Amsterdam wrote: kazparov wrote:
It would be great to see more title holders from countries outside of N. America and Brazil. I think that the relative slowdown of MMA in Japan has been detrimental to the worldwide growth of the sport. Currently almost all of the best teams and training centers are in the US and Brazil, with a few exceptions. It would be great to see growth of high level MMA training in other nations.
Yeah I think thats why we see guys from out side theose countries cheer more for their home fighter not out of nationalism but because they want a home champion to help grow the sport. For example id hate Bisping to be champion but at the same time I would be glad to see mma develop in my country.
Completely agree with you.... except I have to cheer the chumps on SFL. Jokes aside... some of them seemed pretty decent and there is a lot more talent in India waiting to be unearthed. We're far far away from an Indian UFC/SF/Dream/K1/Bellator fighter (let alone an Indian champion). But at least someone has started the journey.
I love the smell of napalm in the morning. One time we had a hill bombed, for 12 hours. When it was all over, I walked up. We didn't find one of 'em, not one body. The smell, you know that gasoline smell, the whole hill. Smelled like......victory