Poker pros Sorel Mizzi and Brian Rast have decided to changed the poker tables for the boxing gloves to fight each other in the boxing ring. Both players donated all the money collected from entries to Raising for Effective Giving (REG) Charity. REG is a team of Effective Altruists from a variety of different backgrounds: poker being one. Mizzi has been a long time supporter of REG and is a regular attendee at their events.
In that match, Poker pro Sorel Mizzi dominated his fight against fellow pro Brian Rast on December 30 at the Syndicate MMA Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada, knocking down his opponent several times over the course of just over two rounds. At the start of the third round, both fighters seemed exhausted, but that didn’t stop Mizzi from knocking Rast down one more time. After being sent to the mat for the fifth time, the referee finally called the match, which Mizzi won handily.