Forrest Griffin to be ‘head catcher’ for Power Slap

Forrest Griffin has accumulated a lot of accolades over the years. He’s a UFC Hall of Famer, a former light heavyweight champion, the winner of the first season of The Ultimate Fighter. He’s a legend in mixed martial arts.

The 43-year old has a new title to add to his growing resume. Griffin will be a ‘head catcher’ for Dana White‘s promotion Power Slap.

“I’m gonna be a head catcher,” Griffin told TMZ Sports. “It seems like a pretty interesting gig, right?”

Griffin will be one of the officials standing behind the competitors making sure they don’t crash to the ground taking more damage after absorbing a slap.

“That double impact,” Griffin said. “You’ve taken the first trauma and when your head hits the ground, bang bang, both sides of your brain actually bounce against your skull. We want to prevent that and make it just the initial impact and have that be what causes you or not causes you to win or lose the competition.”

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