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Big John makes a mess of the main event

Discussion in 'Worldwide MMA Discussion' started by podsox, Jan 16, 2015.

  1. podsox Gold Belt

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    It was an entertaining fight ruined by the ref.

    -takes a pt for a low blow where there was no low blow. pitbull ran away crying about an eye poke so big john took a wild guess that it was another low blow.
    -strauss clearly gets hit the groin and big john walks around allowing pitbull to land 3 or 4 bombs.
     
  2. Muay Thai #1 Black Belt

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    Don't worry, Straus got careless on the ground and was choked....again!
     
  3. Toco Steel Belt

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    thats what you get when you constantly cheats in a fight
     
  4. Redwing22 Orange Belt

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    Straus was done after that low blow and crazy follow up. Ruined a nice main event. Damn.
     
  5. podsox Gold Belt

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    like 2 low blows and several fence grabs from the winner
     
  6. ralphus1 Extremely stable genius

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    Big John arguing "I never said that, did I?" with Strauss was embarrassing.

    Just ref and shut up.
     
  7. podsox Gold Belt

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    no place for egos in officiating. the nba lets it go on and big john thinks he is the fricken mma rules god.
     
  8. Papasmurf45619 Purple Belt

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    This, he said that sassy ass "did I?" earlier in the fight too. I'd love to never see that fat egomaniac ref again. Guy is just atrocious.
     
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    The two fighters fouling made it a mess. All the stoppages were warranted.
     
  10. Kingz Gold Belt

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    I missed that, what was he referring to?
     
  11. podsox Gold Belt

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    he said something about quit extending your fingers and strauss said something back
     
  12. roventu Brown Belt

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    ^This. The second groin shot in 2nd by Strauss was the same as Pitbull's groin shot in 3rd (clean knee but the foot hits the cup). But after Straus' two groin shots and eye poke, that is enough illegal fouls to warrant a point.

    I am totally fine with refs actually calling fouls in fight, and not just allowing groin strikes and eye pokes to go uncalled. If anyone has been poked in the eye or even had a kick graze their cup, it can be gamechanging.

    -and also, the injustice of being fouled and not getting a break, can hang on a fighter's mind. you can tell, and that also affects their ability to fight
     
  13. Ianstaine Purple Belt

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    In his defense, nightmare fight to ref
     
  14. podsox Gold Belt

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    he sat back and allowed pitbull to land a few bombs on a guy who just got hit with a clear illegal blow. he had plenty of time to step in and his dumb as walked slowly up to the fighters. plain awful. I don't blame pitbull at all for attacking either.
     
  15. roventu Brown Belt

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    it was one punch, then he literally picked up and ragdolled pitbull away from him
     
  16. Papasmurf45619 Purple Belt

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    Okay, but that is still one punch too many. He had plenty of time to get in between them.
     
  17. Kim Jong Un Absolute Boss

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    The fight was a mess because both of them fought like dirty dogs. That is the fight they wanted and that is what they got. Thankfully the point deduction made no difference in the outcome though.
     
  18. EndlessCritic Gold Belt

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    freire was selling everything.
     
  19. AppliedScience Brown Belt

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    McCarthy would not dare take a point from Jon Jones.
    It does not matter how many eye pokes occurred.
    Different rules for different fighters.
     
  20. JayPrimo Blue Belt

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    Lmao....where's the gif of Big John picking up Pitbull like a Chihuahua

    I didn't have a problem with Big John tonight. He's always been a bit of a smarmy dick with fighters, which I really don't care about. And yea, he was slow on the Strauss foul to grab Pitbull, but it made no difference in the end.
     

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