Gunnar Nelson gives Jedi-like wisdom on his approach to MMA

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  1. HerpDerp

    HerpDerp ambitiously unambitious

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    Here's the article, by middleeasy.com.

     
  2. surf fu

    surf fu USA! USA! USA!

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    Very nice!
     
  3. Andretti

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    I like it. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Got a really good mindset for MMA. Has he gotten another fight lined up? It was nice seeing him destroy Johnson, but I'm hoping that was only his warm up
     
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    Nice, pretty much identical to Phil Baroni's mind set ;)

    Very interesting, thanks TS.
     
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    words of wisdom. just made a new fan
     
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    He's gained a fan in me now (character wise)
     
  8. Zlatan1

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    Words of wisdom.
     
  9. karatefish

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    I'm guessing he was speaking in his native tongue as his English interviews until now have been monosyllabic at best. That said he shows a great maturity and hopefully with that mindset we'll see some excellent performances from Gunny.
     
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    Clear Winner Big Poppa Pars

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    Been a fan since I first met and saw him at Bamma. The man is very talented, friendly and most of all his lack of character and emotion in interviews makes me laugh.

    I try not to predict future champs, but he sure has the potential.
     
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    He has, actually. He's fighting Justin Edwards on February 16 in UFC on Fuel TV 7.
     
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    lewisll Banned Banned

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    Yeah i like his philosophy. They say all Icelanders are deep thinkers cause they don't get much sun up there and don't have much to do but ponder about things all day lol
     
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    Sohei Manning the air

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    Zen-like quality to his repsonse.
     
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    Very nice. Always refreshing to read about a fighters mindset who's different from that 'I'm training so hard muddafucka, imma gonna bang, bro!' - clichee
     
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    lapollarecords Red Belt

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    oh fuck! I didn't know that!

    WAR GUNNAR!
     
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    Well Fuck I could have sworn I googled him yesterday. I actually like this match up, I'm glad they haven't thrown him to the dogs like they do to a lot of up and comers with a great octagon appearance. I think this is a small step up from his last fight. If he dominates this one he'll clearly need a step up in competition
     
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    HerpDerp ambitiously unambitious

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    Heh. I'm probably in the definite minority considering my opinion, but I think Edwards is actually a step down from DeMarques Johnson. On paper, it looks like Edwards has nothing for Gunnar anywhere.
     
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    Gunner is awesome. Already one of my favourite fighters. Hope he goes far!
     
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    Good stuff, War Gunnar.

    Also Iceland is awesome
     
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    served him well so far! cant wait to see him progress and see how far he can rise up the ladder
     

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