An idea for a new fantasy draft

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Rabi
6/26/09 1:38:01PM
I have an idea for a Fantasy Draft. I ran something similar to this before but as it was my first time it didnt go smoothly.

Here is how it will work, I need 12 players ( including myself). The players will be randomly decided and placed in a snake draft. Every player will have 12 hours to make there pick.

Everyone will then pick 16 fighters to take part in there own 16 man tournament. You will pick fighters from your own category which will also be decided randomly.

The categories are:

SHW and HW
HW and LHW
LHW and MW
MW and WW
WW and LW
LW and lower

So everyone will have 2 weight classes to make there Grand Prix. You can only pick a fighter who has fought at that weight class within the last 5 yrs.

You cant choose a fighter who has already been picked or who is not in one of your weight classes. If you miss your 12 hours the draft will continue and the player who missed there pick can catch up when they log back in.

2 players will be placed in each category. Once the draft has been completed you will go head to head with the player in your own category. We will then have 6 finalists.

If you would like to take part then either add your name below or PM me. If you have any questions then please ask them on this thread and I will answer them asap.

Draft order

1. Kpro = LHW and MW
Lyoto Machida, Quinton Jackson, Forest Griffin, Randy Couture, Chuck Liddell, Vitor Belfort, Wanderlei Silva, Luis Cane, Renato Sobral, Mo Lawel, Tito Ortiz, Kazushi Sakuraba, Matt Lindland, Mark Coleman, Rafael Cavalcante, Xande Ribeiro
2. Achillesheel = SHW and HW and LHW
Josh Barnett, Frank Mir, Shane Carwin, Antonio Noguiera, Andrei Arlovski, Brett Rogers, Jeff Monson, Fabricio Werdum, Aleksander Emelianenko, Heath Herring, Antonio Silva, Tim Sylvia, Roger Gracie, Sergei Kharitonov, Chris Tuchscherer, Marcio Cruz
3. Pookie = WW and LW
BJ Penn, Norifumi Yamamoto, Eddie Alverez, Kenny Florian, Shinya Aoki, Joachim Hansen, Sataru Kitaoka, Tyson Griffin, Tatsuya Kawajiri, Josh Thomson, Frankie Edgar, Sean Sherk, Gilbert Melendez, Gray Maynard, Jamie Varner, Roger Huerta
4. gspfan = LW and FW and BW
Jose Aldo, Joe Warren, Mike Brown, Urijah Faber, Wagnny Fabiano, Marlon Sandro, Hatsu Hioki, Takanori Gomi, Joe Soto, Rafael Assuncao, Josh Grispi, Bibiano Fernandes, Din Thomas, Leonard Garcia, Javier Vasquez, Manny Gamburyan
5. 1daveufc = MW and WW
Anderson Silva, Dan Henderson, Thiago Alves, Rich Franklin, Nate Marquartd, Michael Bisping, Damien Maia, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Yushin Okami, Dennis Kang, Matt Hughes, Alan Belcher, Thales Leites, Patrick Cote, Ricardo Almeida, Chris Leben
6. Rabi = SHW and HW and LHW
Fedor Emelianenko, Brock Lesnar, Cain Valezquez, Alistair Overeem, Gabriel Gonzaga, Mirko Crocop, Cheick Kongo, Junior Dos Santos, Rashad Evans, Brandon Vera, Ben Rothwell, Bobby Lashley, Keith Jardine, Kimbo Slice, Antoni Hardonk, Hong Man Choi
7. Whardin19 = LW and FW and BW
Miguel Torres, Brian Bowles, Joseph Benavidez, Rani Yahya
8. Hendo67 = LHW and MW
Mauricio Rua, Gegard Mousasi, Antonio Rogerio Nogeuira, Ricardo Arona, Goran Reljic, Jon Jones, Paulo Filho, Rousimar Palhares, Thiago Silva, Melvin Manheof, Robbie Lawler, Ronaldo Souza, Kizuo Misaki, Igor Vovchanchyn, Jorge Santiago, Jason Miller
9. Mayhem13 = WW and LW
Georges St Pierre, Diego Sanchez, Nick Diaz, GZ Calvancante, Josh Koshcheck, Jake Shields, Mike Swick, Jon Fitch, Carlos Condit, Dan Hardy, Andre Galvao, Dustin Hazelett, Hayoto Sakurai, Anthony Johnson, Jay Hieron, Mario Zamorikis
Kpro
6/26/09 5:06:41PM
I am so far in it's gonna hurt for days.
Mayhem13
6/26/09 5:19:39PM
I'm down. Yo
1daveufc
6/26/09 5:34:31PM
am in
AchillesHeel
6/26/09 9:37:03PM
I'll play.
Pookie
6/27/09 1:07:18AM
The returning champion wants to defend his crown. Count me in.
Rabi
6/27/09 4:31:38AM
Thanks for the reponce so far. 6 places left.
Playground_Samurai
6/27/09 1:02:37PM
count me in of course
Hendo67
6/27/09 3:24:39PM
I'm in if there's room.
Rabi
6/28/09 4:02:39AM
Need 4 more.
Mayhem13
6/28/09 1:54:24PM
come on peoples. join up so we can start this!
Rabi
6/29/09 1:39:12PM
Ill give it 24 hrs to get up to 4 more people. Then I will make the draw with the people I have left in.
whardin19
6/29/09 4:22:28PM
I'm in....
Rabi
6/30/09 2:50:12PM
I am going to the draw and get this started.

The way am goin to do it is:

Have 5 categories instead of 6.

I will change the top category to SHW, HW, LHW

And once the draft is complete.

There will be 3 SF with 3 players in and then a final with the 3 winners.

i will draw the draft and give every player a no from 1 to 9. That wwill decode the draft order and who you play in SF.

The SF will be 1 v 2 v 3, 4 v 5 v 6, 7 v 8 v 9.
Rabi
6/30/09 3:04:32PM
kpro your 12 hrs starts now.

Good luck to all
Kpro
7/1/09 9:17:15AM
Lyoto Machida

AchillesHeel
7/1/09 10:46:19AM
The Babyfaced Assassin... Josh-aaa Barnett-o! (24-5; 31 yrs; 6' 3", 250 lbs)

Rabi
7/1/09 1:22:51PM
Pookie is up.
Pookie
7/1/09 3:59:32PM
Bj Penn
Playground_Samurai
7/1/09 4:09:41PM
Rd #1 - Jose "Junior" Aldo 5'9''/145lbs (15-1)
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Rabi
7/1/09 6:38:29PM
1daveufc is up.
whardin19
7/1/09 6:43:18PM
how many picks does each guy get again? since I have three weight classes.

Nevermind 16 right?
Rabi
7/1/09 6:56:50PM
Yea, 16 to make a Grand Prix
Mayhem13
7/1/09 8:47:59PM
is this snake order?
Hendo67
7/1/09 10:12:02PM

Posted by Mayhem13

is this snake order?



yes it is.
Pookie
7/2/09 1:39:41AM
After really taking a look at the weight classes people can pick from i think this is going to be fun.
1daveufc
7/2/09 2:37:45AM
how many fighters do i pick in one go is it just the one am new to this draft thing.
Kpro
7/2/09 3:08:32AM
you are MW's and WW's. You get one pick per round. After this pick, since it is a "snake" draft it will go til the last person picks, and then they'll pick twice as the even numbered rounds go in reverse order. So the person with the 1st pick, goes last in the 2nd round, first in the 3rd round, last in the 4th round, etc.
AchillesHeel
7/2/09 9:57:32AM
If we're going to be taskmasters about drafting, 1daveufc has missed his first pick and Rabi has about 6 hours remaining.

When I run these drafts, my rule is that a person hasn't technically missed their pick until the next person takes their turn. So 1daveufc could still make his pick, as long as it's before Rabi makes his. This wouldn't "reset the clock", so if Rabi doesn't make his pick in the next 6 hours, Whardin19 can go ahead.
1daveufc
7/2/09 11:46:05AM
anderson silva
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