Is UFC a "fight" to you?

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  1. mchedester**

    mchedester** Orange Belt

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    When you watch the UFC, do you feel like you are watching a fight or just a competition between 2 guys?
     
  2. JonesBones

    JonesBones Excuse my contraflow

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    Both. It's a controlled fight.
     
  3. giovanni002

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    When it's the Diaz bros fighting, it's a fight. The rest would just be a sport to me
     
  4. csroster

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    Depends on who's fighting and what's going on. Sometimes it switches gears mid-match too.
     
  5. Hideo

    Hideo Purple Belt

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    This.

    Obviously sometimes we see some wild fucking brawls and it feels like more the former, and other times we see technical stuff that feel more like the latter. But for the most part it's both.
     
  6. Which Doctor

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    No headbutts, no soccer kicks, no groin shots, etc. = Sport.
     
  7. m0353

    m0353 Purple Belt

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    It's sport fight entertainment
     
  8. BGDDYKWL

    BGDDYKWL Black Belt

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    It is obviously both, but the vast majority of the time I view it as more of a competition. You rarely feel like you're watching two guys who genuinely dislike one another who are really trying to hurt each other. Diaz-Cerrone was a fight.
     
  9. Ramonorig

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    Its a clean fight not a street fight which includes weapons and cheap dirty shots to the nuts and biting
     
  10. LiQuiD42

    LiQuiD42 Black Belt

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    I feel that I am watching a competition between to martial artists in a controlled environment. Where blood is a side effect of the competition.
     
  11. Phal4nx

    Phal4nx Blue Belt

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    Wanderlei or Shogun in Pride looked like a real fight :D
     
  12. tightlypackedco

    tightlypackedco Pooper Belt

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    Some bjj techniques become ineffective when one can wrench your testicles into submission, gouge out your eyes, headbutt you, and so on. For the most part it is its own type of fight
     
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    There are times when it is a fight. But yeah, unfortunately, with guys having to play the rules, it oftentimes is merely a sport.
     
  14. HIMBOB

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    I view it as a competition but call it a fight.
     
  15. willthechill

    willthechill Brown Belt

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    We're clearly watching the Ultimate Competition Championship.
     
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    every competition is a fight so therefore it is a fight. Plus the fact that they are punching and kicking the shit out of each other.
     
  17. Angelassassin53

    Angelassassin53 Black Belt

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    Depends on who's fighting and how the fight goes.
     
  18. crewman

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    I see it as a limited fight.

    Its the closest you can get to real fighting legally.
     
  19. Viper98

    Viper98 GSP Fan

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    Of they allowed head kicks on the ground it would be a real fight
     
  20. TASTEofmySCYTHE

    TASTEofmySCYTHE Silver Belt

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    I feel like I'm watching a fighting competition.
     

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