Re-Watching The Entire Pride Back Catalogue #Pride #ACallToAction #EducateYourself

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  1. Hammurabi

    Hammurabi Purple Belt

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    Inspired partly by the controversy generated by my latest Fedor thread where I realised there are a lot of confused people out there who completely miss the 101 of MMA history, man, I'm inviting each and every Sherdogger to join me in re-watching, or watching for the first time for some no big deal we all have to start somewhere, the ENTIRE Pride Back Catalogue, man. Now I'm using the UFC Fight Pass personally because that's my preference and I have the dough as you know, but I understand a lot of you guys aren't as well off as I am so you guys are of course free to use whatever medium you choose to. Moreover, I plan to make weekly threads of lessons learned, key points, and just overall discussion regarding that very Pride event in question, guys. I'm gonna start with the legendary Pride 1 starting this upcoming week and I hope you guys join me in having some great discussions regarding CLASSIC MMA. Peace out!
     
  2. floski

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    #wedontcare
    #goaway

    Pride 1 was far from legendary. Tons of fixed fights, a squash main event and the infamously terrible Severn-Kimo fight.
     
  3. Hammurabi

    Hammurabi Purple Belt

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    First of all, bro, it IS legendary I don't give a shit what anybody says. Second thing is, man, we're going to be STUDYING ALL PRIDE events, bro. Each and everyone of them, dude.
     
  4. MilesAbove

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    Whitebelt just bitchslapped the hell out of you, Hammtroll.
     
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    God I swear hashtagging should get your ass and IP ban on here

    So fucking gay, seriously
     
  6. I WILL CUT YOU

    I WILL CUT YOU Calamity from the Heavens Platinum Member

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    Is this like #IsABliss? Such a glaring error for a #Wordsmith


    Also, #Hashtags #Dont #Work #On #Sherdog, #Shertard.
     
  7. Hammurabi

    Hammurabi Purple Belt

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    Well guess what, I'm a Christian and I did what I had to do which is to say, dude, that I just turned the other cheek like I always do because at the end of the day, that type of feedback just rolls of my cold shoulders, bro.
     
  8. raaju

    raaju Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    shut up, guy. if only i had a whitebelt right now
     
  9. Hammurabi

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    Absolutely not.
     
  10. chaos_36

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    I'm a huge Pride fan but I agree with this. I have the entire Pride collection and normally don't watch the first 6 or so because they're just shit. Also any match Rickson was in back then was a squash match haha.
     
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    raaju Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    agreed
     
  12. Hammurabi

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    I'm not saying it's the greatest event of all time but it's legendary just due to the fact that it's the beginnings of something great, bro. Sure, there's a long time between Pride 1 and the glory days of Pride most people think of when they think of Pride but the whole point of this exercise is to get context for the new fan base who joined us maybe through TUF, maybe through Kimbo or Lesnar, maybe through Ronda or Conor.
     
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    Hashtag? More like hash***, miright? No? Ok, I'll go now:icon_conf
     
  14. chaos_36

    chaos_36 DOOM all capitals no trick spelling.

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    Fair enough. It was legendary in the sense that it started it all but still far from an exciting introduction into Pride. If you goal is to educate the casuals then you're going to want to start with one of the grandprix events or something like Pride 25 to entice them first. An event where they will recognise some of the names also helps.
     
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    Pride has been gone for 8 years now lol get the fuck over it.
     
  16. Hammurabi

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    Maybe I'll do exactly that then, bro. Not a bad idea at all.
     
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    i recently did the same

    tho i just watched it all on yt lol, on my friend's computer

    amazing how much better the fights and events were
     
  18. Hammurabi

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    Quite ironically, bro, you're one of the reasons that made me feel like its my RESPONSIBILITY to kickstart this community service, my man.
     
  19. Hans Gercmiov

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    Mystery solved.

    Edit:

    Bro.
     
  20. Rex Kwon Do

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    Congrats, 2010 noob, you just discovered the pseudo-MMA puroresu organization known as PRIDE.
     

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