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  1. Smitfire replied to the thread Should martial arts always keep changing or be kept in traditional ways?.

    Guys, guys....boxing actually goes back 410 million years. That's when mantis shrimps branched off and evolved and they basically have...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 9:25 PM
  2. Smitfire liked David Harrison's post in the thread Should martial arts always keep changing or be kept in traditional ways?.

    If Wing Chun is boxing, and gorillas using hammerfists is boxing, then your definition of boxing is so far-reaching as to make it...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 9:20 PM
  3. Smitfire replied to the thread Should martial arts always keep changing or be kept in traditional ways?.

    If 2000 year old boxing is basically the same as boxing now then monkeys are basically apes. They look roughly the same right?

    Aug 22, 2019 at 9:19 PM
  4. Smitfire liked Dead_pool's post in the thread Should martial arts always keep changing or be kept in traditional ways?.

    You mean muay Australia surely!

    Aug 22, 2019 at 9:13 PM
  5. Smitfire replied to the thread Should martial arts always keep changing or be kept in traditional ways?.

    Apes aren't relatively fearless. They posture, show off, bash their chests/tree roots, throw branches and mock charge precisely to...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 9:13 PM
  6. Smitfire replied to the thread Should martial arts always keep changing or be kept in traditional ways?.

    Kangaroos clearly kick box. That means muay thai goes back millenia!

    Aug 22, 2019 at 9:05 PM
  7. Smitfire replied to the thread Should martial arts always keep changing or be kept in traditional ways?.

    Hahaha...you've posted a link there that says the cestus boxers would fight in different styles depending on if they had padded, spiked...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 8:56 PM
  8. Smitfire replied to the thread Should martial arts always keep changing or be kept in traditional ways?.

    So one of the finest defensive boxers ever, reknowned for being elusive, cautious and hard to hit, while being able to land blows...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 8:47 PM
  9. Smitfire replied to the thread Should martial arts always keep changing or be kept in traditional ways?.

    One thing that struck me when looking at the sculpture "boxer at rest" was the cauliflower ear. Now cauli ears aren't unknown in boxing...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 5:35 PM
  10. Smitfire replied to the thread Combat sports don't work in the street.

    I think that's exactly what happened. Didn't want to actually knife her but didn't want her to escape or use the knife on him either.

    Aug 22, 2019 at 12:53 PM
  11. Smitfire liked Tom bayley's post in the thread Combat sports don't work in the street.

    It might appear fake in that the guy does not appear to really try to use the knife. This does not mean that it is fake. the guy might...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 12:53 PM
  12. Smitfire replied to the thread Former England rugby player joins Bellator.

    I was joking man...."6 months sprawl training" is basically the joke formula for any non-mma athlete to succeed in high level mma. :)

    Aug 22, 2019 at 12:52 PM
  13. Smitfire replied to the thread Former England rugby player joins Bellator.

    How much sprawl training though? 6 months?

    Aug 22, 2019 at 11:59 AM
  14. Smitfire replied to the thread Should martial arts always keep changing or be kept in traditional ways?.

    What's a "natural boxer"?! Isn't that like saying a "natural footballer" or "natural rugby player"? You can't be a "natural boxer"....

    Aug 22, 2019 at 11:06 AM