Flavio Almeida vs Lloyd Irvin 1997 NYC Grappling Challenge Crazy match *Video

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  1. DVD review guy

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    Excellent find.
     
  3. ronbro

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    what a weird match lol


    i know lloyd was a blue in 97... what belt was flavio back then?


    edit: looks like flavio was a blue too
     
  4. GiBurns

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    Flavio was a blue belt in 1997
     
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    Looked like Flavio went for it when Lloyd was distracted by the ref... not sure though.
     
  6. Higher Learning

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    that to me looked like complete BS to me... regardless of current personal opinions of LI he was screwed over in that match
     
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    Lloyd's background in grappling really showed there. And Flavio was always that built? Jeez. And yes, LI was superior in that match.
     
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    Crazy stuff for sure. Those guys did not seem to like each other and it showed.
     
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    I hate matches like that! LI came to a grappling match and 100% didn't want to grapple....... Weird alright! What was he even doing?

    I know it's gonna sound like typical LI hate, but it isn't. I'm usually of the "if a BJJ fighter can't get it to the ground that's his fault" crowd, but that was ridiculous!!!

    Should of started them on the ground after the scramble where Flavio ended up ontop in half guard.
     
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    Did Lloyd train Condit for his fight with Diaz? Sure seemed like it
     
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    i would give my right testicle to have some audio to that so that may have some idea as to what the hell was going on.
     

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