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Vera Still Mad About Couture Decision

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"Hell no, (expletive) that decision man," Vera said. "I'm still mad about that decision." When the scorecards were read, Couture got the nod on a unanimous decision from the judges, but many felt that Vera's ability to land damage whenever the two did engage was enough for the win.

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Post #1   2/11/10 2:47:15PM   

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I kind of agree with Vera, I'm pretty sure I picked Randy to win, but if my memory serves me correctly he wasn't able to take Vera down once and if he did, Vera popped right back up. I'm going to have to watch that fight again, but I remember after it was over I had a feeling Vera would lose the decision b/c Randy is a fan favorite. Vera hurt Randy standing with those body kicks...I really don't know how judges score fights anymore, it's pretty scary.

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Imo, Octagon control really needs to get looked at differently. I had Vera winning the fight 29-28.

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Vera at best deserved a draw. Randy was beating the hell out of him in round 3 and in round one Vera did nothing.

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Vera won that fight on my scorecards, too. Not that it means anything, lol.

He definitely neutralized Randy's clinch and won the striking game. Plus he got himself a takedown I believe in the 3rd round.

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Vera needs to foget that fight and focus on his next one. Or he might end up worse than just on the end of a dec. loss. He could and probably will end up sucking dust off the bud light logo. Jones is coming to take him out without a doubt.

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Vera absolutely Won that fight. He hit randy with some shots in RND 1 but Randy controlled most of the round via hugging. Fine. Second Round Vera hit him with some big shots and even dropped him. Obviously Vera's round. Round 3 More Huggin From Randy, but Vera did land some shots and even took Randy down and mounted him. That positional dominance was more than anything Randy did.

Vera got robbed by uneducated judges.

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Posted by bjj1605

Vera absolutely Won that fight. He hit randy with some shots in RND 1 but Randy controlled most of the round via hugging. Fine. Second Round Vera hit him with some big shots and even dropped him. Obviously Vera's round. Round 3 More Huggin From Randy, but Vera did land some shots and even took Randy down and mounted him. That positional dominance was more than anything Randy did.

Vera got robbed by uneducated judges.

A very insignificant positional advantage cancels out all the uppercuts that Randy fed him?

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Posted by bjj1605

Vera absolutely Won that fight. He hit randy with some shots in RND 1 but Randy controlled most of the round via hugging. Fine. Second Round Vera hit him with some big shots and even dropped him. Obviously Vera's round. Round 3 More Huggin From Randy, but Vera did land some shots and even took Randy down and mounted him. That positional dominance was more than anything Randy did.

Vera got robbed by uneducated judges.

A very insignificant positional advantage cancels out all the uppercuts that Randy fed him?




i've watched that fight so many times now...i swear...folks are oblivious to all the shots randy was landing. Yes vera landed the bigger shots but how do a few power shots out weigh the 12 minutes of the fight randy controlled. Randy was landing non-stop in the clinch. Is it one power shot to every 20 landed in the clinch?

I agree it was close but I would have been shocked if it was given to Brandon.

we all have our opinions and there are folks i respect very much that believe brandon got robbed and there are folks i respect that saw it as a clear victory for randy....

at the end of the day it doesn't matter what we think.....Randy got the decision.

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Post #9   2/11/10 7:42:16PM