r/nextfuckinglevel 4d ago

Now that’s sportsmanship right there.

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u/KhaineVulpana 3d ago

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u/WeebMaster09 3d ago

Lmao 🤣🤣🤣

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u/0110bot 3d ago

I actually did a LOL, caps and everything

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u/boulterermufty68 3d ago

This made my day! Thank you!

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u/BilliOsterberg 3d ago

Made my day too !

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u/WeaknessBeneficial74 3d ago

This made me laugh all day! Thanks!

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u/Ikari974 3d ago

Guys! This Made my day thanks y'all !

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u/tnecidanarch 3d ago

Alethiscm or Good Sportsmanship? Why not both? Good guys.

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u/emeraldonsky 3d ago

Pretty sure you just copied a top comment. Dw, bc at reddit we've been learning to recycle for years

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u/17kiss 3d ago

You are breathtaking!

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u/Majjin_ 3d ago

No, YOU, are breathtaking

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u/cjmodi306 3d ago

You both are breathtaking

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u/m_raidkill 3d ago

Can I be breathtaking?

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u/cjmodi306 3d ago

Sure, breathtaking gang, assemble!

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u/Ren4YourLives 3d ago

I have asthma, I'll sit this one out

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u/cjmodi306 3d ago

Username kinda ironic

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u/DudeBaalak 3d ago

you're breathgiving.

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u/duhduddude 3d ago

I'm out of breath

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u/Riffington 3d ago edited 3d ago

Okay, I’ve got to expose my old man ignorance and just ask. What does “gif” mean in this kind of context? I see people responding with this a bunch lately but I just don’t get the reference/joke.

Any help with this would sincerely be appreciated.

Edit: looks like it’s a flaw in my mobile app. Thanks

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u/OakParkEggery 3d ago edited 3d ago

Gif is graphics interchange format - basically a series of pictures to post a short video on the internet

They took a meme (the joke/reference) and turned it into a gif.

The meme is "spiderman pointing at Spiderman" which is a picture lifted from a real 60s Spiderman cartoon

https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/spider-man-pointing-at-spider-man

You can see examples of how people use the meme

but generally when 2 people are accusing each other of the same thing (you're the fake Spider-Man!)

In this case both guys tried to take off each other's heads and dodged it -and then pointed at each other similar to the meme.

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u/Riffington 3d ago

Yeah, I’m familiar with the meme. The mystery’s solution was the meme isn’t actually linked on mobile…at least some mobiles.

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u/TheLowlyPheasant 3d ago

BTW I find it super funny that your Reddit client bugged out and people are responding with “Webster’s dictionary defines a ‘meme’ as…”. It’s awesome that you are keeping up with the times. The instant you decide it’s time to give up on that culture instantly jumps forward 10 years without you.

Sincerely, A 34 year old man raging against the dying of the light

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u/killasniffs 3d ago

I know how you feel when the deep fried memes became popular.

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u/BadProse 3d ago

A deep fried meme was just the perfect mix of self awareness and mental illness, if it's popularity isn't a refleciton on the current state of things idk what is

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u/Riffington 3d ago

Huh…there’s no apparent link that I see. I wonder if my app (narwhal) screws those up. Interesting. Thank you.

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u/wigglebump 3d ago

Must be. On narwhal now and literally just plain text g-i-f. I’ve been wondering why this comment keeps bubbling up.

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u/Riffington 3d ago

You’re welcome—I just couldn’t take it anymore, and happy it’s helped solve the same mystery for someone else. Now the next question to solve is what’s a better app?!

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u/GoGooglelt 3d ago

Been using reddit it fun for years with no complaints.

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u/ASK__ABOUT__MY__GAME 3d ago

Agreed RIF is the best.

Also I imagine some Reddit clients don't like when a link contains square brackets. It might not be interpreting it as a link like it should

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u/speldenaar 3d ago

RIF. 'Reddit is Fun'. Great app.

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u/exmorMagnus 3d ago

Boost for reddit. Clicking the "gif" icon works for me.

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u/meatee 3d ago

GIF is the file type of a picture, typically with animated frames. They just put (GIF) like that to let you know they're sharing a short animation, without giving away what it is.

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u/Riffington 3d ago

Thanks-it makes sense, but my app isn’t showing a link to the gif, so now I wonder what else it doesn’t show.

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u/nowshowjj 3d ago

So with zero context or link Reddit has become a weird place as of late.

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u/Riffington 3d ago

“…of late”

*snort

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u/red_fox_zen 3d ago

We have gif on our phone, and all social media sites such as reddit and fb. We hit the button that says gif, then search a term or phrase and a bunch of short two clips show up for options. We can even make them on our phones, depending on what phone you have. I HATE that you can't see it, because it can be a whole lot of fun and sometimes the gif is better than an actual comment, or the perfect addition to make a lame comment better, lol.

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u/ooglybooglyjoogly 3d ago

Why is it blank? I am on mobile

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u/thatsnotmybutter 4d ago edited 3d ago

Alethiscm or Good Sportsmanship? Why not both? Good guys.

Edit: Thanks for award, for the up votes, but most of all for the laughs. You guys are the best

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u/spernintendoChalmers 3d ago

dey are good alethes

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u/NothingsShocking 3d ago

Our school’s alethitecs dept. is the bets in the state.

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u/Laladelic 3d ago

My teach dud sed my head owie okey dokey no worry

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u/ehh_scooby 3d ago

I was did it that for might do them if me

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u/fuccniqqawitYUGEDICC 3d ago

on time I shit a baskball from the tr hee point line i alomst made it 🤫

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u/Sleepybooi 3d ago

I almost had a stroke reading this

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u/Insterquiliniis 3d ago

hahahaha me too
bastards :D

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u/squanch_solo 3d ago

Hookt on foniks werkt 4 me

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u/AkaTobi 3d ago

Who ked on puh honiks work ed for mee!

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u/keladelph 3d ago

both avoided alethes foot

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u/BeatHovin 3d ago

Nuhh lmaooo this is tha one

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u/91li0dcqdk 3d ago

I like their atitude.

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u/Pizza_Slinger83 3d ago

Alethiscm?

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u/sootbrownies 3d ago

He's clearly trying to say atheism.

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u/Pizza_Slinger83 3d ago

I think he's trying to say atherosclerosis.

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u/Notsure00 3d ago

Clearly it’s asthma

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u/sootbrownies 3d ago

Atelectasis?

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u/Generally_Kenobi 3d ago

He want to teach you how to use an atlatl.

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u/petemitchell-33 3d ago

You found Atlantis?

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u/Nathe333 3d ago

You clearly use the stick to throw a stick

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u/goldfishpiranha 3d ago

Sucks to your asthmar Piggy!

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u/BeingOMM 3d ago

It's aliens bro

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u/50at20 3d ago

ATLiens.

OutKast fan.

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u/Professional-Ad7857 3d ago

All of it…but dis

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u/sillyandstrange 3d ago

I thought it was alcoholism

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u/jdmstig 3d ago

I thought it was Aaaaaagadododo

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u/Any-Refrigerator-969 3d ago

It’s Mike Tyson. He’s saying exorcism.

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u/Whats_Up_Bitches 3d ago

Atheism or God sportsmanship

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u/Since_1979 3d ago

I think he means they are Assperts in fighting

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u/seven_powerful_goril 3d ago

It’s a combination of atheism and asceticism.

When the Buddha went through his emo phase

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u/nogroddefender 3d ago

What's your stance on the war with the Parshendi?

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u/NotCandleJack 3d ago

Just so you know at least one person got this joke and appreciated it.

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u/Simplifieddickjoke 3d ago

Hey me too gancho, wait until you guys see safehands gonewild

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u/DanaScully_69 3d ago

Not me lol

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u/Mortress_ 3d ago

Maybe because you can't read, if you are a man.

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u/Elizerdbeth 3d ago

Make it two.

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u/CrueltyFreeViking 3d ago

Life before death

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u/daymanAAaah 3d ago

Journey before destination

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u/nogroddefender 3d ago

Strength before weakness

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u/saadakhtar 3d ago

Good sportsmanship. Terrible form.

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u/CoinCrocodile 3d ago

I wanna be an Alethete

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u/Kaliaxx 3d ago

I think he's saying autoerotic asphyxiation

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u/pHScale 3d ago

Sportsmanship without sports is just manship.

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u/Strawberries_Field 3d ago

S͙U͙C͙H͙ A͙T͙H͙L͙E͙T͙I͙C͙I͙S͙M͙

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u/SIIB-ZERO 4d ago

I spent about 9 years in the ring and the comradery you feel with someone you get in there with is hard to explain to alot of people. This really emphasizes it perfectly. Combat sports we intent to harm our opponent, but there is a respect there that you don't find elsewhere

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u/WeebMaster09 4d ago

That's why people like me could only respect their spormanship 🙏

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u/theBarneyBus 3d ago edited 3d ago

I’ve always heard from people who do sports like this that there’s a very fine distinction in the ring.
They are your opponent, not your enemy. You two are there to fight, and if you’re both into it, all you want to do is take down the other.
However, as soon as that happens, you are there to respect them, and threat treat them like an equal once again.
Edit: a word

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u/fiddle_me_timbers 3d ago

For most people

There are definitely assholes that just want to hurt others.

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u/peoplegrower 3d ago

Absolutely. My family does Tae Kwon Do, and I've been lucky that every sparring match I've had in competition has ended with hugs and "good fight!"s no matter who won. My husband has had mostly good experiences, too, but there have been about 2 guys over the years who came in with the intent to just hurt with no shame. Throwing illegal kick after illegal kick, even after being reprimanded by the ref.

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u/Xarthys 3d ago

I think you can also tell from their expressions and general behaviour during sparring/fights if someone is highly dedicated or just full of rage, eager to hurt whenever the opportunity arises.

Breaking rules is just taking it to another level.

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u/elwebbr23 3d ago

Well I don't see anything wrong with it as long as you're not throwing illegal blows or breaking the rules in any way. The focus you have to bring to the ring is absurd. There's a mental game involved too. I don't care what someone's attitude looks like during the fight, the important thing is whether they're fighting fair, and whether they feel that way after the match is over.

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u/theBarneyBus 3d ago

For sure. Luckily though, they’re becoming increasingly uncommon

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u/Cahootie 3d ago

It's not even strictly about combat sports. I've been in water polo games where punches and kicks have been delivered left, right and center, I've seen a guy have to go to the hospital with a blood faucet on his face after receiving an elbow from a teammate of mine, but usually the games still end amicably and even with hugs if you happen to know the other players (which you usually do since the sport is so small here).

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u/jonathanhenderson25 3d ago

I was thinking the same thing. You're god damn right.

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u/niceburb 3d ago

Sporemanship?

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u/looksee-me 3d ago

I think he’s trying to say Spaceman Ship..

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u/desiccatedmonkey 3d ago

Yes, I understand it. I've tried to explain that it's like dancing. Kind of.

In Muay Thai, there's more respect to sportsmanship and to each other. When you find a good component, it is magic. I miss this sport very much.

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u/armchairKnights 3d ago

When you find a good component, it is magic

opponent?

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u/Vivalyrian 3d ago

If you want to fight someone else, having an opponent is a fairly vital component of making that happen.

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u/totalmush 3d ago

He's Borg. He assimilated them afterwards

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u/SkellyboneZ 3d ago

He's actually talking about alchemy. 🙏🙌

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u/RobertNAdams 3d ago

One of my favorite examples of the warrior mentality is from the book Generation Kill. The dumpy journalist writing the book was embedded with Force Recon — the Marine equivalent of Special Forces (which I believe doesn't exist anymore). He was puzzled (and somewhat concerned) that random Marines would poke him with their Ka-Bar knives. It took him some time to learn that that was how they bonded with one another (and kept their comrades on edge for threats).

To an outsider, it's a mystery — but to them, it was as normal as waving hello. Then again, these are also the guys who view "Danger Close" as a suggestion, so they're somewhat exceptional lol...

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u/_gnarlythotep_ 3d ago

That's why I hate the "drama" of MMA and trash talking and sensationalized personality. I'd much rather see top fighters showing respect to a worthy peer.

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u/Rebarbative_Sycophan 3d ago

Selling a fight, puts money in their pockets. Not to mention, some times you can get in to your opponents head, just look at Tyson. He won a lot of fights before it even happened. But being marketable, brings sponsorships, higher purses, higher ppv draws etc. It's needed, for their livelihood.

at the end of the day, entertainment sells.

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u/Fiernen699 3d ago

But it also leads to a damaging misrepresentation of the sport to newcomers... This is how you get Floyd Mayweather wannabees injuring each other because thats what they think the sport is like at the highest level 🙄

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u/Rebarbative_Sycophan 3d ago

At the same time, how do you get noticed on the undercards? or armature cards? You need to stand out, if it's your goal.... to fight professionally, you need to be really really fucking good, be lucky, and know how to promote your self. It's a double edged sword, but I agree with you.

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u/ImmodestPolitician 3d ago

Mayweather is one of the best defensive boxers of all time

Maybe his wannabees should study his techniques and avoid the showmanship until they can back it up.

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u/captain_ender 3d ago

I feel like it's the same for a lot of high intensity sports at the very top 1% of their game.

Formula 1 drivers all compete with each other since they're kids, there's only 20 of them in the entire sport too. And you just know when one of them pulls off something insane they're all secretly like "oh fuck yeah that was sick" no matter the team.

They also save each other's lives at their own risk, literally

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u/A-A-RONS7 3d ago

“In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him. I think it’s impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and not love them the way they love themselves. And then, in that very moment when I love them.... I destroy them.”

  • Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game
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u/No-Ad8211 3d ago

I'm sure Logan Paul respects everyone

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u/MiddleChildMooskitt 3d ago

I’ll never forget the first time I knocked down my way more skilled/experienced sparring partner. Dude shot up and was more hyped and excited than I was lol

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u/BreederReactor 3d ago

True but occasionally you come across an opponent you just fucking hate.

I had a guy fake a glove touch and swing on me. We ended up on the ground and he talked the whole fucking time. Mumbling through his mouth piece, "you like that bitch?" and shit like that.

I won but still hate the fucker.

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u/Chiinoe 3d ago

But did you? Did you like it?

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u/cosmicnitwit 3d ago

What about the shit talkers in the sport? How are they viewed?

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u/Darren_Till_I_Die 3d ago

Not the OP, but I compete as well on an amateur level. Shit talkers can be seen as entertaining, annoying af, or anywhere in between. That being said, anybody in the fight world who is competing or has competed will always have at least a level of respect for anybody who’s fought.

Even if you’re the one fighting a shit talker - immediately following the fight, it’s impossible not to have that respect, no matter what was said (99% of the time). A brotherly love even, idk how to explain it. Even if you go back to disliking them after lol

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u/jenna_hazes_ass 3d ago

At first mcgregor was like a new deal. He backed up every word he spewed. Now hes just a fuckin caricature of himself.

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u/Sytle 3d ago

They exist of course, but very few (in my experience at least) are actually disrespectful in the ring or on the mats. Most aren’t even sore losers, they just like talking a little smack.

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u/OrioN303 3d ago

I see this with my friend and brother who both train. My favorite thing about watching them spar is the respect they have for each other.

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u/Deep-in-Thots 3d ago

9 years in the ring eh ?

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u/jenna_hazes_ass 3d ago

Fighters typically start in their teens at an amateur level.

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u/Fiernen699 3d ago

I used to do combat training when I was younger but I never fully enjoying the fighting element, more the practical self-defence and the performance arts aspects (like Katas but we called them forms). The impression I got of fighting in that context always seemed so far removed from professional MMA and boxing...

I love the sport, but I hate all the machismo, posturing and performative bullshit that seems to dominate the marketing of the sport. Like... I'm sure bitter rivals exist in the competitive scene, but a lot of them definitely do have this sense of comradery. I would hate to see that culture of sportsmanship diminish because too many people entering into the sport get this false sense that they need to be this hyper-masculine tough as nails douchebag all the time...

That's how you get newcomers that injure themselves or others by behaving like fucking psychopaths because that's what they see on TV.

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u/PatSayJack 3d ago

I had this same feeling growing up playing football. I was here to completely dominate you but didn't want bad things to happen to you.

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u/Ijatsu 3d ago

It's not as relevant but I found out that I vastly prefer my opponents in video games. I learn to know them without talking to them. I can recognize some of them by their behavior even with different nicknames.

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u/AsaultKing 3d ago

" nice doge bro" "you too bro"

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u/MyBackHurtsFromPeein 3d ago

They deserve some dogecoin for that

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u/physchy 3d ago

Dodgecoin

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u/siccoblue 3d ago

Someone's already copy pasting the code to create it and drafting up a post about how they are 100% self doxxed and it's going to literally nuke bitcoin

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I lost brain cells typing this.

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u/siccoblue 3d ago

This man fucking gets it

That sub is an actual nightmare, or an absolute paradise depending on if you really enjoy scamming people out of a bunch of money

Or I guess if you wanna get real good at marketing worthless bullshit to gullible suckers

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u/NoMaans 3d ago edited 3d ago

/r/cryptocurrency isnt like that, we try to actually be informative and helpful for the most part

/r/satoshistreetbets, /r/moonshots on the otherhand... dont do it to yourself

Dont even think about doge or shib. Stay the FUCK away lolllol

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u/GoodJobNL 3d ago edited 3d ago

r/altstreetbets has been trying as hard as possible to stay scam free. And does regular AMAs with well known groups (harmony, banano, zilliqa, lto, unstoppable domains)

To put us in the same sentence as ssb or moonshots is just showing that you never actually look at the sub other than the name.

Yes the name is not the best, but that didnt stop us from making a great product.

If you really feel like there are scams, then please report those, cause we are more than happy to take them down.

edit: solved the problem with Op below

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u/jeneheucysha 3d ago

Reddit moment

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u/fiddle_me_timbers 3d ago

Nah, true redditors get Moons. Reddit's own crypto.

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u/Mashiro_Yamarata 3d ago edited 3d ago

I normally on sundays, get to train boxing in a place, really early in the morning. Me and a dude were fighting, and we have really different styles. He's faster, but not that strong, and i am strong, but quite slow. I keep jabbing, to mantain distance, and move foward, to make a cross punch in his abdomen. The dude just throws me a right-handed hook that almosts hit my head, but since i was leaning towards him, it missed. I would totally get KO'ed by that shit, if it landed.

Later on, on the same fight, he decides to get more close, and make a sequence of left and right-handed hooks almost non-stop. He does something around 5-6 punches with all he had, and i just defend myself properly, waiting for him to get tired. He did. I do one jab, go for him and almost hit a perfect hook on his head, but he evaded right on time.

After this epic battle, we just spent our time talking about how good each other went, with no bad feelings from the pain during the fight.

Edit: seems that i got my first award! Thanks, people!

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u/BigBIue 3d ago

That's a bloody brilliant retelling, memory so vivid I bet you dream it sometimes like it was just the other day aha

Glad you folks have such a great time over there Fight well and stay well chief! Thanks for sharing

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u/Mashiro_Yamarata 3d ago

That's probably because it happened just last week haha

But thanks, and i wish the best for you too

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u/thardoc 3d ago

I doubt him and his sparring buddy miss your presence

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u/vosstc 3d ago

Sparring is meant to be done in a technical fashion, with minimal power, in order to hone your skills without taking much damage. CTE is real, and it’s foolish to spar in a way that would KO your training partner. Have you ever trained? I doubt it, so take your snark elsewhere.

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u/weebleton95 3d ago

two people enjoying a sport together in their free time makes you want to avoid them? seems like they aren’t really missing out on much

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u/TheHollowJester 3d ago edited 3d ago

Honest question - have you ever boxed? KOs are a big no-no in sparrings.

E: Unless agreed upon by all sparring partners, but it isn't super common.

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u/Winter-Pop-6135 3d ago

There's a reason there are medics on stand by in professional boxing matches. Going for hard-core head punches by yourselves in the early hours of the morning is pretty dangerous.

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u/iamnotnewhereami 3d ago

If those guys keep that act isolated than more power to em. Its tough to train boxing near 100%. Too dangerous. ( thats kinda unique to jits because you can train at 100 safely), anyway,

Yep, i get so pissed at people going for knockout punches during a spar, especially when im clearly not doing that. Its no secret, sparring is for learning and you get the most out of it if you match your opponents energy.

Happens a lot with newer opponents and girls. Girls who have been training a bit pretty much go at least 90-95% during a spar. And what sucks is since theve been training a bit and them wielding that sort of intensity firing off punches that will hurt and could score a knockout if not defended, so that im always forced to either be a punching bag or hit em harder than id ever want to once or twice so they get the message. I hated that because the respect thing takes on a different dynamic and nobody looks good or wins. Same with the new guy.

Ive been both.

Also, the first kicker’s arms are left open during his kick, second kicker has better form, his guard stays up, no wonder he connects a little. My moneys on #2 winning the fight.

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u/TheHollowJester 3d ago

I won't pretend I'm super experienced, I'm still a newbie so my first experiences are very much alive in my memory.

In my gym before my first sparring I just got told "Ok, so before we start I'm going to hit you a few times; it won't hurt too much, I just want you to know what power level we're aiming at. I know that controlling yourself can be hard at first, but just try to keep it roughly there, ok?". Not sure if it would work for others, but for me it did help a lot (also to ease my fear of getting hit lol).

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u/iamnotnewhereami 3d ago

Thats right, but youd be surprised at how many people forget that little sparring primer the moment they get hit out of their comfort zone.

Or the ones that cant learn unless they feel like they are winning.

I learn way more getting my ass kicked, anything i learn as i beat my opponent i pretty much already knew, and carry the risk of thinking i know more than i do. Like i might have won despite bad form that many other opponents would have exploited and bested me.

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u/madtolive 3d ago

It really depends on your gym, the culture, the nature of your relationship with your sparring partner ... there is so much more that goes into a sparring round than a universal "hard sparring is a no-no."

I personally always favor technical, light sparring. But I have training partners in my gym who certainly will push each other harder than that when they are matched up. It's really just about matching the intensity of your partner.

And of course, there are certain fight cultures where hard sparring is heavily encouraged. Go into a Dutch kickboxing gym, for example, and you will be in a culture of hard sparring. It's entirely possible the two guys in this story train at the gym they train at because they are seeking out these kinds of rounds.

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u/TheHollowJester 3d ago

This is a much more nuanced take and you obviously seem to have more experience than I do. With that said I still think that that going for repeated head trauma is - in general - not a great idea.

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u/madtolive 3d ago

I agree with you, and I generally try in my gym to support a culture of drilling and applying that drilling to technical light sparring. Like you said brain injuries are no joke, and even past that I gotta work the next day, I'm not super interested in eating heavy leg kicks and dragging my lead leg around tomorrow either.

That said I'm not everyone at the gym, and if you're a person who wants to go harder and you're matched with a partner who has the same intensity, go at it. The problems tend to come in when one partner is requesting a light round and the other partner isn't giving it to them - that's a no-no for sure.

Communication and respect for your training partners is key. The gym can be a really positive and supportive place when everyone checks their ego at the door, for sure.

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u/JiveWithIt 3d ago

Avoid them in the ring he means. Getting knocked out isn’t good for your brain, in sparring one usually goes easy.

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u/Dash-22 3d ago

If you have no expertise or experience in the subject being discussed, please keep your mouth shut

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u/madtolive 3d ago

One of my sparring partners like to say - "sparring is a lot like sex. Anything goes, so long as it's consensual."

If both partners are communicating and inviting harder shots, there's nothing wrong with that. If you were in the gym with these boys, it's entirely possible you could ask for a lighter round, and they would give it to you. Acting like consensual hard sparring is somehow against the code of being a good dude in a martial arts gym (not that I'm saying that's directly what you're doing, but your comment reads that way) is a lil high and mighty of ya.

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u/Mashiro_Yamarata 3d ago

Surprisingly, out of that place, i don't get in any fights and do my best to be a kind person.

You don't need to talk like that, y'know?

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u/igor001 3d ago

Hello buddy, I don't think they're insinuating that you're a violent person, but you do seem unaware about the dangers of actually getting knocked unconscious.

Take care of yourself, you can enjoy your early morning amateur sparring sessions without trying to cause significant trauma to each others brain stems.

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u/Mashiro_Yamarata 3d ago

Just wanted to take some time to thank everyone who read and upvoted. This is my first comment with more than a hundred upvotes

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u/KedaZ1 3d ago

“I just tried to kill you!”

“Me too!”

high five

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u/electriclear 4d ago

And a second later...

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u/Jakesully2009 3d ago

That’s the way it should be :)

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u/WeebMaster09 3d ago

Sports done right.

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u/Cod_rules 3d ago

I think most sportspeople have this in them though. There's obviously a lot of dicks out there, but elite sportspeople understand what it takes and are able to appreciate this stuff even better than viewers.

Or maybe I'm wrong, and I have too much faith in people being nice.

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u/poobumstupidcunt 3d ago

The power in those kicks is insane

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u/jojolajonas 3d ago

Decapitation central for us commoners

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u/Jaytalvapes 3d ago

I think almost everyone overestimates how durable they would be.

If you don't train to fight, essentially any decent contact with your head and you're crumpling like a stack of matchboxes in the wind.

The vast majority of Americans at least have been desensitized to violence and thankfully won't ever experience getting punched in the fuckin head, but it's much worse than you'd think from YouTube videos and whatnot.

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u/blue_falcn 3d ago

lol what? There are a couple of spots on the head that will take you out for sure, but that has nothing to do with training. You cant train not to get knocked out. You train not to get hit.

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u/stbnklr 3d ago

A fighter trains to resist the hits

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u/fingerthato 3d ago

Like the people who get kicked in the crotch for training. One flick, I'm on the floor crying while this dude are getting full force kicks.

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u/GasLeakMakeMeWeak 3d ago

Do you mean blocking my guy ?

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u/SpiderManGuard 3d ago

You can absolutely train to get hit and keep coming forward.

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u/wackbirds 3d ago

You absolutely can and should train how to minimize damage for when (not if) you get hit. Move with the impact, rotate, ect. When I got jumped in a McDonald's drive-through once after the drunk people behind me hit my bumper this concept is why I only got a small mark on my face. I'd gotten out to look at the bumper before I knew it was drunk people and as I straightened up as I heard them walking towards me the one who had been driving loomed up to punch me in the face and with no reaction time and nighttime lighting the training kicked in for me

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u/balanceofpower 3d ago

I kick ass for the lord!

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u/VanCan720 3d ago

Real recognizes real

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u/windfishpices 3d ago

But not as great as the footballer who kicked the ball out of bounds when his opponent pulled a hamstring. That guy is a saint. And I’m an atheist.

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u/JEM-- 3d ago

Can you link it?

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u/Yogami_asura 3d ago

Not op but ok.

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u/JEM-- 3d ago

Fuck that’s great

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u/Marcel2013 3d ago

Yup, agreed

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u/Marcel2013 3d ago

Thanks

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u/Marcel2013 3d ago

Yeah that makes me happy. Don’t know what the stakes were there. I appreciate professionalism so I get it when that gets overlooked for the sake of the match, but this is nice to see and shows yes it’s a game, forget the gambling on the match.

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u/LordNPython 3d ago

When you know the art well and can appreciate a good piece.

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u/properwaffles 4d ago

Love this.

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u/-Strawdog- 3d ago

Game recognize game.

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u/kitjen 3d ago

“Hey we both just dodged a murder charge”

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u/omnomnomgnome 3d ago

"let's do it again!"

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u/Inspirational_Lizard 3d ago

Yo that was cool as hell

Yeah ik bro, gg

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u/PuppyRae 3d ago

Never thought a video like this could give me so much feels

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u/PreviousSwordfish5 3d ago

“You almost killed me with that one! Respect ✊🏽” 😂

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u/schecterhead 3d ago edited 3d ago

DID WE JUST BECOME BEST FRIENDS!?

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u/redryder74 3d ago

Besto Friendo!

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u/prickwhowaspromised 3d ago

Games recognizes game

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u/TheGoodestBo1 3d ago

"That was the sickest kick I've seen man!"

"Thanks Bro"

High five

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u/miixiigo 3d ago

Man those are some insane reflexes!

Wish I had them so I can avoid stubbing my pinky toe on the bathroom door.

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u/manhnt5bkit 3d ago

I you want to see this match, this is the link: https://youtu.be/J2yE-lmlEYQ

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u/apsisodia 3d ago

These guys are playing 4D chess!

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u/bernice_hk 3d ago

The grin literally made my day.

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u/Wimbleston 3d ago

More stuff like this.

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u/NOCHNOY_ 3d ago

there's something beautiful about controlled power. he knows how to laugh and smile about it and yet he's a formidable killing machine.