Thread: TUF Episode 4 Discussion
2/08/2005 4:55am, #11
You did not comply with my request nor did you acknowledge your mistake in naming the fighter. Then you go on to make a wild claim without proving it.
2/08/2005 5:16am, #12
Originally Posted by PizDoff
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Gj on defending that hook btw!
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2/08/2005 6:41am, #13Originally Posted by Knightmare
2/08/2005 9:47am, #14Originally Posted by lama_xyThe test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
~F. Scott Fitzgerald
Whether it is a good thing or a bad thing, smashing things up is sometimes very pleasant.
2/08/2005 11:22am, #15
Leben plays a really good psych game. I'd bet he'd win against his target (whatever his name was) in part because of that. Whatshisname certainly seemed to bitch out because of it.
Some comments were made by the Couture team about Bobby's fighting someone he outclassed as being a weak move. Stupid. They're all there to get a contract. Bobby played it rigth, showed he was far better than one of his competitors and protected his and his teams position. Same thing with the Diego/Alex fight. Diego has a ton more experience and an enviable ground game. The outcome was hardly surprising. I really don't think Alex threw haymakers, maybe his punches should have been a little tighter but he knew he needed to land some heavy shots standing and keep it upright to have a chance. As for turning his back, people still do it in pro-fights. Getting pounded from the mount in training sucks enough, I can't imagine how much worse it would be in an actual fight. Turning is probably a reaction you have to fight.
I'd like to see Florian sometime soon. He's been one of the background guys thus far it seems. I'd also like to see more of the heavyweights.
2/08/2005 11:26am, #16
Alex is a damn good wrestler, but its hard to load up a big shot and have a good wrestlingbase at the same time. And Diego is 12-0 in MMA... he obviously knows how to get good people down, even good wrestlers. Alex did the right thing, he tried to get up, he couldnt, so he took the chance by turning his back. Had he been tight enough and diego missed the hooks, everyone would be singing a different tune about him turning his back. MMA is very different from BJJ... mount sucks in BJJ because you have subs... but in MMA its 100 times worse. Alex did the right thing... he had no other means to get out of mount where he would surely lose, this gave him a fighting chance.
Knightmare... Alex would whoop your ass. Alex whoops my ass, and I think I could take you. Have you fought MMA before?
2/08/2005 12:35pm, #17
2/08/2005 1:09pm, #18
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Sakuraba turned his back on Royce more than a few times. It's not instant death, you just have to begin escaping the position instantly, which Alex didn't do. He just got beat by a much more experienced fighter with a much better ground game.Is Wayne Brady gonna have to choke a bitch?
2/08/2005 1:16pm, #19Originally Posted by PizDoff
2/08/2005 1:31pm, #20Originally Posted by Knightmare
He was outclassed by a high, high level grappler (went to at least one GQ superfight absolute final, has beaten ATT's guys, etc.) with a 12-0 mma record.