Ever notice when watching a fight...

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  1. dmc

    dmc Black Belt

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    ...You sometimes watch, keep eyes, on one fighter over the other. Whether it is the guy you want to win, or the guy you want to lose...

    It is kind of weird to me. I never thought about it much, but I find myself doing it often during big fights. You would think you would watch the guy you want to win more, but sometimes you watch him less, and watch the guy you dislike...
     
  2. Thai Domi

    Thai Domi Silver Belt

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    I usually stare at the chin of whoever I think is getting ktfo.
     
  3. Unicorn Princes

    Unicorn Princes Banned Banned

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    I've actually never noticed this, but I'll pay attention to see if I do it from now on, lol. I know there was a psychology study that said people tend to favor fighters who are wearing red, and that it affected judging, so it's entirely possible.
     
  4. ALAN PARTRIDGE

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    yep I'll try too
     
  5. NoContest

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    I noticed that whichever fighter I'm watching more closely always seems to be losing and taking more damage.
     
  6. DyinHawaiian

    DyinHawaiian #FEELTHEBERN

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    I do it too during big fights lol.

    I stare at the guy I want to lose and try and find his weaknesses.
     
  7. SideKickPro24

    SideKickPro24 Blue Belt

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    I've always noticed, I tend to watch the guy I favor. This is why in any fight that is a close decision, when you rewatched the fight, watch it as if your cheering for the guy that you weren't rooting for the first time.
     
  8. JKS

    JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    I've never noticed this
     
  9. dontsnitch

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    I noticed I watch the guy I want to win more, but when I notice it, it freaks me out and I start eyeballing everything. This type of breaking the fourth wall ruins my fight night.
     
  10. TdotK

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    I almost always focus my eyes on the guy Im rooting for.
     
  11. qw3rty

    qw3rty R.I.P @FrankieNYC

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    Sometimes I keep whatching what the Ref is doing, so I hit myself and pay attention to the fight again
     
  12. itsnormal

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    I usually focus on the fighter I want to lose so I can see everything they're getting hit with but every once in a while I'll switch.
     
  13. MikeyCanFly

    MikeyCanFly Sherbro 4 Life

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    I do that a lot I try to watch for who makes the 1st move and then watch the counters
     
  14. The Don

    The Don If there is no struggle, there is no progress Platinum Member

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    I have just recently noticed it. I tend to give a little bit more attention the fighter I want to lose. I am, however, starting to correct such habit. From what I noticed, you actually enjoy the fight more when you just sit back and watch the fight as a whole than staring at the fighter your rooting against and hope he takes some kind of damage.
     
  15. Shael

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    Yeah it happens. Especially if one guy started off strong. I try to catch myself though
     
  16. GordaoPreguico

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    Its called Joe Roganing a fight.
     
  17. MPD-Psycho

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    Yeah I tend to do it too, and I think I'm watching the one I'm not cheering more to see ahead of time how much of his move(s) would hurt I guess.
     
  18. Rubberman1

    Rubberman1 John Rambo Life Lessons

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    i normally watch the guy i think is the most technical and try to understand what there doing
     
  19. M Raid K

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    I tend to watch on some moves that have to happen in the fight. For example, if fighter A is famous for leg kicks, I look at his legs anticipating one of them will move to kick. I've hardly favored people in particular color trunks (Werdum was in green trunks, Gus was in blue trunks, CroCop and Fedor were in b/w trunks etc.).
     
  20. MMArulzzz

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    Funny and truthful!!
     

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