Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums

Go Back   Sherdog Mixed Martial Arts Forums > Fight Discussion > UFC Discussion

UFC Discussion Discuss UFC, former WEC and former Pride events here.

Thread Tools
Old 11-19-2013, 08:08 AM   #71
Feel the rhythm! Feel the rhyme!
WalkenWouldOwn's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 24,882
vCash: 1345
Originally Posted by makavelihhh View Post
I am a fan of Rory but by round 3 I was really happy that he was losing.

He could have easiliy won by tko, maybe even in the first round, if he sticked to what he's good at, takedown and nasty ground and pound.

But no, he conviced himself to be some sort of white and nerd Mayweather, and get punished for it.

Jones has this tendency too, but usually when the situation gets even a little bit problematic he use his wrestling (with Gus was obviously different due to TDD).

Did he say something about in post fight conference?

What do you think?

(I still think that he is a top 5 WW)
Agreed with most of this.

I think the world of Rory's skills but he absolutely deserved to lose this fight. His striking is solid but to go in there trying to be a boxer against someone like Lawler who has been knocking people out since Rory was in grade school was pure stupidity. I thought Rory would sub him, very happy to be wrong since I'm a big Lawler fan.

"Creationism can be proven through deductive, logical arguments. And it has been. To say otherwise is simply intellectual dishonesty."
WalkenWouldOwn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 08:11 AM   #72
IFightInVegas's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 3,704
vCash: 113
Easy fight? Robbie has been around forever.. Has ALWAYS been a dangerous striker, and has been on a roll since coming to the UFC. He had all the momentum needed to be a legit threat to Rory.

I did think Rory would win, but am not shocked at the outcome.

"Nothin' says "LUVIN" like something from the toolshed!"

PSN- Thehendryx/Steam-Thehendryx420/Origin/TheHendryx
IFightInVegas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 08:11 AM   #73

Red Belt
NoBiasJustMMA's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Maryland
Posts: 9,067
vCash: 500
Rory lost because Lawler neutralized all his best weapons, he neutralized his jab, his top game and his GnP. Rory had nothing for Lawler.

"All I guarantee is Violence" Wanderlei Silva
HW Fedor, Mir, Cormier
LHW Wanderlei, Shogun, Alex G.
MW Weidman
WW Diaz, Lawler, Kampmann
LW Gomi, Pettis, Alverez, Khabib N.
NoBiasJustMMA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 08:18 AM   #74

White Belt
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 101
vCash: 500
I dont know what to think about Weirdo.

The entrance with the worst music ever, that Dylan Klebold looking and the fact he started to act like Van Damme inside the octagon.. Yep, he is really that weird ;\

AlanMcJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 08:39 AM   #75
Team Stannis
SammyPops's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Sitting beside Patient Zero
Posts: 8,064
vCash: 400
Rory has to get back to the ground and pound.

GSP 1, 3, 5 = still the champ
SammyPops is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Latest Threads

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:38 AM. Forum Rules Clear Cookies Social Groups Lost Password
Contact Us - Sherdog Forums - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top - AdChoices

Skin made by Alex. © Powered by vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. ©2014 All Rights Reserved.
monitoring_string = "fd5733925866a04e50edd70f38dfaa35"
monitoring_string = "603ac9fff68f23709f2a42bf5e29272b"