Crunching Numbers: Josh Koscheck and the Issue of Fighter Age

We often hear in MMA that a fighter could just be getting started or ready to make another title run even as they approach their mid-thirties. Relative to fans and media in other sports, the MMA community seems to believe aging is deleterious for a fighter’s career and that a fighter at 35 is as dangerous if not more so than one at 25. Hey, they’ve got all that wisdom and experience, right? In fairness, it’s not like they haven’t had reason to think that. Randy Couture was winning titles in his…

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