Pacifists are people that oppose or resist all kinds of war, militarism, or combat and consider aggression unjustifiable. But how would they fare in watching the sport of MMA?
In their latest video, the YouTube channel invited three pacifists (Laura, Zach, and Ingrid) to watch some of the most viral and scary knockouts in MMA. And their reaction probably matched your expectation.
The first video is Jorge Masvidal’s 5 seconds knockout of Ben Askren.
While Ingrid virtually looks confused with the lightning-fast situation, Laura and Zach clearly show their shocks.
“Has he passed out? Is he unconscious” Laura said. “I don’t understand why? Is that a part of it?”
When the host answered with “Yes”, she replied, “So what is the aim? To kill them?”
“Was that the start of the fight? Six seconds? F*** no.” Zach said while still digesting what he saw.
The second video is Holly Holm’s head kick knockout of Ronda Rousey.
As both Laura and Ingrid commenting on the atmosphere and the outcome of the knockout, Zach shared a deeper comment.
“I love the fact that women can be fighting women and it’s great and that’s the world that we live in, but it’s never nice to see.”
The third video is Sergio Pettis’ spinning back fist knockout of Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator 272.
Laura, while still a bit shocked by the knockout, shared her disbelief that people would watch to watch this kind of fight.
“And people watch this…to pay to watch this as well, don’t they?”
Ingrid, on the other hand, made a long dramatic pause, sighing, and left a short one:
“It’s not very nice isn’t it?”
They also watched an old video of Conor McGregor in his Cage Warriors days when he knocks out Ivan Buchinger at CW 51.
While Zach and Laura look a bit excited to see McGregor, Ingrid left this funny comment:
“Yeah, I don’t get it, I’m sure there must be another way to resolve this thing,” she said followed by a laugh.
And to wrap up the video, this is what she had to say about the fighting in MMA.
“I’m still struggling to understand them, so I think to myself, deep down inside, there’s that little bit of good in them. Maybe it’s covered up a whole load of stuff, but I have to believe deep deep down, there is good in them.”