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  • Bahamafish 21 Oct 2017 23:12:52 545 posts
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    theguy wrote:
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    Someone like Maia or Woodley could give him serious problems, we're not known for solid wrestling skills.
    The great thing about Till's stance, is that he keeps his hands low most of the time, which helps his TDD tremendously.

    I do think Woodley is a bad matchup for him though.
  • mothercruncher 21 Oct 2017 23:49:35 14,114 posts
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    Someone else with their hands low- check out the fucking SNAP in MVPís boxing debut finish:

    https://www.mma-core.com/videos/Bellator_MMA_Fighter_Michael_Venom_Page_Wins_Boxing_Debut_In_Stunning_Fashion/10196808
  • Baihu1983 22 Oct 2017 07:35:19 9,352 posts
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    Conor in trouble for using the word "faggot" several times last night

    Edited by Baihu1983 at 07:35:33 22-10-2017
  • Frogofdoom 22 Oct 2017 09:19:37 6,126 posts
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    @mothercruncher lovely punch but the guy was 2-11 or something like that.
  • mothercruncher 22 Oct 2017 10:21:11 14,114 posts
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    I just love sweet timing like that. His unorthodoxy will catch up with him once better boxers work him out.
  • Baihu1983 28 Oct 2017 18:38:01 9,352 posts
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    Khabib vs Barbosa announced for the 31st Dec
  • BigOrkWaaagh 28 Oct 2017 18:39:03 6,816 posts
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    Khabib will eat barboza alive.
  • craigy Staff 28 Oct 2017 19:11:17 9,172 posts
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    Barbosa could take him out early doors, but you have to favour Khalabeeb if it moves in to the later rounds. Both dudes are terrifying in their own ways. Is it a five-round fight?
  • Baihu1983 28 Oct 2017 19:54:09 9,352 posts
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    It's not the main event


    Edson Barboza vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
    Dominick Cruz vs. Jimmie Rivera
    Cynthia Calvillo vs. Carla Esparza
    Matheus Nicolau vs. Louis Smolka
    Carlos Condit vs. Neil Magny
    Khalil Rountree vs. Gokhan Saki
    Rick Glenn vs. Myles Jury
    Emil Meek vs. Kamaru Usman
    Marc Diakiese vs. Dan Hooker
  • craigy Staff 28 Oct 2017 20:23:30 9,172 posts
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    Condit vs Magny! Thatís a good fight right there.
  • Reacher 28 Oct 2017 21:21:39 2,580 posts
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    craigy wrote:
    Condit vs Magny! Thatís a good fight right there.
    Rarely see Condit have a bad fight, so should be worth watching.
  • mothercruncher 28 Oct 2017 21:41:35 14,114 posts
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    I thought heíd retired. Had some proper wars, I wish he would.
  • mothercruncher 29 Oct 2017 20:00:20 14,114 posts
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    I guess the Machida era is over over then.
  • BigOrkWaaagh 4 Nov 2017 20:59:09 6,816 posts
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    So who are we going for tonight? I'm leaning towards Bisping just because he's bigger, has been (slightly) more active and is historically quite difficult to keep down. It's a difficult fight to pick though because so much about GSP is unknown at the moment. All things being equal I'd pick him, and I really don't want to see him lose, but he is moving up a weight class, and dat layoff.
    Not really sure who to go for in the BW fight either. Probably will pick Cody because he was really impressive against Cruz and he's quite aggressive, I can see him getting a (T)KO.
    I don't see anyone beating Joanna for a long time. She's a machine.

    Edited by BigOrkWaaagh at 21:01:25 04-11-2017
  • superbob85 4 Nov 2017 23:58:21 7,990 posts
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    I think GSP will get it done there's no way he's taken down and he could just jab his way to a decision. It will be tough though after 4 years off people forget GSP has a nasty jab.
  • Bahamafish 5 Nov 2017 02:16:44 545 posts
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    Borrachinha will crush Johny Hendricks
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 5 Nov 2017 02:48:03 4,731 posts
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    I'd love to see Namajunas having her hand raised and ten pounds of gold strapped around her waist

    Who'd have predicted elderly Bisping as champ having beaten Silva, GSP and won the most fights in his divisions history? That's how tonight could end
  • Bahamafish 5 Nov 2017 03:29:33 545 posts
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    color me surprised. I don't think anybody expected Rose to win tonight. She's the first new champ of 2017 too I believe (after JBJ tested positive)
  • superbob85 5 Nov 2017 03:42:30 7,990 posts
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    Would love to see Namajunas win but think we have another mighty mouse on our hands with that polish destroyer. Hendricks has to be done now surely.
  • superbob85 5 Nov 2017 03:44:43 7,990 posts
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    Blimey she actually won haven't been able to watch it. That is truly the biggest shock.
  • Bahamafish 5 Nov 2017 04:09:58 545 posts
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    So what happens if Dominick comes back and beats Dillashaw?
  • superbob85 5 Nov 2017 04:12:05 7,990 posts
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    Very possible 🤔 Trying to get a stream on my phone of this has been a disaster.
  • Bahamafish 5 Nov 2017 04:45:34 545 posts
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    superbob85 wrote:
    Very possible 🤔 Trying to get a stream on my phone of this has been a disaster.
    pretty much all the streams have been bad for me too.

    Nice finish by GSP, but sad to see Bisping get choked out like that. Best main card of the year by far.
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 5 Nov 2017 06:59:40 11,053 posts
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    Never doubt GSP. Especially when fighting someone shit like Bisping.
  • CompetitiveDad 5 Nov 2017 07:40:44 7,320 posts
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    Victory for all the good guys \o/
  • Reacher 5 Nov 2017 08:09:01 2,580 posts
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    I got up at 6am to watch this, glad I did. I was worried that GSP was going to gas and ride the 5 rounds out so I was made up to see a definitive finish as well as the ones in the other fights.

    Didn't enjoy the Steven Thompson vs Masvidal fight at all though.
  • senso-ji 5 Nov 2017 08:22:21 8,081 posts
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    Really good card. Rare to see all three title fights go the way of the underdog. GSP looked good but I wonder if he can put a performance like that against the bigger 185 guys. We'll see.

    Surprised Rose walked Joanna down like that. Great grappler with excellent striking is always scary.

    Wasn't really that interested in Cody vs Dillshaw, as I thought the trash talking was way too much, but another good fight.

    Thompson vs Masvidal was a stinker. In fact, I find most of Wonderboy's fights to be boring; I don't understand the appeal.
  • Baihu1983 5 Nov 2017 09:10:17 9,352 posts
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    Solid card. So is Bisping retiring now?
  • CompetitiveDad 5 Nov 2017 09:50:19 7,320 posts
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    @Baihu1983 the way he was talking I thought he was going to announce it then.

    I think he should imo
  • Baihu1983 5 Nov 2017 10:02:15 9,352 posts
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    Sure he said he would after he lost the title
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