Thornton debates UFC vs. NHL toughness


Boston Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton explains why the NHL and UFC have the toughest athletes in the world and answers the age-old question, could he beat a UFC fighter one-on-one?

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Kazp306 site profile image  

8/18/13 10:42 PM by Kazp306

I give them some rank credit, they beat the shit out of each other bare knuckled too.

ChaosOverkill site profile image  

8/18/13 10:02 PM by ChaosOverkill

Stan Johnathan, anyone who knows that name knows what kind of monster that man was.

nix1331 site profile image  

8/18/13 9:58 PM by nix1331

out of the major sports, hockey players seem to play injured the most. dislocations, severe cuts, teeth getting knocked out, and there back the next period playing and getting hit

RileyPust site profile image  

8/18/13 12:53 AM by RileyPust

In terms of grit and toughness, hockey players know what they're talking about. I'll never forget seeing a Ryan Kesler with a badly damaged hip come together with Chris Higgins who had a broken foot, so they could carry Mason Raymond off the ice after he had just broken his back.