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Just wanted to take a moment and give a reminder of how serious MMA/Combat can be..

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  1. Rockman14 Purple Belt

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    These guys know the risks and sometimes those risks become a reality, I know we hate on some of these guys but in the end I hope they go home safe.
     
  2. Redfish Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    Just Bleed (safely)
     
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  3. Rockman14 Purple Belt

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    I dont think there is a safe way lol, these guys know the risks though, we cant sit and pretend we dont love to see guys get rocked and KO’d, it is what it is..
     
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    I remember the first time I saw someone get paralyzed on the football field.

    I played football for 11 years and it wasn't until my 30s did it finally kick into my head how dangerous the sport really is. MMA and boxing is the same. When you're young you feel invincible and it's not until your older that you figure out that you were lucky to make it out without any significant issues.
     
  6. DRstrange don't do weed Banned

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    Fucking sad, If I ever got disabled like that my family better pull the god damn plug, I'd rather die than be in veggie state.
     
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    Herb just had to disturb him.
     
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    Aye. A girl at my old gym died after a kickboxing match (that she was under-prepared for no less). She ate a head-kick, and it was one of those slow-mow "tiiiimber" falls where the head whips against the floor brutally hard. The ambulance took its time to get there, she got brain swelling, and died in a coma less than two days later. That was a rough week at the gym for everyone after that.
     
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    Extreme sports come with potentially extreme consequences.

    Much respect and admiration for living on such a uncertainty.
     
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    There are tens of thousands of paralyzed people who thought that but now live fulfilling lives. I'd hope that I would be strong enough and have the mental fortitude to adjust.
     
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    These guys risk their lives when go out there and fight.

    Every man and WOMEN that steps in the ring/cage should be respected
     
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    Paralyzed I would be ok with, It's the veggie state where you can't communicate and your brain is pretty much mush. I'll take a hard pass on that.
     
  14. Doctor Stoppage Finishing Fights via Disappointment Platinum Member

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    As an ICU RN, I guarantee I will farm you like the good little potato you are.

    He said veggie. Not paralyzed.
     
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    damn, looked like multiple hits to the back of his head (starting around 4:30 mark fyi). not sure how often fighters get away with those but probably should've been a DQ
     
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    that dude hitting the back of the head knew what he was doing, hope he got banned from boxing. piece of trash.
     
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    Been saying this for a long time because boxing fans know the dangers already. MMA wasn't around long enough for us to see the real impacts of long term fight careers. Now we've got guys like Gary Goodridge, Spencer Fisher and others having major issues.

    By the time Jerry Quarry was in his mid to late 40s he could no longer even dress himself, he needed constant care. Some of our favourite MMA fighters are going to end up in similar situations eventually, it's just a matter of time.

     
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    just dont get hit, simple as
     
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    Huh, I literally found out about this guy yesterday. Williams, the ref, and that asshole doctor should all be in prison for this.
     

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