Mayweather vs Tenshin on Rizin 14, dont worry, you read it right!

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  1. Snubnoze707

    Snubnoze707 High Level

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    You need a bit more of this forum to balance things out (ironically). That's why Karaev Fan has gone full retard.

    At least you didn't resort to debating this topic on Instagram like I did :(
     
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  2. CPH

    CPH Let's party

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    His footwork was nice in that sequence, but the punch itself looked better live than it was in reality. In the replay you see that Floyd slipped it and it only ended up grazing him. Even now, that Floyd is a cat.
     
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    If Tenshin were the same weight it wouldn't have mattered. I noticed this same technical flaw when watching McGregor fight Floyd, and he was also bigger than Mayweather; they don't have as strong a base when throwing their punches, they're not well-grounded, due in part to the footwork they've adapted in their respective disciplines; so their power won't translate as well in boxing.

    The difference was very apparent in how Mayweather was able to keep to his center of gravity and not lose ground, so even the punches that don't appear like much on the surface can pack a deceptive amount of power.
     
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    tru3f4n Red Belt

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    there's fighters who cut too much weight and the dehydration affects their ability to take shots that they'd normally take so jumping up a weightclass or two helps them.
     
  5. DeJulez

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    Floyd would beat him there too.
    A kick wouldn't have changed a thing.
    The second Floyd touched him, he was all over the place.
     
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    that was the script
     
  7. Tayski

    Tayski Stand-up Fighting

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    Yeah I touched on that in another post. I think the brain is a big factor, such as how hydrated and tired it is, and how many times it has shut down in the past from previous KO's.
     
  8. Tayski

    Tayski Stand-up Fighting

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    Sure it was, because of course that makes so much sense for Rizin to pay Mayweather millions in order to get them and their fighter humiliated. Get a grip.
     
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  9. mrsenor

    mrsenor Brown Belt

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    viewership/tickets>
     
  10. Snubnoze707

    Snubnoze707 High Level

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    Have you actually looked at those numbers?

    They basically stayed right near their average. Given the overhead for Floyd it would be more profitable to just throw any Japanese MMA star in their with Tenshin.

    This wasn't a fix it was a backfire.
     
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