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I Miss GSP ; and I was one of those that called him boring

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Beastos, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. Beastos

    Beastos Orange Belt

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    Anyone else miss GSP?? I remember he was hated on here before he retired for not being able to finish. Now that I think about it, it was a pleasure to watch him nullify pretty much everyone he fought. What are your favorite GSP moments??


    Here's mine, a masterful performance against Alves. The way he avoids every single strike and just ends it with a double.
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  2. FallonFoxGOAT

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  3. UJustGotChaeld

    UJustGotChaeld Steel Belt

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    Yes. Nothing was like when GSP was about to fight, it was electric.
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  4. Uber KO

    Uber KO vBookie Welfare Belt Platinum Member

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    I'm glad he's gone.
     
  5. giovanni002

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    We miss having a dominant, humble and classy UFC champion.
     
  6. Oleg Salenko

    Oleg Salenko Gustafsson 4 Lyfe - Da Best

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    He was boring
     
  7. Zanmato

    Zanmato Black Belt

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    Same actually, although I found the content of his fights occasionally boring (or perhaps just too much of a good thing?) every time he got in the cage felt like a proper 'event'. I'd be happy to see him back.
     
  8. Nah I'm a huge fan but I'm happy he retired on top and didn't go out punch drunk like Chuck. He is still a young guy and will have a bright future outside of the sport.

    What I do miss is guys like him, who were great ambassadors for the sport and could be role models to kids taking up a martial arts class for the first time. Nowadays, too many fighters wanna market themselves like Floyd.
     
  9. zephid

    zephid Silver Belt

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    I don't really miss his fights, but I think it's sad that one of the best walked away at a reasonably young age.
     
  10. I Hate You

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    Not me, glad he's gone and hope he stays away. Had enough money wasted on PPV's as it is.
     
  11. Zanmato

    Zanmato Black Belt

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    after watching this sport for a few years and seeing the best of the best get choked, punched and kicked unconcious several times before finally realising enough is enough i think it's quite nice actually. a pity for the fans but isn't it nice to know that someone knows when to say goodbye and save himself these unneccessary injuries and potential mental health problems
     
  12. Skirm

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    I watch Bloodsport karma everyday...
     
  13. SuperNerd

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    GSP was alright.
     
  14. monkeyass666

    monkeyass666 White Belt

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    I think looking at the top 3 left behind in the division it is safe to say GSP was king of a very tough division. I don't see all the finishers having much success against the best. People sure like to talk though.
     
  15. Tankeray

    Tankeray Salvation Denied.

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    definitely miss him
     
  16. peterparker66

    peterparker66 Black Belt

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    you summed up my feelings perfectly . in saying that I'm glad he retired on top but I still miss the aura around him and his fight .
     
  17. zephid

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    But I don't really think GSP's original plan was to walk away from MMA permanently. I think the decision to retire came as a reaction to the fact that he was more or less forced to give up his title.
     
  18. Natman2939

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    The true greatest fighter we've seen so far.

    he was just so damn great. he made the 2nd best in his division constantly look like he was fighting guys ranked #15 or so..

    Lombard had a harder time with Josh Burkman than GSP had with most of his #1 contenders.

    Think about that.
     
  19. Boonedoggle

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    I miss watching him fight.

    But I am glad he retired when he did.
     
  20. UJustGotChaeld

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    It came down to him being pissed off that Dana kept throwing him under the bus.
     

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