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View Poll Results: whats your deal ? ufc hopeful ? amateur backgrounds , or couch warrior ??

have trained , competed in pro mma 0 0%
have amateur background in mma 4 8.33%
future ufc hopeful 3 6.25%
boxing experirence 3 6.25%
kickboxing experience(american style ) 2 4.17%
muay tai 4 8.33%
wrestling 4 8.33%
greco roman wrestling 0 0%
jiu jitsu 5 10.42%
tae kwon do 6 12.50%
karate 1 2.08%
kung fu 0 0%
judo 1 2.08%
other 0 0%
couch warrior 13 27.08%
frequent street fighter 2 4.17%
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Old 04-12-2009, 02:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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with so many posters on here , it makes me wonder , how many of you actually train or have trained some form of combat sport ? if so , what and for how long ? any pros ? amateur backgrounds ? or any future pro mma hopefuls on here ?
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Old 04-12-2009, 02:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have no aspirations to do this professionally. Heh. Maybe if I get better in MMA I might consider stepping into a ring once, we'll see.
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Old 04-12-2009, 03:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
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trained for like 6 months at some shitty gym, had a win, then got choked out by a dude way bigger than me. Start training at Florians gym wednesday I dont wanna fight ne more, I just love the sport and im doin it to get in shape.
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Did you have to post this in the UFC section?
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Did you have to post this in the UFC section?
well , "future ufc hopeful " pertains to ufc , as well as the other skills listed which pertains to things trained for in the ufc . i thought it would be apprpriate ?
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lol, yeah MA or MMA = UFC.

Anyway it's no big deal but that's why we have different sections.
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lol, yeah MA or MMA = UFC.

Anyway it's no big deal but that's why we have different sections.
well ufc is mma ...right ? i mean , last i checked ..
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I have no martial arts background whatsoever. Most memebers of my family have a background in a martial arts accept for me. Ironic really considering that it's only me and a couple of others in my family that actually like MMA.

So far, I have only attended a couple of MMA classes recentl for the sake of curiosity. But the more I watch MMA the more interested I get in BJJ. I've been watching tons of videos on youtube from Bas Ruttens to Submissions 101. And i've been recreating the moves i've learnt on friends. It's fascinating shit. I honestly don't know if i'd go as far as to have fights. I think that takes a special kind of person and shouldn't be pursued just because I happen to watch UFC.

Otherwise, I would say that i'm more of a couch warrior than any of the other stuff you have listed and am more than happy to just be a fan of the sport.
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