Silva vs Griffin : The best performance witnessed inside the octagon ?

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  1. Hazuki Ryo

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    Don't see any flaws in that performance.. Against a former LHW champion (damn..)

    Which one you got ?
     
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    Without a doubt.
     
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    Silva vs. Griffin was one of the most lopsided "style" fights (its worth mentioning) but yes. For me that was the most awe inspiring fight out there.
     
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    A steroid user versus a guy that everyone knew was just going to keep moving forward trying to exchange with a better striker and end up getting knocked out? Nah, not even close.
     
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    As a Griffin fan, it pained me to watch him get schooled so badly.
    Masterful performance by silva, even if griffin was tailor made for him
     
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    Pretty awesome.

    Jones vs Shogun was also amazing.

    Unfortunately both are just more evidence that LHW has always been overrated. The fact that the MW champion did that to a recent LHW champion said a lot about how weak LHW really was in spite of the fact its marquee status papered over many of the very deep cracks.

    Ironically, Silva/Griffin happened at a time when many of us had convinced ourselves that the strength/depth of MW was lacking. Silva just proved any division he took on would look weak in the face of his mastery.


    Edit: Griffin actually wasn't "juiced" per se. His failed test for that fight was for Xanax. Technically a PED, but not something normally thought of as "juice".
     
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    STFU with your steroid crap all fighters are on something and steroids dont make you move like that. Anderson is a great fighter and one of the best ever now go back to watching tennis or some weak sport noob.
    I actually lost money on that fight at bodog for stupidly betting on Forrest.
     
  8. GabbaGabba

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    Could easily be. At the moment, Silva was coming from those lackluster performances and people thought that Griffin would give him a really tough match.
     
  9. Hazuki Ryo

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    And so what ? Does it eclipse the performance ? No.
     
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    Do you have proof that all fighters are on steroids or are you just bashing every fighter because Anderoid got caught? Post a link proving your bullshit opinion or stop with the needless fighter bashing.
     
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    do you have proof that Anderson was on steroids at the time of that fight? or just the Diaz fight right at the damn end of his career.
     
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    Anderson looked like Neo from the Matrix out there against Forrest.
     
  13. The-AxeMurderer

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    Its up there.

    As much as it pains me to say it, Jones-Shogun has got to be up there too.

    Silva-Leben

    GSP-Trigg

    There is so many I could name, but these stand out to me.
     
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    Randy vs Tito was pretty much a flawless victory. Wrestling obviously isn't quite as dazzling as the stand-up, but it was impressive nonetheless.
     
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    The fact that Griffin was blitzed on Xanax takes a little bit of luster off Silva's win.
     
  16. Bowerman

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    That's revisionist history. Shogun should have picked him apart in far quicker time if that was truly the case. The reality is that Anderson just put on an absolute clinic.
     
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    Funny how many ppl are trying to throw shade on Silva's performance in that fight. Guess I shouldn't be surprised, this is Sherdog after all.

    It was a masterful performance. Flawless actually.
     
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    Shogun knocked Forrest out in 90 seconds less than Anderson did.
     
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    Cain destroying JDS 2x was more impressive to me, but Anderson completely outclassed Griffin on the feet.
     
  20. Jet40

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    According to Anderson himself, yes.
    Silva is on record saying anyone that is on steroids has probably been on them his whole career.

    As far as TS's question, I liked Jones over Shogun.
     

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