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Old 07-17-2014, 03:06 AM   #51
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Go to a gym and laugh at people who work their ass off for your entertainment.


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Fighters don't fight for the fans, they fight for themselves.

That's the biggest fallacy in MMA.

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Old 07-17-2014, 03:09 AM   #52
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Honestly, I do not understand how you let someone get in the cage with that kind of lack of defense. Little children understand not to hold your chin that high. Respect to him for the courage to get in there, but I cannot wrap my head around people who actually train still holding the chin like that.
You should get in there and show us how to do it then.

Alex fought a guy who had his number. In some fights you can look pretty but it is what it is what it is. He lost to a guy who was better than him. I'm sure he'll put his chin down next time and make you happy.

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Old 07-17-2014, 03:15 AM   #53
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I'm sure he'll put his chin down next time and make you happy.
He should keep his chin down to prolong his career. Not sure why you are taking this personally, but, whatever. He throws some really nice strikes, and has clearly been in the gym a bunch to develop that - I don't know why this hasn't been corrected.

One clue may be that he frequently looks too stiff. He may be an athlete with great strength and speed, but a little lacking in the fluidity department.

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Old 07-17-2014, 10:44 AM   #54
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Nothing funny about that, brutal stoppage. He was getting tagged way too easily, I predicted Martins by TKO – dude hits fucking hard. But he's getting KO'd himself soon enough.

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Old 07-17-2014, 10:47 AM   #55
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its a running joke between me and my friends that Alex White is actually Dana's nephew.

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Old 07-17-2014, 10:48 AM   #56
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White let my four fight accumulator/parlay down.

Sigh.

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Old 07-17-2014, 11:01 AM   #57
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Fighters don't fight for the fans, they fight for themselves.

That's the biggest fallacy in MMA.
You might be surprised how often fighters I see at these gyms cite their fans. A lot of them, of course, have to believe in themselves and hold their own personal goals. But many will cite that they love fighting for their fans. And that they hope they can reach the expectations of the brass and fans with bravery etc...


....... except Mike Pyle. He just like money and ladies

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Old 07-17-2014, 04:09 PM   #58
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u mean GOAT? (my sig)
Big Nog > Werdum and Mir > Lesnar?

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Old 07-17-2014, 04:24 PM   #59
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He was a trainwreck in that fight. I literally was waiting for the K.O. the moment I saw their first exchange. Guy REALLY needs to be taught how to keep his hands up, and chin down.

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