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  1. Lindz is online now

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    BCMA pushes for national ban on mixed martial arts fights

    http://www.vancouversun.com/news/BCM...721/story.html

    The B.C.M.A. is the local medical association and they want to ban MMA because "concern about brain injuries prompted the push to ban the sport."

    This is in spite of the fact that all kinds of other activities (like rugby, boxing, grid iron, hockey etc etc) that can and have caused more brain injuries are totally legal.
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    I hate people. Props to Bocek for a concise and well said arguement.
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    Cripes, not this **** again, when will the non-MMA fan get their facts straight about the hazards of MMA vs Boxing?
    Quote Originally Posted by Newb1 View Post

    B) I could not beat a Judoka with Aikido. I could only beat an Aikidoka with Aikido. I thought that was understook.
  4. OZZ is online now
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    Posted On:
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    Let them waste their time..they don't have the medical data to back up any claims they may want to make.
    This will go nowhere.
    " If one wants to have a friend one must also want to wage war for him: and to wage war one must be capable of being an enemy." - Fr. Nietzsche 'On The Friend' Thus Spake Zarathustra
  5. Lindz is online now

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    They're lobbying the government. They don't need facts they need emotion and opinion.
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    8/15/2010 3:47pm


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    I suppose Canadian bullies' time wouldn't be entirely wasted by throwing an email to their MP. All that is necessary for stupidity to triumph and all that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hertzyscowicz View Post
    I suppose Canadian bullies' time wouldn't be entirely wasted by throwing an email to their MP. All that is necessary for stupidity to triumph and all that.
    benn there done that
  8. OZZ is online now
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    There was a movement in the mid-1980's to get kickboxing banned in Ontario as well after a fighter was killed. The sport was suspended pending an inquiry, but eventually it came back ..although the fan base did dwindle a fair bit.
    I really don't think that this group will succeed - MMA is here to stay at least as long as people don't start getting killed.
    " If one wants to have a friend one must also want to wage war for him: and to wage war one must be capable of being an enemy." - Fr. Nietzsche 'On The Friend' Thus Spake Zarathustra
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    Saw this, didn't feel it was significant.
    I recall doing some research a few years back on head injuries and turns out the neurological association in England, on the grounds of players more frequently developing concussions and brain related diseases like Alzheimer's, petitioned the British government to ban soccer.
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    8/17/2010 9:11am


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    They should ban first cars, `cause driving is a hazard to your health (sarcasm)!

    YouTube- Lefortovo Tunnel - crazy car accidents
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