hahahahahaah....MMA has no Hype???? uuummmm ever hear of Herchel Walker, Kimbo Slice and Brock "Steroids" Lesner??...and you said at anytime someone can land a great punch or armbar in UFC??? Ummm, they can (and will) land a great punch in boxing as well, but no "armbar"...who the hell wants to see an armbar??? LOL
Who said Clottey was one of the best? I sure didnt
Just because you want them to stand back up doesn't mean the rest of the world does! Unlike yourself the rest of the world understand theres more to a fight then just punching and kicking. If you knew anything about Georges St. Pierre you'd know he's the best all round MMA fighter out there and during that fight he was trying out a new toy of his aka his BJJ. Being the intelligent fighter GSP is he took Dan Hardy out of his comfort zone and put on a beautiful display of MMA. Its called challenging himself, further evolving his game.
Boxing in a single aspect of fighting, its almost like having a basketball game but not allowing anyone to dunk. Fighting is fighting, standing on the ground.
Take boxings top dog Floyd, he'd get eaten in MMA! bj penn would put him a world of hurt!
Funny that you mention Kimbo Slice, a street fighter who began to train mma, did you happen to see what he did to former boxing champion Ray Mercer? AHA tapped him out in under 2 mins.
BOXING IS ALL BUT DEAD!!!
Oh and for you to record to say you understand mma by saying its just two guys fighting shows how big of a twat you are! you wanna see someone getting there head smashed in repeatedly, then go watch street fights! Boxers would be insulted to hear that's how you feel about their sport, to them its the sweet science, not a barbaric street fight.
Sure boxing has been around for 100's of years, but MMA was there first! pankration was the first form of unarmed hand-to-hand combat. It became an olympic sport in 648 B.C.
Also the first time American boxing heavy weight champs tested their luck against wrestler/mma fighters, it was John L. Sullivan (champ at the time), he lasted an entire 2 mins before being slammed out! Bob Fitzsimmons future heavyweight champ tried his luck, though he faired a little better, breaking a cheekbone of the other fighter, he eventually fell victim to an ARM BAR, forcing him to scream like a little girl and tap!
Bruce Lee, one of the GREATEST fighters ever believed that "the best fighter is not a Boxer, Karate or Judo man. The best fighter is someone who can adapt to any style."
Ask anybody 35 years old or younger what they are going to watch, a Boxing match or a UFC fight and I'm willing to bet $100 that 8 out of 10 will say they are hitting the bar for a UFC match first.
Boxing has suffered from poor gates as well as the earlier years when Boxing were spoiled by great fighters like Ali, Tyson, Holifield, and others who were known for their power! Now, Boxing has nothing to fall back on!
It's a dying sport. UFC is the new hotness in my opinion!
I was supporting MMA not boxing, I didn't mean to support the issue, rather I oppose
Boxing is better, period. The best, classic boxing matches are far and away superior to any MMA fight out there.
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