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16th Aug '17 1:43:48 PM OldBen
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* Given the nature of ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'', the fight between [[Franchise/StreetFighter Balrog]] and [[VideoGame/KillerInstinct T.J. Combo]], while presented as a regular boxing match, had to end in one of these. [[spoiler:With Balrog on the receiving end - a superpowered uppercut from T.J. ripped his head off.]]
29th Jul '17 7:02:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/FearCity'': The main character Matt Rossi is still haunted by his accidental killing of an opponent in the ring, which led him to quit his career as a boxer.
24th Jul '17 1:55:09 PM Gimere
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Ten seconds, and our boxer is down for the count. He's knocked out, but he'll get back on his feet eventually, right? No, he won't. He's crippled for life, if he's not outright dead. You can stop applauding the victor now. Deaths like this might seldom happen in RealLife, but it's none the less TruthInTelevision.

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Ten seconds, and our boxer is down for the count. He's knocked out, but he'll get back on his feet eventually, right? No, he won't. He's crippled for life, if he's not outright dead. You can stop applauding the victor now. Deaths like this might seldom happen in RealLife, but it's none nonetheless TruthInTelevision, as demonstrated by the less TruthInTelevision.
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22nd Jun '17 10:46:35 PM Gimere
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** This incident not only cost Duk-koo Kim his life, but also that of his mother (who committed suicide), that of the ring referee (who also committed suicide). It also ended the career of Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini--he was so shocked from the death of his WorthyOpponent that he gave up boxing altogether.

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** This incident not only cost Duk-koo Kim his life, but also that of his mother (who committed suicide), that of and the ring referee (who also committed suicide). It also ended the career of Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini--he was so shocked from the death of his WorthyOpponent that he gave up boxing altogether.
22nd Jun '17 10:44:55 PM Gimere
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Ten seconds, and our boxer is down for the count. He's knocked out, but he'll get back on his feet eventually... no, he won't. He's crippled for life, if he's not outright dead. You can stop applauding the victor now. Deaths like this might seldom happen in RealLife, but it's none the less TruthInTelevision.

A form of FatalMethodActing. [[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] people who die in ''TheRing'' movies.

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Ten seconds, and our boxer is down for the count. He's knocked out, but he'll get back on his feet eventually... no, eventually, right? No, he won't. He's crippled for life, if he's not outright dead. You can stop applauding the victor now. Deaths like this might seldom happen in RealLife, but it's none the less TruthInTelevision.

A form of FatalMethodActing. [[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] people who die in ''TheRing'' ''Film/TheRing'' movies.



** This incident ruined, not only Duk-koo Kim's life, but also that of his mother (committed suicide), that of the ring referee (committed suicide) and that of Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini. He was so shocked of the death of his WorthyOpponent that he gave up boxing altogether.
* Max Baer ''did'', in fact, kill an opponent in the ring. However, contrary to his movie depiction, he felt ''really'' bad about it, and made amends to the man's family. Also, it only happened once.

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** This incident ruined, not only cost Duk-koo Kim's Kim his life, but also that of his mother (committed (who committed suicide), that of the ring referee (committed suicide) and that (who also committed suicide). It also ended the career of Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini. He Mancini--he was so shocked of from the death of his WorthyOpponent that he gave up boxing altogether.
* Max Baer ''did'', in fact, kill an opponent in the ring. However, contrary to his movie depiction, he felt ''really'' [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone bad about it, it]], and made amends to the man's family. Also, it only happened once.



*** Make it two: [[http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/oct/28/south-african-boxer-dies-coma-phindile-mwelase Phindile Mwelase]]

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*** ** Make it two: [[http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/oct/28/south-african-boxer-dies-coma-phindile-mwelase Phindile Mwelase]]






1st Jun '17 6:20:20 PM REV6Pilot
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* Even Medieval re-enactment can prove dangerous. A re-enactor [[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1351018/Jouster-Paul-Allen-killed-lance-splinter-Time-Team-enactment.html was killed on a joust]] in UK 2011.
** Happened also in Russia 2010 on foot fight with poleaxes. A re-enactor smashed his opponent's helmet (and his head inside). Actual Medieval [[TemptingFate poleaxes were designed to pierce armour and helmets]] while knights fighting on foot.
** Not surprising as it happened in the actual jousts, themselves contests in which the death or injury of the opponent were not, after all, the point (the general melee was rather rougher--people don't try to re-enact that part of a tourney, at least not with real weapons as it was fought back then). King Henry II of France died in a jousting accident.

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* Even Medieval re-enactment can prove dangerous.
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A re-enactor [[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1351018/Jouster-Paul-Allen-killed-lance-splinter-Time-Team-enactment.html was killed on a joust]] in UK 2011.
** Happened also in Russia 2010 in 2010, on a foot fight with poleaxes. A re-enactor smashed his opponent's helmet (and his head inside). [[AntiArmor Actual Medieval [[TemptingFate poleaxes were designed to pierce armour and helmets]] helmets while knights fighting fought on foot.
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** Not surprising surprising, as it happened in the actual jousts, themselves contests in which the death or injury of the opponent were not, after all, the point (the general melee was rather rougher--people don't try to re-enact that part of a tourney, at least not with real weapons as it was fought back then). King Henry II of France died in a jousting accident.
22nd Apr '17 7:35:29 PM nombretomado
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* Part of Bobby Jacks' backstory in ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'' is that he accidentally killed an opponent in a boxing match.

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* Part of Bobby Jacks' backstory in ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'' ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'' is that he accidentally killed an opponent in a boxing match.
21st Feb '17 1:25:06 AM Alvin
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* A major plot point in ''Film/TheQuietMan''. John Wayne's character killed a man in the ring and swore off boxing forever. He also decides that money is simply not worth fighting over, afterall what good does it do to die or live with killing someone else over money? Because of this belief, he refuses to physically fight for the dowry his Irish wife should inherit, not fully understanding the importance of it to her as a symbol. If not for this, the cross-country donnybrook with his churlish brother-in-law would have probably happened in the first reel, instead of the finale.

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* A major plot point in ''Film/TheQuietMan''. John Wayne's character killed a man in the ring and swore off boxing forever. He also decides that money is simply not worth fighting over, afterall after all, what good does it do to die or live with killing someone else over money? Because of this belief, he refuses to physically fight for the dowry his Irish wife should inherit, not fully understanding the importance of it to her as a symbol. If not for this, the cross-country donnybrook with his churlish brother-in-law would have probably happened in the first reel, instead of the finale.



* One season of ''Series/{{Oz}}'' features a boxing tourny, climaxing with the death of one of the combatants.

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* One season of ''Series/{{Oz}}'' features a boxing tourny, tourney, climaxing with the death of one of the combatants.
31st Jan '17 9:21:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* Seems to happen in ''Ellery Queen'' but it turns out to be a poisoning disguised as an accidental death.
* Played for laughs in a ''MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' sketch where boxers hit each other so hard that their heads fall off.

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* Seems to happen in ''Ellery Queen'' ''Series/ElleryQueen'' but it turns out to be a poisoning disguised as an accidental death.
* Played for laughs in a ''MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' sketch where boxers hit each other so hard that their heads fall off.
18th Jan '17 5:33:46 AM newsguy95
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* Charlie Mohr was an amateur boxer for the University of Wisconsin-Madison; his death at the 1960 national championships led the NCAA to discontinue the sport.
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