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Serra is a very good pure BJJ guy, but his takedowns are sub-par and his stand-up is less than fantastic as well. Unless GSP goes in, loses his head, and gets caught I can't see him dropping his belt.

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Post #16   3/30/07 3:00:59AM   

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Posted by Svartorm

Serra is a very good pure BJJ guy, but his takedowns are sub-par and his stand-up is less than fantastic as well. Unless GSP goes in, loses his head, and gets caught I can't see him dropping his belt.



Dont you all agree on this post that serra would have a much better career in the ufc as he is now, if he was to drop down to light weight and worked his way up in that division. ???

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Post #17   3/30/07 7:30:42AM   

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I just don't see Serra as a top contender in any division. He's a middle tier fighter and I don't think he will ever get past that.

Post #18   3/30/07 11:46:57AM   

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Posted by nubby

I just don't see Serra as a top contender in any division. He's a middle tier fighter and I don't think he will ever get past that.


i feel the same a good gatekeeper. he is like the guy that if you can get past him you cna move up to the main card and off the undercards.

Post #19   3/30/07 11:50:57AM   

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no....... just no....... sure in a fight, anything can happen, but Serra vs. GSP? are u kidding me, GSP is a way bigger athlete than Serra by far, and is way more well rounded.

Post #20   4/7/07 1:39:08AM   

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Serra likes the pasta too much to be a light weight. This fight will force a diet though. He can't take guys like Hughs and St. Pierre. Too small.

Post #21   4/7/07 4:53:37AM   

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Serra can eat his pasta. I will eat my words.

Post #22   4/8/07 2:54:30AM   

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keith-hackney1 just pulled one over on us. Great job man... you got one guy to give you 5 to 1 odds.

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I'm glad GSP lost. i picked him to win but i hate him

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Posted by nubby

I just don't see Serra as a top contender in any division. He's a middle tier fighter and I don't think he will ever get past that.



NOW HE IS THE CHAMP

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Posted by Ydoc

keith-hackney1 just pulled one over on us. Great job man... you got one guy to give you 5 to 1 odds.



I dont blame y'all for thinking i was mad, GSP is or should i say was considered as the best welterweight on the planet. It might of been a shot in the dark to pick serra as a winner. I dont believe there is any easy fight, especially now ufc own pride, mma fighters are all training at top level because of the amount of cash involved these days, its a full time job now where as a few years back most were semi pro. I knew serra would do it, hence all the bets i took. He is very underated, he has defenately surprised me as he has clearly upped his stand up game.
Fair play to the guy, cant wait to see him bust up hughes !!!!

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im not gonna get overconfident with anybody for now on wandy, now gsp. whos next, chuck?

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Props to Matt Serra, I was definitely wrong on this one. He looked damn good in that fight. 100% deserves that belt.

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Posted by nubby

Props to Matt Serra, I was definitely wrong on this one. He looked damn good in that fight. 100% deserves that belt.



i dont know if i would say you (or the 98% of us) were definitely wrong on this one. he did what none of us expected. i would assume that most fighters prepar to fight by working on their strengths and how to defend their opponents strengths, or like chuck who only works on his strength and gameplan nomatter who hes fighting. not one single person (not even the 2%) would have guessed that serra would leave his grappling outside the cage door and come prepared to fight his opponents style and win by tko.

none of us were wrong. he dupped usall. hats off to serra who ive always liked but would never pick to win the way the ww are stacked now..

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Posted by ronco_loid

I'm glad GSP lost. i picked him to win but i hate him



Why do you hate him?

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