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Why do I get anxiety for big fights?

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  1. SpedDaddyV GOAT

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    For anticipated fights, like a Khabib or Jon Jones or Conor fight I get an anxiety before the fight

    I bet small on Reyes, but my anxiety lies in seeing Jones get KOd. I think when I follow these undefeated or super hyped up fighters for so long I get emotionally invested in them and am really nervous in hoping they don’t get knocked out

    does anyone else get that?
     
  2. Sinthesized Black Belt

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    Menopause
     
  3. chubbazz Orange Belt

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    nah you're just a little pussy
     
  4. Gilday Silver Belt

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    Nah, it's normal.
    If you follow someone for a long time and root for them, it's understandable to be worried that they might lose.

    No different to following a sports team and being anxious before a final
     
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    Menopause
     
  6. MescalineDreams Banned Banned

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    Good sign bra

    I dont get it as much these days

    I gotta start betting again
     
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    Only joking. I get it too
     
  8. BonesWinckleJones Brown Belt

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    because jones got everything to lose for,we live for the sensations ,we going to witness history in making,you are blessed enjoy the moment
     
  9. Grappling_With_My_Gnomies Rag & Bone Rugged Belt Platinum Member

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    I'm nervous this Jones fight probably cuz I bet some $ on him tonight don't let me down Jon!
     
  10. Amerikuracana Life allows the illusion of relativity Banned

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    That's what you pay for.. That and the crazy finish that makes you yell. No other reason.
     
  11. Ken Oath Banned Banned

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    Means the juice is still flowing (Not the Jon Jones type) and you're not dead inside.
     
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    This is the correct assessment.
     
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    Because you are a fan of the sport.
     
  14. SpedDaddyV GOAT

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    I want Jones to win, but I bet small on Reyes due to the odds and just the notion that eventually Jones’ reign will come to an end

    how much did you lay down on Jones?
     
  15. GordoBarraBJJ Titanium Belt

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    I get anxiety as well - if it's a favourite fighter.

    I get too invested at times. But that is ow it is if you're a fight fan.

    I had super bad anxiety the day off the conor vs Aldo fight. I ended up skipping it because I was too nervous.
     
  16. Histalian Brown Belt

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    I was waiting for this
     
  17. Grappling_With_My_Gnomies Rag & Bone Rugged Belt Platinum Member

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    just a small 300$ bet w/ some noob lol let's see what happens
     
  18. Enigma87 Red Belt

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    I’m a nervous wreck before Fedor fights

    Is normal
     
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    I get it for my favorite fighters and big fights aswell, it’s an overwhelming rush of emotion
     
  20. SalvadorAllende Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Honestly I had less anxiety when I gambled because that was stone cold and no feeling.

    Now when I'm rooting for someone hard I get nervious.

    It happens everytime Mousasi fights.
     
  21. SpedDaddyV GOAT

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    man that aldo vs Conor fight was probably one of the most anticipated fights I ever felt until conor khabib

    and the outcome in the Conor aldo fight left me in shock
     
  22. SpedDaddyV GOAT

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    I was too until I became numb to seeing Fedor get knocked out
     

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