Modesty forbids more.
Posted On:1/05/2007 2:56pm
Style: Muay Thai, BJJ newbie.
So, I saw this on the net today.
For those of you who don´t speak portuguese: some drug dealers in Rio de Janeiro decided to boost sales by promoting an illegal, irregular, god-knows-what-happens-there vale tudo match. Here are some videos.
Nice, eh. Apparently the fighters got R$ 500 if they lost, R$ 800 if they won (cut the number in half to get the value in dollars, and consider the brazilian minimum wage is around R$ 300 a month).
But the attendance was good, some 3,000-4,000 people were watching the event. Good marketing scheme eh, I didn´t think fighting sports were THAT popular, even here.
Sometimes I wonder if everyone is going crazy except me.
PS: Yeah, I know I haven´t posted in a long while, it´s nice to take some vacations from the forum (plus, I have lots of work at the moment). But I thought you guys might want to see that.
That civilisation may not sink,
Its great battle lost,
Quiet the dog, tether the pony
To a distant post;
Our master Caesar is in the tent
Where the maps are spread,
His eyes fixed upon nothing,
A hand under his head.
- W.B. Yeats
Posted On:1/05/2007 2:59pm
Guy Who Pays the Bills and Gets the Death Threats Style: MMA (Retired)
Hey WCL, how's it shakin'? You should hit me up on IM sometime so I can practice my horrible Portuguese with you.
Posted On:1/05/2007 3:03pm
Hi Phrost, long time no see. As I said, I needed (still do) some vacations from the internet, mostly I´ve posted on brazilian forums (where at least I can meet people close enough to spar with!).
I´m doing fine, thanks for asking. Been considering stopping Muay Thai for a time (I´ve done it for three years now!... and starting BJJ, as my rusty judo is starting to make me embarassed.
Posted On:1/05/2007 3:14pm
PÁGINA NÃO ENCONTRADA
Posted On:1/05/2007 3:22pm
Really!? I just checked both links, they work fine for me.
1% Shark is better than you.
Posted On:1/05/2007 3:36pm
The video link is including the ... for some reason.
Try this link
Last edited by WhiteShark; 1/05/2007 3:42pm at .
Posted On:1/05/2007 3:43pm
Damn. Sorry guys, I don´t know what to do.
i keep tryin to spar, but nothin happens!
Posted On:1/05/2007 4:00pm
Style: karate / bjj
apparently, i don't meet the system requirements (which probably means they're filtering for brazilian ips).
1. Como acho a íntegra do meu programa favorito?
2. Como eu faço para encontrar vídeos do meu interesse?
3. Como acho os vídeos mais recentes?
4. Como faço para ver vídeos de Sexy Hot?
5. Não consigo assistir aos vídeos. O que devo fazer?
6. O que é o Globovídeos?
7. Como posso assistir a um vídeo em TAMANHO MAIOR?
8. Como faço para avaliar um vídeo?
9. O que são TAGs?
10. Como faço para enviar um vídeo a um amigo?
i only pasted that cause of #4.
Posted On:1/05/2007 4:06pm
First one works. Second is PÁGINA NÃO ENCONTRADA. There are illegal fight networks in most countries, but videos are hard to come by. If anyone has any, now's the time to post links.
Posted On:1/05/2007 4:27pm
Actually, if you can download the videos either upload them to the gallery, or email them directly to me so we can host them here (so they won't poof on us).
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