4/26/2011 11:14am, #91Originally Posted by Sarcastro
4/26/2011 11:24am, #92
Hooking a leg vs grabbing shorts looks different. Grabbing a hand vs grabbing a glove doesn't look as different."Never trust a quote you read on the internet" - Abraham Lincoln
4/26/2011 11:31am, #93
I'm talking about deliberately flouting the rules and going too far because you intend to do damage. Maybe because of a personal dislike or because said person is unbalanced.
However hard to prove if it could be proven then this person HAS broken the rules/law.
This is why I said SEMANTICS because, your definition and explanations are left to wide open. Tyson was unbalanced, admitted by his own words, he flouted rules with his badass elbow uppercut and he was fine. We can point to many UFC drama cards were people purposely, with intent, inured people and were not penalized and where they were penalized.
It isn't that cut and dry. All I said was, without your further additions, was the intent in many UFC type sports is to injure your opponent.
4/26/2011 12:11pm, #94
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Flouting the law and not being punished/caught for it does not exonorate you. If so then Jack the Ripper was an upstanding citizen.
Again, sorry but I don't get your point. Really not being an asshole I genuinely need clarification.
I was only suggesting that the OP's point is only really one of intent. The technique for an armbar (for example) doesn't change (much) in order to carry out an 'instant break' it is only the intention of the person applying the technique that has changed.
4/26/2011 12:27pm, #95
Rope-a-dope is the act or technique, the loosening of the ropes was in question and against the rules. It is their fault for agreeing to the ring measurements and size of the ring IMO. By your definition, they flouted the rules, as written, and were not punished. Yes, they can take fights away from fighters and strip them of titles after the fact.
This is a debate for another thread or do some googling yourself.
Back on point:
It's only really a question of intent, hard to prove I will admit, but if you intend to injure your opponent then that is outside the rules.
4/26/2011 12:40pm, #96
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