Brad Schaive wants to make a few things clear about full contact armored fighting. It's a sport and it's dangerous.
Schaive would know. He's a competitor. He's traveled overseas to go up against some of the best in the world. But now, the best are coming here.
Battle of the Nations International Tournament of Chivalry will bring participants from the U.S. and five other countries to Springfield. The event at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Livestock Center is from 12-3 Saturday.