Posted by bjj1605
I hate to say it, because 6 months ago I'd have said Chuck by KO, but he doesn't have a chance. Wandy is gonna rip him apart. I think Chuck might survive to the second, but that's all it'll be, surviving. Chuck had a long life of partying and it caught up to him. I think he's done, but i'd like to see him retire after a win. So maybe he will get a couple cans after this fight.
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Posted by pmoney
Don Frye will always have cred in my book, but this statement is amazing. Look at the physical specimen that Brock Lesnar represents. His UFC debut, his second fight where he was 1-0, was against former UFC Champ Frank Mir. First of all, no one these days has there UFC debut with a 1-0 record, and if they do, it's not against the former champ.....
If anything I would say Velasquez was getting the hand picked opponents. Put Lesnar in instead of Kongo, Lesnar wins that fight, at that time, in my opinion. The only difference between the two is that Lesnar never improved his stand up game, even though it was clear from the beginning that he needed to. It was clear in the Couture fight he needed to up his skills.
If Couture were 10 years younger he might have whooped Lesnar. And Carwin, he doesn't have much in the way of skill, he's just another physically imposing man-beast, and he ran in to someone his size who could take his punches (again, barely, and if Carwin had technique it would've probably been over.)
He's like Matt Hammill, he is a top tier wrestler who has needed to improve his striking for years and yet never has, lord know why. Velasquez was actually able to advance his skills and get himself to the point he is at now, with a skill set that's very solid with the ability to dominate in the wrestling area, and good kickboxing skills.
Don't write Velasquez off vs. Dos Santos......
Posted by Poor_Franklin
Posted by Twenty20Dollars
Tim Sylvia vs Antoni Hardonk.
And have Brandon Vera vs Fedor in '08
I, personally, will respectfully disagree. I love watching the technician that is Machida. People forget, or at least it hasn't been brought up, that this was not Machida's first tangle with a "big name." He has beaten Rich Franklin as well as B.J. Penn. In my opinion, Lyoto is the next big thing in the Light Heavyweight division. He is a very elusive fighter and can drain his opponent's energy. He may not be exciting to watch from a purely "showmanship" angle, but I enjoy watching his fights. I would rather watch a technician at work for 3 rounds than that joke of a fight between Jardine and Silva. I know we all love the great knockouts but let's be honest with ourselves, anyone who loves the sport of MMA loves the skill and passion it takes to be a fighter. Machida displays all of that in his fights. I would buy another pay-per-view just to watch him fight.
Posted by jjeans
First post ever on here. And i'm trying to decided between Vera and Couture, looked over some stats and figures and this is what i got.
Since 2007, Couture is 2-2 Losses against the unstoppable lesnar, loss against a still on form, Big Nog and wins over a fading Sylivia and a win over an unsettled Gonzago.
However Vera is 3-3 losing to Sylivia, Wedrum and Jardine. Jardine is always going to test anyfighter especially during a debut at LH. Sylvia, was an bad loss, but Wedrum was on form. His wins? No one incredibly notable since debuting in the UFC.
Vera appears to have the most recent wins but against no-one. Couture has 2 losses against the best 2 in the UFC.
The only reason i can see Vera winning this match is because of more recent experience in the lightheavyweight division. Coutures age will draw him down but not enough. I expect Randy to win 29-28 decision, winning the first 2 rounds losing the last due to the age.
But thats stats and my opinion. Who do u guys think will win and why?
Posted by cowcatcher
Hendo has proven he can hang with anyone, but his chances of standing and trading with Wandy are nil
Posted by Kpro
When is Bennett going to change his nickname from Krazy Horse to The Defendant ?
Posted by Bubbles
dont forget he scored 4 touchdowns in one high school football game.
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