Here, hold these for me.
Posted On:2/06/2007 12:46pm
Style: jkd concepts
Originally Posted by Commodore Pipes
Man, I always admired Ron Van Clief. Maybe it was because my Dad admired him. I don;t know about his tenth dan red belt ranking in his own style, but he climbed into the cage at UFC at 51 years of age - he's a fighter for sure.
What he said.
"The seventh law of thermodynamics is that every time a fat person gets near a trapdoor, they fall in. Itís the closest thing we have to scientific proof of God."
Posted On:2/06/2007 12:52pm
and good morning to you too
Posted On:2/06/2007 2:03pm
Big George Foreman is my favorite boxer.
But really I only celebrate black history month eve.
You can't make people smarter. You can expose them to information, but your responsibility stops there.
I'm grindin' 'till I'm tired...
Posted On:2/06/2007 2:23pm
Style: Judo. Some BJJ/Kickboxing
Tyson, Frazier, Ali (in that order)
Also, I don't know if it counts as inspiration, but Anderson Silva is amazing.
"[Fighting for Points] is doubtless very pretty, and invariably draws applause, but preferences should always be given to blows that do some business, to good straight hits that do something toward finishing the fight.
A man who has carefully trained for brilliant tapping play, will find himself considerably out of it in case he is called upon to do any real work."
-A.J. Newton, Boxing.
Gnarly King of Half-Guard
Posted On:2/06/2007 3:11pm
No love for Joe Louis?
Posted On:2/06/2007 3:15pm
Style: none, yet
Originally Posted by PointyShinyBurn
No love for Joe Louis?
I am shamed. Joe Louis is my favorite boxer to watch, expecially when they show him in slomo and you can see the punch start at the balls of his feet and wind its way up his ankle and leg and hips and shoulder and go out his arm.
Posted On:2/06/2007 3:42pm
Style: Boxing, Wushu
Pernell Whitaker is cool.
Posted On:2/06/2007 3:43pm
Style: Uechi Ryu
Sensei: Charles Blackmon A.K.A. Charlie, one of my instructors that taught me Uechi Ryu.
Posted On:2/06/2007 6:04pm
Style: MMA, JKD philosophy
Jim Kelly. For being the coolest guy in Enter the Dragon and beating up pigs.
Maurice "Mighty Mo" Smith. For being a JKD guy willing to throwdown in MMA.
Quentin "Rampage" Jackson. For being the first guy I've ever seen successfully use pro wrestling slams in MMA.
Ronald Duncan. I was young, he was a ninja, turns out he was a fraud. As a teenybopper I just thought it was cool every move he had was a claw to the eyes or a bite. Sigh.
pro nonsense self defense
Posted On:2/06/2007 8:41pm
Style: FMA, dumbek, Indian clubs
Bob Sapp and Gary Goodridge?
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