Examples of good sportsmanship in MMA - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
General MMA Discussion Discuss King Of The Cage, Ultimate Challenge UK, and HDNet Fights as well as general mixed martial arts discussion.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-22-2013, 05:27 PM Thread Starter
Budhisten's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Denmark
Posts: 9,216
Examples of good sportsmanship in MMA

Was browsing reddit and I came across the .gif below:

It warmed my heart a little bit to see this guy stay by his fallen foe's side until he knew he was alright. What other examples do you guys have of good sportsmanship in MMA?

I love these things because they remove some of the babaric image that this sport suffers under from time to time.

(.gif is from Trent McCown vs Michael Trujillo at CFA 9)

MMAForum - Please follow, like and download our app!
Budhisten is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-23-2013, 03:41 PM
hadoq's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,072
MMA, in my opinion, is a perfect example of good sportsmanship (for the most part). I think this is what really got me into it, seeing two dudes going at it for 15 minutes trying to hurt each other like there's no tomorrow, then hugging afterwards.

this gif is pretty nice too
hadoq is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-23-2013, 04:29 PM
- Technician -
HitOrGetHit's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 19,549
Blog Entries: 13
Bud you used to have this as a sig. It's a good one.

"We are the children of your rivals,
Holding guns while reading Bibles."

2016 Fantasy Fight League Sign Up Thread

Sig Credit: M.C

HitOrGetHit is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-23-2013, 05:02 PM
No_Mercy's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 11,659
Surprisingly Gilbert Yvel of all people. He knocked out one of his opponents and sat in the middle of the cage kneeling down until he got up as a sign of respect without celebrating like what most fighters do.

Same with BF after he beat Fedor, because he knew that fight propelled his career.

Anderson and Chael #2 "having a bbq" moment.

Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.

Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.

No_Mercy is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome