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Sharpton: If Zimmerman Was In An ‘MMA Attack’ With Martin, ‘Why Didn’t He Use His MMA Training?’
Mediaite ^ | July 5, 2013 | Noah Rothman

Posted on 07/07/2013 7:23:28 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton weighed in with his thoughts on the trajectory of the George Zimmerman trial on Wednesday after a medical examiner testified about the nature of the fatal wounds he inflicted on Florida teen, Trayvon Martin, in 2012. Sharpton said that it made little sense to him that Zimmerman did not use his recent training in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) to incapacitate Martin during their struggle and instead used his firearm.

Now host Alex Wagner highlighted a portion of the medical examiner’s testimony who testified that Martin’s right hand was not injured extensively, suggesting he was not “raining blows” down on Zimmerman as previous testimony had indicated.

“If he was raining blows, MMA-style, you think there would be some physical evidence of that on his fists,” Sharpton said.....

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KEYWORDS: alsharpton; mixedmartialarts; trayvon; trayvonstroops; zimmerman
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Probably the same reason I don't fight fitter, taller men on drugs who are more than a decade younger than I am if I can help it. And I always want my legal analysis from such a famed attorney....
1 posted on 07/07/2013 7:23:28 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wished someone would use MMA on your sorry little ass you race baiter.


2 posted on 07/07/2013 7:26:11 PM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder if Big Al finds it hard to breathe with his head up his @$$ all the time.


3 posted on 07/07/2013 7:26:14 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who really gives a $hit what that low life Sharpton thinks? Oh, we know who does but I’m referring to people that don’t care about color and can think. Sharpton is a joke and I personally could care less about anything he has to say.


4 posted on 07/07/2013 7:26:44 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (NO MORE IRS!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I hope this race hustler has new batteries for his bullhorn, I have a feeling he is going to need them.
5 posted on 07/07/2013 7:27:12 PM PDT by Patrick1 (“Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.”)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How much training did Zman have? It takes years of training to become proficient in the martial arts. A few months of training are meaningless.


6 posted on 07/07/2013 7:28:06 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Harriet Meiers is looking pretty good right about now.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Zimmerman did not use his recent training in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

It wasn't MMA training, it was MMA aerobics.

7 posted on 07/07/2013 7:28:27 PM PDT by TheCipher (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself- Mark Twain)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think the bigger mystery here is why one of the most decorated cops in NYPD history - Bernard Kerik - went to jail for 4 years for misrepresenting his taxes - oh and *gasp* hiring an illegal as a maid - when racial terrorist and professional tax evader Al Sharpton is still walking around scot free.


8 posted on 07/07/2013 7:28:48 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Al Sharpton can use his KMA training on me.


9 posted on 07/07/2013 7:29:47 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey Sharpton, if you weren’t such a pitiful blatant racist, would you still be supporting Martin?


10 posted on 07/07/2013 7:30:17 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The incompetent immigrant examiners cannot be trusted. “Quincy”, Bao and Rao are not.


11 posted on 07/07/2013 7:31:30 PM PDT by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

[“If he was raining blows, MMA-style, you think there would be some physical evidence of that on his fists,” ]

Not true, Mr. Sharpton (fake minister for tax exempt purposes only).

I can ‘rain down blows’ on concrete walls, and there is no damage or physical evidence of it at all.

Besides that, grabbing someone by the ears and slamming their head on the sidewalk won’t produce any injuries to the ‘fists’ either.


12 posted on 07/07/2013 7:32:02 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Reverend Al, did it ever cross your mind that Zimmerman was “cold-cocked” by Trayvon Martin? And that Martin was actually a much more experienced fighter?


13 posted on 07/07/2013 7:32:06 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Maybe Sham-ton can respond to the following:

In the two months following Trayvon Martin’s death, black assailants carried out at least 14 fourteen known attacks against white victims with the idea of “avenging” the fallen youth.

In East Toledo, six juveniles beat a 78-year-old white man, shouting: “This is for Trayvon … Trayvon lives, white [man]. Kill that white [man]!”

In Gainesville, five blacks shouting “Trayvon!” beat a 27-year-old white man, leaving his face permanently disfigured. In another Gainesville incident, a black crowd shouting “Trayvon!” assaulted and stomped on a white man who was trying to recover his female companion’s purse from the hands of a black thief.

In Chicago, two black teenagers beat and robbed a 19-year-old white man because, as one of the attackers explained, they were angry about Trayvon Martin.

In Baltimore, a group of blacks beat and robbed a white man, stripping him naked, then posted a video of the assault online with the caption: “me an my boys helped get justice fore trayvon.”

In Mobile, a white man named Matthew Owens was brutalized by twenty African Americans armed with brass knuckles, bricks, chairs, bats and steel pipes after he asked them to stop playing basketball in the street directly in front of his home. As the assailants left the scene, one of them looked back at the victim, who was bleeding profusely, and shouted,: “Now that’s justice for Trayvon!”

It is unlikely that many Americans have heard of these racial attacks, because the perpetrators are protected by a media that does not want to notice that the racists are black, and their victims are white.

From the link below:

http://frontpagemag.com/2013/frontpagemag-com/the-zimmerman-trial-and-black-skin-privilege/

NONE of the above were covered by the New York Times or on NBC News.


14 posted on 07/07/2013 7:32:09 PM PDT by GOPJ (In the kingdom of the blind, the one eyed man is a dangerous extremist.. Greenfield)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Even being an expert MMA fighter, which probably takes a good ten years of hard training and talent, is not going to make somebody invincible.

Anybody who gets the drop on another individual is going to have a decided advantage and Zimmerman would have probably had little more than a passing interest in the sport.


15 posted on 07/07/2013 7:32:55 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sharpton is a simple-minded, white-hating cretin who couldn’t possibly grasp the concept of disparity of force. I’m sure this point was covered in GZ’s CHL training.


16 posted on 07/07/2013 7:34:05 PM PDT by Nachoman (Wisdom is learned, cynicism is earned.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Rachel said it was a CAC attack.


17 posted on 07/07/2013 7:34:16 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Because this wasn’t an MMA fight in a cage with a referee. This was a street fight with a thug who might have had a gun on him.


18 posted on 07/07/2013 7:36:24 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Kevin in California

Kevin in California ~:” If Zimmerman Was In An ‘MMA Attack’ With Martin, ‘Why Didn’t He Use His MMA Training?’”

Because training doesn’t mean anything without repetition
It ‘s called muscle memory
... and Al , you weren’t there to egg him on like you did with Twanda Brawley .
How much money did you make there , Al ?
You know about muscle memory right ? like lies , beget lies , which beget lies ,etc., ..ya know ?


19 posted on 07/07/2013 7:36:43 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” - Ronald Reagan)
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To: UCANSEE2
Rachel said it was a CAC attack.

Does that involve the sound of wet grass?

20 posted on 07/07/2013 7:37:43 PM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Probably, but he likes the warmth.


21 posted on 07/07/2013 7:37:56 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A teenage male killed an older male with one punch in that soccer fight in California. I’ve been hesitant to bring this up for fear of being called a racist, but my martial arts instructor taught us to not try to hit Americans who are black in their heads. Their physiology is such that they can take head punches better than Americans who are white. Not because they’re stupid, their head is just better protected.


22 posted on 07/07/2013 7:37:58 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Kevin in California

It’s amazing that Paula Deen is shunned, but a racist scumbag like Sharpton is still on the air.


23 posted on 07/07/2013 7:41:47 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms should be a chain of convenience stores.)
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To: TheCipher
It wasn't MMA training, it was MMA aerobics.

HUGE difference. One's fighting with intent to attack and defend, the other's pure exercise with the intent of maintaining heart rate and burning calories!

Good grief - is Sharpton really that stupid? Never mind, my question was stupid!

24 posted on 07/07/2013 7:41:48 PM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: meyer
Does that involve the sound of wet grass?

Someone posted this on a thread a few days ago. Thought it was too good to pass up:


25 posted on 07/07/2013 7:41:58 PM PDT by TheCipher (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself- Mark Twain)
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To: blueunicorn6

Better bone density. In part, because blacks need to be out in the sun a lot more than whites just to stay healthy.


26 posted on 07/07/2013 7:43:41 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Hay if I use my cell phone and watermelon drink can will it leave marks on my hand. BTW these are both weapons. How can he be unarmed ?
27 posted on 07/07/2013 7:43:42 PM PDT by BlueMoose
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Because it was real self defense not something out of a movie.

A couple years ago we had a local man defend himself with a knife despite the gun on his hip. He said he didn’t want to escalate the situation any more than he had to.

Yeah it was bad ass but not the choice I would have made.


28 posted on 07/07/2013 7:43:55 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: meyer
the other's pure exercise with the intent of maintaining heart rate and burning calories!

Exactly. The reason he was taking it was on advice from his doctor to lose weight.

29 posted on 07/07/2013 7:44:00 PM PDT by TheCipher (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself- Mark Twain)
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To: TheCipher

LOL

Monica Conyers “Shrek”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZQLxVO-qjM


30 posted on 07/07/2013 7:45:22 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

MMA gives the advantage to surprise. Zimmerman was surprised, sucker punched as it were. MMA also favors the stronger contestant. That would be Mr. Martin. The real deciding factor for Mr. Sharpton is, of course, the race of the loser and the race of the winner. Nothing else contributes to any perception of guilt or innocence.


31 posted on 07/07/2013 7:46:22 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE http://steshaw.org/econohttp://www.fee.org/library/det)
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To: Proud2BeRight
If the head got Split,

You must acquit.

32 posted on 07/07/2013 7:47:01 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Jeff Chandler
“How much training did Zman have? It takes years of training to become proficient in the martial arts.”

Let's see: I'm a man and a strong man is on top of me beating my head on concrete and I have my choice of an instant gun shot or some martial art moves I only know about but am not proficient, which do I choose? Neither one right away because I have to ask Sharpton what I should do. Bovine Scat. I'm using the gun right that minute.

33 posted on 07/07/2013 7:47:53 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.)
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To: arthurus

Which is a laugh, because Mr. Zimmerman is probably blacker than our current president.


34 posted on 07/07/2013 7:48:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: TheCipher

hey she looks much better in that picture!


35 posted on 07/07/2013 7:49:39 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Jeff Chandler
If T.M sucker punched Zimmerman in the nose it could have nullified what little MMA training Zimmerman had. A punch in the nose is painful and can leave a person disoriented. Someone should sucker punch Fat Al in the nose to see how well he takes it. There's a good chance that Zimmerman was close to losing consciousness at some point during the altercation.
36 posted on 07/07/2013 7:49:41 PM PDT by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags Of All Colors)
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To: Nachoman
Sharpton is a simple-minded, white-hating cretin who couldn’t possibly grasp the concept of disparity of force.

Not even relevant. Disparity of race is all of it.

37 posted on 07/07/2013 7:49:58 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE http://steshaw.org/econohttp://www.fee.org/library/det)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Maybe GZ wasn’t expecting a fight?


38 posted on 07/07/2013 7:50:33 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Marcella

Al Sharpton, the black Elmer Fudd. Whatta maroon.


39 posted on 07/07/2013 7:51:52 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: meyer
Does that involve the sound of wet grass?

And the words... "little get off, get off"

40 posted on 07/07/2013 7:55:53 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: MHGinTN
“Al Sharpton, the black Elmer Fudd. Whatta maroon.”

In my opinion, Al Sharpton is the worst racist in this country. He could make sliced bread racist (especially if it was white bread).

41 posted on 07/07/2013 7:58:26 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.)
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To: MHGinTN
Al Sharpton, the black Elmer Fudd. Whatta maroon.

No, I'd stand with Elmer Fudd (but not too close). Never with Al Racebaiter Sharpton!

42 posted on 07/07/2013 8:00:58 PM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: Bryan24
And that Martin was actually a much more experienced fighter?

While George may not have had much experience fighting, what Trayvon did is not fighting. It's thuggery.

Sneak attack, sucker punch, ground and pound. Works well.

43 posted on 07/07/2013 8:01:36 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: blueunicorn6
not try to hit Americans who are black in their heads.

Same here. We were taught to go for the knees.

44 posted on 07/07/2013 8:05:31 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Tawana Brawley. The only credibility this clown has is with demicrats.


45 posted on 07/07/2013 8:07:09 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Minor correction Mike. Gore is “big Al”. Sharpie is “lil Al.

HEH HEH HEH HEH!


46 posted on 07/07/2013 8:11:07 PM PDT by willibeaux (de ole Korean War vet age 83)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Because Al, a fair fight means a fair chance of losing. Not an attractive prospect when you believe your life is in danger. When it is life or desth you go with your very best option.


47 posted on 07/07/2013 8:14:16 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
because Mr. Zimmerman is probably blacker than our current president.

Except his heart.

48 posted on 07/07/2013 8:16:54 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE http://steshaw.org/econohttp://www.fee.org/library/det)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey Al, why do your bodyguards carry firearms?


49 posted on 07/07/2013 8:31:53 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

The Grand Wizard of the Black Ku Klux Klan, Al Sharpton, runs his Black Racist mouth again.

Can’t wait til Zimmerman sues the holy hell out of Grand Wizard Sharpton


50 posted on 07/07/2013 8:32:31 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Don't Blame Me For La Raza Rubio....I Voted For Alex Snitker)
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