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Old 12-13-2012, 01:50 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by db379 View Post
Thanks for posting. Yes, all top athletes must put in a lot of hard work, talent only is not enough. Same in tennis, boxing, MMA or else.
Regarding your comment "fighters are born not made", I am not sure you are correct... have you heard of the super star MMA fighter Georges Saint-Pierre or GSP? I heard him say in an interview that he was a small, shy kid growing up and he was constantly being bullied around by other kids in school. He wasn't a fighter, he's rather flee or not respond. In fact because of this experience in his childhood, he started to practice martial arts. He is one of the smartest and most hard working athletes too. Now, he has become one of the most feared fighters in the UFC!
I was just summarizing and gathering info from the video hence ? the fighter you quoted could have been born a fighter and did not now it, my son is a genius in chess ( he was born this way) we did not know it until later
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