Media Dana "you've got to take it from the champion!"

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  1. Ackmed Black Belt

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    Lol Dana said a lot of guys have the old school mentality of "You've got to take it from the champion!"

    In other words if Reyes was champ and Jones as challenger (hypothetically), and both performed exactly the same as they did on Saturday, Reyes would have won.

    At least Dana doesnt say that's his personal opinion but by even mentioning it shows some level sympathy for it.

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  2. Ackmed Black Belt

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    Basically admitting the SBA at the highest levels!
     
  3. BlameTheMedia Banned Banned

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  4. Reydereyes Purple Belt

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    He's talking about the pictograms <Lmaoo>
     
  5. chitoortiz Gold Belt

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  6. Helixcarbon Banned Banned

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    To be the man, you gotta beat the man.

    Woo.
     
  7. Calipwnia Black Belt

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    Great examples. Few and far between for the challenger
     
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    Wasnt that sherdogs answer for why GSP got the W against Hendricks?
     
  9. Zebra Cheeks 2Cheeks Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    At least he’s acknowledging it
     
  10. HHJ Fedor and Khabib Supremacist

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    Its a fantasy

    You cant score a fight that way.

    IF you score it round by round,like its supposed to be,then this take it from the champion BULLSHIT should never come into play. This isnt pro wrestling motherfucker.
     
  11. austinblair Purple Belt

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    To beat the man, in MMA, you win 3 rounds to 2. Math is math and if you win more rounds than the other guy, you win the fight.

    to be the man you gotta beat the man is Ric Flair WWF scripted logic.
     
  12. Andrew06 Brown Belt

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    dana believed so much in taking belts from champions that he had to steal gsp's while he showered
     
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    And didnt he say he thought Reyes won?
     
  15. Rear Naked Toke Blue Belt

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    I don't think so
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  16. NorrisB Purple Belt

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    SBA? What does that mean?
     
  17. Kforcer Dragon Slayer

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    But for whatever its worth, that is an unofficial tradition in combat sports, that the impetus is on the challenger to beat the champion. Of course, its also actually true in the literal sense that there are at least three scenarios in which the champion doesn't win but retains his belt; a draw, a no-contest or a win. A challenger on the other hand, can only walk away as champion by winning outright.

    But I hear what you are saying.
     
  18. HHJ Fedor and Khabib Supremacist

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    That tradition is bullshit people keep saying when they decide to be cucked by whatever bullshit decision in favor of the champion happens. It has no basis in reality.
     
  19. Dorkman Silver Belt

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    I mean there's more than a few examples of champions being unseated by razor close decisions soooo there really isn't any standard at all modern day to that view point.
     
  20. Kforcer Dragon Slayer

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    Well, right or wrong, the basis in reality is the fact that judges and the public have been influenced by that thinking for decades and decades. It may be wrong-headed and unfair, but it is a real thing.
     

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