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The Washington Post‘s story about an ultimate fighting card held Saturday night in Fairfax had a fabulous quote from combatant Pete Spratt on how he disposed of opponent Jason Von Flue early in the night’s feature bout:

“I caught him on the throat and stopped the blood-flow to the brain,” Spratt said.

Spratt’s words explain why boxing purists sneer at ultimate fighting, and why young males and pro wrestling fans love it.