If I post in NSB, I get the obligatory "ur a brit, u fink hatun is beta than ray robensun" stuff. But I don't take pride in UK fighters, I consider myself a citizen of the world. Yet.... I do take shame in 'em.
Win, lose, I don't care. But make a cunt of yourself and part of me does feel a mild patriotric sense of shame. There's no shame in losing a fight. But there's shame in going "eh up, me elbow's reet 'urtin'... pull us out of fight, I quit, pet."
FFS. I've never laced 'em up, but this is my favourite (favorite, Fat Yanks) fighter in action: