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

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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    Can't remember better judges performance. Giving nothing to those who only control position without inflicting damage.
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    "Demoledor" Pereira next! One crazy motherfecker... a must watch.
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    what a crazy motherfecker :lol:

    Looks gassed after round 1 though.
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    Michel Pereira is such a crazy fecker! His walk out lasted around 5 minutes, he was breakdancing and shit. No wonder he gassed after a round.
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    Duffee is a fecking retard, and a quitter.
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    Dirty Schwein Has a 'Best of Britney Spears' album

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    Shame. I'd have liked Krylov to win but oh well. Time for FIREWORKS!
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    Why?? I always pull for the guys closer to my age :D

    feck yeah, time for some prime violence.
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    That was fast. I would have liked a longer battle.

    Great stuff by Gaethje.
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    Dirty Schwein Has a 'Best of Britney Spears' album

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    There's something about Glover that I just don't like. Just feels like a journeyman. Nikita is young enough to grow into a threat... but keeps failing!

    Gaethje!! Nice!!
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    Fighting the winner of Khabib v Tony sounds fair. Or maybe a fight against the Bullshit Guy
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    Gaethje vs any one of those 3 would be awesome.
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    Dirty Schwein Has a 'Best of Britney Spears' album

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    I'd watch any of those.
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    Most impressive aspect of justin's victory tonight was he didn't mention McGregor. Thank feck.
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    sammsky1 Pochettino's #1 fan

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    @Raoul Good points. But can’t both be true? ie: encouraging many more fighters from grass roots Russia, who can then follow the established path into US based training, creates more fans from Russia (and Muslim countries) which is in addition to current USA base audience. To do so would require expanded facilities and promotion inside Russia and Caucuses.

    @MaxiPaxi it’s most certainly a vanity project for Putin, but will cost peanuts, whilst reinforcing his desired macho projection of the Russian state. You can see from the VDO that Putin deeply admires Khabib and his father and is very keen to be associated with them.

    UFC is not a purveyor of high morality or political correctness and so having Putin’s direct endorsement is great for the sport. Just need Trump to get behind Ferguson in the next fight vs Khabib, and it’s pure Cold War comedy gold.
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    Pretty good article - can be applied to Putin just as it could his Chechnyan henchman.

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    sammsky1 Pochettino's #1 fan

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    I agree that these ‘strongmen’ are using UFC to project their desired image. But I don’t agree with the ‘sportswashing’ comment.

    As I said MMA is not a vehicle for morality or political correctness, it’s about men and women kicking the shit out of each other, and so is a natural bedfellow for an assorted range of hooligans, mafia and ‘strongmen’.
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    I agree. There’s a balance that has to be struck between the two extremes. On one hand it’s counterproductive to attempt to completely ignore the dictators while attempting to do business in their country. On the other it’s also also counterproductive to allow them to use the UFC to boost their cult of personalities among the population.
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    Those 4 minutes before he gassed, was some of the best fun I've had as of late. It was like an MMA comedy special, fecking hilarious.

    I hope he manages his energy better next time. the fecker probably spent more energy doing his backstage pre workout and walk out, than actually fighting.
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    sammsky1 Pochettino's #1 fan

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    Do you have YouTube link to the full fight?
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    Thanks so much for sharing. That was fun and definitely worth watching!

    As a 'casual', I've never heard of Periera, nor ever seen this type of acrobatic peacocking. Is this actually 'a thing' in MMA, or just his own pretensions?
    (Edit: just watched his debut fight vs Danny Roberts :lol:)

    Not sure whether Periera is very cool or an absolute tool: Connelly found it very easy to evade Periera's gymnastically oriented strikes, which also seemed to lack power, and as you say, it looks like these circus tricks gassed him out.
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    sammsky1 Pochettino's #1 fan

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    UFC 245 scheduled that night in Vegas. Maybe he’s boxing?
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    Dirty Schwein Has a 'Best of Britney Spears' album

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    Luke Cockhold on Ariel's show soon for anyone in the mood to ridicule.
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    sammsky1 Pochettino's #1 fan

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    Irish boxer Luke Keeler claims fight with Conor McGregor for December ‘agreed’



    https://metro.co.uk/2019/09/17/iris...ight-conor-mcgregor-december-agreed-10760451/
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    Dirty Schwein Has a 'Best of Britney Spears' album

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    Trust Ariel to ask the dumbest questions. Not sure who I'm rooting for here...
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    I'm looking forward to this fight. I only wish they hated each other so there would be more verbals

    I agree with Colby though (probably for the first time). Diaz and Masvidal are two journeymen with good but not great records. Masvidal lost his last two before two amazing knockouts. It's his gimmick that has shone through recently. Diaz is Diaz. Great to watch but a level below the best.

    Still, I can't wait for it .
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    MaxiPaxi Dagestani MMA Boiled Egg Expert

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    Thanks!
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    He's such an insufferable wum. Glad Dana has frozen him out for the most part.
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    Rashad Evans has parted ways with the UFC and is strongly considering a comeback
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    Yup, complete slimeball.
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    Dana doesn't like him (and rightly so) but he's far from frozen out. He still gets the biggest guests.on his show, still gets interviews etc it's just Brett Okamoto does the UFC powder puff ones that go on YouTube
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    He gets the guests because of his show, which has nothing to do with the UFC. Many of them continue to go on because they consider him the best known UFC journo who has been there along the way as their careers developed. Dana and the UFC want nothing to do with him due to his constant attempts to instigate drama among the fighters. Okamoto is far better at asking normal journo questions which is why he is now the go to guy. Ariel could’ve had that but he squandered it with his insatiable desire to wind the UFC up. I’m no fan of Dana either but his assessment of Ariel is spot on.