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A Lesson in Street MMA: Don't act up at SXSW unless you want a one-punch KO

A Lesson in Street MMA: Don't act up at SXSW unless you want a one-punch KO

Now that Austin's South by Southwest Music Festival has wrapped up, expect an exuberant number of fight videos to float in the MiddleEasy vicinity. It's as if when people mingle at a large social gathering, the entire concept of diplomacy evades their logic. What could generally be 'talked out' in a normal setting elevates to this violent rhetoric that involves backing up, rolling up sleeves, and screaming obscenities for everyone around to hear. They say fighting is in our blood, but so is compassion -- even more so, actually.

Nevertheless, MiddleEasy is a website that's predominantly concerned with humans fighting other humans, so I sound like a colossal hypocrite when I suggest the world needs to stop the violence. Well, if you are going to get violent, don't do it at SXSW, or else this may happen to you. Props to @MattRoth512 for the find.

Last modified onMonday, 17 March 2014 10:04
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0 # MediocreThreat 2014-03-17 10:02
It's okay, folks. He gave a thumbs up before entering the ambulance. It's all going to be okay.
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+2 # MediocreThreat 2014-03-17 10:04
Oops, he died. Nevermind.
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+2 # AFrontKicktotheFace 2014-03-17 21:28
They took him away too soon...he still had fight life left in him...
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-1 # BigFunkie 2014-03-17 11:07
That's why we call it, "Dirty Sixth." Do yourself a favor: If you come to Austin, don't go to Dirty Sixth. Go to 4th Street.
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-1 # SnakeJake 2014-03-17 11:28
Oh no... those Daisy Dukes.
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0 # MixedMonkeyArts 2014-03-17 11:46
Even though he's knocked out, he's still kind of making the face:
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0 # Gin Rummy 2014-03-17 13:44
That guy was bleeding out of his ear. They should be using this footage to find the guy that hit him.
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+3 # Ravelife 2014-03-17 15:42
I am sure that is their top priority over at #WSHH Police Department.

Any time now justice will be served and we will see MORE 1 hit wonders.

I have to say I am very impressed thirty guys didn't run up out of no where and start stomping on him and steal his shit.
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0 # tkofromtokyo 2014-03-19 05:59
I'm thinking he was bleeding from his mouth and it ran to his to his ear. He was basically on his back the whole time.
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0 # AFrontKicktotheFace 2014-03-17 21:32
0:24

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-1 # tonyfamilia 2014-03-18 10:51
Damn! Did he really die?
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