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shawneth » Posted 1/24/07 5:49:00PM

Rich doesn't have a glass jaw in my opinion. Sure he gets rocked or knocked down alot but look how fast he usually recovers from it. Both Loiseau and Tanner put him on his ass and he still got up to dish out a beating on them.

sweatysally » Posted 2/1/07 12:11:00PM

rich franklin is overrated

pv3Hpv3p » Posted 1/24/07 6:08:00PM


Posted by lerhinge


Posted by pv3Hpv3p


Posted by lerhinge

He was dropped by tanner and Loiseau despite completely dominating them for most of the fight and both times after like 1 strike. He doesn't really have a very good jaw, but he seems to have decent recovery.



Dropped and knocked out are two different stories...

he showed excellent recovery in both those fights, and I guess I put recovery in the 'chin' catagory


Of course they're different, otherwise I would mention Machida and Silva. And if you put chin and recovery in one universal durabilty category than I would agree that Rich isn't really so bad.



I guess it just depends on how you look at it...

Out of curiousity, I'll throw a litmus test of sorts out there:

Does wanderlei Silva have a good chin?

shawneth » Posted 1/24/07 5:49:00PM


Posted by sweatysally

rich franklin is overrated



how can you say he is overated... he was the damn middleweight champion and defeated some quality oponents. You dont get to be the middleweight champ for nothing.

pv3Hpv3p » Posted 1/24/07 6:08:00PM


Posted by shawneth


Posted by sweatysally

rich franklin is overrated



how can you say he is overated... he was the damn middleweight champion and defeated some quality oponents. You dont get to be the middleweight champ for nothing.



Agree with shawneth...

If you think he's over-rated that fine, but at least list some reasons supporting your opinion.

bayonetxwork » Posted 2/2/07 7:39:00AM


Posted by hippysmacker

Totally disagree, he doesn't have a Chin like a Nog or Chuck, but he's taken a lot of shot's from great striker's and shook them off, or recovered quickly. The Machida KO was nice , but more than one blow . The A. Silva Ko was a ton of repeated shot's. also, he wasn't totally out with either. To top it off, both guys are great strikers, Silva may be the best pure striker in MMA. Too me glass jaw means you get Koed with one blow on a regular basis. Maybe our defitions are just different.



agreed.

madmarck » Posted 1/24/07 5:55:00PM


Posted by loller90278

i am a sith.
i deal in only total absolution.
if you get KTFO once, you have a glass jaw



/star wars geek.


Your one of those people who Claims that Arlovski has a Glass jaw arent you.
Cuz someone gets KO'd doenst mean they have a glass jaw it means they are human.
Remember Cro Cop got KO'd by Kevin Randlemen.
Cro Cop who had fought in K-1 for yearss. Anything can happen in MMA.

loller90278 » Posted 1/16/07 3:05:00PM


Posted by madmarck


Posted by loller90278

i am a sith.
i deal in only total absolution.
if you get KTFO once, you have a glass jaw



/star wars geek.


Your one of those people who Claims that Arlovski has a Glass jaw arent you.
Cuz someone gets KO'd doenst mean they have a glass jaw it means they are human.
Remember Cro Cop got KO'd by Kevin Randlemen.
Cro Cop who had fought in K-1 for yearss. Anything can happen in MMA.



whoa relax buddy, whats with all the accusations? if you maybe an ounce of a sense of humor, you could tell that post was a joke... thanks for the info about crocop, i didn't know he got ko'd by randlemen. and by the way, its *You're* not Your.

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