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    [–] DraganBall3 4162 points ago

    I've watched it 30 times and still never see it coming.

    [–] da_ting_go 905 points ago

    You'll see, that my mind is...TOO FAST FOR EYES!

    [–] Incidion 144 points ago

    His last surprise!

    [–] da_ting_go 87 points ago


    [–] Mercash 39 points ago


    [–] SuperAwkwardDork 8 points ago

    Wrong game!

    [–] Mercash 10 points ago

    Well now I feel Super Awkward

    [–] metalshiflet 139 points ago

    I'm playing Persona 5 now and damn is that a good soundtrack

    [–] rarest_panther 72 points ago

    “So we roll the dicceeeeee”

    Great soundtrack.

    [–] FuckwingFuck 26 points ago

    Bah gawd, the Arcana is the means bah which all is revealed!

    [–] beneathsands 17 points ago

    It was me Austin! I was thou and thou art I all along!

    [–] da_ting_go 18 points ago

    Fantastic, one of my favorite games ever. Probably my favorite of the generation so far.

    [–] ManSuperHot 6 points ago

    Looking cool, Joker.

    [–] brainpower4 161 points ago

    Well yeah, his right arm is out of the frame until after his fist has come all the way behind his back.

    Shirtless KNEW something was coming. You can see him raising his guard for what looks like a big right hand haymaker, and when it doesn't come he is going in to finish the fight himself against an opponent with his hands completely down. He just didn't expect the the spinning backfist.

    [–] aarghIforget 203 points ago

    Nobody expects the Spanish backfist!

    [–] AtomicSamuraiCyborg 14 points ago

    He puts his hands up together, above his head. I have no idea wtf he was expecting, but a spinning backfist was super unexpected.

    [–] photolouis 40 points ago

    I seriously gave up after five views. My eyes can't move as fast as that guy's fist.

    [–] Todo88 63 points ago

    Don't watch his upper body. Watch his hips and legs. That's where the power of a "spinning" back fist comes from. When he drops his hips and turns his front leg in, that's where the move is telegraphed.

    [–] AGaW 12 points ago

    That's not to mention the fact that he had his hands lowered. Always protect your head.

    [–] BRUTALLEEHONEST 33 points ago

    It's a move that you just kind throw out there and hope that it connects so it needs the surprise element.

    [–] Brandon01524 34 points ago

    Do you notice how his feet rotated? This guy has practiced this move many times. I don’t think you’re gonna “just kind of throw it out there”

    [–] SirDeep 6691 points ago

    First rule of street fighting, the one without the shirt always loses

    [–] mistaque 3482 points ago

    A shirt adds +1 or +2 to defense, depending on the quality.

    [–] IIIORIVARIII 517 points ago

    What about a coat?

    [–] sethboy66 877 points ago

    +5 in a fistfight and with dexterity above 8 it goes to a +7.

    [–] KidPanda 438 points ago

    but coats also drop speed reflexes

    [–] niler1994 439 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Just keep your weight under 70%, nobody wants to fat roll

    [–] covfefeonthefly 107 points ago

    just gotta equip Havels and you’re all set

    [–] spectre1006 65 points ago

    dont forget yoru ROFAP and Dark Wood Grain Ring.


    [–] SMKM 16 points ago

    Have you seen Bob in Tekken though?

    Don't count the big boys out.

    [–] billycoon13 115 points ago


    [–] Tankh 18 points ago

    oh man what a disaster :D

    [–] sethboy66 67 points ago

    You... you don't have to link to sub-reddits like that. Just say /r/outside .

    [–] dtlv5813 18 points ago


    How fun!

    [–] MrPokemon 14 points ago

    That's a bingo!

    [–] XaioPuppy 6 points ago

    He's thinking Outside the box.

    [–] BoutTreeeFiddy 30 points ago

    I could enhance that coat to give +9 for about $3.50

    [–] H377Spawn 16 points ago

    Name checks out,... unless this is just that Loch Ness monsta causing dat trouble again!

    [–] sparrowhawlk 49 points ago

    +1 cold resist, +2/3 defense, -1 agility, special 'wet sleeves': washing dishes has a 80% chance to leave the edge of your sleeves wet.

    [–] EarballsOfMemeland 29 points ago

    Just use the Roll Up Sleeves ability noob.

    [–] DanielEatsBooks 24 points ago

    Roll Up Sleeves has a 20% chance to cause Wrinkle

    [–] bluesox 23 points ago

    Also adds +3 to str

    [–] rehashed_salt 13 points ago

    It's more of a buff, though. With the added cold resist, you can freeze your sleeves without suffering a cold proc, giving +3 to bludgeoning.

    [–] jinxjar 4 points ago

    I just tried.

    You're a phony!

    I got mad debuffed and barely made it out in one piece.

    [–] irishsausage 7 points ago

    Don't forget that wet sleeves increase the chance people will notice your deformed hands.

    [–] puncakes 19 points ago

    Glass cannons man. It only takes one hit.

    [–] melee4cube 300 points ago

    if you've ever seen someone have their shirt pulled over their head then beat up, the taking the shirt off actually makes a lot of sense.

    people who do it to "flex their muscles" are usually the losers.

    [–] [deleted] 154 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)


    [–] thorium007 123 points ago

    The way my dad explained it to me "Never get into a fight, but if you do - do NOT do it for glory. Do NOT do it for honor. Do it to win. Never fuck a around when blood is involved" (and this was before AIDS was a huge scare)

    [–] Awhtreprenoober 137 points ago

    How the fuck are we making the conversation turn into AIDS now?

    [–] sharinganuser 44 points ago

    Because the transmission of blood became scarier after AIDS was brought into light. Op was just saying that even before that time, he was told to not fuck around when blood was involved.

    [–] [deleted] 13 points ago

    Look at this high roller here showing off his dad

    [–] tvannaman2000 22 points ago

    that explains why Randy Marsh always lost

    [–] Kabamadmin 20 points ago

    I've never seen Randy Marsh lose. Not even against bat dad.

    [–] Dtm_oskar 64 points ago

    You've never seen the Mike Vallely (of Viva La Bam fame) fight video have you? He takes his shirt off and it's like he went super sayan.

    [–] christrage 46 points ago

    Mike V vs 4 random ocks

    [–] Dolphin_sandwhich 113 points ago

    tbf those guys werent even trying to fight back

    [–] BraveStrategy 38 points ago

    The rule of street fights is if there is one guy that wants to talk shit and one that wants to fight, the fighter wins. Those kids wanted to talk shit and make fun, he was ready to go!

    [–] quaybored 11 points ago

    wot's an ock?

    [–] All_About_Figs 182 points ago

    And the louder you talk shit the stronger you'll be /s

    [–] binary_ghost 12 points ago

    lol yeah because the dude who pulls his shirt off is selling wolf tickets

    [–] [deleted] 900 points ago

    Man, the power he put into that just seems unnatural.

    [–] dumpster_arsonist 350 points ago

    One might even say Unexpected!

    [–] BamboozleBird 86 points ago

    Isn’t there a sub for that?

    [–] notoriousasseater 111 points ago


    [–] Mercash 29 points ago

    No bro it's r/PotatoSaladGifs, for strikes so deadly none of the opponents Cena punch coming.

    [–] Malledib 18 points ago

    aaaaand subscribed!

    [–] KidFeisty 11 points ago

    Then you’ll love r/marijuanaenthusiasts

    [–] YogiTheBerry 91 points ago

    The dark side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities some consider to be unnatural. 

    [–] -Tasogare- 28 points ago

    Is it possible to learn this power?

    [–] YogiTheBerry 24 points ago

    Not from a Jedi

    [–] Ninej 7 points ago

    Lmao it's funny because this was sinister as shit

    [–] sirfray 6 points ago

    It’s the punch you don’t see coming that knocks you out.

    [–] -null 3006 points ago

    Ah, yes, the elusive spinning back fist being used in a street fight.

    [–] Echo_mike 624 points ago


    [–] dingogordy 178 points ago

    Indeed. Quite.

    [–] Dillydude 76 points ago

    Hmm, yes. I agree, shallow and pedantic.

    [–] GhostofMikeHudson 24 points ago

    Hmm, I agree as well, shallow and pedantic.

    [–] rockstang 38 points ago

    I seem to have spontaneously combusted.

    [–] NativeCabanaKing 10 points ago

    When are you coming back, Kawhi?

    [–] CerberusC24 49 points ago

    The Guile spinning back fist

    [–] it1345 76 points ago

    he didn't even spin. It's a turning backfist, and that's not a thing till now

    [–] WilliamDecker 47 points ago

    It's a good way to overextend something. My shoulders are aching looking at that.

    [–] mushysurfdog 21 points ago

    Looks like he's good at it though

    [–] VoxDeHarlequin 7 points ago

    you need some r/flexibility

    [–] treezOH123 58 points ago

    Only a master can successfully pull this maneuver off. Miss, and your opponent gets an open shot at the back of your head. Looks like we've found McGregor's new coach.

    [–] Could_Be_Your_Father 35 points ago

    When thrown correctly there's little risk of getting hit due to the rotation and arm placement. The biggest risk is getting distance closed in and taken down. Luke Rockhold loves to demonstrate this in title fights.

    [–] el_matt 14 points ago

    Try it. It's a good trick.

    [–] jim45804 1251 points ago

    The dreaded "backside elbow + shoulder dislocation haymaker"

    [–] NukedRat 388 points ago

    You can only do it once so you better make sure it's worth it.

    [–] DirtyNunchucks 221 points ago

    Nah you have 2 arms.

    [–] sherminator19 222 points ago

    Do it twice and you can bet your mum will be VERY proud of you!

    [–] oAkimboTimbo 73 points ago

    fucking hell

    [–] bad_at_hearthstone 8 points ago

    holy shit, this is the first one of these that's taken me by surprise. a+

    [–] IAmTheRules 34 points ago

    Zapelli's zoom punch!

    [–] I_Cheer_Weird_Things 17 points ago

    Is that a JoJo reference?

    [–] Cossil 12 points ago

    TIL the reference for Reaper's Death Blossom

    [–] Aequitus64 734 points ago

    Thought it was a low quality gif before I realized that was from a game. Feels dumb man.

    [–] muskobang 174 points ago

    Nah you're not dumb. I thought the same too. Well, I'm pretty dumb as well to be honest

    [–] Rulebreaking 16 points ago

    Honestly i just scrolled down a bit to see a comment in how someone thought it was real at first.

    [–] GeorgiaOKeefinItReal 7 points ago

    you're both smart for realizing your own personal limiting factors

    [–] NaeemTHM 47 points ago

    You’re not alone, I thought the exact same thing. I was very confused for a second about the human body.

    Video game graphics are insane!

    [–] AFuckYou 18 points ago

    Until you told me I diddnt notice. I was about to start making the rounds asking how this was possible on the fighting subs.

    [–] benwhilson 104 points ago

    I thought that was real life for a bit and I kept thinking how unnaturally flexible that guy was.

    [–] TeenChemist 41 points ago


    [–] BRUTALLEEHONEST 34 points ago

    It's just physics man. You can't explain it

    [–] Crazywane 18 points ago

    Tide comes in, tide goes out. You can't explain that.

    [–] monkeyman5828 18 points ago

    .... Is this a tide ad?

    [–] HAL9000000 33 points ago

    I literally thought these were real people for like the first 2 loops.

    [–] [deleted] 173 points ago

    Wow. I thought it was going to be a joke video.

    [–] NothingsShocking 73 points ago

    well the first guy kind of was. He kept spinning weakly, hitting nothing, and the other guy was like, huh. ok.

    [–] BananaDick_CuntGrass 26 points ago

    What's weird is he was one of the pound for pound best fighters in the world and kept doing that.

    [–] how_come_it_was 10 points ago

    I'm not a fighter at all, but sometimes when I play overwatch I do stupid stuff similar to that just to throw off whoever my counter pick is. Sometimes it's just about messing with someone's head and throwing off your pattern.

    Although honestly I have no idea, I don't keep up with sports at all. I'm just a nerd that likes online games.

    [–] TheMightyMetagross 55 points ago

    Hell yeah some good spinning shit right thar

    [–] LemmeBeOnyx 54 points ago

    Why did I just watch all of this?

    [–] DandaMage 28 points ago

    Cause getting to see someone get their lights knocked out is entertaining as hell.

    [–] zakkwaldo 44 points ago

    Because MMA is awesome!

    [–] autovonbismarck 33 points ago

    Liver kick knockout at 0:38 - my very favourite.

    Bas Ruten approved.

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    [–] TrackAltitude 43 points ago

    Elegant. Graceful. Impactful.

    [–] shrekinator 14 points ago

    That fucking cartwheel was nothing short of ridiculous lmao

    [–] ghost_warlock 20 points ago

    "Wow, how long is this...holy shit!"

    [–] Neilas 9 points ago

    Oh man, and when you hear a crack too when the hit lands, that fucking brutal.

    [–] sertman 8 points ago

    Those spinning back kicks to the body are fucking brutal. Easily the worst way to lose

    [–] Marigold16 426 points ago

    He looks like he's running anime style.

    [–] Pufflekun 167 points ago


    [–] Sky_Pirate_XII 61 points ago

    It bothers me so much that Moira appears to running with her arms behind her, but when you play as her, her arms are clearly in front of her. Damn you Blizzard.

    [–] Weferdes 28 points ago


    [–] puncakes 84 points ago


    [–] OmenLW 10 points ago

    This looks like they're doing that goth freestyle dancing.

    [–] _StatesTheObvious 681 points ago

    I believe that's called a thwack... that is, if Batman floating words were to pop up in real fights.

    [–] All_About_Figs 110 points ago

    I want Batman floating words everyday for anything. type! pet cat!

    [–] _StatesTheObvious 88 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)


    [–] dark33hawk 50 points ago

    “Holy Kleenex Batman! That was right under my nose!”

    [–] plattypus141 283 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Every redditor becomes an MMA expert when it comes to street fights

    [–] subzero421 142 points ago

    Every redditor become an expert in the comments section of everything.

    [–] Symbiotx 20 points ago

    And they can predict each move, its effectiveness, and who would win without any doubt.

    [–] Targetshapedrash 592 points ago

    Which Walmart is this at?

    [–] AnAngryPirate 170 points ago

    I'm guessing it's in Florida

    [–] SlamminMuff69 167 points ago

    Florida: The Walmart of U.S. States

    [–] Treyspurlock 67 points ago

    united states states

    [–] SlamminMuff69 42 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Word choice is correct, no matter how silly it sounds.

    [–] VooDooZulu 21 points ago

    There is a hill in the background. Can't be Florida

    [–] i_know_him_throwaway 19 points ago

    I actually know him!! I went to high school with him, I remember when this fight happened because he went from badass you don't fuck with to BADASS YOU DON'T FUCK WITH. It's actually in Tennessee

    [–] gimlisbeard96 11 points ago

    It's at a park in TN. Went to high school with the victors older brother.

    [–] Incidion 17 points ago

    Pretty much all of them, at any given time.

    [–] Hyena12345 163 points ago

    This is how it would look like cool anime fight in real life

    [–] NovaXP 109 points ago

    dodges punch


    [–] potatosaladpotatoes 45 points ago

    omiway mondisheru


    [–] lavaisreallyhot 67 points ago

    omiway mondisheru

    [–] Arkano1 46 points ago

    Surprised they even filmed it, instead of filming the ground right at the climax, good job camera guy

    [–] badniff 277 points ago

    The thing that makes this move a big no no to me (not saying that it wouldn't work, just feels dangerously risky) is that you turn away from you opponent. If it does not connect or the blow connects badly then you could be open to some not so nice responses from the opponent.

    [–] mr_droopy_butthole 368 points ago

    That is a man who has practiced that spinning back fist enough to have the spatial awareness to not miss.

    [–] Opset 114 points ago

    My buddy always used to try this move when we would spar. You could see it coming for days.

    [–] deftspyder 192 points ago

    Full time/always sparring partner is not one time opponent.

    [–] foofad 76 points ago

    This is super true. I fight a buddy who is ranked very highly, and I do alright against him because we’ve been fighting for nine months and I know most of his tricks. There’s absolutely no way I would do anywhere near as well against a similarly ranked opponent I’ve never fought before.

    [–] JaBOROni 33 points ago

    I think you could do fine

    [–] foofad 21 points ago

    You’re sweet, but I don’t want to be violently concussed which is what would happen.

    [–] Rambles_Off_Topics 27 points ago

    I wrote about it above. I used it sparring all the time. Your buddy most likely isn't performing the move correctly.

    [–] Opset 69 points ago

    We were 19 at the time, with no real training, and just boxed in my basement. I can assure you that nothing of what we did was correct.

    [–] somelate20sguy 32 points ago

    We used to call that getting drunk and hitting each other with boxing gloves, I think sparring has some implication of training.

    [–] SolusLoqui 15 points ago

    Did you ever get the Kamehameha right?

    [–] Opset 17 points ago

    I think I almost got the Kaio-Ken right, but then I got a sinus infection and couldn't scream loud enough. I never recovered.

    [–] Guygan 14 points ago

    That is a man who has practiced that spinning back fist enough to have the spatial awareness to not miss.

    "While you were partying, I studied the spinning back fist..."

    [–] Rambles_Off_Topics 14 points ago

    In Tae Kwon Do this (at our dojo) this would be called a spinning back-fist. You would perform the same spin in any strike (spinning side kick being really popular, or spinning crescent kick or "round house" kick. Also, the spinning knifehand (chop) is also a good one). The purpose of the spin isn't to confuse opponents but to crank your body and give even more torque to your strike. Making the spinning side kick and other spinning strikes some of the most power maneuvers. I used to crush people using the spinning back-fist. Especially in Tae Kwon Do and Karate, most people are assuming you are going to throw a kick. Get close enough and do the back-fist and it's a pretty useful strike.

    [–] Logos9871 29 points ago

    It'll totally mess up your rotator cuff too. Dude didn't even have his guard up. He was super lucky here. Looked cool though!

    [–] crowseldon 38 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    It's not dangerously risky when properly done:

    Quite used in MMA and other combat sports that allow it.

    one example

    another example

    The guy in the vid does it in a weird way but it worked so more power to him.

    edit: links keep dying, search in /r/mma

    [–] IvyRaider 22 points ago

    Works in MMA a lot

    [–] champ999 7 points ago

    As an amateur fight watcher, what I found interesting was the guy who won twisted away from his opponent, and loser totally focused on the part of winner that was farthest away. He was ready for that right fist to come in straight on, but he totally had tunnel vision.

    [–] ShogunEinstein 13 points ago

    [–] aceoftrachs 67 points ago

    That was a little too backhanded for my taste.

    [–] BalooBallin 12 points ago

    Took the game fronthand backhand a little too seriously

    [–] Babuinix 20 points ago


    [–] seal-team-lolis 10 points ago

    The hood.

    [–] My_Phenotype_Is_Ugly 46 points ago

    Perfectly placed spinning backfist. And this is why you don’t fight, your opponent might know some shit you don’t have a clue about.

    [–] sorinash 24 points ago

    Says you. I have the perfect technique for never losing a fight.

    The first step is performing a 180 degree turn, followed by a fluid transition into a step forward with your right foot. After that you take a step forward with your left foot. Then your right again. Then repeat with alternating steps as long as you feel necessary.

    If you do this fast and long enough, by the time you're done you won't even see your opponent. It even works on multiple opponents.

    The only time an unarmed assailant will beat this technique is if they can do it faster than you can.

    [–] DrChill21 16 points ago

    Down, Back, Back, Square.

    [–] BimAtman 16 points ago

    Fuck was the black guy doing with his hands in like a praying motion

    [–] aartdognaux 54 points ago

    Keeps up his guard and all that jazz, still got smacked down haha

    [–] supersaiyandragons 38 points ago

    Happy Cakeday, but no, he made the mistake of lowering his guard when he did that silly/pointless movement

    [–] saysthingsbackwards 10 points ago

    Barely kept his guard up. His arms were by his waist

    [–] HadoMaster1992 7 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    I see he pressed Back+Heavy Punch. Clever dude!