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Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by goldennirvana, Jun 7, 2014.

  1. goldennirvana Satanic black magic!

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    What a joke. Those strikes were CLEARLY landing on the back of the head.
     
  2. Handawg Brown Belt

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    There were a few, idk how mulhall didnt see that.
     
  3. TheGreenRanger Green Belt

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    Very blatant. RDA showed great striking, but those back of the head shots were bad.
     
  4. welcometohavoc Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    They may as well legalize them. It's unreasonable, especially when defending fighter buries their head into the chest
     
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    If you understand the mohawk rule, you'll know that very, very few strikes actually violate the back of the head rule.
     
  6. Agnawedbone Red Belt

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    He was clearly going out of the way to try and avoid the back of the head. It was a shit angle
     
  7. Grimm911 Shazbot!

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    This. People do not understand where the back of the head is when referring to MMA. Big john explains it very clearly in a video somewhere
     
  8. Junior Cigano** Brown Belt

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    What kind of mohawk though? Vitor's or Diego's?
     
  9. gobigten01 Blue Belt

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    He was hammer fisting the ear. So strikes were legit. That's why the ref allowed them
     
  10. marksmen Brown Belt

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    Bad stoppage and def a few to the back of the head.
     
  11. AhuraMazda Purple Belt

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    Who cares. A fight is a fight. The more realistic the better.
     
  12. vry pwrful Green Belt

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    If you ONLY give them the back of your head then......
     
  13. Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe Banned

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    Looks like only the last shot hit him to the back of the head after watching the replay and the fight was already being called by then.
     
  14. 10mm Staring at the sun.

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    Not the last 4 strikes.
     
  15. Koro_11 Silver Belt

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    High was getting smoked like a blunt in that fight, and wasn't defending himself after he got rocked. Good stoppage, no illegal strikes there, stop crying.
     
  16. Grimm911 Shazbot!

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  17. CoffeeAndBeer OG from 1993

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    HORRIBLE.



    Foul = strike to the nap of the neck, base of the skull
     
  18. submiturass Brown Belt

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    don't turtle, raise up your head like a demon and eat those punches
     
  19. BubbaH Brown Belt

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    Then... You have taken away your opponent's ability to legally strike your head. It is a legitimate defense by the rules.
     
  20. fighter_31 Orange Belt

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    it's basically a two inch strip on the back of the head. Some were close, and as the rule goes if you don't want to have a close call go against you don't put your self in a position to have a close call against you
     

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