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    There should be places young men can fight for free

    Does anyone know any place where guys can go fight or box for free? What about these martial arts gyms? Could I go in there and strap on some boxing gloves and fight someone legally? I'd like to get in a fight with someone. Even if I lose, as long as I don't break my nose, I think it'd be fun. I've been working on my shadow boxing.

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    How soon would you like to get started? A friend of mine has a neighbor who lets his dog poo all over everyone else's front lawn and sidewalk. If you want to fight someone, this guy would be a good one to start with.

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    You can go to dive bars and start acting like a tool. A lot of low class guys go out to bars with the intention of either getting in a fight or laid, so it's not like it never happens. Warning: Some of those guys are really, really strong.
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    I don't want to go jail for it, though. I want it to be legal or semi-legal with boxing gloves so we don't break our hands. I was just thinking, though. I'm quick with no weight on my hands but if I put some 12 oz boxing gloves on, I won't be as quick. I probably won't be ready to fight anyone for another 4 to 6 months. I got some weights that you wrap around your wrists so once I'm ready, I'll move up to 2 lb weights and get quick on that and then I'll fight.

    Also, I want to fight someone who knows a little bit of what they are doing. I don't want to fight a dojo's best pupil but someone who is average at fighting. I just want to see how I would do after maybe 4 to 6 months of training myself. Just for fun. I'm 33 yrs old and one regret that I have is that I didn't get in enough fights growing up. I fought my brother a lot but that wasn't much of a challenge. I fought guys here and there. I defended my brother and kicked this one kid's ass once and that was fun but it was pretty easy.

    I'm kind of serious about this. Maybe I'll go on a mma forum and see if I can find someone on there who wants to fight. I bet I could.
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    Quote Originally Posted by morph999 View Post
    I don't want to go jail for it, though. I want it to be legal or semi-legal with boxing gloves so we don't break our hands. I was just thinking, though. I'm quick with no weight on my hands but if I put some 12 oz boxing gloves on, I won't be as quick. I probably won't be ready to fight anyone for another 4 to 6 months. I got some weights that you wrap around your wrists so once I'm ready, I'll move up to 2 lb weights and get quick on that and then I'll fight.

    Also, I want to fight someone who knows a little bit of what they are doing. I don't want to fight a dojo's best pupil but someone who is average at fighting. I just want to see how I would do after maybe 4 to 6 months of training myself. Just for fun. I'm 33 yrs old and one regret that I have is that I didn't get in enough fights growing up. I fought my brother a lot but that wasn't much of a challenge. I fought guys here and there. I defended my brother and kicked this one kid's ass once and that was fun but it was pretty easy.

    I'm kind of serious about this. Maybe I'll go on a mma forum and see if I can find someone on there who wants to fight. I bet I could.
    I don't know what size city you live in, but keep in mind, if you take Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, for the most part sparring is all you'll be doing with some instruction from the teacher. And most BJJ gyms will usually teach a popular striking art like Muay Thai to round it all out. I would seek out something like that.
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    Age of the OP please...
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    I'm 33 yrs old. I was thinking of training for 4 to 6 months and then maybe finding a fight on a mma forum. Might be fun as long as no one gets seriously hurt. Maybe just a 10 minute fight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by morph999 View Post
    I'm 33 yrs old. I was thinking of training for 4 to 6 months and then maybe finding a fight on a mma forum. Might be fun as long as no one gets seriously hurt. Maybe just a 10 minute fight.
    Join a boxing club. You weigh 255 (previous thread), you will have some challenging fights in that category.. Your nose will get broken. Thats just part of fighting.

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    what jdon said... also, if you live in a populated area, check in with the local Fraternal Order of Police, Police Athletic League, YMCA - type organizations. They might be able to point you in the right direction - or draft you as a volunteer!!
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    Check out "Ultimate Fighter" on Spike. If it's still in production, see if you can get a tryout. While the contenders/wannabes aren't compensated for their time on the show, other than free and room/board, training with some well-known fight celebs (Season 1 coaches are Chuck Liddell and Randy Couture), and the obvious free self-promotion, they are competing for fat $ contracts with the UFC.

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    This is all foreign to me. Must be the Nintendo generation all grown up

    Btw, how do you figure fighting without getting your nose broken?

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    I haven't been punched in the head in a while you can fight me. can't say i would be a long fight though. where are you?
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    If I want to fight for free it is simple, I just............... wait, there ain't no such thing as a free lunch and I don't like to fight.

    OP, you should start an orginazition of fighters in this forum, Now if you could only come up with a name for a boxing club of people from Foo.
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    Where are you located? I'll take you on. No gloves. As long as you sign a waiver I could probably get you into my Dojo. I love a challenge.

    BTW four to six months training will get you no where. There's more to it than the physical aspect.
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    The first rule of Fight Club is, you do not talk about Fight Club.
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    Buffet line at Denny's

    or join the Navy...they regularly have Smoker tourneys


    Boxing Training Manual, 1943
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    "Boxing is the essence of the fighting man. Through time immemorial it has been used to train, harden and discipline men for military purposes. The value in boxing is not the skill acquired, although that too has real value in hand-to-hand combat, but because it quickly acclimates the mind and body to the violence and shock of combat so foreign to modern day youth, yet so absolutely essential to fighting men. Boxing teaches the ability to take a punch, and with head reeling and body staggering, fight back viciously, calmly and with deadly purpose. It teaches disregard for hurts, that the body can endure terrific punishment and still comeback for more. It teaches amazing confidence in the ability of ones self to do the job that has to be done.
    Boxing has always been the "number one sport" of the Navy. Boxing is a method of instilling high morale, not only in the fighter and his brackets, but for a whole division, a whole ship - and sometimes even a whole fleet. Before the war, (WWII) each ship would have its own team. They would compete in regular scheduled championships."

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    There are really only 3 things required to be a good boxer

    Stamina, technique and desire (my club called it heart). If you lack any of the three, don't bother.

    I had all 3 in my youth and boxed for 10 years, but I no longer have the heart to take a beating just to stand up and take it again.

    Oh, and an overweight 33 year old will have his ass handed to him within 5 minutes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Where are you located? I'll take you on. No gloves. As long as you sign a waiver I could probably get you into my Dojo. I love a challenge.

    BTW four to six months training will get you no where. There's more to it than the physical aspect.
    Siu... he said he doesn't want his ass kicked. And I suspect (from the tone of his post and utter foo-i-ness of it) that if he got his ass kicked by a girl, he'd forever be a broken boy. Don't do it... let him find another "I didn't fight enough to prove my manhood" kind of guy and they can go at it. Even if he loses, then, he won't be emasculated because "it's just another guy" who may be a bit better... and that's OK.
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    Find a Braiziian Jui Jitsu place. A lot of them also train MMA. After your first few classes you'll realize how stupid the idea of stepping into the cage with a TRAINED fighter is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KrisPistofferson View Post
    You can go to dive bars and start acting like a tool. A lot of low class guys go out to bars with the intention of either getting in a fight or laid, so it's not like it never happens. Warning: Some of those guys are really, really strong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Where are you located? I'll take you on. No gloves. As long as you sign a waiver I could probably get you into my Dojo. I love a challenge.

    BTW four to six months training will get you no where. There's more to it than the physical aspect.

    is that challenge open to anyone Siu? If so I'll take you on! I don't mind getting my as kicked by a lady, hell! I think I may like it! LOL! ;0)
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    is that challenge open to anyone Siu? If so I'll take you on! I don't mind getting my as kicked by a lady, hell! I think I may like it! LOL! ;0)
    Now if that ever happens it had better be filmed and posted on youtube IMMEDIATELY!
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