Originally written on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 11/18/14
A couple of pro skateboarders got into an insane fight with a group of locals at an Illinois skate-park on Saturday and — after thrashing the hometown homies with their fists — somebody pulled a knife on the visiting sk8er boys. The pugilistic action on the half-pipe took place at Asylum Skatepark in Lake Bluff — the owner told TMZ — and involved Don "The Nuge" Nguyen and Justin "Figgy" Figueroa who stopped by the park for a demo as part of Thrasher's Skate Rock Tour. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. According to the owner, Nuge's team ruffled some locals' feathers when they requested the house DJ make room for his music instead — and a massive brawl broke out. After several punches were thrown, someone yelled out, "He's got a knife." Turns out the knife belonged to a local involved in the brawl — and he tells TMZ, he took out the blade to help stop the fight ... but quickly put it away when he realized it would only make a bad situation worse. The irony, said TMZ, is that the  locals involved in the fight are all big Nuge fans —  and still are. Their tempers just got the better of them.

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