Connor Vs Dustin, Suspect?

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  1. Monkfish

    Monkfish Orange Belt

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    I just rewatched Connor's knockout of Dustin Poirier,

    http://www.sherdog.com/blog/Free-Full-UFC-Fight-Video-Watch-Conor-McGregor-Finish-Dustin-Poirier-at-UFC-178-79925

    Is it just me or did that glancing blow (the one that dropped him) look incredibly light? it almost looks as if it bounces of his shoulder from one angle.

    Also when you watch the slow-mo, even the follow up hammerfists appear to be glancing or miss altogether. only the last punch thrown on the ground actually looks like it connects with anything behind it.

    To me it looks suspect. ive never known Poirier to have a glass chin, or was he hurt before the final flurry from Connor? :icon_arro:confused:
     
  2. jei

    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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  3. JohnMangala

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    riveting.
     
  4. Kirin

    Kirin Death Operator Platinum Member

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    Someone else pointed out to me that the punch wasn't what caught diamond, it was the elbow, back of the head.
     
  5. HorseJockyMcgee

    HorseJockyMcgee Blue Belt

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    Well its not like we really had much evidence that Poirier had a great chin either, so its kind of a moot point.
     
  6. IrishFighterLA

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    Funny read a thread the other day about fixed fights and this and the Brandao fight came up a few times..

    He was indeed hurt before he went down.. I agree the knockdown doesn't look all that convincing but the power thrown even with the wrong part of the arm hitting the wrong part of the head can cause a wobble.. It just doesn't look as hard as it actually is.. As for when he was on the ground well the punches where coming down to fast and in numbers for Herb Dean to see what landed and what didn't but Dustin wasn't defending..

    Same for the Brandao fight he was hurt before he went down.. Conor is truly a very very hard hitter. If you watch his earlier Cage warrior fights you will see that punches that left opponents out cold also didn't look as big as they actually are..
     
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  8. TurboUppercut

    TurboUppercut Yellow Belt

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    Dustin got that under the table bonus everybody is talking about to throw the match. Mark my words, Jose Aldo is next, guy already thinks his salaray is low, he will take that bump for that lockerroom throwthefightbonus
     
  9. SlicerDM

    SlicerDM Peace is a lie, there is only passion Double Yellow Card

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    Dustin P literally has zero chin. He has been rocked in his past 2 prior fights badly and close to being finished, someone was going to get the job done eventually.
     
  10. HyperNinja

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    No, do you guys actually watch fights? plenty of fighters have been stopped by the same shot.
     
  11. Jin Akutsu

    Jin Akutsu Gengar Belt Platinum Member

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    This again? I'm still unsure how this isn't fighter bashing.

    This is what caused the real damage:

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    For the unwise, it would be Conor's left.
     
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  12. LGVB

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    WTF. The guy just made Poirier leave the divison.
     
  13. IrishFighterLA

    IrishFighterLA Orange Belt

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    A lot of real warriors prides do not have a price.
     
  14. TurboUppercut

    TurboUppercut Yellow Belt

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    They got twitter and eyes aiming for them greenbacks, The Ufc is all about that money
     
  15. MitMcl

    MitMcl Black Belt

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    Not even remotely.
     
  16. IrishFighterLA

    IrishFighterLA Orange Belt

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    Every business is about money. But as an individual fighting so hard for that belt, for their record, their team, their people, their family, their country.. Its not an easy decision to throw a fight or anything for that matter.

    Being a loser is not fun.
     
  17. PanikAnikPanik

    PanikAnikPanik Purple Belt

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    lol, you seem to forget that the chin does not recover...
     
  18. Augustus Caesar

    Augustus Caesar 戦いましょう Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Looks legit to me.

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  19. Monkfish

    Monkfish Orange Belt

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    Well that is literally the last punch in the flurry. and if you recall the OP states that was the only one that had anything behind it.
     
  20. Jin Akutsu

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