Impressed by Nelson

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  1. johnee

    johnee Blue Belt

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    I'm very impressed with what Nelson did this saturday.
    How the hell can he climb on the cage with such a big belly?

    What is next? Him doing a backflip?
     
  2. BrazilianDude

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    I bet they trained him the same way they trained Kung Fu Panda.

    He's very explosive. His looks will make anyone think different, but he is.
    He sucks as a coach, but I can't deny he can fight.
     
  3. Im so Moldy

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    He could make Light Heavyweight if he wanted. I don't blame him though. Food good.
     
  4. BrazilianDude

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    I enjoy food as well, but I'd rather go on a diet and take my chances at LHW than have to work my way up the ranks of HW only to get destroyed by JDS for 5 more rounds.

    Also, LHW is running out of contenders, so if he could make the cut and won one fight against a big name, he would probably be in line for a title shot.
     
  5. NGute87

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    Let him be fat and happy. he is a very good HW. Competition is tougher at LHW, let Nelson stay where he is at. I love the guy.
     
  6. legendtony

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    Nelson is a legend
     
  7. TheComebackKid

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    I thought he looked great. Slimmer, fast but just as powerful.

    Mitrione looked good too but he took a big well placed shot.
     
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    Nelson vs. Cormier I presume?
     
  9. Edgar Friendly

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    Sounds good to me.
     
  10. IlFenomenoVero

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    Yeah for some reason I thought him climbing the ring is more impressive than punishing Meathead.
     
  11. ncboy

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    His footwork looked good. He's obviously faster and more athletic. And then he decided to just sit in the pocket and trade. Bad idea.
     
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    I hope not.He may be able to pull it off but the octagon

    will end up flying upwards and into the crowd.
     
  13. 0vary hugger**

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    Tell me about it.
    I'm destroying the cupcakes.Things will get worse towards Christmas/New Year.

    BUT this is Nelson's career.He's not some random dude looking to get ripped for the
    beach.Needs to be more serious dat Sifu Nelson chin.
     
  14. elbrian

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    +1 for Nelson vs Cormier
     
  15. t00br00tal

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    He looked good the other night. Where is all this talk of slimming down coming from? He looked same as always to me.
     
  16. Rvd Slmr

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    He is still very far from title contention at any weight, he got destroyed by all the top 10 guys he fought. He should stay at heavyweight and embrace his role as one of the three gatekeeping musketeers with Kongo and Struve :icon_chee
     
  17. lololboom

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    nelson is the BJ penn of the HW division, not sure how people don't see it...

    he has great all around skills, and amazing chin, and world class jitz.. but because of his lack of effort he will never be anything than a fan favorite.
     
  18. Non

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    And without the legacy
     
  19. Gunny

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    I'm not going to push too hard with this point but the same logic that says he sucks as a coach says that some big fat disorginized slacker ought to make for a crappy fighter. But we've seen otherwise AND his team was not only even with Carwin's in the quarters and semis - they actually won the show! Plus do you remember at the beginning of the season when Dana and Carwin were all saying that these teams were the worst mismatch ever in the history of TUF? Carwins guys were all bigger, stronger and, on paper, better than Roy's. Then Roy goes on to make what everyone thinks to be bone headed match up and draws straws and lets his guys pick their own fights? According to everrybody's conventional wisdom, Nelson's guys weren't supposed to even win a fight.
     
  20. The Patient One

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    Roy looked the best I've ever seen him, I don't get how he can have that physique and do as well as he does. Guy is a legend.
     

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