Randy Couture vs Pedro Rizzo (robbery)

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  1. Espresso

    Espresso Zabit MaGOATmedsharipov, you's'll see

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    What is the concensus with this fight? Even Randy's face after they announced his decision win was like: <Dana05>

    Rizzo got robbed
     
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    Emporio Alnino only the results!

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    haven't watched that fight in years but i remember thinking rizzo definitely got robbed.
     
  3. C0NCH3TO

    C0NCH3TO Silver Belt

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    it was a very close back and forth fight... i wouldnt call it a robbery but i could have gone either way....Handy absolutely mauled him in the first round but he also ended up with no gas by the 2nd round and Pedro came back with vicious legkicks, you dont see heavies throwing them like that nowadays. Handy did in the rematch what he wanted to do in the first fight, though.
    One of my favorites tbh.
     
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    Was a clear 3-2 for Rizzo if memory serves.
     
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    That's how I remember it, although I find it hard to call a decision a robbery when there's only a round in it.
     
  6. nhbfan8080

    nhbfan8080 Black Belt

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    It was a hard fight, could have gone either way. Coleman-Rizzo was another close fight, Coleman should've won imo.
     
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    Typrune Goatley Black Belt

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    One of the greatest fights of all time.

    Amazing wrestling and GNP from Randy early and beautiful low kicks and Muay Thai from Rizzo down the stretch. Unbelievable cardio and toughness shown by both fighters. Today's Heavyweights and Light Heavyweights could only dream of putting on a performance like that.

    Here is a link to the fight

    https://m.ok.ru/dk?st.cmd=moviePlay...859271&st.hls=on&_prevCmd=movieLayer&tkn=8791
     
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  8. TheLinguist

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    Randy robbed Vera as well.
     
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    That fight sucked...I was robbed of my time
     
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    Im a big fan of Randy but its common knowledge from vets that Rizzo was the winner.

    That was probably the earliest decision i remember where i went WTF?
     
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    Classic fight
     
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    What's with that link? Looks a bit sus...
     
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    What about Randleman/Rutten?

    Just curious.
     
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    If I remember:
    R1- Randy clearly.....close to a 10-8 (can’t remember if they were around at the time)
    R2- Rizzo clearly
    R3- Randy edges it
    R4- Rizzo, but can see the unitiated giving it to Randy
    R5- Rizzo

    Never thought of it as a robbery per se, but thought it was clearly 3-2 to Rizzo. I’m guessing R4 was the swing round.

    Are judges scorecards available anywhere?
     
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    It was blizzard for sure. Rutten just landing tiny strikes from the bottom the whole fight amd wins. Lol
     
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  18. Typrune Goatley

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    I got it from here

    https://m.ok.ru/video/82943019610

    I just opened the video in a new page and linked that. Its legit fight video. Great quality picture for a 2001 fight as well
     
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    It was karma, Rizzo robbed Coleman after all.
     
  20. gono btw

    gono btw Rounds...

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    Couture Rizzo Dec.png


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