Let's lose all our pretensions and get this out of the way straight off: Josh Koscheck is a punk. A no-good, foul-mouthed punk whom nobody should want to win this weekend against the likable, down-home Johny Hendricks.
Maybe it's the heel reputation Koscheck has cultivated since he burst onto the scene in the first season of "The Ultimate Fighter," filling that staple reality-show role of "the arrogant jerk." Maybe it's the fact he likes to brag about his big house and his black Ferrari. Maybe it's the fact that, at a media event earlier this week to promote his welterweight fight in Saturday's UFC on FOX: Diaz vs. Miller event, he referred to the mixed-martial arts media as "(bleeping) retards."
Or maybe it's just that god-awful bleached-blond hairdo.
There's no two ways about it: As any UFC fan can tell you, this is no man you'd want to bring back home to your mother.
But there's a funny thing about Koscheck lea...