The phenomenon of a street fighter thinking he can take care of himself against a trained fighter is a common one. Also common is the phenomenon of the street fighter receiving an instructional beating.
When UFC 1 debuted, Rorion Gracie used the slight Royce Gracie to demonstrate the effectiveness of BJJ. The same phenomenon is employed in gyms - have a giant administer attitude adjustment is not nearly as effective as having it handled by someone who appears entirely unassuming.
A 20 year old Las Vegas street fighter walked into the TapouT gym and said he wanted to fight. Allias Aguilar, 15, did his duty methodically, and even held back.
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