But after it begins, what's the point? Too many cases where one guy thought he was obligated to touch gloves and gets hit with a spinning back kick or worse. It's a dumb disadvantage to the one guy who thinks he's obligated to touch gloves. Happened with Rickson's opponent in a Pride event. And it interferes with long range techniques such as the long distance (i.e. Masvidal-Askren) flying knee.