Originally Posted by TDK elbowstrike
Wow, this is a real tough decision. In both scenes, the villain had the upperhand. Bane was beating the crap out of Bats, and winning the encounter. In TDK Bats was beating the crap out of Joker, but joker was still winning the encounter, which was awesome. I will need to ponder this further...
One could say Joker was beating the crap out of Batman because with Joker, it was all a mental battle. Joker had the upper hand mentally and that's how he kept beating Batman as much as Bane won his battle with Batman in the sewers physically.