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We should not tolerate this barbarity as ‘sport’

How much more proof do we need to ban outright this so-called sport of Mixed Martial Arts. How long more has this barbarity to be tolerated?

 Hitting a person when he or she is on the ground was never acceptable. To be allowed to do so, must question the very concept of civilisation.

The wishy washy excuses for this inhumanity are pathetic. Apart from fox hunting, no sport tolerates such wilful damage to another being.

Queensbury must be turning in his grave at the sight of those knuckledusters in action.

To top it all we allow children to watch this blood sport, at the cage side.

Ted O’Keeffe
Sandford Rd
Dublin 6


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