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Date: 04/28/09 06:01 AM

57 Responses to World’s First Amputee MMA Fighter

  1. Profile photo of IronicUserID
    IronicUserID Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:22 am
    Link: World’s First Amputee MMA Fighter - Kyle Maynard’s MMA debut didn’t end in a win for him, but he set a new precedent for people with disabilities everywhere
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    doodlydoo727 Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:28 am
    i dont kno wat to say
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    SHadowT1988 Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:38 am
    this was worse than the Shamrock Ortiz fight!
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    Fnaty Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:40 am
    There is just no way this is for real.... right?
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    AlexNation Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:42 am
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    a1butcher Male 40-49
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:42 am
    How is he going to hit him?? with his face??
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    MadhatterVTR Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:43 am
    stupid thing to do.
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    B3N0C1D3 Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:43 am
    "this was worse than the Shamrock Ortiz fight!"


    Actually it reminded me of Silvia`s last bout.

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    Shtiv Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:47 am
    It`s like watching a guy fight a foot-stool.
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    BChrdcoRE Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:54 am
    O.o um....Bringd a new meaning to the term ankle biter
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    The_Maddog Male 30-39
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:54 am
    Never fight a man who`s teeth are crotch level!

    Personally I couldnt fight a disabled guy. I accept that both guys are willing participants but I`d feel guilty hitting him. Even if I won I`d still be losing!

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    dairy Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:54 am
    thats just dumb, its not like he is helping empower disabled people either, just makes himself look like an idiot. id have just tried to properly kick the poo out of him for being so drating retarded.
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    hated0love Female 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 7:05 am
    omg that was a wee bit creepy its look like from a horror movie
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    PierreJeanFR Male 40-49
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    April 28, 2009 at 7:25 am
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    Handsompod Male 30-39
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    April 28, 2009 at 8:05 am
    Brave or stupid, that`s just wrong. You could see the other guy just didn`t want to hit him. I`m amazed he even agreed to fight him. Two disabled guys would have been fair but this is taking it to the realms of insanity. It`d be like fighting a toddler.
    It did remind me a little of the black night scene in Monty Pythons Holy Grail though.
    "Come back I`ll bite your legs off!"
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    RavenLee Female 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 8:19 am
    so who won? at first i was cheering for the little guy but after a while it was starting to creep me out watching him wiggle and hop around. By the end of it me and my bf were cheering on the big guy to deck the jumping bean out
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    krath Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 8:20 am
    Lose lose situation for the normal guy, if he loses he got beat by a paraplegic guy, and if he wins he beat up a paraplegic guy.
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    hyeonkim0805 Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 8:43 am
    Man I feel bad for the guy who is going against the disabled guy. He seems confused on what he has to do. Seriously is this a bad joke?
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    SwyvedLegacy Female 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 8:48 am
    Seriously, how exactly is he supposed to fight? I think people with disabilities can do amazing things, but he can`t grab the guy to submit him, he can`t hold him in a mount, he can`t kick him. Can he effectively punch?
    I think the other guy should have at least gone to the ground with him to see if SOME kind of exchange could have been had. That was just frustrating!
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    ADMFlapplap Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 8:51 am
    Needed to be titled "World’s First QUADRUPLE Amputee MMA Fighter." I was expecting it to be a dude with one arm and two legs, at least he`d have a chance. I gotta give the guy credit for trying, but jeez, he needs a couple artificial limbs!
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    vegascartman Male 30-39
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    April 28, 2009 at 8:58 am
    The guy reminds me of Shamus on Family Guy.
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    Slmmhmmr161 Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 8:59 am
    ... I`m sorry, but I don`t want to see quadruple amputees in MMA.
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    KIKENI Female 13-17
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    April 28, 2009 at 9:16 am
    hahah, it was hilarious to watch him scuttle along the floor, but man thats not fair to both fighters
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    schecter5 Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 9:26 am
    He went to my highschool, no joke.
    He was one of the top wrestlers because he weighed nothing so he was in the lightest weight class but the guy is a complete freaking beast. I bet kyle would have won if he was able to get the other guy to wrestle him.
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    RinjiHalfElf Female 18-29
    335 posts
    April 28, 2009 at 10:29 am
    I`m guess he was trying ot lure him in closer when he sat up. And hop on the opponent.

    I can see it happening.

    He`s got a good torso and shoulders. I wonder how the heck he trains.

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    Lou-Saydus Male 13-17
    216 posts
    April 28, 2009 at 11:03 am
    meh, someones just going to have to be a jerk and pin him to show him that he`s not like the rest of us. It`s stupid to put people against him, they are going to let him win out of sympathy.
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    SuperSmash Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 11:07 am
    I guess you can`t kick or the amputee would be like a football on a tee.

    I agree with Kikeni, it`s unfair to both guys.

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    barrooo Male 30-39
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    April 28, 2009 at 11:17 am
    I`d be pretty annoyed if I was the bloke in the red trunks, its as though his manager thought hes only good enough to fight a quadruple amputee.
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    xattributex Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 12:08 pm
    lol...imagine that other guys career if the amputee won..he`d never live it down..hahah

    "no got beat by a f*cking amputee"

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    Mondo48 Male 18-29
    138 posts
    April 28, 2009 at 12:24 pm
    i saw that guy wrestling one time, and that may be fair, but not this...little dude cant really throw any punches or kicks, while the other guy could just stand back and kick....i dont think its an actual contest, i mean, the normal guy is not doing everything he can to win
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    TopperHey Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 12:50 pm
    I can`t see how the dude has any chance. Either pick him up or lie on him. The one with legs was taking it easy.

    Still, props for the fighting spirit.

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    Altaru Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 2:10 pm

    I honestly think this is a little unfair to the other guy...

    Seriously, if he wins, it`s not like he can take pride in it. The amputee can`t really DO anything but charge into the other guys legs and hope he falls...

    But damn, man, that little bastard is FAST! He`s like a hamster or something, just zooming along on tiny little... Legs?

    ... I feel like a horrible person now...

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    MrGuy Male 18-29
    138 posts
    April 28, 2009 at 2:27 pm
    How are you supposed to fight something that just kind of glides across the ground like that??? I dont think he was taking it light, its just going to be a completely different fighting style when they are so low to the ground.
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    dljudo92 Male 18-29
    485 posts
    April 28, 2009 at 2:28 pm
    kick him in the face!
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    Spirithound Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 3:36 pm
    I use a wheelchair. I have spina bifida.
    Now that I`ve established cred, I have 2 things to say:
    1. If your only attack is a head-butt to the knee, MMA is not for you.
    2. If anybody actually had the guts/was enough of a moron to hit me right in the face, I`d be down in half a second. I bet same with him.
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    Sickhead Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 4:57 pm
    who would want to fight that
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    msieg007 Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 5:07 pm
    Umm... kick him in the face?

    I really don`t know how people can say he`s helping disabled people. This is just pathetic.

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    Okasen Female 13-17
    523 posts
    April 28, 2009 at 5:11 pm
    Oh god, was that a headcrab?
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    mrpopenfresh Male 18-29
    1037 posts
    April 28, 2009 at 6:26 pm
    I understand this guy competing in wrestling or even bjj, but when it comes to a sport when standing up is HALF the game, whats the point? If he can`t kick or punch, he really has no reason to fight in a sport where its something you need to know.
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    jar-head Male 13-17
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:46 pm
    wait...what? He sorta fast, great, but this is Not for the wee man of MMA.
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    youallsuck01 Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 6:47 pm
    He competed in the 2004 Georgia High School Wrestling Championships, he had a 35-16 record, so he can wrestle pretty well
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    Lost_Nemmy Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 7:47 pm
    You can tell the other guy was holding back. I also don`t see how this is helping disabled people...
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    maxxb117 Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 8:05 pm
    Screw all the people that make fun of this dude }-)
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    SamVimes Male 30-39
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    April 28, 2009 at 8:34 pm
    I feel bad for the guy in the red shorts. There`s no way for this to work out well for him.
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    Addle Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 11:32 pm
    I`m all for people with disabilities being treated equally but this is disgusting. I don`t care how strong or fit this man is he can`t compete with a man that actually has joints. I want to see proof of him winning in a wrestling match. Just because someone has a disability doesn`t mean they aren`t a person but it CAN mean they aren`t equal in some ways. It`s sad but it`s true. The man has no elbows or legs. He can`t lock you up and pin you. That`s just wrestling. In MMA he`s already down on the mat and if you aren`t taking it easy on him you can simply pound away at him. Whoever let him in the ring in the first place should be beat.
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    Addle Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2009 at 11:33 pm
    *edit* knees instead of legs.
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    KRAYZEEGIRL Female 30-39
    447 posts
    April 28, 2009 at 11:58 pm
    fighting involves punching and kicking... how is this fighting? He would be way more interesting if he had some breakdancing skills instead. I used to play baseball with a boy who was paralyzed from the waist down and he was awesome. This has got to be embarrassing to the handicap community.
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    funboy52 Male 30-39
    62 posts
    April 29, 2009 at 12:02 am
    I`ve seen an MMA fighter with his leg amputated below the knee fight. It was here in Michigan last year. Fought while wearing a soft plastic prothesis, but he was still wobbled on it. Trained to become a MMA fighter, went to Iraq, lost his leg, came back to try MMA again. And yes, he won. No a soul sitting in that arena I tell ya.
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    Freemind2po Male 13-17
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    April 29, 2009 at 12:03 am
    That can not be all that healthy for your bones to be constantly hitting the ground like that, I am sure that there would eventually be some damage.
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    Donut017 Male 18-29
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    April 29, 2009 at 12:22 am
    i`m sorry lol when i saw this i only thought "wow so the finally mixed a dog with a human"
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    bumbleBB Female 18-29
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    April 29, 2009 at 1:32 am
    I`m all for the fight to end inequalities.. you know the whole we are all able stuff you see on tv. But let`s be real... There`s a reason we developed opposable thumbs....
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    April 29, 2009 at 4:14 am
    I read "amputee" as mean missing maybe an arm or a leg, Not all 4 limbs. How was this fighting ?

    I`m all for disabled people having equal rights, But this isn`t the way to that goal.

    At least not until the Japanese make some better replacement robotic limbs.

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    samidoll Female 18-29
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    April 29, 2009 at 8:41 am
    holy--- no offense, but its scary the way he goes for the other guy, all crawly and whatnot. he`s surprisingly fast!
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    Pyroo Male 18-29
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    April 29, 2009 at 3:29 pm
    That`s more like a beatdown than a fight. I don`t think biting is allowed.
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    MikeW Male 30-39
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    April 29, 2009 at 7:47 pm
    that guy can slip out of an arm bar like nobody`s business!
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    Spirithound Male 18-29
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    April 29, 2009 at 9:46 pm
    here`s a vid of him wrestling
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    SilverThread Male 30-39
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    April 30, 2009 at 7:59 am
    How the hell can you feel good about beating a dude without limbs? That would just be a miserable fight. You don`t want to throw the bout and you don`t want to beat the guy...ugh..

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