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It is a growing league but it is much more physical than I thought it would be and it looks like this year a lot of teams are going to be taking lumps out of each other.
Seven months later, he won the rematch against Tyson when Iron Mike was disquali-fied for taking lumps out of both of Holyfield's ears.
We'll always make time to watch Optimus Prime and Megatron taking lumps out of each other but it's the end of this trailer that has our fanboy limbs quivering.
He did what he thought was the right thing - to stop the lads taking lumps out of each other and his wares.