Posted On:4/12/2004 1:32pm
Sat Apr 10, 9:38 AM ET
Zhora Vardanyan, left, of Armenia, presses his thumb into the eye of Ari Haerkaenen, right, of Finland, during the men's 145 pound semifinals of the European Greco-Roman Wrestling Championships in Haparanda, Sweden, April 10, 2004. Haerkaenen won the bout.
(AP Photo/Pressens Bild/Jessica Gow)
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Posted On:4/12/2004 1:49pm
Style: Kung Fu
So the eye gouge technique doesn't always work?
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Posted On:4/12/2004 1:59pm
Style: Jun Fan
I hope that thumb is bent, otherwise, where'd the eye go?
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Posted On:4/12/2004 4:05pm
OMFG That ought to hurt :S:S:S
Posted On:4/12/2004 4:10pm
Oh, crap. It's got to be bent, otherwise this guy just got named "patchy".
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Posted On:4/12/2004 4:26pm
I feel evil for cracking up after seeing that
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Posted On:4/12/2004 4:44pm
it looks to me that the thumb went around the eye into the socket. that's why it's called a "gouge"
Posted On:4/12/2004 6:25pm
Style: Wu Style TCC + BJJ
Did Haerkaenen win by DQ, or did he actually go pirate on the other guy and keel haul him without the aid of depth perception?
Posted On:4/12/2004 7:12pm
It doesn't say he was DQ'ed.
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Posted On:4/13/2004 1:45pm
man, he should've gone the whole way: pulling the damn eye out
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