The "New York Badass"
Cage Rage officials have, however, banned the brother of his defeated opponent,
First, the American banged out plucky Brit Jansen in a blistering battle, which lasted just 3:18 of round one. Then as Baroni went to check on Jansen's condition, he fended off an attacker that, without warning, headbutted the 32-year-old.
A sanguine Baroni has decided to let the matter rest. "These things happen," said Baroni. "It must be tough to see a loved one get knocked out like that. Emotions ran high. I want to put this behind me."
"This should not have happened. Baroni has shown a lot of dignity throughout. Many fighters might have responded and escalated the situation.
"It was great to see the guys in the bar after the fight shaking hands and joking."