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Old 11-15-2013, 10:45 PM   #4696
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Rampage got the KO with 1 second left in the first round. 4:59
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:09 PM   #4697
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Rampage got the KO with 1 second left in the first round. 4:59
the really sensational thing is that rampage's fists briefly caught up with his mouth for once in his life.

i do not expect the situation to continue, however.
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:17 PM   #4698
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the really sensational thing is that rampage's fists briefly caught up with his mouth for once in his life.

i do not expect the situation to continue, however.

Nope it's definitely not gonna continue. Granted he might have been a little rusty but he didn't look impressive at all before the KO. They basically fed this guy to him to give him an impressive debut and it easily coulda backfired on them.

Congrats to Rampage. I've always been a fan, but he's not as good as he likes to believe he is anymore
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:20 PM   #4699
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Nope it's definitely not gonna continue. Granted he might have been a little rusty but he didn't look impressive at all before the KO. They basically fed this guy to him to give him an impressive debut and it easily coulda backfired on them.

Congrats to Rampage. I've always been a fan, but he's not as good as he likes to believe he is anymore
When he lost to glover he said he cant hang with the best anymore sooooooooo.....
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:24 PM   #4700
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When he lost to glover he said he cant hang with the best anymore sooooooooo.....

Yeah he'll say that right after a loss, but then tonight he's back to ranting and raving like usual
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:26 PM   #4701
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need to see the whole fight.Rampage was head hunting looking like wanderlei.
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:41 PM   #4702
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i hope newton beats vegh

so rampage can go after that spinning ballerina newton
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Old 11-16-2013, 03:54 AM   #4703
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A week ago Jones said that the UFC is making him fight all the tough guys and everyone else was getting the easy fights.


That's what happens when you're the champ.


The UFC only feeds cans to contenders... to build them up for a title fight.
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Old 11-17-2013, 02:11 AM   #4704
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See how easy it is if we just ignore the trolls. Averages 3 posts when ignored.

Great night, yo. I'm waiting for that "essay"
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Old 11-17-2013, 02:12 AM   #4705
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Rockhold vs Philippou

and

Benson Henderson vs Josh Thompson

were announced tonight
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Old 11-17-2013, 02:27 AM   #4706
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forgot to mention before-- i'm not a fan of the way dana is low-balling askren by dismissing his ability and style.

IMO so far it's another case of him trying to artificially manipulate the types of fighters on the roster.

no, if the UFC is supposed to be about the best in the world, then you have to give askren his shot. not every fight can be about two guys who stand and trade in order to please bloodsport fans, in order to make the most money. MMA is more than that.
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Old 11-17-2013, 03:51 AM   #4707
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The thing is, I think Dana suspects that Bellator is playing a tricky card here, IMO. I don't know what it is ... but it could be just the publicity itself. It leads to people checking Ben Askren's record & that leads to Bellator -- but like I said, I don't know/not sure.

Or, it could be just Dana being Dana. He is the boss, & at the end of the day it's his decision. But for some reason, I have this feeling that Dana is being like this just because Askren is connected to Bellator, & we all know he hates Bdork.
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Old 11-17-2013, 07:30 PM   #4708
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what i'm not clear on is how it got decided that the UFC would borrow boxing's 10-pt must system in the first place. who were the major parties involved? and did the UFC's decision mean that all future MMA orgs would follow suit?

and now, in to the present... how could such a system be changed at this point? is it decided state by state by the athletic commissions? does the event organiser even have input on that?

...

since most judges are by proxy political appointees... as are douchebags like keith kizer who oversee them... you can't actually force them to score rounds 10-10 or 10-8 the way that they should be doing. so that part seems like a lost cause.

personally i think that a combo system would be nice. a means of combining round by round scoring with fightmetrics with the eye test.

random example: the judges decision gets one third share, a small panel of pro fighters make an overall decision for one third share, and fightmetrics / compubox combined efficiency gets the last share.

there are many proposed systems of course, but the point is that something needs to change for the good of the sport.
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Old 11-17-2013, 08:12 PM   #4709
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Yeah he'll say that right after a loss, but then tonight he's back to ranting and raving like usual
Can a fighter afford to be "realistic?" If a guy doesn't have the mentality that he can beat anybody he's not going to be as confident as he needs to be.
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Old 11-19-2013, 08:50 PM   #4710
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