Greatest robbery in the history... well, since Jones-Gus

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  1. georgwilhelm** Banned Banned

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    is the split decision for Shields. I had it 3 rounds for Maia definitely (1,4,5), maybe even four (all but the second). What do you think?
     
  2. hYpeo12 Purple Belt

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    I thought Shields won it, but if Maia got it I wouldn't have been surprised. Robbery...not even close.
     
  3. TASTEofmySCYTHE Silver Belt

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    Shields and Jones both clearly won IMO.

    Was rooting for Maia and Gus.
     
  4. The Judas Pig Black Belt

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    A close fight is not a robbery, I thought it could have gone either way tbh.
     
  5. georgwilhelm** Banned Banned

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    Close. Yes. But 1,4 and 5 clear nonetheless.
     
  6. SKITZADACTYL Gold Belt

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    hahahahaha give it a rest, robbery? you guys just forgot how good shields is on the ground, that was nothing close to a robbery.
     
  7. hYpeo12 Purple Belt

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    I'm with you 100%. It's unfortunate they lost, but I did agree with both decisions.
     
  8. countswagula Gold Belt

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    I don't think it was such a terrible robbery because I had Jake winning two rounds, but I would bet good money the judge who scored Rd.1 for Shields never grappled a day in his life.
     
  9. Wayweary Silver Belt

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    Shields won only because he has a style that lets him game the system.
     
  10. Jonny Bones Purple Belt

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    Come on man, they were both super close fights and I actually agree with both decisions.
     
  11. Kazuya Mishima Brown Belt

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    Honestly round 1 I thought was Maia
     
  12. SocraticMethod Kingmaker

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    No. Round 1 was very evenly split with Maia controlling the first half and Shields controlling the second half. I scored it 10-10, but knowing that judges never do that, I figured Shields would get the nod via being on top at the end.

    2 and 3 were obviously Shields. 4 was obviously Maia. 5 I gave to Maia, but it was by no means a runaway round for him.
     
  13. georgwilhelm** Banned Banned

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    All in all a close fight. But please explain how 1,4,5 could not have gone to Maia?!
     
  14. Rational Poster War Room Messiah

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    You don't say someone named Jonny Bones with a Jones avy agrees with the Gus-Jones decision. What a shocker
     
  15. georgwilhelm** Banned Banned

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    1st: Maia did do some damage. Shields lay n' pray. Maia had takedowns, top control and damage, Shields had top control.
     
  16. IloveTHIS Humble Narcissist

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    and yet you put "greatest robbery in history" in the title holy fuck.....sigh I deserve this for opening your shit thread
     
  17. CageSage Red Belt

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    lol wut, Maia might not have even won the last round, neither fighter really did all that much.
     
  18. Jonny Bones Purple Belt

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    Obviously I'm biased for the JBJ/Gus fight but that has no relevance to the fight last night.
     
  19. TeamTanner Red Belt

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    So the new definition of "robbery" is any close fight which you personally would have scored the other way.



    Do you feel important now?
     
  20. Lobber White Belt

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    Robbery?? Not even close... I had 1, 4, and 5 for Maia as well but obviously a close fight so how could a decision either way be "robbery"??

    On an unrelated topic, I'm new here and cannot figure out how to start a new thread, what am I missing?? Its something simple I'm sure but I've looked through everything and still can't figure out how to do anything but comment on an already existing thread.
     

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