233392 Bullies, 3997 online  
  • Register
Our Sponsors:

Results 21 to 29 of 29
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Sponsored Links Spacer Image
  1. Kentucky Fried Chokin is offline
    Kentucky Fried Chokin's Avatar

    Portrait of a BJJer as a Young Man

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Seattle, WA
    Posts
    5,450

    Posted On:
    5/29/2008 10:05pm

    Join us... or die
     Style: BJJ

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by Valiss
    This just makes me wonder: what if Kimbo loses. I mean EXC, whose entire marketing of this fight is resting on Kimbo, hardly mentions James' name in the adverts. So if James won, I can imagine the John Q. Public wonder "Who the heck is this James guy? Isn't Kimbo supposed to win or something?" It just seems to me they are putting a lot on Kimbo's shoulders and should he not win, then wth is EXC going to do?

    This reminds me of something about eggs and a basket.....
    James Thompson is a Pride veteran and has had much more expose to fans abroad, not that that means anything in the US. But the does have wins over Yoshida and Don Frye which is more than I can say ab out Kimbo at this point.
  2. Domite is offline
    Domite's Avatar

    blotter art.

    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Brooklyn, NYC
    Posts
    1,529

    Posted On:
    5/30/2008 1:20am


     Style: San Shou

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    This is gonna look like the Aleks E. fight, except Kimbo will care when he knocks Thomson out.
  3. Snake Plissken is offline
    Snake Plissken's Avatar

    When I Get Back

    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    11,559

    Posted On:
    5/30/2008 8:05am

    supporting member
     

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Wentzel
    No, he isnít the best and brightest in MMA. Heíd probably get whipped in a second by the sportís elite, as Tito Ortiz predicted.
    I hate to force myself to read past this line.
  4. Wolf is offline
    Wolf's Avatar

    T3h R34l Gangnam Style!

    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Indianapolis, IN
    Posts
    3,540

    Posted On:
    5/30/2008 10:23am

    staff
     Style: MMA

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    He may not be a knowledgeable writer, but I still think he's right in his overall point of view. This event will present Kimbo as the face of MMA to so many more people. That is just terrible. He has yet to prove he has any real skill, and this "main event" fight probably won't help at all. I'm afraid will have a bunch of Kimbo nutriders after this talking about how unstoppable he is.
  5. Rakenmaru is offline

    Featherweight

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    South Carolina
    Posts
    86

    Posted On:
    5/31/2008 7:32pm

    Bullshido Newbie
     Style: Muay Thai/BJJ(Novice)

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Fight starts in half an hour. I agree with you Wolf, im not liking this much either.
  6. Nathan McScary is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Posts
    468

    Posted On:
    5/31/2008 7:48pm


     Style: Kenpo

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    The article is well written, though I still disagree with a lot of it. I concur with most what everyone else disagrees with, though I would also like to add this.

    "Kimbo hasnít fought anyone nearly as good as Mir or Herring. Who knows if he ever will? EliteXC and CBS are running his career like a boxer, even if trumped up records and mismatch fights have severely damaged that sportsí popularity.

    Based on that mentality, you can understand why White was willing to walk away from the CBS exposure that, done properly, would have shot his league into the stratosphere. Obviously, he didnít feel it was going to be done properly."


    They make White out to be the savior to the sport for refusing to compromise his business plan. However, there is no evidence that supports the idea that the UFC/CBS deal fell through because CBS wanted to force White to mismatch fights. It wouldn't matter if EliteXC was on Showtime, Fox, MTV, or Pay Per View, with someone like Shaw at the helm, the match ups would remain the same regardless of network. It is just different business ideologies with the UFC and EliteXC, nothing more.
  7. Vieux Normand is offline

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    4,271

    Posted On:
    5/31/2008 8:41pm

    Join us... or die
     Style: 血鷲

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    "Kimbo Slice".

    For ****'s sake, what was wrong with "Kevin Ferguson"?

    Like anyone needs a user-name outside of cybergard.
  8. Rakenmaru is offline

    Featherweight

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    South Carolina
    Posts
    86

    Posted On:
    5/31/2008 9:26pm

    Bullshido Newbie
     Style: Muay Thai/BJJ(Novice)

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by Vieux Normand

    Like anyone needs a user-name outside of cybergard.
    Lol. When i first started watching him i thought Kimbo Slice was his real name. So what do you guys think? Hes been training with Bas so he may whoop ass.
  9. tigerjoe is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Midwest
    Posts
    98

    Posted On:
    6/12/2008 2:30am


     Style: ancient arts

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I thought so too. Dont feel bad. LOL
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Powered by vBulletin™© contact@vbulletin.com vBulletin Solutions, Inc. 2011 All rights reserved.