Kittel vs Greipel cage fight

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Rumors continue to pop up that Jonathan Price and his Gifted Group are going to transform pro cycling with an entirely new structure. New races, new formats, new financial set-up, less Patrick McQuaid.

They are floating some pretty bold ideas but if you want daring, why not also make plans for a fight-to-the-death cage match between Marcel Kittel (Argos-Shimano) and Andre Greipel (Lotto-Belisol)?

Griepel, who owns the title for Sprinter With Cartoon Massive Thighs, steps into the cage with Kittel who is built like a German Panzer tank. Referee Floyd Landis would make sure both riders know the rules and keep the action clean.

Who wouldn’t watch that spectacle?

Kittel is a beast and today in Paris-Nice he made up for his faux pas yesterday in missing the split to stomp everyone in Cerilly. In a slightly uphill finish, Kittel blasted clear of Elia Viviani (Cannondale) and Leigh Howard (Orica-GreenEdge).

Twisted Spoke says let’s talk to the Gifted Group about this new entertainment idea. Kittel and Greipel going thigh-to-thigh, Germano a Germano, no holds barred.

Here’s how this new format plays out: one sprint stage, one rolling stage, a time trial, mountain stage and the grand finale, the cage fight. Winner gets to punch out little Mark Cavendish behind the Omega-Druga team bus with no questions asked, no police involved.

Even Jonathan Vaughters would pay to see that show.

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  • Sam

    Cool!