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Posted by Kpro

"I think that fighters that just try to win by points and come away with a win are actually bad for the sport. If you never saw MMA before" -Rousey


Hard to argue with that part of the interview to be honest. She's saying for a fan watching for the first time, that fighting style is not going to hook fans on MMA. Of course she does expound on it further than necessary, but the basic point is legit.

I don't even know how many 120-108 boxing matches I have sat through and thought, if this was the first boxing match I'd ever seen, I wouldn't care to watch another.


Still she is talking about a guy who time and time again has to fight the next guy in line. Its not his job to excite the fans its his job to hold his title. I blame it on the guys he is fighting, stop a take down or two fellas. Land a punch. Make him fight your fight. Its such a silly topic. Joe silva does a good of mixing his cards its the ufc's job to put exciting fights on not a champs to put himself in harms way.

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Why is someone with four fights critisizing a UFC champ? Tate is gonna put a beat down on her anyways.



Why is a woman who should be in the kitchen criticizing a man in a man's sport?



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If people were bored of one minute arm bars would Rousey change her strategy. I usually agree with the girl but not this time. Honestly, if you call yourself a "fighter" and a guy is able to take you down and lay on top f you for 25 minutes then you are not much of a "fighter".

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Posted by hotrodttt

Why is someone with four fights critisizing a UFC champ? Tate is gonna put a beat down on her anyways.



Exactly, couldn't agree more.

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Yeah seems sorta early for her to be saying shit like this

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Hopefully Tate kicks her ass when they meet ..... getting tired of the shit talking by Rousey ........ do your talking in the cage.

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WAR ROUSEY!

As this fight approaches, I'll be looking for an avatar bet, too.

Tate's gonna get dealt with.

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ehhhh, I get what she's saying, and maybe she's right that guys who fight in the style that GSP does are generally going to turn new fans away, but I think it's pretty hard to say that about GSP himself, as he is clearly one of the most popular MMA fighters on the face of the earth. The guy sells tickets and PPVs by the boatload, it's kind of hard to argue that he's "bad for the sport" or turns new fans away.

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Posted by emfleek

WAR ROUSEY!

As this fight approaches, I'll be looking for an avatar bet, too.

Tate's gonna get dealt with.



Though I can't necessarily get on board with these statements, it's hard to pick against her. I think that she's going to destroy Miesha and take her arm home as a trophy to put alongside her new belt.

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BooRadley: Round Rousey is bad for boners

seriously why do people think shes hot. i googled her after this forum and shes a beast. she looks like something youd hang about the mantle.

Is she banging Diaz on the side? First she bashes St. Pierre here and then says Condit is running away the whole fight and she doesnt wanna go to a track meet or whatever. There's a sign of someone who's real knowledgeable about MMA. She sounds like the Just Bleed Guy reincarnated

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Misha's the champ and she's gonna kick Rhonda's blonde ass March 3rd. Rousey is all talk and talk about being one dimensional, this girl has arm bars period ..... Tate will beat her ass in the standup and Rousey will have trouble getting Tate down.

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