In 2008 we were contemplating Anderson vs cung le

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  1. bjpenngoat Silver Belt

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    Anyone remember that? It was around the 2008-2010 years when Cung was in sf. A lot of people thought cung seriously had a chance. His Sanshao background was amazing and this was a real.legit lifelong martial artist which I think.added so much to his mystique.
    Looking back I don't know how anyone would.still think he had any chance if that fight actually happened but I do remember how that was tossed around here.
     
  2. StoneColdSteveAustin Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Years ago people thought Denis Kang was the guy to beat anderson.


    I was always a fan of Kang but in no way was he ever beating MrAnderson
     
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    Matt Lindland too at one point.

    It speaks to how good AS was.
     
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    I remember when they thought Joey villasenor was the guy to beat Anderson as well.
     
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    Cung did take out Frank....Cung was a tricky style
     
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    Was it also Paulo filho until he met Casper?
     
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    The real fight is Lee Murray vs Anderson Silva 2.
     
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    That would've been fun....
     
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    Cung was the great asian hope, people were and still are desperate for an Asian superstar fighter. Crazy given the history of martial arts how few people from Asian are competitive in mma. Just proof that traditional martial arts are pretty much useless without a strong western base. And before anyone mentions it, yes Thai boxing works. Why more Thai's are not in the ufc? probably because they compete in that sport and there are not big enough for most ufc weight classes.
     
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    Filho vs chael 2 was so strange. Filho was talking to himself and looking at the rafters. Legend has it that because Paulo did not make weight the belt didn't change hands he sent the belt to.chael himself.

    This was a strange fight like Luke cummo vs crocota. Same shit the guy was looking at the rafters talking to himself.
     
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    Prime Anderson was unbeatable
     
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    Pretty funny that Bisping beat Cung, Kang and Andy! Cung and Andy just being two of the many drug cheats Bisping had to fight.
     
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    Hector Lombard was the guy who was going to come over and beat Anderson.

    Uriah Hall was going to win TUF and knock Anderson out.
     
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    I don't think anyone can dispute it would have been a terrific night. Andy however, was bigger, more experienced in MMA and had a better chin.
     
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    Filho made a bit more sense, he was ahead of Silva in their Pride days, undefeated and Silva had fallen victim to tricky submissions.
     
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    Silva's first 3 career losses were at the age most people would consider the prime of an athlete
     
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    let's just talk about his ufc career :)
     
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    I remember people thinking Hector Lombard was going to be the guy who beat Anderson too.


    Anderson was so much fun to watch fuck these dorks^^
     
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