Fight Club in Union Square?
Likely inspired from an overly testosterone-fueled love for “Fight Club”, a group of young men have been (loosely) organizing Fight Club-like competitions in New York’s Union Square. The group, who call themselves the ‘Union Square Spartans’ apparently meet in the park somewhat regularly to train in martial-arts-influenced street combat.
On this occasion, the ‘ring’ was open to anyone – just find a partner and wait your turn. The interesting thing here is, the event was clearly not of a ‘reputable’ nature, yet people not only condoned the rather out of place activities, but the scene actually attracted a healthy number of participants.