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    Ufc 63


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    Swick wins decision over Loiseau.
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    Hughes wins via ref stoppage in 3rd round.BJ was gassed!!:bruce1:
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    B.J. pisses me off. I love to watch him fight, but he gasses like no other. If he were to have a full gas tank he would be unstoppable. I must say, Rashad is a lot better then I gave him credit for. Watching Jens lose sucked, but his post-fight interview was great. Decent event overall. I hate to harp on this, but anyone who thinks UFC is better then PRIDE is out of there mind. Compare Final Conflict to UFC 63, I'd say a 9 and a 5 respectively.
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    ''but anyone who thinks UFC is better then PRIDE is out of there mind. Compare Final Conflict to UFC 63, I'd say a 9 and a 5 respectively.''



    You are so right!!:bb2:
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    Was still entertaining.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dito
    Was still entertaining.
    Absolutely, I'm just a spoiled PRIDE brat!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ripped218
    Hughes wins via ref stoppage in 3rd round.BJ was gassed!!:bruce1:
    OMG I was so pissed at the first round.

    Chuck Liddell pokes Ortiz in the eye, fight continues and Chuck wins against semi blind opponent. Liddell pokes Couture in the eye, fight continues, Chuck wins. Hughes gets a poke in the eye and cries mommy and gets clock stopped to recover.

    Be nice to see some consistency from the referees.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alexander
    B.J. pisses me off. I love to watch him fight, but he gasses like no other. If he were to have a full gas tank he would be unstoppable.
    Yep, he shoulda gone to Big Bear with Ortiz instead of hanging loose in Hawaii. He would have been holding the belt now.
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    Oh my freakin' God BJ, you had that **** in the bag and you blew it.

    BJ is a better fighter than Matt Hughes. He proved that again tonight. Matt Hughes is a better ATHLETE, though, and simply outlasted BJ down the stretch. If BJ had actually prepared for this fight, he would have taken it. No doubt.

    It's sad to see BJ waste his talent like that and rack up losses.

    I'm very surprised and disappointed in Loiseau. It just seemed like he didn't want to do anything but just stand there.

    Jens. Man, he is really, really rusty. I was also very disappointed with his loss.

    And what in God's name did GSP say to Matt after the fight that caused so much controversy???? I missed it somehow!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alexander
    Absolutely, I'm just a spoiled PRIDE brat!
    Same here.
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    Let's not neglect: Joe Lauzon: the guy who is fighting Lil' Evil
    I was at a local MMA event tonight, and they had UFC 63 on the big screen. Lauzon is a local guy, and he had a lot of friends in the room of probably about 1000 people. They stopped the event to watch his fight, and the place absolutely exploded. Jens may have been rusty, but Lauzon defintely belongs in the UFC. He is a grappler, who knocked Pulver out.

    The Swick fight was disappointing. The Crow finally turned it on in Rd. 3, but the fight was lackluster from both. There is such a thing as respecting your opponent too much.

    BJ needs to reevaluate and decide what he is going to do. I don't doubt that he may be the #1 fighter in the world at 170, but if he is going to be a pro, he needs to prep like one. I was shocked to see Hughes get owned like that for 2 rounds. I didn't notice the GSP/Hughes controversy, but maybe Georges told Matt the truth--that BJ was the better technician who was badly prepared.

    The local event was awesome. 2 of the 3 fighters from my school won. The loss was a controversial ref stoppage. The guy landed an upkick a second before the ref determined he could not defend himself
    One of the wins was a belt match. Many celebratory libations were in order
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Savage
    And what in God's name did GSP say to Matt after the fight that caused so much controversy???? I missed it somehow!!
    GSP said that he was not impressed by Hughes' performance and looked forward to fighting him next.
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    Beowulf, are you planning on fighting in the future?
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    I don't know. This was the first live event I've seen, and the talent is very strong here. I would need to train a lot more. It is a challenge, and I love challenges, but it may not be the right one for me. My buddy who came to the fight with me said, based on my personality, that he has no doubt I'm going to fight, but I'm not so sure.

    I think it would be extremely frowned upon at my school. I couldn't fight during the school year b/c I can't come in with a banged up face. If I did it in the summer and my school found out, I'd probably be in trouble. Doesn't seem worth it, but I wouldn't rule out the possibility.
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    I've been biding my time.. but....

    I propose a cage match with Beowulf.. the cage to be filled with young deer and thumbtacks... both of us shall be donned in Burlap and we shall be heavily dosed on Cialis.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ubiquitous
    I've been biding my time.. but....

    I propose a cage match with Beowulf.. the cage to be filled with young deer and thumbtacks... both of us shall be donned in Burlap and we shall be heavily dosed on Cialis.

    haha and juiced to the gills


    That crucifix hold Hughes had on Penn when he was dropping bombs was brutal
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ubiquitous
    I've been biding my time.. but....

    I propose a cage match with Beowulf.. the cage to be filled with young deer and thumbtacks... both of us shall be donned in Burlap and we shall be heavily dosed on Cialis.
    Is there a way to unregister from this site I have never felt such a profound sense of fear as I do right now

    You're one of a kind Ubi. Special! Don't let anyone tell you differently!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leggo my Ego
    That crucifix hold Hughes had on Penn when he was dropping bombs was brutal
    I agree, but it never would have happened if B.J. didn't gas so badly. I am still in disbelief.
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    I missed it so I will be looking on the internet for a video as usual.
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    Wow! I couldn't believe the beating that Hughes took in the first 2 rounds. I NEVER expected that. I also never expected Hughes to keep trying to take Penn down. But I totally agree w/Nitrox. I couldn't believe that they stopped the clock. That's some bullsh*t right there. Oh and Ubi, expect some reps for that disturbing imagery!
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    Like everyone else said, BJ Penn is such a disappointment. He made Hughes look bad and demonstrated that he is the best fighter at 170 but he doesn't want to train hard enough to prove it for the duration of a fight. It's actually scary how good BJ is on the ground and at defending Hughes' takedowns. I thought Hughes was done in that triangle choke, but he remained composed. He's tough and cardio is a key part of the sport so congrats to him.

    Hughes should start having his twin bro do the weighins' so he could come in to the fights at 195 or so.

    The Crow looked really gunshy like he wasn't prepared to take any punishment after the beating Franklin had given him. I kept hoping he'd go for the takedown and land some of those big elbows. This fight to me was supposed to give us an idea of whether or not Swick was the real deal, but I don't feel convinced by the fight.

    Pulver looked bad, but I think that Lauzon was better than everyone expected and Pulver was rusty and a little overrated.

    Just when I was about to write off Rashad permanently, he passes guard and pounds out Lambert. I wonder if he could outwrestle Tito.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bionic
    But I totally agree w/Nitrox. I couldn't believe that they stopped the clock. That's some bullsh*t right there.
    Why? They should always stop it if there's an eye poke. I don't want to see someone lose because of an eye poke. They stopped the fight for both of Couture's pokes (Vitor II and Chuck II). Tito vs. Chuck should have been stopped, too.
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    Did Evans really look as impressive as I have read he did?
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    Quote Originally Posted by size
    Did Evans really look as impressive as I have read he did?
    Evans actually showed the ability to finish someone when he mounted and GnP'd Lambet.

    Also, to anyone that saw the Tyson Griffin fight, mark my words, he will be the LW champ withing the next 9 months.
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    Quote Originally Posted by size
    I missed it so I will be looking on the internet for a video as usual.
    let me know when you find it or post it. I missed it too i was at work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jas123
    Why? They should always stop it if there's an eye poke. I don't want to see someone lose because of an eye poke. They stopped the fight for both of Couture's pokes (Vitor II and Chuck II). Tito vs. Chuck should have been stopped, too.
    I should've said that I can't believe that Hughes made such a big deal about it. I know it hurts and it sucks but that's part of the game. I thought he was crying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bionic
    I should've said that I can't believe that Hughes made such a big deal about it. I know it hurts and it sucks but that's part of the game. I thought he was crying.
    when did the eye poke happen? he was most likely looking for a break. Obviously he knew he was losing...I gotta see the fight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja

    Also, to anyone that saw the Tyson Griffin fight, mark my words, he will be the LW champ withing the next 9 months.
    Let's be honest here, he will be thoroughly molested by Sherk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Savage
    Let's be honest here, he will be thoroughly molested by Sherk.
    That would be a good match, but I would have to go with Sherk as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alexander
    I hate to harp on this, but anyone who thinks UFC is better then PRIDE is out of there mind. Compare Final Conflict to UFC 63, I'd say a 9 and a 5 respectively.
    Yep. Going into both events for me only Hughes/Penn was in the same class as the 3 OWGP matches, Kharitonov vs. Aleks, and Overeem vs. Arona. Hopefully, with the new found wealth of talent in the LW division, we should see more name fighters squaring off every event.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Savage
    Let's be honest here, he will be thoroughly molested by Sherk.
    I will hold off on Sherk until I see how he handles dropping from 170 to 155. Griffin is not a small LW either and his striking is much better than Sherk's.
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    Interesting Penn interview from yesterday. He says he injured his ribs at the end of the 2nd and this was the reason for his immobility and problems in the 3rd.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja
    I will hold off on Sherk until I see how he handles dropping from 170 to 155. Griffin is not a small LW either and his striking is much better than Sherk's.
    I seriously doubt his striking is much better than Sherk's. That's one part of Sherk's game that always gets underrated. Sherk out-boxed Nick Diaz, which is far from easy.
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    Sherk does have pretty decent striking. He's so compact and keeps his hands up religiously so it's tough to hurt him. I think Sherk is kind of boring, but I don't see anyone stopping him at 155. Maybe Kenny 'Ginsu' Florian will get 'lucky' and slice him a la Leben.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue Drone
    GSP is probably thinking that no matter how much Hughes trains in boxing, he'll never be good at it and his stated belief in his ability and desire to KO someone is going to get him KO'd.
    By the looks of the reactions. I think he was just trying to pull his leg. Cause when all of Hughes' posse got all upset at the comments, GSP appeared to be apologetic.

    But on the boxing note, so it isnt just me that thinks his punching looks mediocre?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitrox
    By the looks of the reactions. I think he was just trying to pull his leg. Cause when all of Hughes' posse got all upset at the comments, GSP appeared to be apologetic.

    But on the boxing note, so it isnt just me that thinks his punching looks mediocre?
    It is not only you; most think that Hughes standup is not very good. He uses strikes as a liason to takedowns.
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    I don't necessarily think his striking is good, but I thought that it looked better in this fight than I remembered it being in the past.
  

  
 

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