Did Costa Phillippou Get Lucky?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Goonerview, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. ShreddinMMA

    ShreddinMMA Gold Belt

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    Yeah. Tim wasn't the same in rounds 2 or 3 at all. You knew things were very wrong when he kept pulling guard.

    Still, he managed to say one of the best lines I've heard in the UFC.

    "You wanna quit?"

    "Fuck no."
     
  2. ChrisMMAFightgr

    ChrisMMAFightgr Some Kind Of Fighter

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    Helwani said after the fights that the Doctors denied Tim broke his hand. And Chiapetta just tweeted the medical report. Tims nose broke in the fight. thats it.
     
  3. Gotosleepho

    Gotosleepho Purple Belt

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    Stuff happens in fights. Boetsch won the first round but it wasn't a dominant round. Phillipou simply took advantage of the situation. It's unfortunate for Boetsch but he'll be back.
     
  4. TRYHARD 2001

    TRYHARD 2001 Silver Belt

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    Honestly, Boetsch just had a really rough night, all things considering, and none of it was really his fault. Some days at the office are like that, I'm afraid; it just so happens his office is in front of about 20,000 people live and is being watched by millions around the globe.

    He'll come back strong, I'm sure.
     
  5. TRYHARD 2001

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    I guess what I'm trying to say is it's more of a case of Boetsch getting unlucky than Phillippou getting lucky.

    Hey, I'm a glass is half empty type of guy.
     
  6. Blindead

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    Yes. No disrespect to Costa, I don't think its was intentional, but I think it shoulda been a NC, and that Boetsch would whoop him in a rematch.
     
  7. 5H3RD0G

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    That kick at the end of the round almost did him in lucky for the bell. I think overall as a fight Costa won it with his combinations then the finish. It would be nice to see them fight again down the line.
     
  8. Timurd123

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    He didnt break his hand as confirmed by the medical report, the cut is what changed the course of the fight, costa didnt have much success in the first and tim couldve easily won a shitty boring dec doing that for 3 rounds. And Im glad he didnt
     

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