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Old 05-21-2009, 03:25 AM
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Default Germany says No Minors at UFC 99

Germany forces UFC to ban minors from attending UFC 99 in June


May 19, 2009 by Dustin Zuch




After pressure from a local child protection commission, the UFC has been forced to ban minors from attending UFC 99 in Germany.

The announcement of the ban was recently publicized in a rep
ort by Dave Meltzer at Yahoo! Sports.

Initially the call to action was to ban the event completely. One of Germanyís largest newspapers published a front page article that set off a chain reaction of negative publicity. Conclusively, the UFC has been forced to ban anyone under the age of eighteen from attending the event live.


Much of the negative publicity stems from incorrect information that the UFC bans only biting and eye-poking.
Those educated and informed about the sport know that the UFC adopted the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts back in 2000. The rules ban many potentially dangerous moves possible in an MMA bout.


There is a distinct possibility that there has been a lapse in communication amongst sanctioning and administrative bodies in Germany. Did Germany officials involved with the event not do their part in educating the community? UFC President Dana White has made multiple trips to Germany in preparation for the event, so it would be hard pressed to think that the UFC didnít do their part in the public relations sector.


UFC 99 takes place on June 13 in Cologne, Germany. It will feature a main event catchweight bout (195 lbs) between Wanderlei Silva and Rich Franklin. The event will be held at the Lanxess Arena and marks another UFC milestone as the first event in Germany.
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That's ridiculous.
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All Dana has to do is bring David Hasselhoff, and he can do what he wants when he wants in Germany.
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At least their allowing it to be viewed unlike those hippies in New York.
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At least their allowing it to be viewed unlike those hippies in New York.
That's true. O well, I guess you've just got to expect the idiots of the world will win sometimes.
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The irony here is these kids will instead go home and surf the 3.5 million German porn sites easy avalible for anybody able to turn on a computer. Way to go Germany.
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The irony here is these kids will instead go home and surf the 3.5 million German porn sites easy avalible for anybody able to turn on a computer. Way to go Germany.
What's wrong with that?
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What's wrong with that?
No joke!
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All Dana has to do is bring David Hasselhoff, and he can do what he wants when he wants in Germany.

The Hoff owns Europe!!
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What's wrong with that?

Well, considering half of that 3.5 million figure is rape fantasy porn as well as many other vile takes on sexual perversion, you tell me haha

We have the same double standard here in America though, so..
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