His name is Pat Miletich and he coaches the IFLs championship team, the Silverbacks, and hes suspicious of Senator McCains criticism of mixed martial arts fighting formats.
According to Miletich, the senator was a boxer in the Navy and has ties to professional boxing, including being close with Don King.
Miletich adds, Im not sure if contributions to his campaigns have anything to do with, but I wouldnt be surprised.
Miletich refutes the traditional opinion that boxing is a gentlemans sport.
In his words, The truth is, its not a gentlemans sport. Were talking about a sport where they average ten deaths a year whereas ours has had one death in 95 years.
The International Fight League recently inked a deal to air fights on cable televisions Fox Sports Network.
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