An easy way to deal with eye-pokes

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  1. ippikiookami

    ippikiookami Blue Belt

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    Have penalties carry over.

    In other words, if you eye poke someone in a fight and get a warning, that warning stays on your record and carries over to your other fights. If you poke someone in your next fight, you have an automatic point deduction. Do it again for a couple of more fights, and you're clearly a serial offender and another eye poke will lead to disqualification.

    Fines would also carry over: 1st eye poke = forfeit 10% of your purse; 2nd = 20%; etc.

    This would get people like JBJ to reevaluate their entire approach and ensure that fighters train to not do it.

    With the current system, you get a "free" eye poke every fight...
     
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    Only Here for Attachments Stipe Justice Warrior

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    Chop off one finger per poke, problem solved
     
  3. Sakurabaism

    Sakurabaism Purple Belt

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    We definitely need more threads about this. Keep em coming.
     
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  4. Espresso

    Espresso @Terrorist Rat Led BathtubBrothers #DefendorVacate

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    Cut their 21st finger
     
  5. Gilday

    Gilday Silver Belt

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    Instant point deduction for an eye poke, no exception.
    If the doctor decides a fighter can't continue then issue a DQ instead of a NC.

    Do that and you won't be seeing eye pokes anymore.
     
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  6. DanAndroid

    DanAndroid Purple Belt

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    came to say this, a true mma fan would find yair and chop off his entire hand
     
  7. EXOICHO

    EXOICHO Brown Belt

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    hwo about making gloves that aren't conducive to eye pokes like the gloves that have existed since PRIDE FC?
     
  8. FireKidWS

    FireKidWS Black Belt

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    We actually do.

    It just ruined a possible fight of the night. We need a fuckin solution.
     
  9. Benoitthegr8

    Benoitthegr8 Bum Life Practitioner Platinum Member

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    I know this would sound unreasonable, but for guys who are known violators I’d say absolutely.... Jones, Ponzi, DC, ect...
     
  10. youllneverwalkalone

    youllneverwalkalone Purple Belt

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    This is the only thing that is remotely realistic and easily implementable.

    The other suggestions in this thread, however well-intentioned they may be, are never going to happen in MMA.
     
  11. waldywaldy

    waldywaldy lol motherfuckers

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    Its the fucking glove design
     
  12. Congo66

    Congo66 Red Belt

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    That all seems overly complicated.
    Stop giving warnings for it and take points off and if and eye poke ends the fight you're DQ'd and it's not a NC.
    That's a much simpler solution.
     
  13. MISTER TORGUE

    MISTER TORGUE FLEXINGTON!

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    Pride gloves.
     
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  14. Some Fighters Name

    Some Fighters Name Yellow Belt

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    Exactly. In what other sports do you get a warning when you violate a rule, intentionally or not?? The rules should not be for the referee to have full discretion on. If rule A is broken, then penalty A should be applied. After a certain predetermined amount of rule violations occur, then there should be a DQ (e.g. 3 strikes and you're out).

    Guaranteed this would cut down on eye pokes, nut shots, fence grabs, strikes to the back of the head, etc.
     
  15. Slaikkaaja

    Slaikkaaja White Belt

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    Yep very simple.
     

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