Re: Bane vs Batman from BB and TDK
I think Batman during his peak would have beaten Bane or fought to a standstill. Bane's victory the first time they fought was heavily influenced by Bruce's physical and mental state of mind, in fact this is probably a big reason why Bane chooses to attack Gotham and Bruce when he does.
The Batman of yesteryear likely wouldn't have even gotten trapped in the sewer with Bane in the first place. He would not have trusted Selina Kyle so easily and likely not had the arrogance to think Bane would be no match for him.
You do not fear death.
You think this makes you strong. It makes you weak.
How can you move faster than possible,
fight longer than possible,
without the most powerful impulse of the spirit:
The fear of death.