the DREAM cage material?

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  1. Bran

    Bran The wolf dead.

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    anyone know what the cage mesh is made of? i was watching the diaz/sakurai fight today and it looked like the cage was some kind of cloth instead of the traditional chain link fence. is it nylon or something? anyone know?
     
  2. ILJO

    ILJO Soggy Bottom Boy Site Donor

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    Trigg was talking about it during the fights.... I forget exactly what he said it was made out of but he said it was a little "softer" but "more abrasive" than the regular cages you're used to seeing

    Not much help, I know. lol. Thought I'd share though
     
  3. Dirty

    Dirty fuck you!

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    They said it was Tuna nets.
     
  4. Bran

    Bran The wolf dead.

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    thanks. i thought it looked really cool and it probably feels a lot better than the metal cage on the skin.
     
  5. Severn

    Severn Master of the Iron Claw

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    I'm actually watching the it now (dvr) and according to Trigg it has more give but is more abrasive on the skin.
     
  6. ILJO

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  7. Poindexter

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    It looked a bit cheaper/less sturdy on the whole.
     
  8. TheKidInside

    TheKidInside New Member

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    Trigg said it was tuna netting and I thought it was a type of netting also. It has to be more abrasive unless it was made out of silk (absolutely not sturdy) or hemp (a lot more sturdier)
     
  9. The Sundance Kid

    The Sundance Kid Outlaw Staff Member

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    Looked like some type of vinyl lined rope to me...
     
  10. TheKidInside

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    I think it was actually tuna netting, it didn't look covered with anything smooth and like I said Trigg himself said "it's weird they'd use tuna netting because it's abrasive" so my vote's still for tuna net.
     
  11. bradlabo

    bradlabo In Half Guard I Trust

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    It is fish netting, not sure if it's for tuna though lol
     
  12. FrankieButNotEdgar

    FrankieButNotEdgar Well-Known Member Site Donor

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    Why the fuck don't they just use the traditional chain link fencing wrapped in plastic to keep it from cutting the fighters like everyone else uses? Why create a cage and use something that could potentially hurt a fighter?
     
  13. Bran

    Bran The wolf dead.

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    do you have any idea how much spare tuna netting is lying around japan? they have to do something with it
     
  14. TheKidInside

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    They could've made it out of rice then also!
     
  15. Dirty

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    Do any of you think this material would be able to withstand the main event from this Saturday night? I personally think that as soon as one of them drove in for a TD and they hit that net they would be in Cecil Peoples lap.
     

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