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Group C - Day 1

Group C
#10 (0-0) Shane Carwin (jjeans) vs. #13 (0-0) Dan Henderson (Playground_Samurai)
#21 (0-0) Shogun Rua (jakewalters) vs. #32 (0-0) BJ Penn (Poor_Franklin)

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- Shane Carwin vs. Dan 'Hendo' Henderson

>The fight begins!
>Carwin has to cover up to absorb a nice one-two combination, having been off balance after falling for a feint.
>Moving in closer, Carwin looks like he may want to try and clinch with Henderson.
>Henderson is pulled into a Muay Thai clinch.
>Carwin tries a knee strike, but Henderson blocks it and wrestles his way out of the Muay Thai clinch.
>A feint sets up a body kick from Henderson, but Carwin is able to move out of range in time.
>Carwin looks like he might be trying to get in close to clinch with Henderson.
>He pulls Henderson into a Muay Thai clinch.
>Henderson wrestles free of the Muay Thai clinch after blocking a knee strike.
>We've now passed the halfway mark in this round.
>Moving in closer, Carwin looks like he may want to wrestle Henderson.
>He pulls Henderson into a grapple.
>Carwin is trying to muscle Henderson up against the cage.
>Carwin does it, Henderson is stuck with his back to the cage.
>Breathing very hard, Shane Carwin is looking ragged.
>Carwin tries to throw an elbow, but Henderson takes the opportunity to turn his opponent around so that Carwin ends up backed against the cage instead.
>The end of the round is coming quick, there's under a minute left.
>With Carwin stuck against the cage, Henderson gets the underhooks and looks for a takedown.
>Carwin shows stubborn resistance and Henderson cannot complete the takedown.
>A whizzer almost allows Carwin to create enough space to get free, but Henderson shuts that opportunity down.
>Time expires and we come to the end of round one.
>The fans are booing after a really poor round.
>There was very little to separate them in that round, but I'll give that one 10-9 to Henderson.
>There's the bell and round number two begins!
>Henderson feints rushing in, but Carwin doesn't fall for it.
>An exchange of strikes goes nowhere.
>Both throw strikes at each other, both easily defend the other's attempt.
>Carwin takes a jab.
>Henderson hits a clever combination that finishes with a nice right cross.
>Henderson scores with a couple of jabs and a right cross.
>We move into the second half of this round.
>A left jab misses and Henderson strikes back with a nice left hand.
>Henderson slips past an attempted big right hand and counters with a couple of tight angled jabs and a scorching right hook to the body.
>Shane Carwin looks like he doesn't have a lot left to give.
>A feint sets up a body kick from Henderson, but Carwin is able to move out of range in time.
>A straight left from Henderson fails to land.
>Carwin steps in to put some pressure on.
>We're into the final minute of the round.
>Henderson counters a left jab with a left.
>Round two ends as time expires.
>That has to go down as a 10-9 round to Henderson.
>And here we go, round three!
>A barrage of punches miss and Henderson strikes back with a clean jab.
>Both fighters come in and exchange strikes, but neither does any damage.
>Henderson comes in, looking for a quick takedown.
>Carwin sprawls well, and Henderson is forced down to his knees, almost turtled up.
>Carwin pounds away on Henderson, landing several good shots to the side of the head in the process.
>Shane Carwin looks like he is completely out of gas.
>Carwin looks to unload with some big right hands, but Henderson gets back to his feet before too many land.
>A visibly tired Carwin is looking to turn this into a wrestling match, and is getting in closer to Henderson.
>A counter right hook catches Carwin hard, putting him down!
>Carwin recovers his wits quickly, and waits for Henderson to make a move.
>In comes Henderson looking to get some form of ground control.
>Carwin is unable to prevent Henderson from getting side control.
>We pass the halfway mark of this round.
>Henderson starts trying to work to go from side control to mount.
>Carwin can't stop it and gets mounted.
>Henderson pounds away with punches from the mount and Carwin is having trouble doing anything about it!
>The referee pulls Henderson away, stopping the match!
>By TKO, the winner is Dan Henderson!
>Official Result: Dan 'Hendo' Henderson defeats Shane Carwin (TKO (Strikes) in 3:07 of round 3). The match was rated as being Good.

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- Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua vs. B.J. 'The Prodigy' Penn

>And here we go!
>Penn slips out of the way of a jab.
>Shogun counters a left jab by using a barrage of big right hands, knocking Penn down!
>Penn shakes off the cobwebs quickly though, and is alert.
>Shogun steps away from an up-kick, giving Penn the opportunity to stand up.
>Shogun looks to move in and stand in the pocket.
>Shogun is in the pocket, ready to attack Penn.
>Penn shows good head movement by slipping past a wild spinning back fist and hitting a big kick to the outside of the left thigh.
>Good head movement allows Penn to slip past a vicious right hand, and he counters with a straight left.
>Standing in the pocket, Penn throws an inside leg kick but Shogun shows good footwork to avoid it.
>A left jab misses, giving Penn the chance to hit back with a big kick to the outside of the left thigh.
>We go past the halfway point of this round.
>Penn slips past a big right and hits a kick to the inside of the left thigh.
>Mauricio Rua is going to end up limping if he takes too many more of those strikes.
>Penn throws a left jab but Shogun uses good head movement to make sure it slips by.
>Shogun backs away from Penn, creating some space between them.
>Penn steps back to avoid a kick to the body, having been suckered in with a feint.
>We're into the final minute of the round.
>Penn looks to be trying to close the distance between them.
>Shogun throws a big right hand as a counter, but it misses the target.
>Penn slips past an attempted big right hand and counters with a clean jab.
>Shogun steps back to avoid a kick to the body, having been suckered in with a feint.
>Round one is brought to an end as time runs out.
>An extremely close round, could have gone either way, but personally I'll give it to Shogun 10-9.
>There's the bell for the start of the round!
>Penn drops a shoulder, trying to sucker Shogun in with a feint.
>Shogun steps back to avoid a kick to the body.
>Penn drops a shoulder, trying to sucker Shogun in with a feint.
>Penn drops a shoulder, trying to sucker Shogun in with a feint.
>Penn comes in closer, looking to attack from the pocket.
>Penn cannot get close enough to the elusive Shogun.
>A feint sets up a body kick from Penn, but Shogun is able to move out of range in time.
>A straight left from Shogun fails to land.
>Not letting Shogun settle at all, Penn comes in closer.
>We are now at the halfway point of the round.
>Penn is looking to get in close and strike from the pocket.
>Keen to keep space between them, Shogun backs away.
>Moving in closer, Penn looks like he wants to strike from the pocket.
>Backing off, Shogun makes sure to keep out of range.
>Shogun almost tastes a head kick after falling for a feinted inside leg kick.
>We move into the final sixty seconds of this round.
>A weak body kick is countered by Shogun with a series of quick jabs.
>Penn looks like he wants to stand in the pocket and strike with Shogun.
>Shogun now has Penn standing in the pocket.
>The time is up, and that's the end of round two.
>Incredibly close round, but Shogun came out just ahead on my score card.
>Round three begins!
>Shogun is suckered in by a feint, and only just avoids the follow-up spinning back fist attempt.
>An attempted body kick misses and Shogun fires back with a series of quick lefts.
>Penn uses a feint to get Shogun off balance, but the nice sequence of punches that follow don't find their mark.
>Penn gets Shogun with a punch to the ribs, but it lacked power.
>Not letting up, Shogun quickly steps in closer to attack Penn.
>Shogun comes in closer, looking to attack from the pocket.
>To counter, Penn throws a huge right hand which doesn't miss by much.
>Shogun looks like he wants to stand in the pocket and strike with Penn.
>Penn throws a vicious right uppercut first, but it just misses.
>Penn is looking to get in close and strike from the pocket.
>Shogun uses movement to keep out reach, frustrating Penn.
>Mauricio Rua is breathing very hard.
>We move into the second half of this round.
>They exchange strikes, but neither fighter inflicts any real damage.
>Neither fighter backs away, instead they both choose to start swinging!
>A massive right hook connects, Shogun is knocked down...he is out cold!
>By Knock Out, the winner is B.J. Penn!
>Official Result: B.J. 'The Prodigy' Penn defeats Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua (Knock Out (Punch) in 3:42 of round 3). The match was rated as being Good.

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TWO INCREDIBLE UPSETS AS THE LIGHTER FIGHTERS DAN HENDERSON AND BJ PENN DEFEAT SHANE CARWIN AND SHOGUN RUA!!! WOW!

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Wow. Penn beating Shogun, eh? Crazy

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Post #77   4/30/13 6:09:17PM   

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fun shit! Great idea for a game jake!

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Posted by Poor_Franklin

fun shit! Great idea for a game jake!



Thanks! Yeah I'm really enjoying it! Definitely planning on doing weight classes down to 135 then the women. Shoot then we'll probably start all over again

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Post #79   4/30/13 7:16:38PM   

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Posted by Poor_Franklin

fun shit! Great idea for a game jake!



Thanks! Yeah I'm really enjoying it! Definitely planning on doing weight classes down to 135 then the women. Shoot then we'll probably start all over again



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Group D - Day 1

(0-0) #19 Lyoto Machida (Budgelism) vs. (0-0) #3 Mark Hunt (Budgelism)
(0-0) #25 Sergei Kharitonov (emfleek) vs. (0-0) #11 Anderson Silva (Pookie)

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- Lyoto 'The Dragon' Machida vs. 'Super Samoan' Mark Hunt

>Round one begins!
>Both fighters come in and exchange strikes, but neither does any damage.
>Both fighters throw strikes, no significant damage is inflicted by either.
>Machida feints left and tries to get Hunt to commit to a strike, but gets no joy.
>An exchange of strikes goes nowhere.
>Machida looks to move in and stand in the pocket.
>Backing off, Hunt makes sure to keep out of range.
>Machida comes in closer, looking to attack from the pocket.
>Keen to keep space between them, Hunt backs away.
>We pass the halfway mark of this round.
>A quick exchange of strikes produces nothing worth mentioning.
>Machida feints, then steps in and unloads with a couple of shots to the body and a nice left uppercut.
>There's a short stalemate as both fighters advance and throw strikes, but neither hits.
>We move into the final sixty seconds of this round.
>Good head movement allows Machida to roll past an attempted knock out punch and hit a vicious leg kick.
>Machida dodges a huge right hand thanks to good head movement, and returns fire with a crisp right hook to the body.
>Machida lands a powerful left hook to the body.
>The time is up, and that's the end of round one.
>Hopefully the next round will produce a little more in the way of action.
>I think Machida took that round, 10-9 on my score card.
>Round two begins!
>They both meet with strikes, but neither does any damage.
>Having stepped in close to throw their strikes, they end up grappling.
>Hunt smothers Machida when he tries to use some dirty boxing, and gains the upper hand in the grapple as a result.
>Hunt is looking to muscle Machida back against the cage.
>He does so, and now has Machida pinned to the cage.
>Breathing very hard, Mark Hunt is looking ragged.
>Machida gets caught with a knee to the inside of the thigh.
>Machida takes a knee strike to the inside of his own knee.
>Hunt breaks the grapple and prepares to launch some strikes at Machida.
>Slipping past the blow, Machida counters an attempted knock out punch with a punch.
>Machida slips past a superman punch and fires back with a series of quick jabs.
>Mark Hunt seems to be fighting against exhaustion.
>Machida uses a sharp body kick from within the pocket.
>We move into the second half of this round.
>Machida scores with an inside leg kick from the pocket.
>Those strikes to the legs are going to take their toll.
>Machida catches Hunt with a hard kick to the outside of the knee.
>Mark Hunt is now clearly favouring one leg.
>Hunt shakes off the blow.
>Hunt takes a kick to the ribs from close range.
>Machida scores with a solid right jab from in the pocket.
>Hunt gets hit with a crisp jab to the jaw, rocking his head back.
>There's a stalemate as both fighters throw strikes, but neither scores.
>Having stepped in close to throw their strikes, they end up grappling.
>The end of the round is coming quick, there's under a minute left.
>Machida is trying to push Hunt so that his back is up against the cage.
>Hunt doesn't let himself be driven back though, and gets out of the grapple.
>Switching to a traditional stance, Machida gets ready to strike.
>Hunt walks into a hard leg kick.
>There is no doubt that the damage has added up and Mark Hunt has an injured leg.
>The time is up, and that's the end of round two.
>I think Machida took that round, 10-9 on my score card.
>We are back underway!
>Machida catches Hunt with a crisp right jab.
>A feint sends Hunt the wrong way and walking right into a hard inside leg kick.
>Machida moves in and stings Hunt with an excellent combination.
>Hunt slams a crisp right into the gloves of Machida, but can't follow up.
>Not letting up, Machida quickly steps in closer to attack Hunt.
>A feint gives Machida the space to nail Hunt with a great combination, ending with a beauty of a left cross.
>Hunt circles as he plans his next move.
>It seems that Machida is happy to let Hunt circle for the moment.
>We move into the second half of this round.
>Machida gets a vicious inside leg kick on Hunt.
>Mark Hunt winced as that strike landed.
>Machida throws out a quick right jab.
>Hunt quickly gets in closer, looking to attack.
>Machida avoids a barrage of punches and hits a clean jab.
>Mark Hunt looks like he is completely out of gas.
>There's under a minute left in this round.
>Hunt slips out of the way of a leg kick, having been suckered in with a feint.
>Machida uses a sharp left body kick.
>Hunt circles, looking for an opening.
>Machida comes in closer to press the issue.
>The time expires on round three, and that is the end of the fight.
>I have to give that round to Machida, but only a 10-9.
>The judges have given their scores, which are about to be announced.
>All three judges give a score of 30-27.
>So the winner, by unanimous decision, is Lyoto 'The Dragon' Machida!
>Official Result: Lyoto 'The Dragon' Machida defeats 'Super Samoan' Mark Hunt (Unanimous Decision in 5:00 of round 3). The match was rated as being Average.

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- Anderson 'The Spider' Silva vs. Sergei Kharitonov

>The fight begins!
>Silva leaps and hits a flying knee strike that catches Kharitonov on the side of the head, knocking him out cold!
>Anderson 'The Spider' Silva takes the win by Knock Out!
>Official Result: Anderson 'The Spider' Silva defeats Sergei Kharitonov (Knock Out (Knee) in 0:16 of round 1). The match was rated as being Good.

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Another great night of fights! Lyoto Machida outpoints the Super Samoan to a victory, while teammate Anderson Silva KO's Sergei Kharitonov in a 16 second bout that felt a lot like Jose Aldo vs. Cub Swanson!

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Lol i love how almost none of these fights make any sense given the fighters styles.

Cmon Bob Sapp via kneebar!

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Lol i love how almost none of these fights make any sense given the fighters styles.

Cmon Bob Sapp via kneebar!



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Post #83   5/1/13 2:27:51AM   

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Goddamnit. Rabi can have his picks back.

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Goddamnit. Rabi can have his picks back.



Hahaha

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Group E - Day 1
(0-0) #20 Frank Mir (Playground_Samurai) vs. (0-0) #7 Jon Jones (jjeans)
(0-0) #31 Alex Volkov (ShaneTpain) vs. (0-0) #14 Travis Browne (Budgelism)

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- Frank Mir vs. Jon 'Bones' Jones

>There's the opening bell!
>Jones avoids a quick jab and hits an excellent combination.
>An exchange of blows doesn't really produce any damage or a clear advantage.
>Jones tries for a spinning back kick but Mir moves out of range.
>A tidy combination doesn't find a home, giving Mir the opportunity to counter with a crisp jab.
>Mir slips out of the way of a combination of short sharp punches.
>Mir avoids a jab.
>Jones comes in closer, looking to attack from the pocket.
>Mir waits for Jones to step in, then he scores with a quick takedown.
>We move into the second half of this round.
>Mir looks to get past the guard.
>He passes, but only to half guard.
>Mir looks to pass half guard and get side control.
>Jones keeps his half guard secure.
>Jones tries to ensnare Mir in a guillotine.
>Jones gets a guillotine but cannot get Mir to tap out!
>It looks like Mir must have been able to stop the choke from being fully sunk in.
>Jones eventually lets go, but may have gassed his arms by trying to squeeze out the submission.
>There's under a minute left in this round.
>Mir fires off a few punches, but they aren't thrown with any great force.
>Round one ends as time expires.
>That has to go down as a 10-9 round to Mir.
>We are back underway!
>Mir catches an attempted body kick and goes for a takedown, and gets it! Jones pulls guard.
>Mir looks to get past the guard.
>Mir struggles but cannot find a way past and remains stuck in guard.
>Using his leg strength to push Mir back a bit, Jones looks to scramble for position.
>Mir seizes the opportunity, Jones was too slow and can do no more than turtle up with his opponent on top.
>Mir floats over and takes the back.
>Mir rolls Jones out of turtle position and into side control.
>Mir starts trying to work to use side control as a way to get behind Jones.
>Mir takes the back, Jones couldn't stop it.
>Mir tries to set up Jones for an armbar.
>Jones pulls his arm free at the last second, and is able to secure side control over Mir.
>Jones relinquishes side control, stands and backs off, wanting the fight to continue standing.
>We pass the halfway mark of this round.
>Jones leaps and hits a flying knee strike that catches Mir on the side of the head, knocking him out cold!
>By Knock Out, the winner is Jon Jones!
>Official Result: Jon 'Bones' Jones defeats Frank Mir (Knock Out (Knee) in 3:04 of round 2). The match was rated as being Fantastic.

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- Alexander Volkov vs. Travis 'Hapa' Browne

>Rumours abound that Browne is not coming into this fight 100% mentally prepared.
>We'll soon see if his performance is affected by it in any way.
>There's the opening bell!
>Moving forward, Browne counters a left jab with a stinging left jab.
>Browne feints left, then right.
>A jab doesn't find its intended target, allowing Volkov to fire back with a right kick to the thigh.
>Moving in closer, Browne looks like he wants to strike from the pocket.
>Volkov throws a vicious right as a counter, but it misses the target.
>Browne is looking to get in close and strike from the pocket.
>Volkov now has Browne standing in the pocket.
>Browne slips past a jab and scores with a left jab to the cheek.
>Browne slips past a straight punch and then hits a crisp left jab.
>Volkov slips past a jab and scores with a crisp left hook to the body.
>We go past the halfway point of this round.
>Showing good head movement, Browne slips past a flurry of strikes.
>Seeing a right kick to the body coming, Browne darts in and counters with a crisp left jab.
>A left jab misses, giving Browne the chance to hit back with a stinging jab.
>Volkov lets a jab sail wide and counter-strikes with a quick series of punches.
>Volkov throws a flurry of rights and lefts, but Browne covers up well.
>Browne dodges a body kick and returns fire with a solid left jab.
>We move into the final sixty seconds of this round.
>Slipping past a flurry of punches, Browne counters with a solid left jab.
>Volkov dodges a jab, and fires back with a thudding right hook to the body.
>Slipping past a left jab, Browne hits a solid left jab.
>Round one ends as time expires.
>I'd say that was definitely 10-9 in favour of Browne.
>And here we go, round two!
>Browne avoids a jab and scores with a barrage of big right hands, knocking Volkov down!
>Browne senses victory and starts to unload with punches!
>Browne pounds away, the stunned Volkov struggles to deal with them.
>Volkov finally manages to pull Browne into side control to survive.
>Browne fires away with rights, but Volkov deals with them fairly well.
>Browne throws a few right hands to the body.
>Volkov gets some separation and tries to scramble for position.
>The scramble ends with both fighters back on their feet, facing each other.
>A jab misses, allowing Volkov to counter-strike with a straight left.
>Volkov steps back to avoid a left jab.
>We go past the halfway point of this round.
>Both fighters come in and throw strikes, there is no real damage done by either.
>Browne sees a low kick being set up and strikes first with a stinging jab.
>A left jab misses, Browne counters with a jab.
>Browne throws a left jab but Volkov uses good head movement to make sure it slips by.
>Browne backs away from Volkov, creating some space between them.
>There's under a minute left in this round.
>Browne avoids a jab and scores with a nice jab.
>A weak body kick is countered by Browne with a nice jab.
>Time expires and we come to the end of round two.
>I think Browne took that round, 10-9 on my score card.
>Round three begins!
>Judging from what we heard from his corner, Volkov is looking to push the pace with strikes in this round.
>A left jab misses and Volkov strikes back with a quick series of punches.
>A left jab misses and Browne counters with several big right hands, putting Volkov down, dazed!
>Browne quickly pounces, looking to rain down punches on the stunned Volkov!
>Browne pounds away, landing several good shots in the process.
>Browne is only stopped by Volkov pulling him down into side control.
>Travis Browne is looking really tired.
>Browne throws a few weak-looking punches as he decides on his next move.
>Using an underhook to set it up, Volkov looks to scramble for position.
>The scramble fails to secure either fighter a dominant position, and they both end up standing.
>Volkov looks to move in and stand in the pocket.
>Browne now has Volkov standing in the pocket.
>Browne uses head movement to dodge a punch, then strikes back with a nice jab.
>Slipping past a flurry of punches, Browne has the angle to counter with a punch.
>Alexander Volkov is breathing very hard.
>We've now passed the halfway mark in this round.
>Browne tries for a left jab but Volkov uses head movement to avoid it.
>Using good head movement, Browne ducks under a punch and scores with some heavy right hands...Volkov tries to cover up but is knocked down!
>Browne dives in and secures side control.
>Browne is trying to move from side control to mount.
>He mounts Volkov.
>Travis Browne seems to be fighting against exhaustion.
>The end of the round is coming quick, there's under a minute left.
>Browne unloads with big punches from the mount, but Volkov is able to deal with most of them.
>Browne pounds away from the mount, but Volkov covers up and defends them well.
>Browne counters an attempt by Volkov to move him from mount by taking his back!
>Browne fires away with right hands, but Volkov covers up and doesn't take any undue damage.
>The time expires on round three, and that is the end of the fight.
>Browne takes that round easily by 10-8 on my score card.
>Here come the official scores.
>The judges give 30-25, 29-28 and 30-26.
>Travis Browne wins by unanimous decision!
>Official Result: Travis 'Hapa' Browne defeats Alexander Volkov (Unanimous Decision in 5:00 of round 3). The match was rated as being Good.

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Bizarre judges scorecards in the second fight, while Jones shines in the first

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How do you get a 30-25 and a 29-28 in the same fight? These judges are just as bad as the ones in real life

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Cecil peoples helped with the simulator. Sad it's fake & I still got mad as shit when I read JJ beat Mir

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Posted by Budgellism

How do you get a 30-25 and a 29-28 in the same fight? These judges are just as bad as the ones in real life



Haha I thought the same thing.

"Wtf 30-25 and 29-28, that's horrible! Not realistic at all. Wait. It's very realistic. Fuck."

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Group F - Day 1
(0-0) #22 Bob Sapp (Pookie) vs. (0-0) #17 Anthony Johnson (Poor_Franklin)
(0-0) #6 Antonio Silva (Pookie) vs. (0-0) #12 Roy Nelson (jakewalters)

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Bob 'The Beast' Sapp vs. Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson

>The fight begins!
>Sapp has to cover up to absorb a nice one-two combination, having been off balance after falling for a feint.
>Johnson counters a left jab with a nice left hand.
>A showdown where they both exchange strikes only results in a stalemate.
>A left jab misses and Johnson strikes back with a nice one-two combination.
>Johnson slips past a left jab and counters with a crisp left hand punch.
>Sapp sneaks a glance at his corner.
>Not letting Sapp settle at all, Johnson comes in closer.
>We move into the second half of this round.
>Johnson tries for a left jab but Sapp moves out of range.
>Sapp throws a speculative right, but it is nowhere near hitting.
>Johnson quickly gets in closer, looking to attack.
>Sapp steps back to avoid a leg kick.
>We move into the final sixty seconds of this round.
>Sapp avoids a nice combination.
>Both fighters come in and exchange strikes, but neither does any damage.
>A straight left fails to land and Johnson is able to fire back with a powerful right hook to the body.
>The time runs out on round one.
>Boos echo around the arena after that round produced little in the way of entertainment.
>I think Johnson took that round, 10-9 on my score card.
>There's the bell for the start of the round!
>Several big right hands miss, setting Johnson up to counter-strike with a spinning back fist that connects flush, knocking Sapp down and out!
>Anthony Johnson takes the victory by way of Knock Out!
>Official Result: Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson defeats Bob 'The Beast' Sapp (Knock Out (Punch) in 0:25 of round 2). The match was rated as being Poor.

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- Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva vs. 'Big Country' Roy Nelson

>Round one begins!
>Nelson avoids a quick jab and hits a solid left.
>A weak body kick is countered by Silva with a crisp left hand punch.
>Silva throws a left jab but Nelson avoids it.
>Silva throws a swift jab but doesn't do any damage.
>Nelson steps in closer to force the issue.
>Nelson shoots in for a takedown.
>Silva tries to avoid the takedown.
>The takedown doesn't work, Silva saw it coming and got out of range.
>We are now at the halfway point of the round.
>Silva gets Nelson with a punch to the ribs, but it lacked power.
>Not letting Silva settle, Nelson moves in closer.
>Moving in closer, Nelson looks like he wants to strike from the pocket.
>A counter left catches Nelson above the eye.
>Nelson counters a left jab by using a crisp left hand punch.
>Nelson steps back to avoid a left jab.
>We're into the final minute of the round.
>Nelson throws a couple of jabs, then chooses to shoot in on Silva.
>Silva tries to step away from the takedown.
>The takedown doesn't work, Silva saw it coming and got out of range.
>Silva throws a swift jab but doesn't do any damage.
>Nelson presses in closer to attack.
>Silva keeps his cool as Nelson throws a feint to the left.
>Time expires and we come to the end of round one.
>There was very little to separate them in that round, but I'll give that one 10-9 to Nelson.
>There's the bell and round number two begins!
>Silva keeps his cool as Nelson throws a feint to the left.
>Nelson slips past a left jab and fires back with a stinging leg kick.
>Silva is getting in closer to Nelson, perhaps looking for a clinch.
>Strikes from Nelson keep Silva from stepping in too close, and he is forced to step back.
>Moving in closer, Nelson looks like he wants to strike from the pocket.
>Nelson gets caught with a right cross though, and he is momentarily wobbly!
>Silva is getting in closer to Nelson, perhaps looking for a clinch.
>Nelson snaps off a strong left jab as a counter, but it only finds the gloves.
>Nelson chooses to shoot in on Silva.
>Nelson gets the takedown! Silva pulls guard.
>Nelson attempts to pass guard and gain a better position.
>Nelson passes to side control with ease.
>We've now passed the halfway mark in this round.
>Nelson attempts to americana Silva from side control.
>Silva defends himself well.
>Nelson blocks Silva as he tries a transition to guard.
>Nelson begins trying to get himself into mount.
>Nelson shows his ground skills and slips to mount.
>We move into the final sixty seconds of this round.
>Nelson tries to ensnare Silva in an armbar.
>Silva stacks up Nelson and punches away until he stops the armbar attempt. Silva gets side control off it.
>Silva gets up, releasing side control, and backs off, allowing Nelson time to stand too.
>Nelson uses a flurry of lefts and rights to get Silva to cover up, then shoots in looking for a takedown.
>Nelson gets a single leg takedown! Silva pulls guard off it.
>Antonio Silva is breathing very hard.
>Time expires and we come to the end of round two.
>I think Nelson took that round, 10-9 on my score card.
>There's the bell and round number three begins!
>Nelson steps back to avoid a left jab.
>Silva counters a flurry of punches by hitting a clean left.
>Moving in closer, Nelson looks like he may want to wrestle Silva.
>Silva finds himself pulled into a grappling contest.
>Nelson tries to take Silva down.
>Nelson gets the takedown, but Silva was ready and pulled guard.
>Nelson tries to stand up, but can't get free of the guard.
>Roy Nelson is breathing very hard.
>Nelson looks to pass guard and get side control.
>He passes to side control.
>Nelson tries to get into the mount position.
>Silva tries to sweep from the mount attempt, but gets rolled and gives up his back.
>Nelson pounds away, Silva is barely able to offer any defence at all!
>The referee jumps in and saves Silva from taking any more shots!
>'Big Country' Roy Nelson takes the win by TKO!
>Official Result: 'Big Country' Roy Nelson defeats Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva (TKO (Strikes) in 2:34 of round 3). The match was rated as being Decent.

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