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Stop saying "___ fight took years off his life"

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  1. Drain Bamage

    Drain Bamage Black Belt

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    The kind of damage you get from a UFC fight does not take years off your life. Junior Dos Santos did not lose years of his life in the Cain Velasquez fights. Rory Macdonald and Robbie Lawler did not lose years of their life in their fights. It's idiotic to say these things. There are people who lose limbs in wars who go on to live in their 80's and 90's.
     
  2. johndhi

    johndhi If you love a flower, don’t pick it up.

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    Um actually losing a limb significantly decreases life expectancy.
     
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  3. TheIrishPsycho

    TheIrishPsycho Whiskey Belt

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    Yeah but do they have to wear Reebok?
     
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  4. SlomiGa

    SlomiGa MMAathmetician

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    This thread took 10 years off my life.
     
  5. Uncommon Valor

    Uncommon Valor Super Fly

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    BigTruck Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    I heard dying takes years off your life.
     
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  7. ovbious

    ovbious Brown Belt

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    Wolverine is a fictional character.

    You don't fully recover from damage. It takes a toll on their bodies.
     
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  8. Vincentsky

    Vincentsky Green Belt

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    It’s a common combat sports saying that’s been around a long time in boxing. Taking serious damage to the head will definitely affect someone in the long term.
     
  9. Foxflechette57

    Foxflechette57 Blue Belt

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    My fight to divorce will definitely take years fron my life
     
  10. Hellowhosthat

    Hellowhosthat Green Belt

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    They usually get a 50% discount.
     
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  11. Shockpsykos

    Shockpsykos White Belt

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    Research shows that time takes years off of your life, and that anyone who competes in MMA will die. So you wanna be a fucking fighter?!?
     
  12. LeNoirNePasMerde

    LeNoirNePasMerde Those liberal freaks go to far

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    Junior Dos Santos lost years of his life from the Velasques fights. Rory and Lawler lost years off their lives when they fought each other.
     
  13. LeNoirNePasMerde

    LeNoirNePasMerde Those liberal freaks go to far

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    That's not funny at all, why would you post that?
     
  14. sonhow

    sonhow Silver Spoon

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    Ummm....

    How do you know that? How do you know if the elders wouldn't have lived longer with their full limbs?
     
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  15. Tyr XIII

    Tyr XIII Real Pain To My Sham Friends

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    that saying also has another meaning.

    most of the time that we say that, we are talking about the shelf life of the fighter and their possible prime. a 25 year old fighter thats been in wars and gets his brain rocked nonstop will most likely have a much shorter prime than someone whos barely taken damage. A really, really brutal knock out can change someones entire career and chin forever, thus shortening their career aka fight life.

    see Romero vs Weidman
     
  16. Ch31ck

    Ch31ck Orange Belt

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    So OP thinks humans can take repeated blows to the head and be fine afterwards?
     
  17. Stormtrooper85

    Stormtrooper85 Black Belt

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    Your lack of common sense is taking years off your life as a functioning human.

    This post is trash, delete it and your account immediately
     
  18. Tyr XIII

    Tyr XIII Real Pain To My Sham Friends

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    I actually think this is appropriate for this thread, but it may rub someone the wrong way. id delete it just in case.
     
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  19. Timurd123

    Timurd123 Andy Hug Belt

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    You are very very smart

    Living without an arm is the same as not having your most vital organ function (that’s the brain, save yourself the google)

    Thank you for your incredible insight Dr.
     
  20. SalvadorAllende

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    Kind of agree with TS.

    I think most of the damage is done in training.

    Guys who sparred like idiots (Shogun, Wanderlei) were completely shot in their mid 30s.
     
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    I can and I’ll be just as stupid as I was before.
     

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