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The New Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts (2017)

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Unfinished Sentenc, Dec 20, 2016.

  1. Unfinished Sentenc

    Unfinished Sentenc Red Belt

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    More draws aren't good but if it discourages the point fighting and eyepokes then i'm in
     
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    is that Big John's Cum face?
     
  4. Tamriel Terror

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    tbh id rather see draws than someone getting a decision win in a fight that has no clear winner, also thank god for the anti eyepoke rules and the bitch ass hand on the mat=downed opponent shit
     
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    Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe

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    Good to see the bullshit "octagon control" criteria be relegated to almost nothing. Still think the grounded fighter rule could use some work, but it's a start.
     
  6. Leroy Jenkins

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    Intredasting
     
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    trouble for Jones.
     
  8. Hans Gercmiov

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    I read they're going to be a lot more liberal with 10-8s. I'm not liking that on paper.
     
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    Can you say a bit more about why you don't like it? That's one of the changes I like the best.
     
  10. Soul On Ice

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    No extending the fingers????

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    I hate it with a passion. It's already made for ridiculous scores. Over three rounds if they give a liberal 1st round 10-8 and then a clear 10-9 for two rounds you'll have bad draw decisions. It doesn't work over 3 rounds. Either keep 10-9 or got to scoring the full fight.
     
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    I like some of the new judging criteria. It rewards aggression and damage, and penalizes LnP and Point Fighting.
     
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    Threetrees Donald Trump is a Hoe

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    I don't understand the bolded argument
    If it leads to draws, but is correctly scored how is it a "bad draw decision".

    I understand the second part, but with three rounds aka 15 minutes we already get goofy scores round by round. Do you really trust judges to score a 15 minute fight properly as a whole? Let alone a 25 minute one?
     
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    A lot of the new judging criteria seem to be open to interpretation

    I predict a lot more robberies.
     
  15. Lucifer Alpha

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    It's not perfect. Rounds that are dominant do need to be scored differently than rounds that are close, but I could see this resulting in a lot of draws in a three round fight.
     
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  16. JollyRants

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    Thats a stupid rule because lots of fighters use extended fingers to measure the distance.
     
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  17. Hans Gercmiov

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    It's going to lead to a lot of fucked up decisions. A 10-8 should be a very rare thing indeed.
     
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    cuz a draw is like kissing your sister.
     
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    Having 5 judges might be a decent idea. The scores these judges come up with are all over the place sometimes.

    I agree that Hopefully they do something with the grounded opponent rule, it is very frustrating to watch fighters put one hand down to avoid strikes
     
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    hopefully the judges follow the new criteria in the right priority when scoring fights. I don't want to see anyone get a takedown, get beat up in someones full guard or is defending a sub for 1 minute and then win via octagon control anymore.
     
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