MMA Thread

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by HectorTheTaxman, Aug 23, 2012.

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  1. Dáibhí

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    What did he say like?
     
  2. leeso-ardoyne

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    Is teh Q&A not on youtube aswell?
     
  3. MacEwan23 My Balls Was Hot Gold Member

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    Just related to watching UFC fights and not knowing fighters, also how much he loves the teaching. It's all fine, should make him any worse. Just makes him sound amatuer.
     
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    I think it's more common for fighters not to watch fights than people think. Fans are on the sidelines with no stake in the game and no real emotional attachment to the guys fighting other than liking/disliking a media personality. The level of violence involved can also be watered down a bit as a spectator as opposed to the guys actually doing the fighting.

    The guys who are actually fighting are going to be acutely aware of what's involved, how much punishment is being dished out and how dangerous these sports can be in reality. A mate of mine from childhood was a fairly high level Thai fighter and you could literally hear the deterioration in his speech as his career progressed. Not at all uncommon either.
     
  6. Valhalla “Hold on. They’re lithium.” Gold Member

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    @MacEwan23 rumours Rumble coming back at heavyweight.
     
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    I need a new set of boxers :35: just as I was thinking of changing my picture.
     
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    Rumble at heavyweight would breath some life into the heavyweight division, hopefully he does come back.
     
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    I'm turning, I'm starting to like DJ and DC.

    Also like Kevin Lee more and more, he's got huge star potential.
     
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  10. Valhalla “Hold on. They’re lithium.” Gold Member

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    Really wish Conor would actually defend his belt. Some of the talent in 155 is frightening.


    Could open it up even more if Lee beats Ferguson but I doubt he will.

    Khabib Tony Conor Lee Barboza etc. and now Gaethje all going after each other would be unreal.
     
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    Khabib needs to fight a couple of folk and actually turn up to be in that mix.

    That bunch are in a tournament for the golden ticket at the minute post Diaz III
     
  12. Valhalla “Hold on. They’re lithium.” Gold Member

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    Agree, id like to see him against them as well, quite * it seems he'll fight Diaz again. That one failure in the first fight has cost him 2 more fights against someone who's not even that good or interesting really to see him against when theres plenty better out there.

    From the first 2 fights it's pretty clear McGregor is levels above Diaz technically and hits harder and his only weakness is Diaz might survive being knocked ou and come into it once McGregor tires. I don't think they need to fight again but the UFC must think it'll be a big money fight as they know they're going to slag * out each other and do all the pantomime stuff again and build it up as the big decider so it'll be easy to sell but I think people will watch McGregor regardless.
     
  14. Valhalla “Hold on. They’re lithium.” Gold Member

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    Holloway vs Frankie headlining 218 in Detroit.

    Should be a cracker.
     
  15. Valhalla “Hold on. They’re lithium.” Gold Member

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    It'd just be good to see Conor actually defend a title at this rate :56:

    I think if Lee beats Tony he'll fight Lee next. If Tony wins I think he'll fight Nate again then probably GSP after that.
     
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    Aye, since he mentioned Lawler I don't really want to see anything else. Could be a classic.
     
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    I want Lawler or Condit.
     
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    Strange seeing him so skinny, glad he's looking well regardless.
     
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    Diaz will end up * it up again big daft * won't get KO'd McGregor will tire and get done, then they'll need to rematch again McGregor will win then it'll end up 2-2 and another decider :32::56: