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Rumble with the worst game plan since David decided to face Goliath armed with only 5 stones and a sling shot. But, unlike David, there was no Divine Intervention for Johnson.

Bummer about the Mousasi/Weidman ending but apparently, it was a legal knee so that should end the need for a rematch since Weidman didn't even know what month it was when the ref inquired. But Chris is still filing an appeal and pining for another go.

Not the best streak of UFC events.


yea, it's been rough. They overbooked the end of the year cards, plus some bad luck. Next PPV is really good though


Khabib pulling out was a killer. I do love me some tiramisu as well lol

We'll see how they bounce back.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:15 am    Post subject:

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People saying Rumble threw the fight

Gotta say there's some smoke there so a fire wouldn't surprise me


More likely he already had one foot out the door and wasn't 100% in it (see a certain former OKC Thunder). I know he's known for being a knock-out artist but the reality is, Rumble grew up as a wrestler for decades. When you're not completely focused, you'll revert back to your instincts (that goes for anything in life).
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:37 am    Post subject:

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People saying Rumble threw the fight

Gotta say there's some smoke there so a fire wouldn't surprise me


More likely he already had one foot out the door and wasn't 100% in it (see a certain former OKC Thunder). I know he's known for being a knock-out artist but the reality is, Rumble grew up as a wrestler for decades. When you're not completely focused, you'll revert back to your instincts (that goes for anything in life).

couldn't agree more. His mind was already set on retirement.

I wonder what he's gonna do for the Rams?
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:09 pm    Post subject:

If the Jones DC fight does happen, does anybody think Jones should take a tune-up fight first?
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:57 pm    Post subject:

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If the Jones DC fight does happen, does anybody think Jones should take a tune-up fight first?


He should but I doubt they risk it. So much can go wrong with a tune up fight for Jones.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:08 pm    Post subject:

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If the Jones DC fight does happen, does anybody think Jones should take a tune-up fight first?


He should but I doubt they risk it. So much can go wrong with a tune up fight for Jones.


true true

If Jones does a tune up I would like to see Cormier fight mousasi in the mean time. I think Gegard can win
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:16 pm    Post subject:

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If the Jones DC fight does happen, does anybody think Jones should take a tune-up fight first?


He should but I doubt they risk it. So much can go wrong with a tune up fight for Jones.


true true

If Jones does a tune up I would like to see Cormier fight mousasi in the mean time. I think Gegard can win


Yeah, I doubt they make Bones jump through any hoops. Just no way they risk having more of a time lapse between the fight given all that's already (and could yet still) go wrong. I think DC probably prefers the rematch right away. I mean DC's getting up there and his best chance for a victory may be while he's still sharp and Jones is going to have as much ring rust as he's ever going to.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:31 pm    Post subject:

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If the Jones DC fight does happen, does anybody think Jones should take a tune-up fight first?


He should but I doubt they risk it. So much can go wrong with a tune up fight for Jones.


true true

If Jones does a tune up I would like to see Cormier fight mousasi in the mean time. I think Gegard can win


Yeah, I doubt they make Bones jump through any hoops. Just no way they risk having more of a time lapse between the fight given all that's already (and could yet still) go wrong. I think DC probably prefers the rematch right away. I mean DC's getting up there and his best chance for a victory may be while he's still sharp and Jones is going to have as much ring rust as he's ever going to.


No doubt. Cuz Jones didn't look completely like his normal self against OSP
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:11 pm    Post subject:

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If the Jones DC fight does happen, does anybody think Jones should take a tune-up fight first?


He should but I doubt they risk it. So much can go wrong with a tune up fight for Jones.


true true

If Jones does a tune up I would like to see Cormier fight mousasi in the mean time. I think Gegard can win


Mousasi has 0% chance of beating D.C. at LHW. I love Grgard he can definitely win the MW title but he will get rag dolled by Cormier
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:53 pm    Post subject:

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Deathstroke wrote:
22 wrote:
If the Jones DC fight does happen, does anybody think Jones should take a tune-up fight first?


He should but I doubt they risk it. So much can go wrong with a tune up fight for Jones.


true true

If Jones does a tune up I would like to see Cormier fight mousasi in the mean time. I think Gegard can win


Mousasi has 0% chance of beating D.C. at LHW. I love Grgard he can definitely win the MW title but he will get rag dolled by Cormier


Most likely that's true but I give him a chance. He said himself he accepted a fight against Cormier before but it fell through (DC got hurt IIRC). And he's fought Mark Hunt who outweighed him, although obviously DC is a much better fighter than Hunt. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGTInm-h9y0

Plus DC isn't getting any younger. I'd love to see what Mousasi could do
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:38 pm    Post subject:

Bisping needs to stop holding up the MW belt. He's clearly ducking Mousasi, Jacare, and Romero. All 3 of them would beat Bisping's ass.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:57 pm    Post subject:

22 wrote:
Deathstroke wrote:
22 wrote:
Deathstroke wrote:
22 wrote:
If the Jones DC fight does happen, does anybody think Jones should take a tune-up fight first?


He should but I doubt they risk it. So much can go wrong with a tune up fight for Jones.


true true

If Jones does a tune up I would like to see Cormier fight mousasi in the mean time. I think Gegard can win


Mousasi has 0% chance of beating D.C. at LHW. I love Grgard he can definitely win the MW title but he will get rag dolled by Cormier


Most likely that's true but I give him a chance. He said himself he accepted a fight against Cormier before but it fell through (DC got hurt IIRC). And he's fought Mark Hunt who outweighed him, although obviously DC is a much better fighter than Hunt. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGTInm-h9y0

Plus DC isn't getting any younger. I'd love to see what Mousasi could do


I'll grant the age thing but man...DC dumped Barnett on his head. He rag dolled Dan Henderson like I would my 8 year old niece . Guy is an ogre.

Mousasi is game as all hell though, that's for sure.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:28 pm    Post subject:

jonnybravo wrote:
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Deathstroke wrote:
22 wrote:
Deathstroke wrote:
22 wrote:
If the Jones DC fight does happen, does anybody think Jones should take a tune-up fight first?


He should but I doubt they risk it. So much can go wrong with a tune up fight for Jones.


true true

If Jones does a tune up I would like to see Cormier fight mousasi in the mean time. I think Gegard can win


Mousasi has 0% chance of beating D.C. at LHW. I love Grgard he can definitely win the MW title but he will get rag dolled by Cormier


Most likely that's true but I give him a chance. He said himself he accepted a fight against Cormier before but it fell through (DC got hurt IIRC). And he's fought Mark Hunt who outweighed him, although obviously DC is a much better fighter than Hunt. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGTInm-h9y0

Plus DC isn't getting any younger. I'd love to see what Mousasi could do


I'll grant the age thing but man...DC dumped Barnett on his head. He rag dolled Dan Henderson like I would my 8 year old niece . Guy is an ogre.

Mousasi is game as all hell though, that's for sure.


I think thats why DC doesn't move up to heavyweight. Can't ragdoll people as easily
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:16 pm    Post subject:

I think Reis has a legit shot to win tomorrow...... Mighty Mouse' last fight did not inspire confidence. Reis is a tank and trains with Cruz.. hmmm..
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:24 pm    Post subject:

The fox app lets you stream live for 1 hr. Gonna keep streaming to watch tonight lol
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:20 pm    Post subject:

22 wrote:
jonnybravo wrote:
22 wrote:
Deathstroke wrote:
22 wrote:
Deathstroke wrote:
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If the Jones DC fight does happen, does anybody think Jones should take a tune-up fight first?


He should but I doubt they risk it. So much can go wrong with a tune up fight for Jones.


true true

If Jones does a tune up I would like to see Cormier fight mousasi in the mean time. I think Gegard can win


Mousasi has 0% chance of beating D.C. at LHW. I love Grgard he can definitely win the MW title but he will get rag dolled by Cormier


Most likely that's true but I give him a chance. He said himself he accepted a fight against Cormier before but it fell through (DC got hurt IIRC). And he's fought Mark Hunt who outweighed him, although obviously DC is a much better fighter than Hunt. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGTInm-h9y0

Plus DC isn't getting any younger. I'd love to see what Mousasi could do


I'll grant the age thing but man...DC dumped Barnett on his head. He rag dolled Dan Henderson like I would my 8 year old niece . Guy is an ogre.

Mousasi is game as all hell though, that's for sure.


I think thats why DC doesn't move up to heavyweight. Can't ragdoll people as easily


He started his career at heavyweight. He moved down because his buddy/training partner Cain was the champ (a la Machida/Anderson never fighting each other despite a everyone begging for that superfight years ago).
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:20 pm    Post subject:

Amaaaaazing DJ. Really good card
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:12 pm    Post subject:

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Amaaaaazing DJ. Really good card


Yeah.

Oh and Robert (bleep) Whittacker. Holy hell, he smoked Jacare. The setup for that kick...Think Jacare's jaw might be broken. Early stoppage imo but I don't think it would have mattered.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:30 pm    Post subject:

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Amaaaaazing DJ. Really good card


Yeah.

Oh and Robert (bleep) Whittacker. Holy hell, he smoked Jacare. The setup for that kick...Think Jacare's jaw might be broken. Early stoppage imo but I don't think it would have mattered.


Whitacker, Thug Rose, Dj - all brilllliant performances, awesome to watch

Brian Stann said Jacre was wobbly standing up after the stoppage, so I think it was good. It was awkward timing, but Jacre was cooked -- 3rd time he got rocked in that fight
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Amaaaaazing DJ. Really good card


Yeah.

Oh and Robert (bleep) Whittacker. Holy hell, he smoked Jacare. The setup for that kick...Think Jacare's jaw might be broken. Early stoppage imo but I don't think it would have mattered.


Whitacker, Thug Rose, Dj - all brilllliant performances, awesome to watch

Brian Stann said Jacre was wobbly standing up after the stoppage, so I think it was good. It was awkward timing, but Jacre was cooked -- 3rd time he got rocked in that fight


Rose's head kick. Jaysis....
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:02 am    Post subject:

Love me some Rose.

She fought that freak of nature (when it comes to pain tolerance) Kowalkiewicz gallantly during her last loss but I do want to keep this win in perspective as Waterson was a bit overhyped coming into this fight simply because she showed out against the other UFC darling Vanzant.

But it was still an impressive win nonetheless. I just dig her understated and unheralded skill set as it's mixed with a very passionate and businesslike approach to the game.

And big ups to Whitaker. He made Jaccare look pedestrian. Dude just signed an 8 fight deal too. Rob's like "Give me 16!!"

Mighty is a freak. He's cleaned out the division.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 3:08 am    Post subject:

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Love me some Rose.

She fought that freak of nature (when it comes to pain tolerance) Kowalkiewicz gallantly during her last loss but I do want to keep this win in perspective as Waterson was a bit overhyped coming into this fight simply because she showed out against the other UFC darling Vanzant.

But it was still an impressive win nonetheless. I just dig her understated and unheralded skill set as it's mixed with a very passionate and businesslike approach to the game.

And big ups to Whitaker. He made Jaccare look pedestrian. Dude just signed an 8 fight deal too. Rob's like "Give me 16!!"

Mighty is a freak. He's cleaned out the division.


That is crazy right. Has Jacare been that wack on the feet in the last couple years? I only remember his fight against Romero, when he was on the Conor/Aldo card

Whitiker vs. Rockhold is probably next. I'm a Rockhold fan, and Whitiker's striking kind of makes me nervous, just because Luke's lazy boxing defense got exposed last fight. Rockhold is truly probably a better striker than Whitiker, but that lazy D, I'm still concerned about that.
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That is crazy right. Has Jacare been that wack on the feet in the last couple years? I only remember his fight against Romero, when he was on the Conor/Aldo card

Whitiker vs. Rockhold is probably next. I'm a Rockhold fan, and Whitiker's striking kind of makes me nervous, just because Luke's lazy boxing defense got exposed last fight. Rockhold is truly probably a better striker than Whitiker, but that lazy D, I'm still concerned about that.


On the surface, that would appear to be an easy fix. Dude just got so freaking cocksure. It certainly appeared he really thought he was invincible heading into the Bisping match and you know what's written about exalting one's self. Massive humbling. You'd have to think he won't make that mistake again. Especially against someone who just walked right through one of the most dangerous and avoided fighters in the division.

I'd love to see Rockhold/Whitaker sort things out in the octagon.
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That is crazy right. Has Jacare been that wack on the feet in the last couple years? I only remember his fight against Romero, when he was on the Conor/Aldo card

Whitiker vs. Rockhold is probably next. I'm a Rockhold fan, and Whitiker's striking kind of makes me nervous, just because Luke's lazy boxing defense got exposed last fight. Rockhold is truly probably a better striker than Whitiker, but that lazy D, I'm still concerned about that.


On the surface, that would appear to be an easy fix. Dude just got so freaking cocksure. It certainly appeared he really thought he was invincible heading into the Bisping match and you know what's written about exalting one's self. Massive humbling. You'd have to think he won't make that mistake again. Especially against someone who just walked right through one of the most dangerous and avoided fighters in the division.

I'd love to see Rockhold/Whitaker sort things out in the octagon.


Yea, the lack of respect for Bisping was certainly the biggest factor in that defensive lapse - hopefully it's not a long term problem.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:26 pm    Post subject:

Really impressed with rose. That was a savage leg kick!!

And we're spoiled by DJ now. We just expect him to win every time. Would love to see him fight the winner of Cody/dillashaw
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