(Video) MMA Fighter Opts To Fight In a Gi – Gets Choked With It

In the early days of MMA one could fight in a gi, in boxing atire or even wear wrestling shoes. But as time has gone the outfit was standardized – and for good reason. However one Rizin fighter thought that this was a fluke and that perhaps he’d be the one to infuse new life in fighting in a gi.


The fighter in question is Shinya Kumazawa. At age 40 he has a fighting record of 6 wins and 11 losses. As if that wasn’t a good tell about the state of his mma math capabilities… Take a look what transpired during his fight against Tanner Lourenco.

Naturally the MMA community on twitter was delighted: