Sotiropoulos: Knee pads provide a 'level playing field'

source: sportsnet.ca
 



Joe Ferraro: Do they have any effect in the fight?

George SotiropoulosNot really. It just provides a level playing field. It provides the equal level of friction for both my opponent and myself

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Cyril Jeff site profile image  

11/20/10 5:49 PM by Cyril Jeff

 I think you have to build the bridge first, then you can get over it.

piratepirate site profile image  

11/20/10 2:32 PM by piratepirate

 Not breaking the rules doesn't mean you're not dirty / shady. You can apply lotion an hour before your fight, its not "illegal" but its dirty as hell. You can not shower for a week before your fight, its not illegal, but its dirty as hell. See what I mean? Just because you're not breaking any official rules doesn't mean you're not dirty.

KevinMcAllister site profile image  

11/20/10 2:14 PM by KevinMcAllister

its frustrating that whenever george is asked what the benefit of the stupid kneepads are, he claims there is none and that its equal, or just dodges the question.then why the hell do you wear them george?

Freezing Winds site profile image  

11/20/10 1:08 PM by Freezing Winds

is it a advantage:yes or george will not be doing ityou should not be able to wear clothing to give you an advantage.argument that anyone can wear the semi-tights:well what if you are fighting a striker?show we allow brass knuckels? i mean both sides can wear them

Pink Bunkadoo site profile image  

11/20/10 1:07 PM by Pink Bunkadoo

I guess it is a level playing field if both practice with them on and both are an equal level belt. Oh, but wait, that isn't the case so he's just a fucking cheater.

catbath site profile image  

11/20/10 1:01 PM by catbath

I don't think George should be getting a hard time, but I do think the commission should investigate the issue. Athletes have every right to seek advantages within current guidelines. That exposes weaknesses and inconsistencies in the rules, which allows governing bodies to make changes that better the sport.

inf0 site profile image  

11/20/10 12:57 PM by inf0

 beep

Sudo21 site profile image  

11/20/10 12:54 PM by Sudo21

If it's under rules don't complain, adjust!

Kid Salami site profile image  

11/20/10 12:39 PM by Kid Salami

 Aren't you aware that this is UG logic?  It's the same as "Who cares if GSP greased, He would have won anyways."

figure four site profile image  

11/20/10 12:37 PM by figure four

no one should wear it... unless they are fighting known greasers from Team Jackson MMA