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Cain's attitude is a lesson to all fighters

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  1. Shocco White Belt

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    From the second he lost his belt in the first fight to the moment he found out he won it the guy has shown a warrior spirit and true class to go with it. He never made excuses in the aftermath of the first fight, congratulated JDS on his win then went back to the gym figured out what he did wrong and adapted. He kept his mouth shut in the build up to this fight knowing a loss would knock him back big time.

    He showed no fear in the weigh ins or the stare down even though he was up against a guy who had knocked him out in 64 seconds, had never been beaten in the UFC and had knocked out pretty much everyone he had fought.

    Then after the win he told JDS "you'll be back don't worry". I always thought GSP had the best attitude of any fighter but I think after 155 I have to say that goes to Cain.

    He's a true champion and by the way I'm not even Cain fan.
     
  2. Frank Mirko CC Orange Belt

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    So why aren't you his fan?
     
  3. SnowBlynd Red Belt

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    Definetly admire Cain's work ethic and no bullshit attitude. That's a champions heart
     
  4. Prex32 Black Belt

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    he had torn acl
     
  5. RogerD Brown Belt

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    I agree wholeheartedly.. very very impressed by Cain's comeback for sure
     
  6. vuco KJV*** Blue Belt

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    Cain is a true champion.
     
  7. MolesyMMA Silver Belt

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    It is. Leading up to the fight he didnt make excuses about the knee and in his interview with Helwani, he actually said he felt betrayed by the release of the video of him injuring his knee.
     
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    Was and still is a Huge JDS fan (not a bandwagon fan)! but def props to Cain for being humble in both defeat and victory!!
     
  9. R0bert0Lu0ng0** Banned Banned

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    I think he means hes not a Cain nuthugger..
     
  10. burntbacon Brown Belt

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    Yeah, Cain's got a great attitude. Humble yet confident.
     
  11. EmeliankoFan1 Red Belt

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    I wouldnt call Cain humble, he is a proud fighter and I like that.

    I liked that he put his fist at JDS's chin at the weigh ins and let JDS know he wasnt going to allow him space and was confident and determined.

    I like that Cain is a proud fighter and shoulders it.
     
  12. BenjaminDuffy Mayor of Memory Lane Staff Member Sherdog.com Staff

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    Cain and JDS are both really hard guys to dislike. I think it might literally be the first time (well, first two times now) that there's been a UFC HW title fight between two likable people. No, wait. I forgot about Randy-Big Nog. But still.
     
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    gotta admire cain's approach to the game
     
  15. F Z NUTZ Banned Banned

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    Props to both guys.
     
  16. Bringin'TheHeat Green Belt

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    I'm a bigger fan of JDS as a person ...Cain was pissy after his loss and eventually made excuses for getting finished and I never respect that. In contrast Junior admitted his faults during the fight and in preparation and was taking photos with fans after his loss and was smiling through a mangled face. Cain comes off as a really stupid kind of caveman while Junior can have an actual conversation (I've met both fighters). Cain's will as a fighter cannot be denied though.
     
  17. Dionysian Silver Belt

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    Nicely put

    War Cain
     
  18. Prex32 Black Belt

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    who is emelianko?
     
  19. EmeliankoFan1 Red Belt

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    He is a cousin of Fedor.
     
  20. NorCalNinja Odins Triangle

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    Not a Cain fan, but Cain is the definition of mental toughness.

    The dude has one speed and that is "go".
     

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