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  1. Kovacs is offline
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    Quote Originally Posted by danhorgan View Post
    Hey, honestly, I'm just looking to prove that an ordinary guy can do extraordinary things through will and bravery. That applies to all areas of life, not just martial arts.

    This whole project is dangerous. If I learned how to play chess for six months and then took on a chess expert, I wouldn't end up with a broken rib if I lost. But that's why I'm doing this. I want to prove that a lanky red-headed guy can do what most people will simply write off as crazy. Because anyone can do it - I'm just stepping up to the plate.
    All you're going to prove is how funny the Internet can be. Seriously, you'll get busted up by low to mid range fighters IF anyone even takes you on and you'll prove what by doing this?

    It's like running a mile and saying that you'll do a marathon tomorrow.
    Climbing 10 feet up a kids climbing wall and deciding to climb 100ft of granite.
    Learning to drive a hatchback and then enterif a raleigh stage.

    Positive thinking is all well and good but without grounds in reality it becomes fantasy. Lay off the king Fu films and just TRAIN.
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    I get it, the OP hates his own teeth!
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     Style: Thaiboxing; MMA nb

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rivington View Post
    I get it, the OP hates his own teeth!
    He hates his ribs. He protects his teeth and cares for them. Not with a mouthpiece, but by ruling out shots to the head, of course.
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     Style: BJJ, Judo

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    Quote Originally Posted by danhorgan View Post
    My boxing background stems mostly from being self-taught from parking-lot fights. I'm certainly no expert in the field of boxing nor Wing Chun.
    But yet you wrote a book about boxing, yes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by danhorgan View Post
    The martial arts community will watch this blog, whether they want to see me get my ass kicked or they are actually curious to see how a street fighter can fare against experts of various fighting styles. So with that attention, I hope to spread the work of Chris Nowinski - a Harvard graduate and former football player/professional wrestler who has dedicated his life's work to studying the human brain of athletes involved in sports that deal with concussive and sub-concussive blows to the head.

    The fact that kids are sparring with head shots disturbs me. It's 2011 - we need to be more educated on this issue. I also think that there should be a type of sport fighting that allows fighters to compete without worrying about long-term effects on their brain and personality. People can say fighters who avoid taking head shots are cowards all they want, but if you're willing to take a roundhouse kick to the ribs, you have my respect.
    Hey why don't you go to Harvard so you can identify the logical fallacy you just created.

    Quote Originally Posted by Midnight Star View Post
    It's not that they think it's crazy, they think it or anything done has to prove a point, and the point is, if you do it, you have to do it better or win, otherwise don't. Well that and the possibility of injury for some which needs to be avoided. I think it's great, the problem your going to find is respect from those willing to work with you on your challenges. See for them, it's a challenge that should be met with what they would consider to be "equal to the task or appropriate responsiveness". If they look at things from a time wise perspective, they might think that time spent would be better served learning in their class as opposed to an outright sparring exhibition. There's many people out there that are great to learn from... it's just going to hard to find them.

    Sure anyone can do anything, but in the end, the only person I believe you need to prove anything to is yourself. Thats all that matters.
    You really should refrain from talking for anyone but yourself.
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     Style: BJJ, Judo

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    I mean this is you, right?



    edit: and lolz at "UFC MMA bare knucle fighting" and showing kickboxing.
    Last edited by neoex; 10/27/2011 3:38am at .
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    having just read what the OP considers "training" i really cant believe this isnt just an elaborate troll.
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    Can't see the vids from work, so I don't know if he's trolling or has delussions of grandeur, but I know that he will regret the "no-headshot" rule after the first livershot tko ;-)
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    You know you are crazy about BJJ/Martial arts when...
    Quote Originally Posted by Humanzee
    ...your books on Kama Sutra and BJJ are interchangeable.
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    It looks like this is a great fighting method if someone replaces your shampoo with superglue.
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    heh. now theres a book id like to have a skim through. fucked if ill pay for it though.
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    Posted On:
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    Quote Originally Posted by danhorgan View Post
    And I welcome shots to the body. There's no chance in hell I'm getting stopped by a body shot.
    You haven't trained very much, have you?
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