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Gilbert Melendez -VS- Mitsuhiro Ishida at Yarennoka NYE

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WHO WINS AND HOW?
MELENDEZ KO/TKO 8 40%
ISHIDA KO/TKO 0 0%
MELENDEZ SUBMISSION 2 10%
ISHIDA SUBMISSION 0 0%
MELENDEZ DECISION 9 45%
ISHIDA DECISION 1 5%
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TAGG Radio announced yesterday that TAGG Radio sponsored fighter Gilbert Melendez will be taking on Mitsuhiro Ishida at Yarennoka on New Year’s Eve in Japan.

This is a very good fight and this card is shaping up to be a good one. Too bad it won’t be available to watch in the U.S.

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Post #1   12/3/07 6:53:38AM   

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They are pretty retarded in Japan about getting USA PPV deals, the last PRIDE event was the 1st ever live one wasnt it?

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Errrm WHY THE F*** are there no replies to this thread yet the crappy Saunders wants a rematch thread is crawling with posts, must be a lot of tuf noobs in today

Well anyway i will debate this fight with myself, i wonder how long Gilbert has been training for? thought his broken hands would take longer to heal

Ishida is a perfect step up for him and i hope he wins, but he needs someone to fight in Strikeforce, he just needs to work that contract out then get to the UFC ASAP

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May i just add that i hate using the term "tuf noob" and im sure the people who posted in that thread arent, it was just crazy to me when i looked at the main page and this thread had 0 replies yet that one had 5

Whats a bigger fight? Melendez VS Ishida or Saunders VS Speers

Post #4   12/3/07 10:34:19AM   

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One of my best friends trains up in frisco with jake and gil. he has been going live for some time now. he told me about this match up a few weeks ago, but wanted it to be hush hush before it was actually announced. im am looking forward to this fight a whole lot as both of these guys like to bang and bring the pace. i have gil by decision. they should have the winner of this fight the winner of aoki-JZ.

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i see gil stuffing ishidas takedowns and KO'ing him in the first, just like gomi did

Post #6   12/3/07 12:39:16PM   

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I'd like to watch the show even if it was in japanese

Post #7   12/3/07 6:13:34PM   

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Man i am excited for this fight, here is hoping that i can buy the PPV come NYE because that card will be sick.

Post #8   12/3/07 9:53:01PM   

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Really hoping this cards on TV, i'd rather watch this one then UFC 80(barring cro cop appearing on that card).

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I gotta say I disagree that Ishida is a step up. I would count Kawajiri as being better than him in every aspect. If anything, Ishida's a step down.

Should be a good fight as long as it lasts, but the Hispanic 'Fro is going to be too much for Ishida.

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i meant a step up from his last fight really

Im surprised nobody thinks Ishida will win, he could pull off the upset

Post #11   12/4/07 9:41:51AM   

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This card is shaping up to be Legendary

Melendez always puts on an exciting show. I have him winning fast paced and exciting decision!

Post #12   12/4/07 9:48:28AM