Drowning the Genius In the Clinch
I’m still a little shy about this, but Lawrence Kenshin does amazing work and I’m grateful to have something so beautiful as a keepsake of such an important fight for me. I love the Kenshin Breakdown of the great fighters, the slow-motion and repetition of grace – something that I’m still striving to achieve in even short glimpses. But in a way, this is how it has always been, since the Iliad: the warrior goes to battle and the bard sings it in song.
I’m not putting myself in the same realm as Achilles or the Muay Thai legends. Rather, I acknowledge that the achievement of greatness is in the hearts of fighters, not in our own eyes. In the words of Jack Dempsey, “I was a pretty good fighter, but it w as the writers who made me great.”
Here Was The Full Fight If You Missed It: