6 years ago one of the greatest comeback wins of all time happened

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Greatest comeback in MMA?

  1. Yes

    55.9%
  2. No, but greatest comeback in a title fight

    33.9%
  3. No

    10.2%
  1. Minnja Touch-Butt white belt Platinum Member

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  2. sirmorbach These violent delights have violent ends

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    Chael didn't know the rules. He thought that tapping would cost him the round, not the fight as a whole. In the mean streets of West Linn, Oregon, you don't get to be a champion for wrapping your legs around a gansgter's neck for a couple of seconds after getting you ass whooped for 25 minutes.

    Doesn't count. 49-46 Chael. And new.
     
  3. thechoice2 Banned Banned

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    The buildup for this fight birthed the most annoying fanbase of all time on Sherdog....until the "Conor Bless" crowd came around.
     
  4. JSN Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    that was effing cray
     
  5. Minnja Touch-Butt white belt Platinum Member

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    "Fighting Anderson Silva is like eating Chinese food... after 10 minutes you want to do it again"

    I remember those "I'm with Chael Sonnen" AVs prior to the first fight. The butthurt over Anderson was also at an all-time high because of the Maia fight.
     
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    ... had to scroll down and read before voting to see what fight this was about. (Don't have events memorized)
     
  7. Satsui Ryu Black Belt

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    I was at that event. Crowd was going nuts. Top to bottom a quality event.
     
  8. VinceArch I am all of me.

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    One of the best cards of 2010 from start to finish.
     
  9. NightwingBJJ R.I.P To The King II Long.Live.GU€RNICA

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    Time flies.

    Absolutely loved that moment!
     
  10. HUGHPHUG AL CAPS YO

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    couldn't agree more
     
  11. Mondo Freaks Green Gucci Suit

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    I was there at Oracle. It was crazy.
     
  12. somervillecr THE KING IS BACK

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    Chael clearly stated that he thought it ended the round, not the fight.

    If he didn't think that, why would he tap with like a minute to go?

    Chael is the GOAT.

    Anderson's a bum.

    Sorry, losers.
     
  13. ElCasca Brown Belt

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    Excluding Fitch of course
     
  14. thechoice2 Banned Banned

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    When a Sonnen fan and Conor fan are one in the same, you get this.
     
  15. Coolidge Banned Banned

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    The second fight was an early stoppage. Chael Sonnen was about to jump up like a spring before the ref stopped it. Chael has two wins over Anderson Silva in my book, which is the only one that matters.
     
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    He didn't say anything wrong. Chael was only familiar with the Oregon MMA ruleset. He legitimately did not know tapping actually ended the fight.
     
  17. VinceArch I am all of me.

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    Wars, KO's, submissions and a little bit of LnP/Wall 'n Stall. That card had a little bit of everything.
     
  18. The Judas Pig Black Belt

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    Edgar v Maynard 3 was better imo.
     
  19. Smooth Princess Blue Belt

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    Where did this Chael didn't know the rules stuff come from? The guy had 7 submission losses before Silva, 3 of them in the UFC. That has to be one of the dumbest lines of bullshit I've seen yet.
     
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    People conveniently forget that Chael pissed hot for this fight and would not have held onto the belt with a positive drug test, despite winning the match.
     

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