blackmetalcarson wrote:This is a violent sport, but not one that anyone should take unnecessary punishment from. If a fighter says they are done, they are done. I've never understood the stigma when it comes to quitting from a fight due to strikes or any other reason. It's like people forget they are human beings. They have families back home. Are they just supposed to take the beatings for pride just so later on they have trouble forming coherent sentences and affecting their memories? I'm all for a good brutal fight, but at the end of the day, the fighter knows and the fighter should be the one making that decision unless the ref calls it before then.
Mr Meow wrote:In my opinion....the head coach should have gone in to the octagon, sat her on the stool, looked her square in the eyes and asked her if she was really done. If she said she was then I would have stopped the fight. If not I would have told her she had 1 minute to throw every punch she had energy for before I threw in the towel.
I certainly would have thrown in the towel after Raquel gave up her back and her nose was bleeding like a faucet, just eating shots to her ears as Nunes took her back. I would have thrown the towel at that point at the least.
Mr Meow wrote:In my opinion....the head coach should have gone in to the octagon, sat her on the stool, looked her square in the eyes and asked her if she was really done..