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  1. E-Van is offline
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    What blows my mind is how does chipper go from having one of the most brutal knockouts in his first fight to being to scared to throw a decent jab in his second? I was going horse from screaming at the telly. I realy liked that kid too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3moose1
    did anyone actually go look at Scarola's school's website?

    ****, i would never want to train there...
    Quote Originally Posted by 3moose1
    He was a pro fighter before he entered that match. Yeah, i understand the jitters and what not...but still

    I will go out on a limb here, and get flamed for it, but

    If your a b.j.j blackbelt, and you get subbed by someone who isn't well trained in b.j.j/judo/sambo/x grappling art, thats just as bad as getting double-armbarred, or having someone omaplata you from their guard...(not awesome eddie bravo flowchart to omaplata, that you have someone in guard, and you come into them, fall back, switch your hips, and omaplata them that way)

    He was a pro fighter, though, and i'm sure he's eaten quite a few knees...

    Dude, shut the **** up. Yeah, Scarola fucked up and left in a terrible fashion and yes, he got caught in that noob triangle. Having said, you don't know exactly this man's state of mind when he went there. Serra himself tought he was not mentally/emotionally stable to be there. Having a fucking black belt in BJJ is not a bullet-proof, high tech Batman's cape.

    Also, you can be the **** in grappling and suck at MMA and viceversa. BJJ. and. MMA. two. different. worlds. Don't. You. Ever. Forget. That.

    Also, being a good MMA fighter and being a good GRAPPLING teacher are not necessarily the same thing. You can question the guy's heart AT THAT MOMENT and FOR MMA ONLY.

    No arguing about that. However, that does not mean in any way, shape or manner that this man cannot teach his **** and help someone become a good fighter. You are drinking so much kool aid, it's gusshing right out of your ass by its own internal pressure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 3moose1
    did anyone actually go look at Scarola's school's website?

    ****, i would never want to train there...
    Why? So everyone's not cut out to be a great MMA fighter; he's clearly a good BJJ practitioner or he wouldn't have been given a black belt from a legit guy like Serra. Maybe if he was cornering someone in a tough MMA fight a fighter of his wouldn't have faith in him as a coach, but just doing BJJ I don't see why he'd be bad at it.


    It is weird that he uses his TUF6 cred on his site though.
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    4/28/2008 3:26pm


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    id love to take classes with Scarola. I would just be worried that he would have to leave the classes early everytime he missed his girlfriend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kintanon
    Forrest gave him the safe advice. Hold the position for 15 seconds and take the sure decision. I like the fact that he went for the armbar and finished, but Forrest didn't give bad advice, just conservative advice.
    Is that conservative advice? I was always under the inpression that leaving up to the judges, especially in a two round fight, was risky. Under normal circumstances it would be risky but the guy is a legit BJJ blackbelt and has a better than average chance of finishing the armbar in under 15 seconds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by E-Van
    id love to take classes with Scarola. I would just be worried that he would have to leave the classes early everytime he missed his girlfriend.
    Or if you wanted to video tape your class....
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    As a slight aside, this is the first TUF season I've seen. It's not bad...the fights are pretty enjoyable. Are any of the previous seasons worth picking up?
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