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I really miss the 10 minute first rounds

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Straightcross, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. Straightcross Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Was one of the best things in Pride, I think the rankings would've been a lot different if UFC had them
     
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    Nate would be champ.
     
  3. Smooth Princess Orange Belt

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    I've got mixed feelings about the 10 minute first round. We all like to remember the fights that had memorable killer first rounds, but there were plenty of times guys gassed the fuck out and looked like shit. Seriously, almost every HW fight these days would be garbage with 10 minute first rounds.
     
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    It works well with juiced fighters
     
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    It was stupid. Rounds need to be uniform for scoring to make any sort of sense.
     
  6. ortizgnp Juice Belt

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    I don't.
     
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    So what is stopping us?
    Bring it on.
     
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    The fights were scored as a whole, not by round. If you had started watching MMA before McGruber you'd know that.
     
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    Get rid of rounds, just fight 15 minutes and when it ends it ends. Rounds are just a old boxing model and they were invented for cuts to be treated. but UFC fights never end with cuts these days so just fight, no need for rounds. more blood flowing the better. UFC never ever had rounds for a long time, some of the old 75 year old boxing guys introduced in when they started tagging onto UFC back in the day.
     
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    Yeah but he's an idiot who probably learned how to communicate via twitter.
     
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    Just wait,soon,rounds will be 3 min,like boxing,and there will be nothing,only pushing on fence
     
  13. moreorless87 Straba

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    Ironically you could look at guys who suffered from gassing during longer rounds and it was the likes of Coleman and Kerr.

    The big difference though is that MMA as a whole was a young mans sport in the early/mid 00's, very few top fighters over 35 and most of them under 30.
     
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  15. Losfer Words Brown Belt

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    10 first round was dope, as was the overall emphasis on finishing the fight.
     
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    Been here since 2015, following MMA since 04. Join date means shit about knowledge of the sport.
     
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    Lol kid that didnt watch spotted
     
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    You proved your lack of knowledge with your statement and AV.
     
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    I miss the knees on a downed opponent and of course the soccer kicks
     
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    Stop living in the past.
     

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