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Lawler, TJ, and DC: winning the scorecards then finishing

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Post Crisis, May 24, 2014.

  1. Post Crisis Professional Shit-poster

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    It was refreshing to see three elite fighters, having secured all the rounds in high stakes matches, go on to finish the fight in the last round instead of playing it safe.
     
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  2. Estudante Brown Belt

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    DC could have finished it on the first two minutes
     
  3. Post Crisis Professional Shit-poster

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    Maybe, but Ill give Dan a little more credit. He's durable.
     
  4. Minnja Touch-Butt white belt Platinum Member

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    GSP apologists will argue that it wasn't as dominant as dominating for an extra 2 more minutes.
     
  5. DizzyYeahYeah Red Belt

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    Finishers >>> Point fighters.
     
  6. michels66 Purple Belt

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    Lawler too
     
  7. spiritualist White Belt

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    What about Robbie? Guy at press conference didn't give him credit either.. whats with that?

    Edit ..To Che (sp?)

    And props to dc an tj
     
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    I'll give them both credit. They could've rode the scorecards easily. I do think that if DC really put more muscle into his punches he could have won a little quicker, but Hendo is a beast.
     
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    Ruthless too!
     
  10. Hotei Brown Belt

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    This.
    Three refreshing perfomances.
     
  11. ArtOfDrowning Lecter Belt

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    Really loved seeing that. Less GSP and sitting in half guard for 5 rounds. If you dominate then you should finish. How many times were Barao and Burger finished?? Anyone can be finished if you are dominate enough and actually want to finish instead of having insane level of safety in your fight.

    Biggest props to TJ since he could have easily coast last round but instead he choose to go for the kill, put his chin out there and risk this huge win in a brawl 3 minute before getting a title. That kid has some balls
     
  12. Sosua Yeah nah

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    Yeah Hendo is super easy to finish.

    I was shocked when DC didn't do it inside 2 minutes.
     
  13. trane Red Belt

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    Agreed, I gained a ton of respect for TJ(although I already held him in high regard). He could have easily just coasted but he was coming at Barao in the 5th round like it was the 1st round, when he knew it was in the bag as far as the scores go. Great killer instinct

    I think that's the best way though, just to keep doing what you're doing.
     
  14. Magnum1978 Silver Belt

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    Hell yes, agree totally - definitely bonus worthy spirit shown - that's what fans want to see
     
  15. Post Crisis Professional Shit-poster

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    Oh yeah, fixed.
     

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