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  • NeliNeli Registered User regular
    I AM EXCITED FOR THIS CARD

    Some potentially really fun fights in here

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  • SparvySparvy Registered User regular
    I think Beel is trying sneak an anime thread in under the radar, I must run to a pay phone and alert the authorities

    Also I think this card has the potential to be one of the greats.

    So tune in and see me be disappointed

  • TehSpectreTehSpectre @PixelateJake on TwitterRegistered User regular
    Card of the year for me most likely. I am far too excited for Hunt vs Kongo.

    Mark Hunt is possibly 2 fights away from a title shot.

    Let that sink in, gentlemen.

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  • TehSpectreTehSpectre @PixelateJake on TwitterRegistered User regular
    Brian Stann calls out Bisping. Says he would try to walk through him with a right hand. http://bjpenn.com/mmanews/2012/02/24/brian-stann-would-like-to-fight-and-walk-through-michael-bisping-15451.html

    Now, I've been down on Bisping's personality in the past and I'm a big fan of Stann, but I really don't see any way in which Stann beats Bisping. Bisping is a better kickboxer and he's better on the ground. I would also guess that Bisping's cardio is better. I don't see Stann getting stopped, but a 30-27 across the board for Bisping is the only thing I can imagine if they were to fight.

    I don't know, Chilly. I think Stann could be a problem for Bisping.

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  • NeliNeli Registered User regular
    edited February 2012
    Hunt vs anyone is a good fight

    As for how Stann beats Bisping, probably via the fist to chin method. If Kang and Akiyama can knock Bisping on his ass, then Stann could too. Only he would probably knock Bisping out cold

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  • B:LB:L Registered User regular
    edited February 2012
    Neli wrote: »
    I AM EXCITED FOR THIS CARD

    Some potentially really fun fights in here

    Potentially fun, but I'd say there's more potential for a grindfest.

    Bendo does outsize Edgar and has the gas tank to just clinch and cage lean on him for 5 rounds. He doesn't need the takedown to win, just the octagon control. Let's hope it doesn't go to that.

    Hunt vs Kongo is a potential grindfest too. Kongo is not knocking Hunt out, and Hunt has even less of a ground game than Kongo. There's a chance we'll see a Fitch-like Kongo gameplan of ground and pillownd. Hunt's cardio is a bust as well so we might get a TKO from him due to ref stoppage for not doing anything in the later rounds. A good counter to that is Kongo's questionable chin and Hunt's power. If he tags Kongo early on it could be over, but that's even more the reason for Kongo to take him down and grind it out.

    Shields vs Akiyama is a fight for their UFC careers, which I feel isn't quite right as Akiyama faced top contenders and Shields last two fights were for the title and right after his father passed away. But again, Shields is a grinder if he can't pull off a submission.

    Okami vs Boetsch is probably the highest potential grindfest. If Okami can land a takedown, expect him to grind out a decision.

    Pettis vs Lauzon would be great if Lauzon doesn't pull a Clay Guida.

    Hioki vs Palaszewski could be fun, but Hioki does have a lot of recent decision wins.

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  • TehSpectreTehSpectre @PixelateJake on TwitterRegistered User regular
    I don't know, B:L, Hunt may have been working on his ground game, he almost got an armbar in one of his last fights.

    Also, I think he's gonna knock Kongo the fuuuuuuuuuuck out.

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  • adytumadytum Registered User regular
    Shut your spectral mouth.

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  • B:LB:L Registered User regular
    TehSpectre wrote: »
    I don't know, B:L, Hunt may have been working on his ground game, he almost got an armbar in one of his last fights.

    Hunt has a granite chin, but not granite balls.

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  • TraceofToxinTraceofToxin King Nothing Registered User regular
    TehSpectre wrote:
    Brian Stann calls out Bisping. Says he would try to walk through him with a right hand. http://bjpenn.com/mmanews/2012/02/24/brian-stann-would-like-to-fight-and-walk-through-michael-bisping-15451.html

    Now, I've been down on Bisping's personality in the past and I'm a big fan of Stann, but I really don't see any way in which Stann beats Bisping. Bisping is a better kickboxer and he's better on the ground. I would also guess that Bisping's cardio is better. I don't see Stann getting stopped, but a 30-27 across the board for Bisping is the only thing I can imagine if they were to fight.

    I don't know, Chilly. I think Stann could be a problem for Bisping.

    Did we see what Stann did to Leben vs what Bisping did to him?

    Stann's not as slow as Leben and hits more than hard enough to turn give us Bispingface 2.0. I do think Bisping could win by taking him down though, as Bisping has severely underrated wrestling.

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  • B:LB:L Registered User regular
    edited February 2012
    Meanwhile at Kindergarden Kawaii

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  • BubbaTBubbaT Registered User regular
    TehSpectre wrote: »
    Brian Stann calls out Bisping. Says he would try to walk through him with a right hand. http://bjpenn.com/mmanews/2012/02/24/brian-stann-would-like-to-fight-and-walk-through-michael-bisping-15451.html

    Now, I've been down on Bisping's personality in the past and I'm a big fan of Stann, but I really don't see any way in which Stann beats Bisping. Bisping is a better kickboxer and he's better on the ground. I would also guess that Bisping's cardio is better. I don't see Stann getting stopped, but a 30-27 across the board for Bisping is the only thing I can imagine if they were to fight.

    I don't know, Chilly. I think Stann could be a problem for Bisping.

    I think Bisping would be heavily favored going into the fight.

    Bisping would win the early rounds pretty handily, but not be able to finish Stann off. Stann would land a nice shot or two here or there, but not be able to mount any sort of prolonged offensive against Bisping. Stann would be kept on the defensive for the most part.

    Towards the end of the 2nd round (or 4th round if it's a main event), however, a French MMA coach would show up in Stann's corner and lend him support. In the last round, Stann would trap Bisping against the fence in Stann's corner, pinning the Brit between the American fighter and his French support. At this point Stann would drop Bisping and take mount, raining down strikes. Bisping would be trapped with no escape, and the ref would stop it, declaring Stann the victor.

    And then the PA system would play "The World Turned Upside Down".

  • TehSpectreTehSpectre @PixelateJake on TwitterRegistered User regular
    edited February 2012

    Spoiler:

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  • dlinfinitidlinfiniti Registered User regular
    how come the OP isn't a beel deal
    when are we getting a Beel deal

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  • [Tycho?][Tycho?] Registered User regular
    Thanks for the OP beel.

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  • ChillyWillyChillyWilly Registered User regular
    TehSpectre wrote:
    Brian Stann calls out Bisping. Says he would try to walk through him with a right hand. http://bjpenn.com/mmanews/2012/02/24/brian-stann-would-like-to-fight-and-walk-through-michael-bisping-15451.html

    Now, I've been down on Bisping's personality in the past and I'm a big fan of Stann, but I really don't see any way in which Stann beats Bisping. Bisping is a better kickboxer and he's better on the ground. I would also guess that Bisping's cardio is better. I don't see Stann getting stopped, but a 30-27 across the board for Bisping is the only thing I can imagine if they were to fight.

    I don't know, Chilly. I think Stann could be a problem for Bisping.

    Did we see what Stann did to Leben vs what Bisping did to him?

    Stann's not as slow as Leben and hits more than hard enough to turn give us Bispingface 2.0. I do think Bisping could win by taking him down though, as Bisping has severely underrated wrestling.

    To your first sentence: The Bisping that fought Leben is a Bisping of almost 3 1/2 years ago. In that time, I think he's gotten infinitely better. Also, when Stann fought Leben, I'm relatively sure that Leben went into the fight extremely under the weather with flu-like symptoms (if I'm wrong, please correct me) and went down much easier than he usually does.

    Stann does hit very hard, but I just think that Bisping is good enough to stay away from him for most of the fight and outpoint him. Or, as you suggested, take him down and work him there. Stann's biggest weakness has always been the ground and you can see the difference in Bisping and Stann's ground game if you just watch both of them fight Sonnen. There is a massive skill gap between them.

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  • dlinfinitidlinfiniti Registered User regular
    i'm kinda afraid to commit to this MMA thread
    what happens when we're on page 20 or 30 and completely locked in and beel pulls a switcheroo on us and turns the OP into his own little anti-Dana propaganda machine

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  • B:LB:L Registered User regular
    dlinfiniti wrote: »
    i'm kinda afraid to commit to this MMA thread
    what happens when we're on page 20 or 30 and completely locked in and beel pulls a switcheroo on us and turns the OP into his own little anti-Dana propaganda machine

    Why would I wait until page 20

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  • 815165815165 Registered User regular
    he better fucking do

    not been able to post my gif for a while

  • Chessboxing909Chessboxing909 Registered User regular
    B:L wrote: »
    dlinfiniti wrote: »
    i'm kinda afraid to commit to this MMA thread
    what happens when we're on page 20 or 30 and completely locked in and beel pulls a switcheroo on us and turns the OP into his own little anti-Dana propaganda machine

    Why would I wait until page 20

    Well played sir. Well played.

    Very excited for this card, some really solid fights. I train at a Team Curran affiliate so really really hoping Bart pulls out the win vs Hioki too, he's been training at the same time as Pat Curran so I'd imagine he's very well prepared.

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  • [Tycho?][Tycho?] Registered User regular
    B:L wrote: »
    dlinfiniti wrote: »
    i'm kinda afraid to commit to this MMA thread
    what happens when we're on page 20 or 30 and completely locked in and beel pulls a switcheroo on us and turns the OP into his own little anti-Dana propaganda machine

    Why would I wait until page 20

    The first OP I saw him do he had an akido propaganda section, which I opposed. It was then that I learned his true nature.

    I don't see you talking about akido much these days B:L, do you still train?

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  • SpectrumSpectrum Super High-School Level ??? Hope's Peak AcademyRegistered User regular
    Look

    Stann's fists are empowered by PATRIOTISM

    Obviously this wouldn't work on someone equally as PATRIOTIC like Sonnen

    But it sure as hell would against Bisping

  • B:LB:L Registered User regular
    edited February 2012
    [Tycho?] wrote: »
    B:L wrote: »
    dlinfiniti wrote: »
    i'm kinda afraid to commit to this MMA thread
    what happens when we're on page 20 or 30 and completely locked in and beel pulls a switcheroo on us and turns the OP into his own little anti-Dana propaganda machine

    Why would I wait until page 20

    The first OP I saw him do he had an akido propaganda section, which I opposed. It was then that I learned his true nature.

    I don't see you talking about akido much these days B:L, do you still train?

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    Who's the new ring girl? Miss Japan Maria Kamiyama? She doesn't look very athletic or explosive...

    Damn this UFC quality stream is shaky as fuck.

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  • ChillyWillyChillyWilly Registered User regular
    Weigh ins are a go!

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  • ChillyWillyChillyWilly Registered User regular
    The Japanese crowd probably thinks Bart is in the Yakuza.

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  • B:LB:L Registered User regular
    The Japanese crowd probably thinks Bart is in the Yakuza.

    Is it because he's standing next to Dana White? 8->

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  • B:LB:L Registered User regular
    edited February 2012
    RAMPAGE 211 LBS UNPROFESSIONAL SHOULD BE FIRED

    But seriously this shows he doesn't care anymore...wonder when he'll retire.

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  • ChillyWillyChillyWilly Registered User regular
    And it starts on page 1. :D

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  • ChillyWillyChillyWilly Registered User regular
    The fuck, Rampage. 211 pounds?

    You been hanging with AJ?

    Looks like he expected it when he stepped on the scale, too. Kind of wondering what happened with him.

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  • ChillyWillyChillyWilly Registered User regular
    Quinton Jackson ‏ @Rampage4real

    I'm sorry 2 my fans, the @ufc and my opponent. Thanks 2 Ryan 4 taking the fight. Sorry 4 not making weight.

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  • 815165815165 Registered User regular
    in the second of dfw's blogs this week he asked page how much he weighed and page said, "you dont wanna know"

    so i guess they knew beforehand that he wasn't taking this so seriously

  • ChillyWillyChillyWilly Registered User regular
    So I'm going out on a limb and saying that if Rampage loses to Bader tomorrow, he's going to retire in the cage.

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  • dlinfinitidlinfiniti Registered User regular
    edited February 2012
    the japanese people have been channeling their samurai spirit into him for the past week since his plane touched down
    thats why he weighs so much
    bushido is not an illegal PED

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  • B:LB:L Registered User regular
    So I'm going out on a limb and saying that if Rampage loses to Bader tomorrow, he's going to retire in the cage.
    If he wins he might still retire.

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  • ChillyWillyChillyWilly Registered User regular
    Everyone made weight except for Rampage, Bader will get 20% of his purse. Probably a pretty good chunk of change.

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  • 815165815165 Registered User regular
    dlinfiniti wrote: »
    the japanese people have been channeling their samurai spirit into him for the past week since his plane touched down
    thats why he weighs so much
    bushido is not an illegal PED

    i dunno man this shoulds like a heap of bullshido to me

  • ChillyWillyChillyWilly Registered User regular
    B:L wrote: »
    So I'm going out on a limb and saying that if Rampage loses to Bader tomorrow, he's going to retire in the cage.
    If he wins he might still retire.

    I will not disagree with this statement.

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  • TehSpectreTehSpectre @PixelateJake on TwitterRegistered User regular
    edited February 2012
    Bader has to be really happy.


    Rampage made 250k last fight.

    Bader's base purse was 25k last fight.


    Ryan Bader is going to make, at minimum, 75k for this fight before sponsors and unlike Rampage, he'll get a win bonus if he takes it.

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  • HuntingNoobHuntingNoob Registered User regular
    TehSpectre wrote: »
    Bader has to be really happy.


    Rampage made 250k last fight.

    Bader's base purse was 25k last fight.


    Ryan Bader is going to make, at minimum, 75k for this fight before sponsors and unlike Rampage, he'll get a win bonus if he takes it.

    Yep. I don't think Bader is complaining at all.

  • Venkman90Venkman90 Registered User regular
    Yeah, Page knew he would be over way before, time to retire.

    As for Bisping Stann, I like Brian but I do think he would struggle to land, for all his alleged chininess Bisping has been stopped by strikes once, it was the biggest H Bomb of all time and it was years ago. Bisping via lopsided grapplefuck / kickfest.

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