma is on people who think it is.

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StayRad site profile image  

3/11/12 8:42 PM by StayRad

Alex Reid hardly classes as a cross dresser, he has done it for a laugh once or twice for fancy dress.

redenstein site profile image  

3/11/12 8:21 PM by redenstein

Glad he lost.

RyannVonDoom site profile image  

3/1/12 9:19 PM by RyannVonDoom

He'd have to get barry manilow's permission for that name.

RyannVonDoom site profile image  

3/1/12 9:17 PM by RyannVonDoom

Krave is right on the strip. He could have been goig to the sushi bar there or walking from planet hollywood etc... It's not like he was fighting in the club.

Devereaux site profile image  

3/1/12 8:37 PM by Devereaux

I wanna see him fuck GSP

Eric the midget site profile image  

3/1/12 8:35 PM by Eric the midget

I wanna see him fight GSP

Kanabull site profile image  

3/1/12 8:33 PM by Kanabull

If Dakota gets north/south in a fight what sort of jokes are appropriate?

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3/1/12 8:20 PM by UGCTT_THE Kevin Chandler

 nickname decided

AgedCaviar site profile image  

3/1/12 8:16 PM by AgedCaviar

This opens a world of possibilities for his nickname. I vote for "power bottom."

Bucho site profile image  

3/1/12 7:54 PM by Bucho

Lotta peeps all het up about something which means squat when it comes to what really matters.