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  1. FlyingDeathKick

    FlyingDeathKick Red Belt

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    It's dumb as hell if you ask me, gets confusing. There's always a red corner and blue corner, 1 guy has red tape and the other blue on their gloves... Why not go by that? Sometimes they have extremely similar colored shorts.
     
  2. ClosetVitorFan

    ClosetVitorFan Silver Belt

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    Yeah id rather them say, the black guy, vs the white guy, or if its two black guys vs each other the black guy vs the blacker guy, or the bald guy, vs the guy with hair.
     
  3. PlayswellwithLawnDarts

    PlayswellwithLawnDarts Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    That’s one pissed off Color Blind TS
     
  4. Marco_

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    What if they are virtually the same person?
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  5. FlyingDeathKick

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    Could say dark skin vs light skin, 5 head vs 10 head, manlet vs lanklet etc..
     
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    it goes back to boxing
     
  7. FlyingDeathKick

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    It's just a thought I've had for a long time lol, I realise it was obvious in that fight.
     
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    tattoo guy vs no tattoo guy
     
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    The tape probably makes more sense but they're partnered with a company who want you to see the logo on the shorts. They want to draw your attention to the latest Reebok cum-splatter designs.
     
  12. muaytao

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    Mma fighter should wear rash guard why are they fighting in underwear?
     
  13. b1unt3d

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    I find their stupid system of showing what round it is much worse.
     
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    Would look up and couldn't tell who was winning
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    I've been wondering this for a very long time.

    What's the point of having a blue corner and red corner if you don't use them for identification beyond the intro? Isn't that the whole point of the tape on the gloves?
     
  16. Bangkok ready d1

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    There was once a fight between a norwegian guy and an african they looked nothing alike but the comentary was going by the color of the shorts which were pretty similar lol they just didnt want to say the white and the black guy it was hilarious they were trying to describe the shorts in the minimal details
     
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    CleverNameEh All out of bubblegum

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    All the sherdoggers are already staring at the fighter's crotch, so it just makes sense.
     
  18. Dead Spirit of MMA

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    The design is awful. Does two grey blocks and a black block mean that two rounds have passed and we're on round three, or that we're on the second round?

    It's the latter, but it's not immediately obvious.

    The design was even worse when the fighters had to wear either black or white because I could see new viewers wondering what the significance of those block colours is, as if they're signifying the winner of those rounds or something. It's just bad design to draw attention to certain colours and then expect people to understand that there's no significance to those same colours when they're used for something else.
     
  19. I'm Shawn Spencer

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    They should have different colored gloves
     
  20. GSP_37

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    Took Reebok several years to learn how to use colors other than black and white.
     
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