KO of the week : Shogun Rua vs Lyoto Machida

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  1. Arm Barbarian

    Arm Barbarian Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Freebie released by The UFC in advance of Shoguns' return this weekend.

    Brutal KO - That GnP was nasty.

    Bounced Teh Dragons head off the canvas like a Harlem Globetrotter. Ouch.

    Shogun is one of the best finishers in the biz when he has someone hurt.

     
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    Shogun stiffened Lyoto
     
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    Leinster Rugby Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    got robbed in their first fight.

    got payback in their second.
     
  4. faixafrouxa

    faixafrouxa Dembelt

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    Shogun once was the baddest boy on the planet. Where’s that thread of all the shogun knockouts gifs
     
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    I always believed that Shogun's UFC tenure would of been even more successful if the rules allowed stomps/kicks to a downed opponent..

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    He had a good knack for it. Was also a skill he never got to utilize in the UFC..
     
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    His run was pretty damn good in the UFC up until 2012.
    His debut against Forrest was bad and disappointing, but he then avenged it 4 years later brutally.

    He had the loss to Jones, which humanized him. And Super-humanized Jones.

    Then other than those 2 fights, he was 5-1 with 5 KO's. And that 1 loss was the maybe the greatest fight of all time with Hendo.
     
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    the scariest was the Te Huna ko
     
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    Yeah but Te Huna didn't get signed with Bellator last month.
     
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    Of course they released it because Machida went to Bellator and why not to make him look bad?
     
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    One thing I liked about that finish is the ref didn't stop the fight, Shogun stopped the fight soon as he realized Machida was out.
     
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    Arm Barbarian Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Haha I can see red goof to the production team:

    "Release the footage of Lyoto getting flat-lined. That bastard jumped ship."
     
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    I love Yves Lavigne pushing Shogun away all serious and protective... 5 seconds after shogun already stopped punching by himself and was getting up
     
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    Machida was jacked as well; had the pre USADA delts, traps, upper chest. Never looked the same after testing:
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    Lyoto won Imo
     
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    Will always support Shogun.
     
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    TSN broadcast that fight and the Kos-Daley shit show beforehand. Daley is still experiencing the Dana grudge lol

    Shogun's quick, accurate follow up shots were very impressive. Machida basically had no chance after the initial shot that dropped him.
     
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    Arm Barbarian Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Straight into the mount too, to seal the deal.

    Nasty finish of a stunned opponent.

    Shogun is a killer.
     
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    faixafrouxa Dembelt

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    THe UFC pretty much ripped him off of his best weapons.
     
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    FWRGeorgie OH MY GOD!!!!

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    This one still hurts
     
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