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Discussion in 'Other Sport' started by Fortitude, Jul 15, 2004.

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    Carolina Red Moderator Staff

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    Worst part is, he literally gave the headshot away. Dove right into it trying to start the fight off with a takedown.
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    Close. Jones had a bit more volume but could’ve gone either way.
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    I'm a Jones fan so happy he won but I'm not sure he deserved to. Sloppy and way too cautious. He showed no killer instinct once it was apparent that Santos had one leg. I know he was wary of his power but when it's that close on the scorecard and your opponent has a bum knee you need to take advantage.
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    The last two fights Jon has looked like he doesnt care anymore. I dont think he enjoys fighting like he used to.
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    He perhaps feels like he has nothing to prove anymore. He's often guilty of fighting down to his opponents too.
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    MaxiPaxi likes to shove his mum's boiled eggs up his rectum

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    Jones won but far from convincing.
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    MaxiPaxi likes to shove his mum's boiled eggs up his rectum

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    If Jones doesn’t have anything to prove then why just not move up?


    This is his 3rd fight since he’s been back? He’s gotta be one of the most active fighters.

    He can also move up.

    Jones is here for another 3-5 years without a doubt.
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    If he doesn't start more cautiously in his next fight then I don't know. He looked in good shape and I had big hopes for him this time round. Careless isn't the word.
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    Almost like Celtic pissing on the whole league. And Rangers.
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    Should be a rematch once the knee of Santos heals. Jones showed no killer instinct in the fight. And man the welt on the leg of Jones. He'll be hobbling for a while.
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    MaxiPaxi likes to shove his mum's boiled eggs up his rectum

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    Are you serious? You do realise that this is exactly the aim of the opponent?

    A fecking rematch?
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    MaxiPaxi likes to shove his mum's boiled eggs up his rectum

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    Jones won that fight quite easily. He kept the pressure, kept touching, kept working on him. He wasn’t in deep waters at all.

    Not only that, some absolute weapons are trying to say that Santos’ knee kranked, and because of that, Jones’ win is somehow less worthy?

    :houllier:
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    Luke Thomas live

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    Agreed. Another easy victory for Jones.

    I want to see him vs Reyes or The crazy Brazilian. Proper light heavy weights.
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    Desert Eagle Punjabi Dude

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    Wasn't as clear cut as some are making out. I had 1 2 5 santos and 3 4 jones. 2 is the iffy one. Could go either way as reflected by the split decision.
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    A rematch because of the split decision and also because I feel Santos was giving Jones enough to think about in the first two rounds. First fighter I have seen who gave Jones a bit of trouble with leg kicks. Surprised that Jones did not go in for takedowns.
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    Masvidal's post fight presser is hilarious
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    Man, Dana is such a prick. Sooner he's gone the better. I gave it Jones too, but nothing like some Dana hyperbole is there? Not interested in a rematch either though.
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    Not seen any of the card except the full 5 seconds of Masvidal fight. Askren can't say shit to anyone again I'd imagine after that.
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    Not seen last night bit not sure about that with the Gus fight. Their first fight was really close then the second he completely outclassed him. I think most rematches with someone like Jones go the same way cos he isn't to ignorant to see where he can improve like other fighters i.e. Luke Rockhold. The steroids might help to but he's prob been on them since the start
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    What a great night of fights. I had to stream it though because I'd never pay for it. Bye bye BT subscription.

    Jones clearly won that fight.

    I like Askren as he has a bit of character but he was always going to be outclassed against the UFC's elite fighters. He really can't strike. Masvidal is such a scumbag though who seems to think he is something special. He lost his last two prior to the Till fight... hardly a great record considering he will probably get to fight for the belt.

    Why does everyone hate Rockhold so much by the way ? I don't like or dislike him, I have no feelings towards him either way.

    I did think it was a bit ridiculous of Dana white to say that both Holly and Luke should retire, yet say Diego can do whatever he wants..Diego looked awful.
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    Why out of interest? The strikes after? Probably out of order but he stopped as soon as the ref pulled him off. His press conference be explains the dislike. Masvidal has always been pretty decent to other fighters look at the Till fight as an example. I don't see what's wrong with him rating himself highly either? He's a fighter at the end of the day if he didn't rate himself he'd be in massive trouble as would any other fighter.

    Re Rockhold it's cos he's really cringing and awkward to watch and smug. His huge problem is his defence yet he is to arrogant to change it. I don't hate him but I'm not really a fan. I think he fights Smith next and Smith probably KOs him to
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    Great shout with Smith v Rockhold next. Smith called Luke out too at the last conference call.

    Seeing Funky get knocked out like that made me sad. I love the lad. Props to Masvidal getting a shot next though.
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    Hilarious seeing Askren getting finished like that. Can see him completely sinking now he's in the UFC and fighting higher level opposition. The absolute top guys of that division will walk through him IMO.

    Even more hilarious seeing Rockhold get smashed. He's taken over Koscheck over the last few years as one of my most disliked fighters. That said what the feck has happened to him? Just doesn't look the same since the Bisping KO.

    Jones is such an interesting case. Returns after being stripped and looked nowhere near his usual self against OSP. Same against Smith and Santos. Can't help but have question marks over him after he tested positive. It'll always be in the back of a lot of peoples heads whether he was cheating the entire time and isn't anymore. Tough to ever know. I had last nights fight quite close, probably came down to the final round. Wouldn't have complained about it going either way really.
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    It was far from being 'easily won' fight. His opponent had to change his fight plan completely due to an injury he suffered in the first round, but Jones was still reluctant to engage and finish him. He didn't even try to take him to the ground at all once it was evident Santos' knee was done. That injury greatly affected Santos' output and attack plan and impeded his movement greatly.

    Easily won? Hell no!
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    Was Jones ever in any trouble? No, IMO. That would constitute as another day at the office for any other fighter. Same goes for Khabib. He gets punched by Johnson and people question him. Listen, it was far from stellar from Jones but that shows you the level he is at. Also, fighters take into consideration injuries or they quit so I don’t really want to hear anymore about the knee. Jones was injured too but the looks of things.

    On another note, Smith vs Rockhold. Well I might start to feel sorry for him at this point. Smith could easily be a heavyweight imo and truly belongs in the light heavyweight division. He’s going to fecking maul Luke.
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    Just seen it. Laughed out a few times.

    Didn't see Funky losing like that but what a great KO. Masvidal acted like a knob afterwards though. He does seem very classless. Fighting backstage, mocking unconscious fighters etc.

    Rockhold :lol: I think it was early stoppage. Jan needed to pound him some more. I swear every time a fist comes towards him, he sees Bisping's face :lol:

    Nunes should be fighting in the men's divisions. Not sure why but I can't stand her.

    Was a shame Santos hurt his knee. He could have won that potentially but don't think Jon would be there for the taking in a rematch. Jon plays up/down to his opponent.
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    Shear fact he had to be extra cautious against an injured opponent says he was in some trouble. Not to mention Santos tagged him pretty nicely in some exchanges and made him respect his power and skill. There's also the fact that Santos with his injured leg still managed to severely hurt Jones' inner left thigh. There's also the fact that Jones was unable to close the distance and take Santos down despite him being injured, Jones seemed to be quite uncomfortable in there imo.

    Would you write it down as a "day in the office" due to Jones having an off day or Santos making things difficult for Jones despite his injury?
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    MaxiPaxi likes to shove his mum's boiled eggs up his rectum

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    Is this in jest cause Rockhold was half out on his way to the canvas. :lol:
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    I didn’t see it as Jones failing to close distance. It was brilliant fight IQ. Look if you get close to Santos then there is a good chance that he’ll spark you out with one punch. I didn’t see anything really that troubled Jones. His guard was up at all times. He kept the pressure. He dominated the fight for me, and apart from a couple flurries from Santos, which didn’t even put Jones in trouble, I don’t see what he could have done except for knocking the guy out.

    Any other fighter would be thrilled with that victory.
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    Fracture90 Full Member

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    I take it you're a big Jones fan, no?
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    I wasn’t. I used to think that he’s a fecking muppet who sniffs gear, does hit and runs and does PED’s. But then I realised that all that does not make him a GOAT category fighter. Then you get wise to how pretty much half of all sport try to get away with cheating, and the only crime is getting caught.

    Yeah I’m won over by sheer fact that he’s just undeniably superb and that it’s a joy to watch him.
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    Fracture90 Full Member

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    Well mate you gotta be a huge Jones homer if you're saying a Jones won that fight easily.
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    MaxiPaxi likes to shove his mum's boiled eggs up his rectum

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    Look I think there’s like a misunderstanding. Was this one of the toughest fights for Jones? Yes. But then I’m trying to say that even then he hardly broke a sweat. Watch the fight again.

    Watch Nate v McGregor 2 and see McGregor absolutely leaving it all in the octagon. That’s not an easy fight. I guess we have a different perspective, which is perfectly fine, mate. I don’t think there’s a right or a wrong answer here.
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    Did anyone see the video of Jones being carried off the octagon? He couldn't even put any weight on the left foot. Not an easy win at all as some on this thread are trying to portray it as. I am a Jones fan but he certainly had trouble today.
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    Mate you're exaggerating in order to make Jones even greater than he really is. Saying he easily won this fight is ridiculous, honestly, a disrespectful as well.

    Jones couldn't execute his game plan despite his opponent being injured, moreover Santos did some damage as well. Whilst Santos was healthy, he took the first round, cleanly.

    Only thing going for Jones in this fight was that he was more dynamic due to Santos being injured which caused him to change his game plan and limited his output alongside his movement. Despite all that, Jones was unable to hurt Santos.

    2 instances Santos was dropped, was due to his knee giving in, it wasn't from Jones' puncues.
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    Ye, he was carried away by his bothers I believe, his inner thigh was in a bad shape from all them kicks.