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There is no controversy in the first Gustafsson/Jones fight

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  1. PSX Purple Belt

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    I've watched the fight many times now (not that hard to do considering how great it is). I've always scored it 48-47 Jones. It's very straight forward scoring imo. Similar to Lawler/Hendricks.

    Rd 1: Gus grazed him and opened up Jones's eyebrow. Plus taking him down was huge. Clear 10-9 for Gustafsson.

    Rd 2: Jones is in control of the entire round landing a couple nice head kicks and elbows. Gus defends all takedown attempts, but doesn't do enough to win the round. 10-9 Jones.

    Rd 3: Close round. Both landed some solid shots. I'm not going fault you for scoring this for Gus or Jones. Personally, I had it 10-9 Gus, but 10-9 Jones is acceptable. It won't change the outcome of the fight anyways.

    Rd 4: This was strangely enough, Gus's strongest round in terms of volume and clean shots. He was in complete control until Jones lands a devastating elbow which was probably the most significant strike of the entire fight. Hurt Gustafsson bad. Had the round gone on a couple more minutes, might've been a finish. Ends with a flying knee by Jon. Easy 10-9 Jones.

    Rd 5: The round where Jones got a takedown, and started spamming head kick. Pretty clear round for Jones.

    It is a close fight in the sense that it is a 1 round fight, and had Jones not landed that elbow in rd4, we'd be looking at a new champ right now. The people who say that the fight was a "robbery" are just plain wrong and need to stop sipping' the Jones haterade.

    That being said, I definitely think Gus deserves a rematch. It was Jones's toughest challenge by far, and if he makes a couple adjustments, he can definitely take the belt. Just the fact that he landed the amount he did should've garnered him a rematch.

    There's just no "controversy" in the first fight. Very much like Lawler/Hendricks. Pretty clean and cut.

    Also, if you don't believe me, almost all the media scored this fight 48-47.
     
  2. JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    3-2 jones and that's it....close fight but clear finish. Gus gets the feel good prize of beating the shit out of jones but the W is with the Champ.

    Till sept 27 th we wait
     
  3. mikenason TOUGH GUY

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    Jones is so smart in the cage, he adjusts when he's in danger and goes in for the kill. He noticed Gus' routine head duck whenever he threw a jab, that's how Jon knew when to spin the elbow and knock his head out precisely. There is no lucky hit. Jones won that round because he figured out a hole in Gus' fighting style and capitalized on it with the game changing spinning elbow. Jones deserved that win.
     
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  5. MilesAbove Gold Belt

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    Oh okay.



    Did you hear that guys! This guy says there's no controversy. So we're good now.
     
  6. PSX Purple Belt

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    Yes. That is indeed Jones's knee flying up in the air to make contact with the upper portion of Gus's body.
     
  7. PSX Purple Belt

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    This guy gets it.
     
  8. Ughugh Banned Banned

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    Thank f**k. I was beginning to believe this would never get resolved. And then "Jon Jones won the fight!!!" thread #287149612873658761245812746 comes along and holy shit... I'm totally convinced.
     
  9. Ughugh Banned Banned

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    And that's Alex tripping him to the ground.
     
  10. WrestlingIsReal Purple Belt

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    No controversy yay, I've been scratching my head about the decision for the past 10 months now.
     
  11. stonecold22 Blue Belt

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    I think he was trying to point out you had an obvious agnenda missed the detail about gus throwing jones on his ass to end the round
     
  12. PSX Purple Belt

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    I think a flying knee landing is much more significant then a trip (which by the way, Jones looked to have blocked).
     
  13. LNP 101 Banned Banned

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    I dislike JBJ, but there was no controversy. Gus started off strong, but couldn't finish strong. I'm excited for the rematch. I'm pulling for Gus, but I think JBJ will work to take Gus down and go for a finish.

    Jon Jones via TKO.
     
  14. PSX Purple Belt

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    Yes, I forgot this is Sherdog. Posters here focus on every little detail and technicality.
     
  15. Ughugh Banned Banned

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    I think catching a flying knee to get a single and trip him is more significant than throwing a flying knee, have it caught and get tripped.

    Besides my point was you said the knee ended the round, which is untrue.
     
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    I'm glad I was able to enlighten you.
     
  17. warriorsman You can run but you can’t hide

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    Dear God, save me from these JJ vs Gus threads. This shit is worse than dental
    surgery. A week of this shit.
     
  18. CarloSpcyWeiner Desert Eagle, .50 Platinum Member

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    The only controversy tends to be from people who want to see Jones lose.
     
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    In which case, your thinking is wrong.

    I'm devastated by that.
     
  20. WrestlingIsReal Purple Belt

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    Naw, I've already read countless Jones won arguments very similar to yours. I still have Gus winning 48-47 but, have no issues with 48-47 Jones. The people who say Jones won 49-46 or 50-45 seriously need to get their eyes examined.
     

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