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  1. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    01 Aug '08 10:57
    Anyone into unlicensed boxing, as glamourised by Snatch?

    Is there a hip term for it?

    A video from Germany here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4AWSz3E2NA

    An Irish one with a lot of talking: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQzYnbljZ9Y&feature=related
  2. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    01 Aug '08 22:48 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Bosse de Nage
    Anyone into unlicensed boxing, as glamourised by Snatch?

    Is there a hip term for it?

    A video from Germany here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4AWSz3E2NA

    An Irish one with a lot of talking: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQzYnbljZ9Y&feature=related
    Mixed martial arts is more interesting. The Irish was was just talk...nothing else.
  3. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    02 Aug '08 18:54
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Mixed martial arts is more interesting. The Irish was was just talk...nothing else.
    The pikey bareknuckle fighting style fascinates me, mainly because of the culture around it. Talking is a big part of it.

    I posted about this in the sports forum; the Dan Rooney video is a classic of its kind. An acquired taste no doubt ...
  4. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    14 Aug '08 08:10
    Originally posted by Bosse de Nage
    The pikey bareknuckle fighting style fascinates me, mainly because of the culture around it. Talking is a big part of it.

    I posted about this in the sports forum; the Dan Rooney video is a classic of its kind. An acquired taste no doubt ...
    From what I heard, bare knuckle fighting can cause less damage than gloves. Did you hear anything about that?
  5. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    14 Aug '08 08:59
    Gee, I've been a fan of boxing all my life, and then I started liking ultimate fighting stuff, and then tried to get more mean in my tastes and attended one underground, free style, no gloves, bets crossed fights in Northern Mexico.

    When I saw bones broken, eyes lost, and men crippled for the amusement and profit of a bunch of animals (us), I decided I would stick to the more civilized boxing.

    Then again, maybe I am a softy and hate human suffering.
  6. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    14 Aug '08 12:28
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Gee, I've been a fan of boxing all my life, and then I started liking ultimate fighting stuff, and then tried to get more mean in my tastes and attended one underground, free style, no gloves, bets crossed fights in Northern Mexico.

    When I saw bones broken, eyes lost, and men crippled for the amusement and profit of a bunch of animals (us), I decided I wou ...[text shortened]... stick to the more civilized boxing.

    Then again, maybe I am a softy and hate human suffering.
    I found out there's a regular no-holds-barred fight scene in Cape Town, in a small red-light strip in the centre of town, hosted by Russian businessmen. You need a password; raincoats are handed out at the door.
  7. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    14 Aug '08 12:29
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    From what I heard, bare knuckle fighting can cause less damage than gloves. Did you hear anything about that?
    Maybe in traditional boxing, but the all-in fighting that's popular these days is brutal. I don't like it.
  8. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    14 Aug '08 12:38
    Originally posted by Bosse de Nage
    I found out there's a regular no-holds-barred fight scene in Cape Town, in a small red-light strip in the centre of town, hosted by Russian businessmen. You need a password; raincoats are handed out at the door.
    Stay away from there.

    If they can bomb Georgia, they can surely make you their woman.
  9. 14 Aug '08 13:21
    Originally posted by Bosse de Nage
    I found out there's a regular no-holds-barred fight scene in Cape Town, in a small red-light strip in the centre of town, hosted by Russian businessmen. You need a password; raincoats are handed out at the door.
    Now that sounds like a place to go if only for the chance to tell the tale.
  10. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    14 Aug '08 13:59
    Originally posted by darvlay
    Now that sounds like a place to go if only for the chance to tell the tale.
    Great for impressing business associates: an all-in fight followed by a strip club, or vice-versa.