There are countless past examples in both MMA and boxing of fighters who were either oblivious or indifferent to the hazards of taking an unscientific approach to cutting weight.One major contributing factor to the propagation of this culture of haphazard weight-cutting is that it is continually reinforced by virtue of its relative ease and its superficial utility.Indeed, many universals of martial art are fixed by the specifics of human physiology and not dependent on a specific tradition or era.Specific martial traditions become identifiable in Classical Antiquity, with disciplines such as shuai jiao, Greek wrestling or those described in the Indian epics or the Spring and Autumn Annals of China.But when a fighter’s body is no longer willing to consent to the abuse, its protests are rarely peaceful.Daniel Cormier’s well-documented plight prior to the 2008 Olympics has alerted people to the fact that Acute Renal Failure (ARF) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) are two potentially life-threatening and/or life-altering consequences that can result from rapidly divesting one’s body of fluids.
Huey simply does not believe meeting someone so early is wise.
It is for this reason that I ask each of you to wear the uniform proudly whenever you attend a lesson, class or do a personal workout at the school.
Only when participating in combative workouts with others is it appropriate to wear the school’s black combative shorts and a school t-shirt.
When Luna arrives, she is physically everything Granddad has hoped for.
A visual gag shows her Myspace photo set floating next to her as she stands in the doorway, for comparison purposes.