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Old 22.09.2011, 10:22
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8 yr. olds cage fighting

did any of you see this on the news this morning, or last night?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england...shire-14998593

what do you guys think.... should this be outlawed?


A couple of parents defended this "event" as fun for the kids and good martial arts training.

From what I saw there was no martial arts at all.. just a couple of kids brawling as we used to back in the school yard.. but of course on the school yard we didn't have a steel cage around us with a paying audience
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Re: 8 yr. olds cage fighting

They are from Preston right?

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Re: 8 yr. olds cage fighting

To my eyes this has nothing to do with fighting, and it is just media overreacting.

Basically they are wrestling, which is a completely normal sport, and one that many kids around the world already compete in.
Many of the things you see these wrestling kids doing looks quite a lot more intense:


It looks rough, but as they are banned from all sorts of striking and punching, it is a far cry from mma..

Why people would want to watch kids wrestle, is a different story, and one i don't understand.

That's just my take on it though!
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