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  1. pauli is offline

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    the current system is very simple. fighters are instructed to protect themselves at all times. so long as they are doing so, they can continue to fight. the second - not three seconds later, the second the ref decides that a fighter isn't intelligently defending himself - that is, failing to follow the ref's groundrules for being allowed to fight in his ring - they're out. it's not, "well, maybe if i let him eat a few more punches he'll smarten up." it's over.

    leaving the fight in the judges' hands its bad - you might lose. leaving your safety in the ref's hands is worse - you will lose. his job is to keep it a safe sporting contest, not allow a needless beating.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pauli
    the current system is very simple. fighters are instructed to protect themselves at all times. so long as they are doing so, they can continue to fight. the second - not three seconds later, the second the ref decides that a fighter isn't intelligently defending himself - that is, failing to follow the ref's groundrules for being allowed to fight in his ring - they're out. it's not, "well, maybe if i let him eat a few more punches he'll smarten up." it's over.

    leaving the fight in the judges' hands its bad - you might lose. leaving your safety in the ref's hands is worse - you will lose. his job is to keep it a safe sporting contest, not allow a needless beating.
    What you just described is the current rules. Which we are all aware of. This thread is about changing them or not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ninjafetus
    I think there is a misunderstanding. He took "3 count" to mean, "Stop the match, give them a 3 count to be conscious, and continue" when the OP meant, "have the ref wait 3 seconds before calling it a KO."
    oh.....

    I take it back then :tongue5:
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    Go watch the death of Douglas Dedge and tell me that there's no chance that the fatal blows landed in those last three seconds. Personally as somebody who does not take pleasure in a fight ending that way, I would rather see a handful of early stoppages than mandating the loser of every fight to take three more seconds of damage than he should have to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BSDaemon
    Go watch the death of Douglas Dedge and tell me that there's no chance that the fatal blows landed in those last three seconds. Personally as somebody who does not take pleasure in a fight ending that way, I would rather see a handful of early stoppages than mandating the loser of every fight to take three more seconds of damage than he should have to.
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but Douglas Dedge would not have been even cleared to fight had this been a US or even Japanese sanctioned bout instead of some no-name cage brawl in Ukraine.
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    As much as I hate early ref stoppages I agree.

    My whole outlook changed when one of the sports shows interviewed a few cans from boxing. The fighters who, are basically just tune ups for "real" fighters. They all sounded like Ali and many were in their thirties.

    I was more upset that they don't have a minimum loss rule or something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by It is Fake
    What you did was state the obvious.
    Yup, that was the idea.
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    The new "The Question"..uh oh we don't need another one.
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    Dude, what the **** man?



    sorry, it was too hard not to.
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    No no it is now "You all are a bunch of whiny bitches."
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