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Nogueira vs. Struve, first Casket Match in UFC history

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  1. Gabe856 Orange Belt

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    There's no question that the UFC has taken a few pages out of pro wrestling to hype fights and draw attention. They've just went to a whole new level by putting on the first Casket Match in the UFC. I was talking to my brother today about this fight and he said this and I almost had tears in my eyes from laughing!
     
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  2. BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    I thought that was Mir vs Bigfoot, or Randy vs Coleman.

    Kimbo and Houston both belonged in a casket at the end of their fight.
     
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    What does this mean? I'm from London and not familiar with the WWE

    also don't get the Americans obsession with it
     
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    They should have The Undertaker wheel it out during the fight, take his hat off make the face then point at Nogueira and do the throat cut. RIP Nog(s)
     
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    What is a casket match? I'm also not familiar with WWE being from Sweden.
     
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    The objective of the fight is to place the opponent in a casket just beside the ring. You must then close the casket and the opponent is buried and dead forever
     
  8. Michaelangelo Okay USA Platinum Member

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    The English love wrestling
     
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    i hope nog wins and retires
     
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    I'm boycotting this fight. Stop sanctioning Nog!
     
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    If you are not familiar with WWE, how did you know that a casket match is a WWE-concept?
     
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    Casket match was an Undertaker gimmick where the loser gets put in a coffin and 'buried alive'. I guess referring to Nog and Struve's tendency to be knocked out in a scary fashion.
     
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    bad day for the nog familia
     
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    This
     
  15. Goodfella86 Gold Belt

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    Nog's been in a Hell in the Cell match (Sapp), a Boiler Room Brawl match (Tim), and a Buried Alive match (Crocop). It's the next logical step.
     
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    Did you not read the OP??

     
  17. Gabe856 Orange Belt

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    Both of those matches could qualify, but Big Nog and Struve are ahead by a mile. The UFC probably had to bride the athletic commission to get this fight approved!
     
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    Pro wrestling. If i had never heard of it, how would I associate an organization with it. Being an mma fan, I would probably think *** shoot wrestling...

    Edit Japanese***
     
  19. Gabe856 Orange Belt

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    LMFAO! You know your stuff!
     
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    Dont forget ... I quit (Mir)
     

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