The legend states that one cannot make sweet love before a fight or one will not keep one’s energy up when it matters most — during the fight. It’s been an urban legend/wives tale for years, one that many have dared question. How could it not be real? It makes sense in a lot of ways. Without getting too graphic, it’s something most human’s have contemplated throughout their lives, and that’s sex and or masturbation as a tension reliever. I’m not sure how to go one beyond that, so maybe we can turn it over to Pat Barry to clarify.
“You can be frisky the day of the fight, it all depends on, how are you going to handle it?
“It’s frisky 24 hours a day,” Barry said
“All these boxer/fighter dudes who say, ‘I don’t have sex for six weeks because I’ve got to keep the energy,’ – they still whack off twice a day,” he added. “That’s crazy. You’re not going to have sex, but you’re going to masturbate. What’s the difference? Maybe that worked back in the day, but that’s not