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Old 03-04-2013, 09:27 AM   #3151
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Eh, the Japanese tend to follow every consonant with a vowel, looks pretty straightforward to me.

I know they do, but I thought it was funny anyway. I'm at work, so can't do youtube, but Chris D'lia has a funny standup about how Japanese people pronounce things.

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Oh, God no, I always hated that screaming banshee. She was awfully annoying. If you want extravagant entrances then go watch pro wrestling. Outside of entrance music, what do they really need? I don't need some Japanese dude in a diaper banging a drum. I'm watching for the fights, not to see a guy walking to the ring with a bunch of lasers and smoke everywhere. That stuff works well for pro wrestling, where gimmicks are a big part of it, but it's just so unnecessary for MMA.

There's still a lot of fighters that come out of the tunnel very gimmicky, with masks or whatever. Although I usually find that stupid, I liked the Pride introductions with the big screen. I think it's fitting for such big events.
Of course, the fights are what's most important, but intro's can get you (well, me) pumped up for a fight, or even a basketball game. I'd take the Wanderlei Silva Pride entrances over the one he had this weekend anyday. I guess opinions differ on this. I really dislike pro wrestling by the way (yet respect the craft).
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:26 AM   #3152
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I don't mind the flashy entrances and there's some I really liked, but I don't think they're necessary at all. I prefer the simpler entrances like a crazyass Diego coming out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD0FnKcMSU0

or the hat stealing ones: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meEckTra3C0

or just seeing a badass come out from the back: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdNdeBd5qb4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HhFSNJdVbQ

or a guy coming out to a song I really like: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wThVG9FDfLA
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Old 03-04-2013, 02:00 PM   #3153
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I don't mind the flashy entrances and there's some I really liked, but I don't think they're necessary at all. I prefer the simpler entrances like a crazyass Diego coming out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD0FnKcMSU0

or the hat stealing ones: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meEckTra3C0

or just seeing a badass come out from the back: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdNdeBd5qb4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HhFSNJdVbQ

or a guy coming out to a song I really like: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wThVG9FDfLA

My favorite GSP entrance. I wish he had used this song for his comeback at 154

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIcvSdPPhUo
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Old 03-05-2013, 11:27 AM   #3154
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Yeah, but he changes his song for every fight (I think I prefer his 111 entrance)

Looks like UFC 161 will have 2 nice LHW fights:
Shogun/Lil Nog rematch
Hendo/Evans
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Old 03-05-2013, 12:19 PM   #3155
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Yeah, but he changes his song for every fight (I think I prefer his 111 entrance)

Looks like UFC 161 will have 2 nice LHW fights:
Shogun/Lil Nog rematch
Hendo/Evans

yup nice upcoming fights.
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:03 PM   #3156
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ill be going to ufc 161!

those are two nice LHW fights. pride rematch and evans/hendo, they will be hungry after both off of losses

i hear shields/woodley is also likely for that card.

main even to be announced, i have a gut feeling it will be mighty mouse defending his belt, (he wants to return mid june)
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Old 03-05-2013, 01:07 PM   #3157
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ill be going to ufc 161!

those are two nice LHW fights. pride rematch and evans/hendo, they will be hungry after both off of losses

i hear shields/woodley is also likely for that card.

main even to be announced, i have a gut feeling it will be mighty mouse defending his belt, (he wants to return mid june)

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Old 03-05-2013, 01:11 PM   #3158
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Old 03-06-2013, 01:11 PM   #3159
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new reports:

Barao vs Wineland (probably) for UFC 161 main event

Anderson Silva vs Weidman for July 6
-weidman has been informed by ufc that he will be fighting silva on that date

*EDIT*: both are OFFICIAL

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Old 03-06-2013, 06:33 PM   #3160
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new reports:

Barao vs Wineland (probably) for UFC 161 main event

Anderson Silva vs Weidman for July 6
-weidman has been informed by ufc that he will be fighting silva on that date

*EDIT*: both are OFFICIAL

Kinda dissapointing to see Wineland get that titleshot. I hoped for Cruz to return soon of course, but apart from that, I got Wineland as an easy win for Barao. Also, I think he's not deserving. I like the new UFC rankings and Wineland being ranked as the no. 3 contender (not counting Cruz) is right with me. Faber is the no. 1 contender and I would rather see Barao/Faber II and Wineland/Jorgensen II. All are coming of wins so that's good and it's not like we've seen guys get titleshots after just one fight (Machida right?). They should switch it up.

Silva/Weidman I like. Let's get it over with. I say Silva doesn't play around with him and finishes him within a minute.
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Old 03-06-2013, 06:54 PM   #3161
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Some odd shit for you.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:12 PM   #3162
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Overeem is out against JDS.

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Old 03-06-2013, 08:23 PM   #3163
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mark hunt says hes down, i have a feeling he will be the one to fight JDS
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Kinda dissapointing to see Wineland get that titleshot. I hoped for Cruz to return soon of course, but apart from that, I got Wineland as an easy win for Barao. Also, I think he's not deserving. I like the new UFC rankings and Wineland being ranked as the no. 3 contender (not counting Cruz) is right with me. Faber is the no. 1 contender and I would rather see Barao/Faber II and Wineland/Jorgensen II. All are coming of wins so that's good and it's not like we've seen guys get titleshots after just one fight (Machida right?). They should switch it up.

Silva/Weidman I like. Let's get it over with. I say Silva doesn't play around with him and finishes him within a minute.
Faber can't have every fight be for a title if he keeps losing. I have no problem with him waiting. He's had plenty of chances
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Overeem is out against JDS.

I'd just have JDS wait then. Reem's camp says he's sidelined for 4-5 weeks and will be ready to go by July. Their fight was scheduled for the end of May. I'd rather wait a month and a half and have them fight than settle for something else. We've been waiting a long time to see those two go at it.
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