Boxing Is Not Easier Than MMA (Luke Thomas point)

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  1. Verace

    Verace Red Belt

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    - Just because in MMA there is a bigger array of offensive options doesnt make it instantly harder
    - Basically saying other sports with less variables are addiction by subtraction(i.e in BJJ there is no striking but you have to worry about de la riva and 50/50 guards, berimbolos, etc... many things that dont even exist in mma)
    - thats why you dont see someone from MMA just walk into the mundials and win or go compete in olympic wrestling

    Agree? Discuss
     
  2. UL

    UL no more yellows

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    boxing requires skills
    mma doesn't
     
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  3. Dana_is_your_GOD

    Dana_is_your_GOD Gold Colored Name

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    It might not be easier but it's not as effective as MMA.
     
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  4. tenniswhiz

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    Nothing to discuss.
    What you said is obvious.
     
  5. Mga223

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    Holly showed a boxer can come over and ko their biggest star.

    Conor proved a mma fighter has to be carried and still gets finished by a 40 year old man who weighed 149 pounds and was 2 years into retirement.
     
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  6. Trifick

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    A guy who never boxed in his life on a pro lever fought the best in the world, and took him 10 rounds, and won rounds. And stop with all the excuses. He's 40, retired, carried. Matt Serra Serra is 43, and hasn't fought in 7 years. Let's see Lomachanko come in and go 10 rounds and win 3 of them. He won't last a minute.

    What happened when Michael Page , an MMA fighter decided to go to boxing.




    And what happened when pro boxer, Heather Hardy, undefeated champion came to MMA?
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    She lost her nose.

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    Her opponent, a ta kwondo champion, never took her down once. She stood and banged. Kept her distance from the punches and just kicked the shit out of her. That's all you have to do to a pro boxer. They can't do shit without boxing rules against any martial artist, or wrestler.

    And whoever tries to bring up Holly Holm she was a kickboxer before she was a boxer. 6 amateur fights, undefeated, and 3 pro fights, 2-1. And her trainer was the same guy, her whole career. An MMA guy, and pro kick boxer. Never a boxer.
     
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  7. Bubzeh

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    MMA is more entertaining than Boxing.
     
  8. MitMcl

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    I don’t think many people actually think boxing is easier than MMA.
     
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  9. Dana_is_your_GOD

    Dana_is_your_GOD Gold Colored Name

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    Boxing is easier than heart surgery as well.....
     
  10. 20falarVerdades

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    Boxing has a deeper talent pool, olympic sport, more tradition, more regulation, Ali Act etc. It is WAY harder to make it to Lomachenko status than someone like Tony Ferguson, who decided to get into MMA after a not so impressive wrestling career in college. There are levels
     
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    I love MMA, so fun to watch, but yeah.

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  12. FlowchartRog

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    Yep. Deeper talent pool, and people overly lacking in any 1 area - skill, stamina, chin, or power being the most likely - they'll get weeded out long before they reach elite level.

    It's why it's impossible to get people basically strolling into boxing and becoming hugely successful after just a couple of years, as is possible in MMA.

    It's an old sport, and the level of craft and experience required to reach elite level is much, much higher than MMA.
     
  13. Verace

    Verace Red Belt

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    u and the people liking this comment are such hipsters lmao

    why follow mma so closely if yall hate it that much?
     
  14. kflo

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    Boxing has more people boxing. Mma has more people training in disciplines that are a part of mma than boxing.
     
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    Every sport is difficult in its own way man damn.
     
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    Science has proven that boxing sucks.
     
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    Kumason MMA freak!

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  18. CUAPO

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    What the hell do you mean? Effective? Ooh you mean by beating people in a street?
     
  19. The Big Bang

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    Boxing is boxing.

    MMA is MMA.

    Whereas STREET FIGHTING is guess what...STREET FIGHTING.

    The average boxer or average MMA fighter would easily kill anyone on the street in a common scenario.

    ...and before you say..."but but, street fights end up on the ground", well...pro boxers can simply JAB a fool one time and it's game over.

    Both MMA and boxing have strengths and weaknesses when it comes the chaos of street fighting, but basically...

    ...in b4 MMA is "real" fighting...which it's not.

    MMA fighters AND boxers generally GO OUT OF THEIR WAY to avoid street fights...because they know better.

    Why fight on the street for FREE whilst your LIFE may be in peril, (weapons) vs fighting for money with no weapons...concrete ground...etc, etc.
     
  20. RandomUser12

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    Honestly, eSports are harder than MMA.
     

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