There is a frightening new trend in locker rooms, backyards and basements across the country: unsupervised children and teenagers pummeling one another, wearing only athletic helmets and gloves for protection. It's a risky new twist on "Fight Club," where anything goes… No-holds-barred fighting has long been popular on television, in shows like "American Gladiators" and "The Ultimate Fighting Championship."
Great point, except UFC isn't a TV show and the "no-holds-barred fighting" on "American Gladiators" was people hitting each other with giant Q-Tips and getting shot by tennis ball cannons. In fact, here's part of America's legacy of televised violence:
Yup, there goes the country. It's really terrible when kids stop playing video games to go outside and learn to take a punch. Heaven forbid any of our youth grow up to not be total pussies.