I am expecting something fishy with Dodson vs Wood

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  1. Kaiokenrye24 Brown Belt

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    Dodson has absolutely refused to engage his opponents and literally runs away sometimes and if Wood struggles to land I can see New Mexico giving Dodson a “hometown” decision

    Thoughts?
     
  2. KingBeef Black Belt

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    Dodson loses via terrible hair.
     
  3. Mr.Maelstrom "Pull up" Belt

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    Dodson via dec.



    Ugh
     
  4. Ares Black Asteroid Belt

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    Wood is the blue chip prospect. Dodson is the name opponent. If anyone wins a close decision it will be the prospect.
     
  5. TheToqueville Banned Banned

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    Please tell me Dodson's not on the main card...
     
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    I think so
     
  7. Zebra Cheeks 2Cheeks Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Dodsons fight will be 1 hour before the main card. Jim miller’s fight is also on the prelims
     
  8. SeattleFightFan Steel Belt

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    Is there any evidence that the 'hometown decision' actually exists anymore? Let's say in the last 5 years, since foreign cards have matured?

    I'm 100% certain that fighters have won a bad decisions / close decisions in their hometown. I'm sure sherdoggers can give me examples. I can give examples. That's not my point.

    Lots of fighters have lost bad decisions / close decisions in their hometown, and there have been bad decisions when there is no hometown favorite. These numbers would have to be compared to any decision which favored a hometown favorite to know.

    So the question is, statistically, have hometown fighters won more bad decisions / close decisions than non hometown fighters?

    Because let's face it, if there are 20 bad decisions with no hometown fav and then 3 bad decisions against a hometown fav and then 1 good decision for a hometown fav, we all know the typical sherdogger will rant and obsess and rage over that 1 good decision in full denial that statistically nothing funny has happened.
     
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    Miller comes to bang so wouldn't mind him being on the mian card. Dodson on the other hand...
     
  10. DoopidyDawesome Red Belt

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    I'm not sure about statistically but I remember Diego Sanchez getting probably the most hometown decision of all time after Ross Pearson kicked his ass for 3 rounds.
     
  11. SeattleFightFan Steel Belt

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    Absolutely.

    But he also got one against Kampmann in Kentucky. Not on the same level (on a scale of 1-to-bonkers the Pearson fight was a 9, Kampmann probably a 6), but somewhere along the same line.
     
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    Wood is a very exciting prospect, surprisingly well-rounded for a British fighter as well. Hopefully Dodson doesn't ruin this fight.
     
  13. bl0b Green Belt

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    Dodson...from a glimmer of hope in Dodson vs. DJ 1 to being someone absolutely nobody wants to watch.

    A damn shame.
     
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    That shit hairstyle makes you want to slap him and ask what the fuck is wrong with him.
     
  15. caliboi74lv Black Belt

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    And Gomi..but i do remember the Pearson fight being a horrible decision the most.
     
  16. markys00 Silver Belt

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    what really? the kampmann fight was always in my top 3 worst decisions ever... but screwy decisions werent so common back then so might be different now
     
  17. SeattleFightFan Steel Belt

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    Just trying to make the point that they are 2 examples of controversial decisions, 1 hometown and 1 not.

    If you think Kampmann was a 9 and Pearson was a 6 I'm cool with that - it only strengthens my argument :)

    I haven't watched either in years.
     

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