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BeardGate: Why are fighters required to trim their beards?

"There is always a period when a man with a beard shaves it off. This period does not last. He returns headlong to his beard," wrote French poet and novelist Jean Cocteau.

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Saitama449d ago (Edited 449d ago )

i didn't know that beards can be so... controversial?

HecTroy449d ago

I'm a guy with a beard, and I was shocked by this incident!

HippieRays448d ago

All men should have beards, this is foolish indeed!

martym449d ago

If you think about it, some of the things mentioned regarding the hazard of having unkempt beard makes sense.

Mcgregornador448d ago

What about long hair then? Holly Holm has hair past her butt, isn't that equally or more dangerous than facial hair? And why didn't Jones have to?

Tatertot448d ago

If they make one shave it off, they should make all shave it off. It's a silly rule, but don't be selective. Jones can keep but Meek has to shave?