Examples of the same 2 fighters clashing in two different sports. Did the outcome change?

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  1. KillerIsBack V2 Black Belt

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    Rick Rofus vs Maurice Smith

    Two names every hardcore kickboxing fan know well. Rick is known to a few MMA fans by his brother as a coach, Duke.

    They fought in k1 in a kickboxing fight where Rick won by UD:


    5 and a half years later they sign an MMA match in StrikeForce where the outcome was turned around completely. Maurice won in the first round this time, and by straight armbar surprisingly in less than a minute. I'm sorry I can't find the video, but if someone can post it, I'd appreciate that myself. https://www.mma-core.com/fights/Maurice_Smith_vs_Rick_Roufus/1039435


    Can you think of any other examples?
     
  2. Bluntforce420 Black Belt

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    Brock vs Cain

    Cain destroyed brock in the real fight, brock won the fake fight
     
  3. HHJ Fedor and Khabib Supremacist

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    Hunt lost to mirko in k-1 and beat him in pride

    Joanna lost to shevchenko in mma and kickboxing
     
  4. KillerIsBack V2 Black Belt

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    Oh so Cain is in wwe. good to see him having fun making easy money .
     
  5. Reign009 Not sure if serious.

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    Valentina vs Joanna

    Valentina always beats Joanna
     
  6. HHJ Fedor and Khabib Supremacist

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    WWE is not easy money.
     
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    Yoshida-Ogawa in judo (1994) and MMA (2005). Yoshida won both.
     
  8. Congo66 Silver Belt

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    Yeah, acting is a tough profession.
    Or are they more like dancers because of the choreography?
    Actors, dancers, fake wrestlers..... toughest jobs in the world.
     
  9. superpunch Gold Belt

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    How's that surprising? Smith is a UFC HoF MMA fighter. Roufus is just a kickboxer. Of course an MMA HoFer would sub him in a minute.
     
  10. Inge T I upload things

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    Travis Fulton fought Rory Prazak eight times in MMA and three times in boxing between 2003 and 2007. Fulton stopped him in all fights.
     
  11. Brampton_Boy Douchey Mc Douche

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    While I'm not really a fan of professional wrestling, almost everyone who has ever done it has commented that it is the most physically demanding "sport" they have ever participated in. Quinton Jackson, Don Frye, Kurt Angle etc. all high level athletes in MMA/Olympic wrestling, have gone on record and said professional wrestling is significantly harder. Rampage even said he quit TNA because his body couldn't handle the abuse.

    A pre-determined outcome doesn't make getting smacked in the head with a chair hurt any less (or in the case of Mick Foley, fall 25 feet on top of thumb tacks)
     
  12. That Joe Schilling lost to same guy kickboxing and mma
     
  13. KillerIsBack V2 Black Belt

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    There's a persistent fellow if I ever saw one...
     
  14. Slick_36 Bad Man from Borger, Texas

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    Yeah it's the repeated falls that really add up, small can quickly become serious. WWE in particular is also pretty brutal with the schedule, constantly traveling, it's tough mentally on a lot of people. Though Cain hasn't had to deal with that since he only appeared a few times.
     
  15. KillerIsBack V2 Black Belt

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    Yeah, Hisaki Kato the japanese musketeer.
    funny thing is Kato eventually and recently lost to a guy Joe beat in kickboxing in Chidi Bang Bang.

    EDIT: another example of why mmath doesnt work.
     
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    That’s nuts ha ha, Fulton is ridiculously active.
     
  17. Egészségére! Brown Belt

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  18. HHJ Fedor and Khabib Supremacist

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  19. boss429 BowtieA$$a$$in

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    Lol. I agree it's nice to see he's having fun but if he wanted easy money he would have stayed in the UFC training to compete twice a year (or every 5 years in his case) instead of training and competing 50+ times a year if he's any sort of regular on the roster.

    I may not be a fan of Wrestling anymore but I'm also not delusional enough to think they don't have one of the most physically demanding careers possible.
     
  20. gono btw Rounds...

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    Bob Sapp vs Le Banner... 1 fight, 3 Rds, 2 different sports! [IIRC: KB-MMA-KB]

    SAKU G. vs Henzo [MMA / Grapplin´]
    Hoyce vs Yoshida
    Big Nog vs Ricco
    Arona vs Kanehara
     
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