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Old 05-18-05, 08:04 PM   #1
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Spectators cheered as entire Cambodian Midget Fighting League squared off against African Lion
Tickets had been sold-out three weeks before the much anticipated fight, which took place in the city of Kâmpóng Chhnãng.


The fight was slated when an angry fan contested Yang Sihamoni, President of the CMFL, claiming that one lion could defeat his entire league of 42 fighters.

Sihamoni takes great pride in the league he helped create, as was conveyed in his recent advertising campaign for the CMFL that stated his midgets will "... take on anything; man, beast, or machine."

This campaign is believed to be what sparked the undisclosed fan to challenge the entire league to fight a lion; a challenge that Sihamoni readily accepted.

An African Lion (Panthera Leo) was shipped to centrally located Kâmpóng Chhnãng especially for the event, which took place last Saturday, April 30, 2005 in the city’s coliseum.

The Cambodian Government allowed the fight to take place, under the condition that they receive a 50% commission on each ticket sold, and that no cameras would be allowed in the arena.

The fight was called in only 12 minutes, after which 28 fighters were declared dead, while the other 14 suffered severe injuries including broken bones and lost limbs, rendering them unable to fight back.

Sihamoni was quoted before the fight stating that he felt since his fighters out-numbered the lion 42 to 1, that they “… could out-wit and out-muscle [it].”

Unfortunately, he was wrong.

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Edit: Also it's probably apocryphal.

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Old 05-19-05, 01:13 AM   #2
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My money was always on the lion.
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What a credible bunch you are!

http://lionvs40midgets.tripod.com/
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What a credible bunch you are!

http://lionvs40midgets.tripod.com/
My money would be on the midgets.

Seeing as FXJohn believes you're a leprechaun, but because you are (were?) living in Suisse I think that would make you a gnome, what would be your opinion on such a fight?


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I think midgets are great and Leprachaun In Da Hood PT. 2 is
my 3rd favorite movie of all time so I had to use the
conservatives enemy, Google, to see what else I could
find out about this sports spectacular, only to find
out it might have been faked !?!?!
That somebody would disrespect the sanctity of the interweb
by diseminating false information is an unthinkable outrage !!

http://lionvs40midgets.tripod.com/
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Johnny, why do you hate Gnomes?
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Johnny, why do you hate Gnomes?
Gnomes hate freedom
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Gnomes hate freedom
No! Gnomes hate America. Trolls hate freedom.

Get it straight.
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No! Gnomes hate America. Trolls hate freedom.

Get it straight.

I didn't know Lem was a gnome...sorry "big guy"
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I didn't know Lem was a gnome...sorry "big guy"
Why do you hate our gnomes?
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Why do you hate our gnomes?
Why do gnomes hate leprachauns?
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Why do they hate lions? Midgets are toxic to lions!
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The Gnomo's are wrecking our family values
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The Gnomo's are wrecking our family values
If God didn't want us screwing Gnomes, why did he make them so darned sexy?
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Why do you hate Switzerland?
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If God didn't want us screwing Gnomes, why did he make them so darned sexy?

Screwing Gnomes is a lifestyle choice.
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Are the Romans back in town? Why are people going to the lions?
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Is this for real?
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Is this for real?

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Enlightend myself....

One entry found for apocryphal.


Main Entry: apoc·ry·phal
Pronunciation: -f&l
Function: adjective
1 : of doubtful authenticity : SPURIOUS
2 often capitalized : of or resembling the Apocrypha
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Yes, but it can be difficult getting their tiny legs into fishnet stockings.
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I can't believe they actually moved something OUT of P&R.
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Yes, but it can be difficult getting their tiny legs into fishnet stockings.
Alexander Downer could probably offer some advice on that subject.
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Alexander Downer could probably offer some advice on that subject.
I've been known to call our Foriegn Minister worse things than 'gnome'.
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