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bad match up for Chael...Chael can definetly not strike with Silva and on the ground Chael has been known to get caught in submissions and Silva has a very good guard...i do think Silva wins but Chael will not come out like cote or leites or maia...i do think eh will put up a fight

Post #16   4/14/10 10:36:26PM   

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Posted by jae_1833

I said something about him getting cut in a previous thread.....does the PG think that would be the right course of action? I personally do as it would serve as a lesson to future fighters for generations!



personally i dont, unless the UFC wants strikeforce to have the top 2 p4p fighters in the world.

I can gurantee that if anderson got cut after doing the same thing, he would have a string of 1rst round Knockouts in whatever organization he signed with. Bad Mojo: just because he isnt putting on exciting fights for you, it does not mean he wont put on exciting fights for someone else.

As far as business, cutting Anderson would be the absolute worst thing to do, even if hes not making much money for you in the first place.

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Post #17   4/14/10 10:41:47PM   

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WAR SONNEN. i hope we see what he did to Nate times 100. bring the pain to anderson chael

Post #18   4/14/10 11:28:15PM   

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Although I think it would serve him right for offending me (the greatest of all time) in his last fight, I am sure that Siva is going to absolutely destroy Sonnen. Silva does better IMO against guys who are very aggressive (Leben, Irvin, Hendo, Griffin) Sonnen would be very aggressive as would Belfort, so in that regards I think they would end up on the wrong side of the Silva Love/Hate Pendulum.

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Posted by SpiderSilva

sonnen is the poor man's hendo and we all know what happened there sonnen is gonna get subbed if not koed silvas sprawl is looking better all the time I'm hoping for a flying knee ko myself we almost had it in the maia fight



i don't think there is anything similiar about Sonnen & Hendo other than they both have a wrestling background. If Sonnen was wearing a Hendo suit I would know it wasn't Hendo & vice versa.

I just don't know if they make Hendo's suits so i might be a little confused if that were to happen.

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Post #20   4/15/10 12:24:48AM   

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This doesn't matter anderson might showboat first because sonnen has talked soooooo much trash, and as much as all of u want to see if dana will cut anderson I have a good feeling anderson wants to see if he will too

they can't cut him. first of all the mw division is 2 weak and not to mention sf would have the best 2 middleweights, on top of that if they cut him on sunday anderson would be signed by monday and fedor and anderson would be announced tuesday and that fight could make more money than any ufc fight

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Posted by chickmagnet

OH YES!
Mark my words new MW Champ. Chael Sonnen


Post #22   4/15/10 12:58:02AM   

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Sonnen isn't a poor mans Hendo. Hendo got real cocky with his right hand and forgot how he won most of his fights. Sonnen takes everyone down at will. Silva got taken down and mounted by Travis Lutter and will get taken down by Sonnen just as easy.

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Just Like Maia.

Post #24   4/15/10 1:04:34AM   

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I almost thought the antics by Silva were to test White into cutting him. I got the hunch that Silva wants to move on to other things and the champion clause is keeping him where he doesn't want to be.

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i for one personally hope he kinda gets cut. strikeforce will pick him up quick.:) mousasi-silva, diaz-silva, maybe fedor-silva, hendo silva II, shields-silva.

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Anderson knows Chaels gameplan to take him down. Vs Okami, he used standup pressure and g n p to win, vs Nate all ground. Silva has better standup Chael is a great wrestler. I think he will get Silva down and make this a ground war. I think Chael has a chance and im rooting for him. If I were Chael I would try to finish in the first or as soon as possible. Being on top of Silva is dangerous, and strikes or subs could stop Chael even if he's on top.
Vitor or GSP would have me more excited.

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Silva wont be able to dance around the cage with Sonnen in there. Still hope to see a GSP fight. But dang, Sonnen will take the fight to him. He may lose, but damnit he'll fight!

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A few points

- Anderson is not bigger than the UFC and thats the bottom line. When David Beckham left Manchester United the club did not stop (I am sure there are similar comparisons in the US). The UFC would not end if he went elsewhere and maybe we would get some entertaining fights. Put it this way would you rather see Anderson messing about and not engaging or see Diego and Clay go at it? There are plenty of good match ups in the UFC with out Anderson.

- Is GSP a better wrestler than Chael? Why is GSP any more likely to take him down given the size and strength difference? GSPs take down set ups are great but Chael is not exactly a slouch in that dept!

I can see Chael bringing it to Anderson and certainly taking him down....once on the floor who knows.....

Post #29   4/15/10 8:06:57AM   

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Posted by jae_1833

I said something about him getting cut in a previous thread.....does the PG think that would be the right course of action? I personally do as it would serve as a lesson to future fighters for generations!



personally i dont, unless the UFC wants strikeforce to have the top 2 p4p fighters in the world.

I can gurantee that if anderson got cut after doing the same thing, he would have a string of 1rst round Knockouts in whatever organization he signed with. Bad Mojo: just because he isnt putting on exciting fights for you, it does not mean he wont put on exciting fights for someone else.

As far as business, cutting Anderson would be the absolute worst thing to do, even if hes not making much money for you in the first place.



Agreed, he would run right through strikeforce in impressive fashion. But some of the people I talk to still like Anderson. Some people are going as far as to say it was just Silva showing how much better he was then maia cuz he couldn't touch him and they thought that was an impressive win

But Chael gets stopped late in the 1st or in the 2nd. He might get the takedown but he probably won't do anything after it. It's one thing to be able to keep Anderson on his back, but another to actually do something there. Hendo could control him but thats it, once he made a mistake he tapped. So Chael either gets murdered on the feet or submitted early. You know he's going to piss Silva off, so R.I.P Chael Sonnen.

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