You know what happens when taunting goes wrong? You lose… And if you’re in a ring when it happens? You’re getting sparked out by your opponent. And we’ve some pretty comprehensive proof of that right here for you.
Sport is all about hard work, dedication, concentration, belief and technique. To be the best of the best, you’ve got to have all these things. And it doesn’t take much to leave you in trouble. Even the slightest touch of arrogance can leave you a loser in a sporting arena.
And we’ve got great examples to show you here. UFC knockouts caused by a cocky fighter dropping their guard and encouraging punches? Check. Hockey fights gone wrong? Check. Touchdowns in football after taunts backfire? Check. Have a look: