Thread: Starnes Hating, Fighter Bashing
4/20/2008 11:40pm, #31Originally Posted by Ke?poFist
4/20/2008 11:41pm, #32Originally Posted by Ke?poFist
Me me me me......
4/20/2008 11:56pm, #33
Originally Posted by Ke?poFist
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4/20/2008 11:59pm, #34
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The difference between criticism and **** talking is that criticism (whether wrong or right) emerges from people who have some clue as to what they're talking about, and **** talking resembles such sage wisdom as, "I'd just get up".
Anyone who says that Starnes somehow ruined the card or screwed them out of the value they should have received for their money wasn't watching any of the other fights or just likes to complain. You know the inherent risk in paying money for any form of entertainment, especially something as open ended as fight sport.
All that being said, there is no legitimate reason for what he did what so ever.
4/21/2008 12:27am, #35
Starnes owes the fans an explanation or he should leave. That's all that really needs to be said.
4/21/2008 1:46am, #36Originally Posted by Fag
I once interviewed and bullshitted with Starnes at the only event I ever reported on for Bullshido (and my interviews were lost because of a tape recording malfunction to my neverending annoyance). It was his second fight and he won in impressive fashion. I sat close to him and one of the other fighters as they made fun of all the other fighters at the event.
So, I know FIRST HAND THAT KALIB STARNES TALKS **** ABOUT FIGHTERS. So this is just some of his own medicine thrown in his face. **** Kalib Starnes, and I would say that to his face, and will if I ever meet him again.
4/21/2008 2:11am, #37Originally Posted by Ke?poFist
But all those fans . . . they're watching a guy get paid to play a sport. All that fucker has to do is work out, spar, fight, film an occasional commercial or interview, get paid. Professional atheletes are one in a million individuals, but still, they get paid to play games, and if they can't do that "right" and at a high level, I'm no more going to dole out respect to them then I would tell myself, "Hey it takes a lot of training to be a master plumber and I should give this guy respect not for what he did today but what he IS" on a day I called a plumber and he didn't bother to show up.
Kalib Starnes didn't just underperform in a way suggestive of a blatant fix, tarnishing himself and the sport, he gave his opponent the bird, protested an obvious decision, showed disrespect to his opponent's and his own coaches and corners, and made fighters look worse with grade-school name calling on live TV.
He put the work into becoming high-speed in bjj and he had my respect for that, but I guess now he thinks that means he wins by showing up, and that ain't so.
4/21/2008 7:07am, #38
Here's a picture of someone who is loosing taking a beating and yet doesn't want to give up and still is DESPERATELY trying to win
It wasn't like Starnes got badly hurt or cut and lost his will to fight, he was scared of taking any damage.
I'm done even discussing this clown.
4/21/2008 7:14am, #39Originally Posted by Omega the Merciless"No. Listen to me because I know what I'm talking about here." -- Hannibal
4/21/2008 7:25am, #40
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Kempo, so extrapolating from your comment, it would seem that we should not **** talk or mock ANY professionals ANYWHERE. We shouldn't **** talk politicians because we've never done politics outside of our student council. We shouldn't **** talk CEOs because we've never made a million. So who can we **** talk?
**** talking is a form of social pressure when the generalized community disapproves greatly of an individual's actions, and is trying to enforce change through it. It has absolutely nothing to do with having an understanding of that person.
Just like I'm sure Dubya is a nice guy at heart (silent internal vomit) but that's not going to stop me from **** talking about him.