Anderson's strange losses

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  1. TheRealFireman

    TheRealFireman Orange Belt

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    The combine record of Silva's opponents that defeated him besides Okami who we all know won via dq from illegal up-kick is 59-36. I find it strange that his losses have come to such mediocre competition. Excluding Weidman the record is 48-36. Any ideas why he seemed to struggle with these guys?
     
  2. countswagula

    countswagula Gold Belt

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    Because evidently you can't count someone out because of their record, and anything can happen in MMA.

    Also Pride was fixed
     
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    didn't stop anderson from loosing to cans
     
  4. Kalmah

    Kalmah Gold Belt

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    Seriously though, records don't mean shit. This isn't boxing. People like to joke about how others on here think you're only as good as your last few fights, but it's pretty damn true.
     
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  6. Kanster

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    Because those opponents weren't tailor made for him. He's lucky his fight against Otsuka wasn't in teh UFC.
     
  7. nanika

    nanika Brown Belt

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    His early losses were to high level Jiu Jitsu guys. Anderson didnt always have awsome jitz, that was the second half of his career training with Nogiruia. So early on he is muay thai master, loses to some mediocre fighters who are great at Jitz. Still lots of mediocre fighters with great jitz. That flying knee bar or watever is awesome way to lose honestly.
     
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    Cool story bro! Like you could kick ryo chonan's ass right?
     
  9. rac2

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    anderson arguably never lost. not even to weidman.
     
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    vampMGS4 Yellow Belt

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    So getting KTFO'd is not a loss in your book?
    Lol
     
  11. surgeyou1

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    He lost because he was the one taking the dive...:redface:
     
  12. YaWannaGoEh

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    I'd post an insightful response... but tomorrow morning is gonna be a big chest and back workout.
     
  13. bloodyknuck

    bloodyknuck Green Belt

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    Well you have to go back 10 years ago for those fights, so It is safe to say that Anderson got way better since then. Also one of those losses was to Ryo Chonan whose win loss record is misleading, he fought alot of really great fighters of the time, and one by a flying scissor heel hook, take a look at that move on you tube it was entirely unpredictable and caught Anderson in a fight that he was winning.
     
  14. Dutchman101

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    The losses from Anderson are a bit unluckily. But he showed a perfect example that anything can happen in mma, no matter how good you are.
    But his first loss against Weidman was just stupid from himself and totally unnecessary.
     
  15. TheRealFireman

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    Re-watch that fight it was actually a fairly close fight until the finish. yes those fights were a while back but doesn't erase that they happened. BTW a few of the fighters he defended his title against are no longer in the UFC what does that say about that?
     
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    Because Takase is the GOAT, and no one else comes close.
     
  17. Calivornia

    Calivornia Purple Belt

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    Some guys just lose weird.

    Chael Sonnen loses weird... albeit a lot more often than Anderson Silva.

    Brock Lesnar always looked really odd when he was losing.

    Not everybody loses only to high ranked people in a clear and obvious manner.
     
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    For the ppl that think the Chonan lose was legit and not fixed your all idiots.

    Nuff said.
     
  19. ZackZed

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    Pride was fixed most of the time, but that clearly was a legit loss for Silva. Chonan was losing on the scorecards and had nothing to lose, so he tried something people normally wouldn't without even setting it up and actually succeeded.
     
  20. wandshocop

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    Rewatch the fight and the score cards could have easily been in Chonans favor.

    These losses were a long time ago and before he left to join Nogueira and work harder on his ground game.
     

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