Andre the Giant vs. Bruce Lee (is super technique enough against super-size)

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KennethKu said:
Back in the old days of bare-knuckle boxing, excellent boxers routinely beat up opponents that outweighed them by 10-30 lbs.


10-30 pounds, sure. Andre was a couple hundred pound heavier though. Lee was a man, not a God.
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Renegade said:
Size makes a difference! That's why there are weight divisions in combative sports. I think there are other factors that we have to ask. Is this fight sport or reality, in the ring or the street, bare handed or environmental tool allowed?

In the ring I would put my money on The Giant, in the street it would be anyones guess.
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A few years ago, there was a UFC, in which it pitted smaller vs. larger opponents. It was pretty interesting! Its been a while since I've seen that UFC, but I do recall a few fights in which the smaller man did win. Granted there were rules that had to be followed, like all of the fights, but it still showed that the smaller man is not always at a disadvantage.

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MJS said:
A few years ago, there was a UFC, in which it pitted smaller vs. larger opponents. It was pretty interesting! Its been a while since I've seen that UFC, but I do recall a few fights in which the smaller man did win. Granted there were rules that had to be followed, like all of the fights, but it still showed that the smaller man is not always at a disadvantage.

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Agreed. I'm just saying that I would put my money on Andre in the ring. Size can be overcome but, it still is a factor.
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MJS said:
A few years ago, there was a UFC, in which it pitted smaller vs. larger opponents. It was pretty interesting! Its been a while since I've seen that UFC, but I do recall a few fights in which the smaller man did win. Granted there were rules that had to be followed, like all of the fights, but it still showed that the smaller man is not always at a disadvantage.

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Agreed. I'm just saying that I would put my money on Andre in the ring. Size can be overcome but, it still is a factor.
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Renegade said:
Agreed. I'm just saying that I would put my money on Andre in the ring. Size can be overcome but, it still is a factor.
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Agreed as well! :asian:

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