1% Shark is better than you.
Posted On:2/27/2004 9:20am
This is a serious question, you don't seem like a very big dude. Do you think that not being in the heavyweight category will eventually work against you? For instance if you try to make a career of MMA?
Posted On:2/27/2004 9:30am
Style: Im a Lover, not a fighter
There is no real career in MMA. I do it because I have a good time, and its fun. Money is nice if I am doing it anyways, but there is no money in it. I fight because I like to train hard, and fighting makes me train hard. People who try to make a cereer out of it usually end of broke and broken, even if they make it. I wont go that route, Ill go as far as I can, but I'm not relying on it. I go to school fulltime, and can stop fighting at any time because I have other options.
Posted On:2/27/2004 9:45am
Cool that's great to hear such an intellegent perspective for a change.
Badness will not be rewarded
Posted On:2/27/2004 9:48am
Hell yeah, congrats. As Whiteshark said, great perspective and way to stay grounded.
Hell, Im a computer nerd, and I can kick ass!
Im getting a degree in Computer Networking Information Services right now... its a branch off of Computer Science. So Ill make my money there, and then go train during my free time and have fun there.
Posted On:2/27/2004 11:59am
Style: Muay Thai & BJJ
W00T!11! A MIS guy who can beat the **** out of everyone!
Originally Posted by Sifu Rudy Abel
"Just what makes a pure grappler think he can survive with an experienced striker. Especially if that striker isn't following any particular rule set and is well aware of what the grapplers strategies are".
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Posted On:2/27/2004 12:35pm
Style: BJJ, Karate,
You have a good attitude about your training. Compete just to compete and if someone ever offers you something bigger you can always take it if you want to. There are always tournaments like Mass Destruction and Reality Fighting and now Ring of Combat on the east coast that are taking the mantle from KOTC. KOTC took a big step up in production so they're almost in a UFC type scenario as far as venue. People are going to start to notice those events I mentioned more and more because alot of the people who fight there are almost ready for a UFC/Pride type of event. Over the next couple of years I'll bet more than a few Pride/UFC competitors come from fighters who have fought with those organizations so you never know who might be watching your next fight.
I think drunkenj said it best.....
weel done j-lau, good interview!!
"All warfare is based on deception." -Sun Tzu, ca. 400BC
Reverse punch Kiaii!!!
Posted On:2/27/2004 12:40pm
Let's come up with a nickname for J-Lau.
I'll start :
James "Lesbian" Lauzon
James "Loser" Lauzon
James "Submit Yo Ass" Lauzon
James "Lightnin'" Lauzon
Who's with me??!!
Posted On:2/27/2004 12:45pm
Well my name is Joe...not James. lol
And I think that J-Lau is the nickname...
Posted On:2/27/2004 1:01pm
James, Joe,... whatever.
Good luck to you.
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