United States Marine.
Posted On:8/15/2008 10:04am
Style: MCMAP, BJJ
Originally Posted by mojo23
Yeah, I pointed that out in an earlier post, but Mir was taking a beating until Lesnar biffed and stepped into a kneebar.
'Twas a footlock, my son.
if you watch the match, you'll see that Mir's hips are above lesnar's knee.
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Originally Posted by Cy Q. Faunce
3moose1 is correct. Sig THAT, you fucker.
Originally Posted by sochin101
I went out with a delightful young woman who was on a regimen of pills that made her taste of burned onions.
That is not conducive to passionate cunnilingus, my friend, let me assure you.
Originally Posted by HappyOldGuy
I agree with moosey
Posted On:8/15/2008 10:06am
Style: PTK / MT
Oh okay- you know, I had thought it was a footlock but then was looking over his wiki article which said it was a kneebar.
The perils of trusting wikipedia...
Portrait of a BJJer as a Young Man
Posted On:8/15/2008 11:14am
It was a kneebar, and a lot of submission artists bet the **** pounded out of them right up until the get the submission when working from the guard (or in this case half guard). Just look at big Nog, he gets his faced pounded in right up until he taps his opponent. Does this mean that they suck at submissions? Clearly not, and I don't think Lesnar made any kind of "big mistake which cost him the fight". Mir is just that good.
Posted On:8/15/2008 12:58pm
Style: BJJ / freestyle wrestling
but the Question is, when Lesnar kidnaps the princess, will Mir be good enough to jump and dodge those barrels and climb the ladders to save her?
Posted On:8/15/2008 4:01pm
Style: Pekiti, ARMA, other stuff
So apparently, Lesnar doesn't have the internet.
According to his interview with the Freakanomics guy.
Posted On:8/15/2008 4:06pm
He lives in wis-fucking-consin.
Ain't nothing up there but dairy cows, and, well, homosexuals.
Posted On:8/15/2008 4:13pm
Originally Posted by Lesnar in an interview with the New York Times
Q: How do you respond to critics who say that you have not “paid your dues,” in that the only reason your fights have been televised twice is because of your name and not necessarily your skill?
A: A lot of people lose sight of the bottom line: this is a business. It’s about making dollars by selling tickets, Pay-Per-Views, and merchandise. It’s up to the promoter to decide what is televised. I just train hard, then get in the octagon and fight.
In regard to the “You haven’t paid your dues” stuff: sure, I came into this sport with a name, but I didn’t just build my name and my reputation in pro wrestling. I also came in with twenty years of amateur wrestling experience.
I got to beleive that all those years with the WWE have givena head for marketing, if not for finance (he went from private jets to a 2001 Chevy Malibu, LOL!).
Posted On:8/15/2008 4:18pm
top-tier amateur wrestling; could be added for emphasis
Posted On:8/18/2008 10:03pm
Style: to be continued....
Maybe he should start F-5ing his opponents...
Yes,unfortuantly i used to watch the joke that is wwe:waijima
Posted On:8/19/2008 12:28pm
Style: JKD, Kali, BJJ
Originally Posted by ronaldk
some people call ude garami (torque towards head) and gyaku ude garami (torque downwards) kimuras, while straight armlock variations (a la Hughes vs. Royce Gracie) americanas.
but yeah, nomenclature ain't worth 2 shits. apparently each school calls them what they want.
Not to belabor the terminology discussion, but the Wikipedia entry for "armlock" has a good overview of the various shoulder and elbow locks and what people call them.
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