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Offline The Art of Rasslin'

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1050 on: October 26, 2019, 10:53:31 PM »
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"But I'm not going to sit here and have a heavy face, I have so much to be grateful for. I'm truly blessed. What an honour to share the world stage with another brother in Christ."

idk why but I laughed hard


I can't believe a guy can be that big, and jump around like he does what a great athlete!

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1051 on: October 27, 2019, 05:05:06 AM »
You know this section is dead when one of the last great old man shitfights was made like 20 days ago and I just found out about it now.

I'm talking about Fedor vs Rampage which is happening on a big Bellator/Rizin New Year's Eve 2 day event that starts on December 29. Kyoji Horiguchi is fighting the guy that knocked him out on the Rizin side and Michael Chandler is also fighting Ben Henderson. BUT FEDOR VS RAMPAGE.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1052 on: October 27, 2019, 11:13:28 PM »
Remember when there was talk that Ben Askren was a bad matchup for GSP?

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1053 on: October 29, 2019, 01:56:43 AM »
I don't know how good of a source this guy is or what his connection would be but Joe Rogan had Lethwei fighter Dave Leduc on his podcast yesterday and this dude is saying that Diego Sanchez has been cut from the UFC.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1054 on: October 29, 2019, 02:09:35 AM »
You know this section is dead when one of the last great old man shitfights was made like 20 days ago and I just found out about it now.

I'm talking about Fedor vs Rampage which is happening on a big Bellator/Rizin New Year's Eve 2 day event that starts on December 29. Kyoji Horiguchi is fighting the guy that knocked him out on the Rizin side and Michael Chandler is also fighting Ben Henderson. BUT FEDOR VS RAMPAGE.

I posted that Fedor match on here a few weeks ago. 

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1055 on: November 12, 2019, 03:49:10 AM »
In a move that should surprise nobody Gilbert Melendez has been cut by the UFC. Five fight losing streak with a USADA case thrown in, totally understand why but in a different world he beats Bendo in his debut and who knows what the rest of his career looks like.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1056 on: November 12, 2019, 03:58:15 AM »
I was shocked when he was booked for his last fight. Assumed he’d been cut by then. Forgot about the suspension.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1057 on: November 12, 2019, 04:25:33 AM »
Regardless of that he had some decisions not go his way I think he's going to be lumped into the same category as Hendricks, Weidman and others which is that he dropped off hard once USADA came to town.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1058 on: November 13, 2019, 05:36:54 AM »

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1059 on: November 14, 2019, 07:50:10 AM »
That couldn't have gotten any better. Wow.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1060 on: November 17, 2019, 06:29:42 AM »
Well... that was a shitty night of UFC fights.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1061 on: November 17, 2019, 11:24:25 PM »
As much as Jan has been a really reliable action fighter/finisher as of late I figured that it would amount to a boring fight. Jacare wasn't going to bang out with him like he did with Weidman because he'd get KO'd and Jan wasn't going to open up offensively because he's on the short-list for a title shot and didn't want to risk his spot.

Also, that Shogun/Craig scorecard was badddddd. The first wasn't a 10-8 for Craig and Shogun did enough in two and three to win. I know that Shogun has had some results in Brazil go his way recently but this one he legitimately earned and it sucks that he doesn't get a W.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1062 on: November 18, 2019, 04:42:56 AM »
Ben Askren retired.

Womp womp.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1063 on: November 18, 2019, 05:09:43 AM »
Might as well. Wasn’t going to get any easier for him in the UFC. Shame he never got a look when he was in his prime. Being pretty one-dimensional now just doesn’t cut it like it used to.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1064 on: November 18, 2019, 05:15:46 AM »
He needs a hip replacement but credit to him he said that the reason he's retiring is because he can't hang with the current crop of WW's.

Having said all that, he was going to struggle with any era of 170 whether it was the current one or the fighters of the past. GSP would have aired him out and I think he would have run up against problems with Hendricks, Koscheck and Fitch too.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1065 on: November 26, 2019, 03:22:30 AM »
https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/25/us/aniah-blanchard-body-found-third-suspect/index.html

If you do the thoughts and prayers gig or just believe in positive energy send some the way of Walt Harris and his family. RIP.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1066 on: November 26, 2019, 04:35:27 AM »
RIP


I can't believe a guy can be that big, and jump around like he does what a great athlete!

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1067 on: November 28, 2019, 05:00:29 AM »
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/nov/28/standwithrayden-justin-wren-rayden-overbay

Some happy stuff to combat the shitty stuff we've seen in the news recently. Justin Wren is a stand-up dude.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1068 on: December 04, 2019, 03:46:39 AM »
Ali Abdelaziz made a really weird tweet about fighters not complying with USADA which naturally has given birth to rampant twitter rumors that Usman has popped.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1069 on: December 04, 2019, 04:32:40 AM »
Ali Abdelaziz made a really weird tweet about fighters not complying with USADA which naturally has given birth to rampant twitter rumors that Usman has popped.

I heard the same about Khabib.

In other news, I heard through the grapevine that the UFC Raleigh card *may* be in jeopardy.  The Boxing Authority/Commission was recently reconstituted and is an unmitigated mess, so don't be shocked if this card is canceled or rescheduled.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1070 on: December 05, 2019, 01:21:08 AM »
I am strongly considering watching the trainwreck of Alberto/Tito and Tito celebrating with a WWE spinner belt Saturday.  $29.99 got me on the fence.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1071 on: December 05, 2019, 05:07:13 AM »


OH YE GODS


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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1072 on: December 05, 2019, 09:13:29 AM »
Good lord. He's gonna get destroyed at 135.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1073 on: December 07, 2019, 01:30:12 PM »
The twister must hurt like hell. Homeboy tapped fast to that tonight.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1074 on: December 07, 2019, 02:20:09 PM »
Does it count as a "low" kick, if the guy you're trying to kick is seven feet tall?

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1075 on: December 07, 2019, 03:37:27 PM »
Does it count as a "low" kick, if the guy you're trying to kick is seven feet tall?

They’re not low on anyone else in MMA. Fighters need to adjust everything when it comes to Struve.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1076 on: December 07, 2019, 03:58:09 PM »
Man I'm glad that these old guys didn't once again claim another fighter before their career really got going.


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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1077 on: December 07, 2019, 04:17:49 PM »
Reem had that one in the bag. Weird stoppage since he wasn’t out. But that was an ugly as shit cut

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1078 on: December 08, 2019, 11:50:32 AM »
The twister must hurt like hell. Homeboy tapped fast to that tonight.

It does


DTF

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1079 on: December 08, 2019, 11:34:33 PM »
Reem has that one in the bag. Weird stoppage since he wasn’t out. But that was an ugly as shit cut

Yeah I don't quite know what to think about that stoppage. Big Dan I think fucked up by calling it in the delayed fashion that he did because Reem landed with his hands bracing his fall and bounced back up fairly quick. A lot of people are saying that they should have let it continue because there was only four seconds left in the fight but I think the counter to that argument is that a doctor who sees damage that severe isn't supposed to care about there being only four seconds left. That cut was legit horrific.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1080 on: December 08, 2019, 11:44:36 PM »
Reem has that one in the bag. Weird stoppage since he wasn’t out. But that was an ugly as shit cut

Yeah I don't quite know what to think about that stoppage. Big Dan I think fucked up by calling it in the delayed fashion that he did because Reem landed with his hands bracing his fall and bounced back up fairly quick. A lot of people are saying that they should have let it continue because there was only four seconds left in the fight but I think the counter to that argument is that a doctor who sees damage that severe isn't supposed to care about there being only four seconds left. That cut was legit horrific.

Did he really have it in the bag?  I had it 2-2 going into the last round and Rozenstruik would have defintely won the 5th.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1081 on: December 09, 2019, 01:14:57 AM »
Reem has that one in the bag. Weird stoppage since he wasn’t out. But that was an ugly as shit cut

Yeah I don't quite know what to think about that stoppage. Big Dan I think fucked up by calling it in the delayed fashion that he did because Reem landed with his hands bracing his fall and bounced back up fairly quick. A lot of people are saying that they should have let it continue because there was only four seconds left in the fight but I think the counter to that argument is that a doctor who sees damage that severe isn't supposed to care about there being only four seconds left. That cut was legit horrific.

Did he really have it in the bag?  I had it 2-2 going into the last round and Rozenstruik would have defintely won the 5th.


Every judge either had him up 4-0 or 3-1. I can’t recall which.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1082 on: December 09, 2019, 02:07:27 AM »
Reem has that one in the bag. Weird stoppage since he wasn’t out. But that was an ugly as shit cut

Yeah I don't quite know what to think about that stoppage. Big Dan I think fucked up by calling it in the delayed fashion that he did because Reem landed with his hands bracing his fall and bounced back up fairly quick. A lot of people are saying that they should have let it continue because there was only four seconds left in the fight but I think the counter to that argument is that a doctor who sees damage that severe isn't supposed to care about there being only four seconds left. That cut was legit horrific.

Did he really have it in the bag?  I had it 2-2 going into the last round and Rozenstruik would have defintely won the 5th.


Every judge either had him up 4-0 or 3-1. I can’t recall which.

Ah, granted I'm also not the best judge of live fights, either.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1083 on: December 09, 2019, 02:31:45 AM »
Admittedly I wasn’t paying the most attention myself. Thought Reem was well ahead, but it wasn’t super exciting and I was playing on my phone a bit.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1084 on: December 09, 2019, 04:14:20 AM »
Speaking of judging I didn't admittedly see the fight but it sounds like Cody Stamann got screwed.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1085 on: December 12, 2019, 04:31:12 PM »



Holy shit someone please stop this weight cut before he dies. There's nothing left to cut.


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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1086 on: Today at 02:17:24 PM »
That decision makes me wanna puke. Fuck off


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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1087 on: Today at 05:02:22 PM »
Aldo won that fight.

With this loss Colby is going to triple down on this character now.

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Re: MMA General Discussion 2019
« Reply #1088 on: Today at 05:55:31 PM »
THANK YOU, USMAN

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