Recent fights/results/news from Japan II

Discussion in 'Muay Thai and Kickboxing' started by Shadess, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. Mafanofe

    Mafanofe Brown Belt

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    watched the whole K-1 Tournament

    Superfights delivered but The tournament had a lot of wrong judging and inexistent knockdowns, apart from this it had good fights

    My pick for the tournament winner was the winner of the quarter final fight Haruma Saikyo(favorite to win) vs Asahisa Hirotaka(2nd favorite)

    not sure why people were so upset at YT on their fight,it was a competitive fight but for me Saikyo won fair

    Too bad the tournament final ended up in a early injury
     
  2. ichibang

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    Judging in K-1 has been inconsistent since 1993. One day it is the number of strikes, another day it is aggression,
    another day it is the number of significant strikes, another day it is damages, etc. The sad thing is that you can actually tell which judges are inconsistent, but just like boxing there is no punishment for the judges so you have CJ Ross and Adalaide Byrd in every event.
     
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    Yodsanan K'FESTA.1

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    hahaha wtf.

     
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  4. Snubnoze707

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    They knew where to come for that real fight insight. Sorry Twitter...
     
  5. Cocakillbana

    Cocakillbana Black Belt

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    I must've been sleepy when first watching this. Tenshin did his best work in round 2; his round.
     
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  6. Cocakillbana

    Cocakillbana Black Belt

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    I don't know, man. I too have been a bit out of it (the entire sport).
     
  7. Mafanofe

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    hahhaahahahahah

    this is the highlights of this forum
     
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  8. UWanaPlayDaGame

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    hahahah we made it big! Where are our copyrights and royalties?
     
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    Lol what quotes did they translate? And what are they saying?
     
  10. ichibang

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    Sherdog = the only legitimate voice of kickboxing on the whole internet.
     
  11. Snubnoze707

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    That's because we drop that uncut raw, not that promotion pandering like you'll find from those elitists on Twitter...
     
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    Yodsanan K'FESTA.1

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    basically all the scores and opinions in favor of Rodtung in here.
     
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    Fun fact
    Tenshin is now dating his training partner Asakura Kanna, who is fighting Rena next in a highly-anticipated rematch.
     
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  14. Mafanofe

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    Koji vs Stauros lel, Koji growing on me.
     

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    when is tenshins next fight?
     
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    Unclear as he hasnt been medically cleared, but rumor is he'll be fighting Taiga in the first round of the RIZIN kickboxing GP some time in September
     
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    Tenshin, Taiga, Horiguchi, Rodtung, etc.? That is actually not a bad 8-man tournament.
     
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    I hope they get Rodtung, would be so good, even though it would virtually guarantee a Tenshin-Rodtung II rematch in the final lol
     
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    Didn't Rodtung sign an exclusive contract with ONE's new Kickboxing promotion? Or is non-exclusive? I know that Andy Souwer recently had to pull out of his Rizin fight because he signed a similar sort of deal. Be awesome if the rematch was in a Rizin tournament though.
     
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    We will see in time. ONE CEO is quite flippant. Also, Rodthung is fighting again in Thai stadium, if he loses Rizin/Rise could just brush him aside.
     

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