Todd Martin on Muck Rack

Todd Martin

Washington, DC
Freelance Writer — Freelance

Writer, attorney, sports junkie, proud @Vassar, @UCLA_Law alum. I've covered MMA/wrestling since 2002 for a wide variety of outlets. LA Times/Sherdog/Torch.

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Nov 22, 2017

Dressing children in preposterous costumes always delivers.

Nov 22, 2017

@runninjay Conor never went after any specific group as strongly and then went to their territory, plus he does it with more of a smile. As for Chael, he toned down his antics when he was actually in Brazil; I think that played a role.

Nov 21, 2017

It's a striking contrast to the pro wrestling world Covington is clearly inspired by, where wrestlers can say and do basically anything at this point and they get no genuine emotional reaction out of it, to the detriment of their ability to sell new wrestlers and matches.

Nov 21, 2017

Since I've gotten a number of comments like this, I want to emphasize my point was not to advocate for what Covington is doing. Rather, my point was the vehemence of the negative reaction is a healthy sign of people still buying into rather than dismissing self-promotional hype.

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