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  •  Thai Kick Boxing. (1+ / 0-)
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    cris0000

    Yes.  and Yes.  And I have even watch Thai Kick Boxing in Thailand.  I know why this is a bad deal.
    MMA is manslaughter on pay per view.  Not all MMA fights of course, but for the most part, this is pretty bad stuff.

    Help, my country has been hijacked by an idiot cowboy.

    by bookkillrr on Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 08:30:36 AM PST

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    •  It's not manslaugter on PPV (6+ / 0-)
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      bagman, tosser, serrano, Hannibal, 0wn, iRobert

      But the more outlandish your claims get the more you are going to get ignored. Rightfully.

      "Cunnilingus and Psychiatry is what got us here," Tony Soprano

      by Larry Madill on Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 08:32:47 AM PST

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      •  OK. One tiny example. (2+ / 0-)
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        third Party please, SERMCAP

        Sam Vasquez of Houston may have become the first fighter to die from injuries sustained in mixed martial arts competition in North America.

        A report by The Fight Network cited the Harris County (Texas) medical examiner's office confirming Vasquez's death at 8:15 p.m. Friday. The cause of death was not released.

        Vasquez had been battling for his life since taking a hard right to the chin from 21-year old Vince Libardi on Oct. 20 during a Renegades Extreme Fighting show at the Toyota Center in Houston. The blow knocked Vasquez out and he was rushed to St. Joseph Medical Center, where he stayed until moving to hospice care on Monday.

        Help, my country has been hijacked by an idiot cowboy.

        by bookkillrr on Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 08:35:46 AM PST

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        •  Its sad, but (0+ / 0-)

          People die from baseball, football, biking.  Why is MMA bad because of that?

          •  the difference... (1+ / 0-)
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            allep10

            ..is that in any martial arts sport, harming the opponent is the objective of the activity. In other sports, it is an accident.

            Yes, that also applies to boxing. Why don't pro boxers wear head protection? To make that harming more likely.

            The public loves to see people getting hurt, and that's an urge a civilized society should repress and not encourage.

            •  The ONLY point of pugilism is to harm the other (0+ / 0-)

              Some in religious circles conclude that makes it sinful.

              Sports like baseball and football have scoring points as there objective.

              Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living~~Mother Jones

              by CA Berkeley WV on Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 11:02:30 AM PST

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