Can Josh Grispi Turn His Career Around Against Rani Yahya?

Posted: August 2, 2012 in Uncategorized

Fantasy Fights

It doesn’t seem like that long ago that things were going so well for Josh Grispi. When the UFC merged with the WEC, it was expected that Grispi would be the first fighter to challenge Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight title. Then Grispi made his UFC debut against Dustin Poirier and lost a lopsided decision. At the time, this result served to give Poirier a lot of hype, but it didn’t seem far-fetched to think Grispi could bounce back. Instead, in Grispi’s subsequent fight against George Roop, he got completely decimated, losing by TKO in the third round, in one of the more one-sided fights in UFC history.

This seemed to be a very sudden and devastating fall from grace. What happened to the fighter once considered by many to be in the top five of the featherweight division?

The first thing I have to mention is that Grispi…

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