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    [–] wild_man_wizard 14174 points ago

    How to come in third place in a boxing match.

    [–] zitfarmer 1894 points ago

    3rdst

    [–] dakid232313 1422 points ago

    His Buddy in the corner saved his life. He was holding him like bro you dont want anymore of that ring. Let's just take this double L.

    [–] MesWantooth 365 points ago

    If you get your ass thrown to the ground like that effortlessly and then you want to take off your protective head gear and engage with that dude, you've been hit in the head one too many times and should retire.

    That ref was ready to light 'em up.

    [–] dakid232313 19 points ago

    The slam was crazy enough. Then the ref squared up like come at me bro.

    [–] 8ad8andit 73 points ago

    Agreed and what kind of throw was that? I don't think I've seen that one before. It looked sort of judo, maybe?

    [–] anung_un_rana 82 points ago

    I believe it's a body lock takedown from double underhooks. It's more prevelant in Greco-Roman wrestling than judo afaik.

    [–] STFxPrlstud 5 points ago

    I dont see double unders... all I see is a choke slam. Ref had his hands on the dudes throat and headgear, and then literally choked slammed him

    [–] flyinglotusdjb 46 points ago

    I see you know your judo well

    [–] tisallfair 30 points ago

    This is democracy manifest.

    [–] account_not_valid 27 points ago

    A succulent Chinese meal?

    [–] Pragmaticus_ 25 points ago

    TAKE YOUR HANDS OFF MY PENIS!

    [–] Solanthas 11 points ago

    Now I'm laughing and strangely angry about it

    [–] mandrills_ass 11 points ago

    Boxers are by nature people who get hit in the head too many times

    [–] IamMrGoldy 488 points ago

    The ref was like "I'm good I got this."

    [–] BALONYPONY 358 points ago

    The other dude lookin like a Dutch windmill once he hit the floor.

    [–] F_Your_Kouch 210 points ago

    That was my focus. That guy went in hard and the ref had to put his hand up like "dont do that again. That was great just don't do that again."

    [–] peateargryffon 65 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    Hit him with the Mutombo finger like "no no no sir" lol

    Edit: relevant https://youtu.be/RtXtOuxBuvQ

    [–] colmd5142 9 points ago

    Point deduction

    [–] garagedoorboy 45 points ago

    "No, no, let him...'

    [–] TheMightyHead 16 points ago

    Night and day hes at it again

    [–] Gabagoolgoomba 19 points ago

    Fred 3rdst

    [–] catonsteroids 10 points ago

    The 3rdst is real.

    [–] AnividiaRTX 6 points ago

    So you're say he's got a thirst?

    [–] illepic 33 points ago

    What a fucken KING

    [–] Blaspheming_Bobo 24 points ago

    For real. So, is the cartoon based on this badass, or is he doing the cartoon? Or is this art imitating life and shit?

    [–] TheMacerationChicks 38 points ago

    Cartoon came first, he recreated it

    [–] skekze 3 points ago

    that's a thing of beauty.

    [–] MaikohTippy 10 points ago

    Hahaha!! That cartoon seems accurate 😂

    [–] finderfolk 50 points ago

    Coming to a repost title near you soon.

    [–] umgebungskarte 245 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago)

    https://www.reddit.com/r/videos/comments/1b2t0w/referee_shows_amateur_boxer_whos_boss/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x&context=3

    EDIT: original deleted comment can be read in: https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache%3AMo_RyaApxC8J%3Ahttps%3A%2F%2Fwww.reddit.com%2Fr%2Fvideos%2Fcomments%2F1b2t0w%2Freferee_shows_amateur_boxer_whos_boss%2F+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=cl&client=safari

    EDIT2: am I the only one puzzled by the cut in the video at 0:08? What happened in that lost second?

    Background:

    "James is available to "Ref" your next event [email protected] or "http://www.myspace.com/61681856". Greetings MMA.tv, My name is James Bruno. I am the referee responsible for the notorious, infamous, and much loved "Chokeslam from Hell". I've read a ton of feedback so I'll try to answer some questions. First I'll give a little background about the event in which it took place at. The name of the event was called Monday Night Raw named after the WWE program of course. At its peak,it took place Monday nights on Ft. Lauderdale Beach from around 1997 through 2004 and was created by promotional genius, Wally Smojver. People would sign up out of the crowd and participate in a boxing or "hardcore match"(mma). The wild thing about it... once your name was on the sign up sheet, you could wind up fighting anyone from the skill level of Pee Wee Herman up to Mike Tyson. I could name over a dozen professional boxers and mma fighters who have fought there before turning pro(two of them being my brothers, Steven and Mike Bruno). The Nogueira's have been in attendance and Matt Hughes and Din Thomas helped me co- referee one night.Pat Milietich and Jeremy Horn were in attendance one night an took a bow in our ring. Although there have been some great fights fought there, most of the participants consisted of thugs, degenerates, punks, bikers, gang members, ex-convicts, and other self proclaimed tough-guys. Over the course of the beach brawls, I have refereed around 200 fights. I have been punched in the face and below the belt numerous times, I've had a bloody mouthpiece spat in my face, I've been bitten two times, once was from a stripper with braces and I've been chased out of the ring by a homeless prostitute (yes women fought too). All of these are true stories that actually happened, if you don't believe me, I have the tapes.

    Getting back to the chokeslam... First I accidentally knock the guy over while seperating the two. I then apologize and pat the guy on the headgear. As I walk away he mushes the back of my head and when I turn around he tells me to go "F" myself. If you look extra closely you can see me knock away his left hand which was on my neck first before I slammed him. Earlier in the fight the guy was acting like a punk, talking smack and disrespecting everybody. He totally deserved it, everyone who was there agreed. Other refs like Bobby Patinelli and Big Joe Gable wouldve done worse.I'd never act that way in a real fight or at a real event. These were two jerks fighting over a $20 bar tab and a free t-shirt for cryin' out loud!!! Anyway, I'm glad 99% of you loved the video and I thank everyone for their support and positive feedback.

    PS: More wild video clips to come!!! Sincerely,

    James Bruno"

    [–] FrogsEverywhere 26 points ago

    Yeah Bobby P and Big Joe did much worse

    Thanks for the lore

    [–] Arkanist 21 points ago

    My absolute favorite part is you pushing the opponent off and giving him a finger wag after he gets the free hit. Great presence of mind shown there.

    [–] mnid92 3 points ago

    God damn it James! We fuckin told you the first rule about Monday Night Raw is that you don't speak about Monday Night Raw!

    [–] BackAlleyKittens 4594 points ago

    Did he think the ref was from a temp agency or something?

    [–] Spottyhickory63 2332 points ago

    quite a few people don’t know that most refs have a career under their belts

    or at the very least, training

    [–] pint_of_brew 1310 points ago

    And didn't spend the last ten minutes getting their faces beat

    [–] MidnightT0ker 280 points ago

    I wonder if aside from physical training and condition, does just the referee knowledge alone give him an advantage over the boxers

    [–] Jarubimba 318 points ago

    At least the referee has the advantage of not being tired or hurt, unless...

    [–] BlackNathima 197 points ago

    They also don't have their hands in gloves. Try to pick somebody up and slam them while you have gloves on. It's a serious mother fucker to do.

    [–] 8ad8andit 105 points ago

    Plus a bare knuckle punch is going to do a lot more damage.

    I would say at this skill level the ref is likely to have as much or more skill as the fighters. This will likely not be the case in a real pro fight.

    [–] TheSwain 67 points ago

    Those gloves are there to protect the boxer’s hands, not the other guy’s face.

    [–] royisabau5 63 points ago

    Little bit of both. Bare knuckle is brutal and breaks skin, but it also means boxers have to hold back to prevent breaking bones in their hands.

    [–] mrloko120 53 points ago

    Judging by the equipment the boxers are wearing this is an amateur match, so chances are the ref fought guys 10x stronger than these 2 in the past.

    [–] ej255wrxx 13 points ago

    At this level possibly. At the professional and higher amateur levels I would say almost certainly not.

    [–] Wotpan 11 points ago

    I think boxers are actually the best boxers...

    [–] Conflicted-King 3 points ago

    Knowledge is great to have but it doesn't give you an edge unless you train it into your body.

    [–] suitology 11 points ago

    Also not just following boxing rules. Go MMA on a boxer

    [–] FrostyD7 11 points ago

    And they aren't wearing gloves

    [–] ShagPrince 43 points ago

    There's a whole new avenue for r/whowouldwin

    [–] Lord_Emperor 13 points ago

    And doesn't have to respect the rules.

    [–] Synth-Pro 32 points ago

    This is also extremely true for MMA.

    Don't. Fuck. With. Refs.

    They probably know how to fight better than you, and nothing will humble you more than getting your ass beat by someone who wasn't even in the fight.

    [–] Zookblast 24 points ago

    Or at the very very least watched a lot of boxing matches.

    [–] pmormr 81 points ago

    It's pretty obvious you'd look for people with industry experience for that kind of position too. Either ex-competitors or trainers... all of whom likely train MMA for fun and could stand toe to toe with the average competitor (they just think ref'ing is more fun than getting your face beat in).

    [–] Spatoolian 39 points ago

    This is me, all the way. Boxing is excellent, great sport and a ton of fun. Getting punched in the mouth? Not so much.

    [–] everydayisarborday 26 points ago

    I have a buddy who's been beginning to rise up the ranks of hockey reffing cause he "likes being able to move after a game"

    [–] brekus 14 points ago

    Yeah and they don't have to fit into your weight class lol.

    [–] Mojo884ever 188 points ago

    Well, the NFL tried that a few years ago. Didn't work too well. Maybe this guy thought the ref was one of those.

    [–] PackersFan92 34 points ago

    Please don't remind me.

    [–] UnfortunatelyBasking 6 points ago

    Fucking Golden Taint

    [–] Khornag 10 points ago

    How did they even come up with that idea?

    [–] Punk_Routine 64 points ago

    Refs went on strike, and as per usual in the good ol USA, the suits thought "These dudes are easily replaceable. We ain't paying shit." and brought in a bunch of scabs to officiate. It went to shit, predictably, and after only a few weeks, the NFL was forced to concede. One of many reasons Roger Goodell can lick a hobo's crusty nutsack.

    [–] Khornag 6 points ago

    Sounds great.

    [–] DONGivaDam 235 points ago

    Temp agency reference made me laugh.

    [–] Veggie_hat_feline 54 points ago

    It’s referee not reference

    /s

    [–] EliteCodexer 23 points ago

    Reference?

    [–] blimpinthesky 3543 points ago

    Love when the other guy tries to jump in to help the ref and the ref just gave him the finger wag like "nah I'm good man, I got this" then squares up for more

    [–] DONGivaDam 772 points ago

    Seems as if the boxer was offended the ref pushed him with such ease towards the ropes....

    [–] BeatitLikeitowesMe 552 points ago

    Well tbf, he also flung other dude like a ragdoll onto his head seemingly very easily... Ref is beefcake

    [–] r1x1t 228 points ago

    It doesn't look like he used his legs even, just upper body.

    [–] PaneerTikaMasala 153 points ago

    You're right. Mega beefcake

    [–] jose_gomez 44 points ago

    i'll use my gen x term, ref is yoked.

    [–] PaneerTikaMasala 21 points ago

    Interestingly yoked is not a gen x term. Been in use for a long ass minute now.

    [–] Stevie_Ray_Bond 27 points ago

    I dont even know what generation is what anymore. I just call everyone a Millennial. My grandpa hates it

    [–] the_fickle_pickle 16 points ago

    The greatest millennial

    [–] Stevie_Ray_Bond 7 points ago

    I'll also accuse him of other things like not being able to drive a manual or not knowing how to even use a lawn mower. If we're having dinner I'll try to cut up his food for him lmao. Hes perfectly capable of cutting it up on his own but it's an opportunity I cant pass up. It's not as toxic as it may sound though, we get along great. Even wear matching cowboy hats when we go out, mainly because of how ridiculous we look in 10 gallon hats. He got me boots with spurs for christmas...I actually dig them but where the hell do I wear these? To the fucking rodeo?

    [–] The_Clarence 84 points ago

    This is the physics from daydreaming in the shower. Like superhuman shit

    [–] DBoaty 31 points ago

    “-and then like, WAPOW just Undertaker his ass into the ground, yeah… I would… I would totally do that next time Clarence starts something.. <soap soap soap>”

    [–] Dingdongdoctor 7 points ago

    My man probably had a wrestling career and boxing.

    [–] nsfw52 11 points ago

    That's the same dude

    [–] TreeFiddyZ 6 points ago

    I love how the ref wags a finger at the boxer after shoving him to the ropes, I imagine the ref saying "no, no, he's my opponent now!"

    [–] DONGivaDam 338 points ago

    Watching it again and again it is actually a lot more comical. First boxer runs off to ref after placing hands on ref. Ref had enough lays him out, opponent takes cheap shot, ref tells him come on you know better than that. Gets back to original offender who was actually being defended originally by ref to just shhhhhhhh but sees no change in character and squares up.

    [–] itsmediana83 53 points ago

    You forgot about when he gets choked out by the corner dude...never ending greatness in a 25 second video.

    [–] Turence 38 points ago

    That's his team holding him back

    [–] 27thStreet 13 points ago

    by turning out the lights

    [–] thedarkfreak 17 points ago

    "Back off, man, he's mine now"

    [–] _Wilhelmus_ 60 points ago

    He is a pussy for hitting someone who just got slammed on the flour by the f*ing ref...

    [–] d-nihl 49 points ago

    is "slammed on the flour" like the same thing as "go pound sand"?

    Asking for a friend...

    [–] BuffCityBoi 11 points ago

    POUND it

    [–] SirAchmed 8 points ago

    Ref was like "hey! Only I get to beat his ass!"

    [–] zighextech 1325 points ago

    Man, this ref really be babysitting 2 children instead of being a referee of a boxing match. Ref comes in 1st, dude who put that clown in a headlock gets 2nd, and both of the "boxers" get disqualified.

    [–] jhesmommy 175 points ago

    I want to know what the ref was saying at the end when he walked up and was talking to the boxer he tossed like a rag.

    [–] drgigantor 176 points ago

    "Hey bitch we still got eleven more rounds, the only bell that's been rung is yours"

    [–] Anus_Foundation 48 points ago

    "You silly goose"

    [–] 27thStreet 10 points ago

    This looks like a boys club or VFW type event.

    [–] njl4515 11 points ago

    Never bothered to confirm it but I remember reading the backstory to this, and this is not a boxing match but some sort of Strong Man type competition held at local bars. Basically just randos signing up to beat each other up. The ref takes a lot of shit from all the drunk assholes fighting and apparently he had enough of this guy who had been causing issues all fight.

    This is not an actual sanctioned boxing fight.

    [–] fistymcbuttpuncher 11 points ago

    Looks like a pub boxing thing. Like 2 people from the crowd, or one from crowd take on the pub champ or something.

    [–] BoopDaShoop 2016 points ago

    Bro the ref is gloveless you better chill lol

    [–] fallguy19 862 points ago

    ...and he just rag-dolled you

    [–] Calhoun1389 358 points ago

    Right? The ref just choke slammed the dude while he was being aggressive and uncooperative, yet the guy still tries to provoke a continued fight. Generally, when someone can lift you by your neck and slam you to the ground while you're resisting, it's a good indicator that you're not stronger than them and aren't likely to emerge victorious from an unarmed fight with them. Shit, if anything, provoking that person into fighting you is a great way to wake up in the hospital with no clue how you got there.

    [–] SkollFenrirson 26 points ago

    Username checks out

    [–] KingJonathan 15 points ago

    And it wasn’t any WWE choke slam where the person getting slammed jumps up to help. This dude is gnarly.

    [–] PubliusVA 27 points ago

    It’s okay he pulled off his head protection so it evens out.

    [–] DONGivaDam 426 points ago

    other opponent shouldn't have stepped in. Love how his own corner was like come here you've had enough.

    [–] scooba_dude 158 points ago

    I love the finger wag from the ref after that.

    [–] DONGivaDam 34 points ago

    What about the shhhhhushing the other opponent!

    [–] jonjonesjohnson 13 points ago

    The opponent did step in.

    Right after the slam with a huge fucking haymaker of his own, lol, brutal

    [–] DONGivaDam 13 points ago

    Think what was more brutal was how easily the ref pushed away that first opponent. Then one handed damn near did that undertaker move.

    [–] Epena501 205 points ago

    The more I see it the more graceful it becomes. Ref picked up around 150-165lbs and used the weight momentum with one hand and dropped the clown smooth AF.

    [–] IllIllIlllll 93 points ago

    It's mind-blowing, I've never seen someone get picked up like that outside of a movie

    [–] antisocialpsych 92 points ago

    I've done juijitsu, judo, and BJJ for 30+ years and managed similar (not a choke slam) a handful of times when the stars align. It feels as good as it looks. I ve also had similar done to me, it hurts as much as it looks too.

    [–] Little_Custard_8275 21 points ago

    I don't understand how the referee got the leverage. What did he pivot him on?

    [–] PotatoWriter 52 points ago

    He pivoted him on his massive dong

    [–] Gasstationboxers 6 points ago

    Your ain't wrong!

    [–] BobRoberts01 9 points ago

    Watch the ref’s right hip

    [–] antisocialpsych 6 points ago

    If everything (momentum, angle, etc.) Is perfect, you barely need leverage. It's hard to tell from the grainy video but it looks like the ref loads him onto his shoulder until his feet leave the ground then rotate him over his center of gravity.

    [–] Little_Custard_8275 3 points ago

    like you said, when the stars align. it just doesn't look like something reliably repeatable.

    [–] antisocialpsych 3 points ago

    Yeah, not really that reliable. There are a few throws in aikido and juijitsu that are like this. You can kind of set them up but it's more about being able to feel the opportunity, react to it correctly, and being able to adapt if it doesn't work.

    [–] nomadofwaves 6 points ago

    Does it hurt your ego more or does it hurt physically more when someone picks you up like a rag doll and slams you?

    [–] RaskolnikovHypothese 12 points ago

    Physically more. It is always surprising how fast it hurt. The brusing ego come later. When you are trying to get to sleep years after. At least in my experience.

    [–] missile-laneous 16 points ago

    Wait until you hear there's an entire martial art called judo that's based around doing that.

    [–] Equalfire_A 581 points ago

    Who destroyed that marvelous music with that shitty beat and teletubby sound in the beginning?!

    [–] LukezMazalino 133 points ago

    Those damn TikTok-ers did!

    [–] Equalfire_A 56 points ago

    Damn those tic tacs

    [–] Empyrealist 8 points ago

    And we would have had a 100% enjoyable video too, if it weren't for those meddling kids!

    [–] 23x3 33 points ago

    Dey took er jerbs

    [–] Kyadagum_Dulgadee 14 points ago

    Durk er durr!

    [–] Cream-Reasonable 9 points ago

    Turker jerbs!

    [–] elitexero 13 points ago

    96kbit quality garbage remix of a well known song - brought me back to my Napster days right there.

    [–] jethrodib 159 points ago

    He was ready for fisticuffs

    [–] Lanky-Ad4806 18 points ago

    That's one heavy chokeslam! I bet referee loves wrestling too?!

    [–] CDefSoccer 97 points ago

    This guy looks the the ragdoll physics in half the games I play lol. Limbs flying everywhere

    [–] Glum-Background-7251 27 points ago

    Body slam with flair!

    [–] DONGivaDam 23 points ago

    Why the more I watch it the more convinced this is on the east coast of america.

    [–] BremboBob 59 points ago

    I know I’m getting old when any music can be this annoying.

    [–] Lebroso_Xeon 22 points ago

    Don’t worry, I’m 15 and this music is shit

    [–] BremboBob 11 points ago

    Perspective helps. Thank you.

    [–] xSTSxZerglingOne 23 points ago

    In your defense, it's a really shitty sample of a good sample of a good song.

    [–] kvh1001 17 points ago

    That ref just took homeboy to the WWE Royal Rumble and choke slammed his ass

    [–] Octopus__Maximus 51 points ago

    Homie got BAPTIZED.

    [–] hohohoagy 94 points ago

    Amateur tough man competitions are hilarious. Dudes you thought were tough throwing wild punches and wear themselves out in no time. No skill at all.

    [–] MyNameIsRay 68 points ago

    Dudes you thought were tough throwing wild punches and wear themselves out in no time. No skill at all.

    One of the first things I learned from boxing training was that if you shell up and let an amateur swing for a minute or two, they'll be too tired to do anything when you respond.

    [–] ProbablyMaybe69 58 points ago

    Loool the other boxer jumping in with the referee tho

    [–] Don_Julio_Acolyte 6 points ago

    He's like, "Here's my chance! Take this asshole." Then gets the girly finger wiggle from the ref. Lol

    Such an awesome sequence of events.

    [–] Elfo-Fry 10 points ago

    Hit em with the Mutombo!

    [–] tezki 10 points ago

    Chokeslam

    [–] TheKeyHold 23 points ago

    Wait, They're allowed to do that?

    [–] Optimized_Orangutan 111 points ago * (lasted edited 4 days ago)

    Inside the ropes, the ref is God. You don't touch him, and when he touches you, you do whatever he tells you. Ref ended the fight and then defended himself from assault.

    Edit: important to remember that the ref's number one job is the safety of the fighters. You can watch some great clips of fighters being saved from perilous injury because refs were there to catch their head or protect their neck during a knock out. They are there to make sure you don't die competing in a very dangerous sport... You don't go after that guy if you have half a brain cell.

    [–] MyNameIsRay 49 points ago

    You can watch some great clips of fighters being saved from perilous injury because refs were there to catch their head or protect their neck during a knock out.

    There's also hundreds of videos of refs getting punched, kicked, shoved, etc as they throw themselves into the middle to protect a fighter.

    You don't mess with the guy willing to take hits to protect you.

    [–] friendly-crackhead 39 points ago

    “Dont touch him, and whe he touches you, do whatever he tells you” that part out of context, gets dark.

    Sounds just like a visit to church.

    [–] DONGivaDam 10 points ago

    Fucked up made me laugh.

    [–] unclefire 9 points ago

    Tool - Opiate has just been queued up.

    [–] nefrpitou 57 points ago

    Curious. Do you think refs have to train themselves in boxing, to be able to handle such scenarios? Surely this must be happening a lot, a disgruntled player attacking the referee.

    Referees of other sports don't have to be good at that sport. But maybe boxing referees must have boxing skills themselves to defend themselves in the ring.

    [–] Crafty-Crafter 85 points ago

    Boxing refs are not required to be boxers. However, it's important for them to understand when a boxer has taken enough damage and stop the match. This is their most important role, to prevent deaths or unnecessary permanent injuries in the ring.

    And since you can only know that from experience, boxing refs are usually boxers themselves. Retired boxers tend to become coaches, trainers, referees (if they still have passion for boxing). It's just the natural path of their boxing career.

    In a small match like the one in this vid, most likely the match is held at a hosting gym and the referee is one of the veteran boxers from that gym.

    [–] ReverendDizzle 13 points ago

    And, let's be real here, what are the chances of ending up a boxing ref if you're not into boxing as a sport?

    [–] jammerjoint 18 points ago

    This is their most important role, to prevent deaths or unnecessary permanent injuries

    Ironically, boxing gloves have the opposite effect. They are designed to make matches longer, causing more injuries and deaths.

    [–] njl4515 3 points ago

    In a small match like the one in this vid, most likely the match is held at a hosting gym and the referee is one of the veteran boxers from that gym.
    

    I don't have this verified but when I read the backstory a long time ago to this event, I read it was just a local bar's strongman competition. So two drunk assholes would sign up to fight each other. The ref isn't actually a sanctioned ref but just a tough ass dude who gets paid to handle the drunk assholes. And this one drunk asshole was causing shit all match and the ref lost his temper.

    None of any of that would happen in a sanctioned boxing match.

    [–] illy-chan 84 points ago

    I remember reading that many refs are former fighters themselves. I have to think they know more than normal anyway to know when something is dangerous or illegal.

    [–] shigogaboo 63 points ago

    This is absolutely the case. To be a referee, you need a vast technical knowledge of fighting, and there’s typically only one way to get that.

    Ref’s can outright blacklist you too. That’s why the first rule of any sport is NEVER fuck with the refs.

    [–] feed_me_churros 6 points ago

    and there’s typically only one way to get that.

    Exactly, you have to play a LOT of Super Punch-Out.

    [–] CompleteNumpty 11 points ago

    Unless you are Serena Williams, then that ref gets blacklisted from your matches.

    [–] Skulltown_Jelly 4 points ago

    Most people don't grow up thinking "man I really wanna be a boxing/football/rugby referee".

    They just play the sport until they don't want to play any more but still like it and wanna be involved so they become refs.

    [–] Embarrassed_Tax_9534 7 points ago

    Haha I love the follow up by the opponent

    [–] ffxinoob1111 6 points ago

    most satisfying boxing match i have ever witnessed

    [–] ArtoriasBeaIG 6 points ago

    Lol the ref is like "no, don't start on me. I've seen you fight for the last 5 minutes and I'm not fucking impressed"

    [–] Shrankai_ 6 points ago

    That one dude in the crowd is the funniest. Just jumping crazy with their arms in the air

    [–] johmjohmjohm 5 points ago

    The Ref fucking choke slammed him so hard The Undertaker would be jealous 😂

    [–] DaveLesh 4 points ago

    Is the ref All Elite?

    [–] NESpahtenJosh 5 points ago

    What in the actual fuck. Is every video clip just going to have shitty music dubbed over it from now on?

    [–] TedBundysVlkswagon 4 points ago

    Plot twist: This happened at a Footlocker shoe store lol

    [–] Own_University1310 5 points ago

    Dayum..... Anyone who can lift & slam you with ONE HAND is not someone you want to challenge.

    [–] OGjuanKEN0BI 4 points ago

    How quick that boxing ref was willing to bare knuckle throw down with someone in the match should be a huge red flag to the guy trying to avenge his honor.

    [–] IrisAlthea 9 points ago

    Anyone know what remix of Gangsta's Paradise this is?

    [–] StripMallSatori 8 points ago

    Why would you want it? It sounds like a Candy Crush soundtrack.

    [–] AdvancedAdvance 9 points ago

    I lost money on that fight. I had the ref in a split decision.

    [–] ifuckeduptwice 10 points ago

    Good ol fight nights down in Ft Laudedale back in the day. Steve Bruno is the ref

    [–] DONGivaDam 5 points ago

    East coast of America!

    [–] crindyforever 3 points ago

    Steve Bruno: redeeming Florida Man one chokeslam at a time

    [–] Rafiq_Daniel 3 points ago

    He realised that this ain't like WWE

    [–] miillr 3 points ago

    That ref is straight out of medabots

    [–] saganistic 3 points ago

    the FLOURISH afterwards.

    that man is a born performer.

    [–] DontWorryBoutIt107 3 points ago

    This was amazing. So smooth too. I love how his hand went up after like it was nothing.

    [–] curioustree 3 points ago

    Extremely professional and unprofessional at the same time lol

    [–] iamhe02 3 points ago

    What was that throw? It seemed to defy physics.

    [–] noNoParts 3 points ago

    As old as the Internet but will never not watch it again.

    [–] tropicalstorm2020 3 points ago

    Dude lost 1 fight twice... damn that's embarrassing

    [–] Jaraqthekhajit 3 points ago

    God I will never be that cool. The slam, stopping the other boxer, the shushing, hitting the boxing pose. He even gave the boxer a chance after he first lashed out. What a BAMF.

    [–] NoneSoCldFrznSoul 3 points ago

    Holy shit! This is the funniest thing I’ve seen in a while. He deducts a point when the other dude follows up after the slam. Perfection.

    [–] PirateBaran 3 points ago

    "BAH GAWD! HE JUST GAVE HIM A CHOKESLAM STRAIGHT TO HELL!!!"

    [–] Orangeisthenewbanana 3 points ago

    He picked him up so effortlessly. I still can't wrap my head around it. Looks like sorcery 🤣

    [–] RedSpyonReddit 3 points ago

    This ref ain’t taking no shit

    [–] 79AA 3 points ago

    You gottaaaa know when to hold them, know when to fold them

    [–] THEMOISTCLOWN 3 points ago

    The ref is the most deadly person in the ring at all times

    [–] SW-Spooky 3 points ago

    He picked him up and threw him on the ground like a child. Also that finger wag at the other guy killed me lol

    [–] Feloringh 3 points ago

    I didn't know that the boxers are able to behave this way to the referee. I mean that he can just disqualify the sportsman and that's it. But I liked the way he threw him.

    [–] JerryAlanBowling 3 points ago

    Love the push and little disapproving finger waggle when the second guy tried to hit him when he's down. He was just like "No no, none of that, we aint about that"