Originally Posted by pauly_j
But then there's friction burns, a lack of give with the material(If a fighters head bounced off it, it'd mean serious injury) and for the material to be strong enough not to riask breaking, it'd have to be dead thick - Leading to light refraction and poor visibility. I don't think the cameras would fare well looking through it either.
Not necessarily. The pelxiglass used in hockey is relatively thin and wouldn't make as many injury. The problem is that it moves when hit, so it would be horrible when hit against it.