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PostPosted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:44 am    Post subject:

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That's fair. IIRC, you train right? You probably see it in a different way than I (or probably every other guy in this thread does...my 1 free week at Art of Jiu-Jitsu withstanding ).

With all that said...Jon Jones had everything to lose and could have kept distand and peppered DC and pointed his way to a champion. Instead he set up that head kick with body kicks and went for broke. The GOAT BABY!


Yeah but obviously I'm no where near as killed as any of these guys or guys on the undercard

Yeah Jones is def the GOAT forsure! What a great fight! But the 2 situations are a bit different because Cormier isn't nearly the threat on the ground that Maia is. You can fight him straight up.

I think the entertainment factor of Woodley's fights will be dictated moreso by who he fights than himself

I'd like to see Wonderboy vs Maia now to see which specialist's style wins out
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:37 am    Post subject:

Got to hand it to Jones. Dude is one unbelievable and amazing talent. Possibly the best MMA fighter of all time. I've never seen DC in such great shape and Jones, despite the fight being even on most people's cards heading into the 3rd, was just setting him up the whole time. He just gives you so much to think about. That continual peppering of oblique kicks is like a boxer with the best and strongest jab in the business. It just halts his opponents and makes them have to reset. And then he's just so dangerous with each of his limbs that there's a potential KO waiting for you at all times, from every direction. Oh yeah AND he can take you to the mat with ease and bludgeon you mercilessly.

All that being said, I think DC brought out the best in Jones. He's probably never been more focused and alert. His defense, movement and octagon generalship was just beautiful. Masterful performance. I think he knows that too and why he was so respectful to Cormier afterward.

Really don't want to see him fight Lesnar. There's enough spectacle going on already. Would LOVE to see him fight Cain. But that'll never happen.

And, regarding Woodley ...

He's claiming he tore his labrum in the first round. He's sustained the injury before so he says he knows what it feels like, has already seen a doctor and is getting a second opinion before deciding on surgery. He's also threatened to leak some stuff about Dana and the UFC unless he gets a public apology:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7tQZuxuA98
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:59 am    Post subject:

Wonderboy said Maia is too boring for him to fight and wants Masvidal
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:41 am    Post subject:

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Wonderboy said Maia is too boring for him to fight and wants Masvidal


Who can blame him? He just came off a snoozer too in his last fight with Woodley.

Masvidal makes for a great match up.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:55 pm    Post subject:

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Wonderboy said Maia is too boring for him to fight and wants Masvidal


Who can blame him? He just came off a snoozer too in his last fight with Woodley.

Masvidal makes for a great match up.


Yeah I'd like to see that. You know what else? I'd like to see that guy who KO'd Manuwa vs Cormier next, but I feel DC may retire.
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Wonderboy said Maia is too boring for him to fight and wants Masvidal


Who can blame him? He just came off a snoozer too in his last fight with Woodley.

Masvidal makes for a great match up.


Yeah I'd like to see that. You know what else? I'd like to see that guy who KO'd Manuwa vs Cormier next, but I feel DC may retire.


I wouldn't be surprised to see DC retire. He's 39 and there was only one mountain left for him to climb and it just gymkata'd his noggin back to sea level.

I think that Volkan is most likely the next Light Heavy in line for JJ brought probably not until after a big money fight first. DC's legacy has nowhere to go but down in any fight hereafter, IMO.
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Gimme_the_rock wrote:
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Wonderboy said Maia is too boring for him to fight and wants Masvidal


Who can blame him? He just came off a snoozer too in his last fight with Woodley.

Masvidal makes for a great match up.


Yeah I'd like to see that. You know what else? I'd like to see that guy who KO'd Manuwa vs Cormier next, but I feel DC may retire.


I wouldn't be surprised to see DC retire. He's 39 and there was only one mountain left for him to climb and it just gymkata'd his noggin back to sea level.

I think that Volkan is most likely the next Light Heavy in line for JJ brought probably not until after a big money fight first. DC's legacy has nowhere to go but down in any fight hereafter, IMO.


Agreed. Unless he moved to heavyweight and won the title there, DC's legacy is pretty much cemented.

How bout Volkan vs Gustuffson for #1 contender while Jones gets his money match?
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