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Offline fuhr

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..... and shirt-less for the Greco
« on: May 09, 2013, 05:39:47 PM »
http://www.examiner.com/article/fila-seeks-adding-women-s-weight-classes-shirtless-greco-grapplers-for-olympics?CID=examiner_alerts_article




So at this point are we assuming that FILA thinks the way to get back in the Olympics is by appealing to the women demographic?  More women events and stripping the men down to just shorts a la RPW?


I guess I don't know why "We think it will be more interesting and better for the spectators.” for
just Greco and not FS but I'm not working for FILA so what do I know?
Since Jammen has told me twice to change my signature, I can only assume his wrestling knowledge is no longer something I can count on along with pizza and beer.

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Re: ..... and shirt-less for the Greco
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2013, 07:12:10 PM »
Guess we're all a bunch of idiots.  I'm a bit surprised we don't hear more from the U.S. contingent in the wake of this latest misstep by FILA.
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Re: ..... and shirt-less for the Greco
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2013, 05:39:12 PM »
Out current leadership is failing massively. It clearly is time to wipe the slate clean and start over.
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Re: ..... and shirt-less for the Greco
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2013, 05:56:50 PM »
Looks like my snide comment about putting bikinis on the women and making them wrestle in a mud pit wasnt all that far off.
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Re: ..... and shirt-less for the Greco
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2013, 03:19:25 AM »
Why not just have underarmor make a sleeved shirt?  Shirtless may make the opponents too sweaty to actually score a takedown...thus even lower scoring matches.  TV people may not like low score matches.

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Re: ..... and shirt-less for the Greco
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2013, 02:40:55 PM »
FILA is irrelevant, much like the UN.
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Re: ..... and shirt-less for the Greco
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2013, 05:38:50 PM »
Besides who the heck wants to see Rulon shirtless?
There's always Bulgaria.

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Re: ..... and shirt-less for the Greco
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2013, 06:02:41 PM »
I DO I DO!! I love those DDD he carries with him. Giggity
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