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Old 01-05-2013, 07:22 AM   #23
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Default Re: Heavyweight boxing champion still the baddest man on the planet or not?

Originally Posted by Bollox View Post
True but the aesthetcs are dead wrong. Seeing a wrestler wrigling around on the ground is somehow a bit less than inspirational than the HW champ throwing a beautiful combination that ends with the opponent sprawled on the canvas
which is why you never have seen "real" "pro wrestling"...(actually back in the day some pro wrestling matches were real..but it was too boring and they became more and more staged/fake).

heck just look at much as people yep about BJJ and wrestling, what they want to see is stand up. Heck even the rules now makes guys stand if allot of action isnt happening on the actually hurts the chances for real BJJ guys, many of whom try to lal you to a relaxed state and than catch you after some time.

finally, look at London Prize Rules, it actually had take downs (judo type hip tosses mostly) but they went to Marque of Queensburry Rules....
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