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Old 07-11-2007, 10:54 AM   #16
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Default Re: If old-style pugilism was revived...

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Originally Posted by Beebs
Agreed, and as I said in a similar thread, I would like to see holding and hitting allowed (a must) and possibly elbows and maybe even headbutts, although the headbutts would be a low priority for me. Maybe even standing submissions.

Maybe make a rule regarding the throws not allowing the attacking of the legs with the arms, but allowing the attacking of the legs with the legs (for trips and throws, not kicks) sort of a half version of greco roman rule. So as to encourage throws and suplexes, but discourage shots.
I would personally try to keep it as close to historically accurate as possible--no elbows or headbutts, but throws and standing guillotines permitted, plus the "chanceries" with plenty of holding and hitting as in the old days.
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