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Today in 2007, Gonzaga delivers devastating headkick to Cro Cop

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  1. KazDibiase "My style is kneeing people in the face."

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    Cro Cop would get vengeance.

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  3. bubbleboyjones Belt Purple

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    Wow I remember this well. I watched it on a pirate satellite setup in the afternoon to get the results earlier. Spike funny enough falsely advertised that the replay at night was live.
     
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    We must never speak of this again . Only the second fight counts
     
  5. Moral Victory Black Belt

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    Thanks but I'll pass.

    That never actually happened, it was actually CGI and holograms.

    You see, the American airforce was working on a new way to confuse enemy planes with fake visuals, on monitors as well as in the air, but they needed a public event to test their new technology on to see if the majority of people would actually fall for it, this lined up perfectly, and there you go, they got you good.

    That shove though, mad strength.
     
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  6. JudoThrowFiasco Charming Quark Platinum Member

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    That was awesome
     
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  7. CinemaKingdom Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Dang, crazy that it has been that long ago. Gonzaga ended up being a 1 hit wonder losing to everyone with a name in his career. I guess he did beat Ben Rothwell which was an okay name. I know Fedor's brother TKO'd him a few years ago, and he never fought again. I guess he is retired?
     
  8. TheRealWill Brown Belt

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    "Mirko looks tentative though..."

    The last words of a great career.
     
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    He's doing bare knuckle and knocked out Big Foot. Imo Gonzaga is an underachiever, he was very skilled but not disciplined
     
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  10. Raymundo Alvarado Guevara Green Belt

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    Was the start of the decline of Mirko, and the revenge was the start of his rise
    It incredible how a single person can be de final and de beginning
     
  11. CinemaKingdom Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Oh yeah, I think I watched that. Not the whole fight just just a gif of the KO. Yeah Gonzaga had the tools. He has power, striking skills and a ground game but just never put it together in any consistent manner. I'd say you're right about not being disciplined. I think he had a grappling match where he got tapped out by Gordon Ryan really quickly too, but everyone loses to Gordon Ryan so that isn't too shameful.

    I do find it funny so many MMA guys go into bare knuckle and that sort of thing when they quit MMA, even if they came from a grappling background. Especially the guys who have suffered lots of KO's. You'd thing they would head toward grappling events to at least not take anymore brain damage.
     
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  12. 2004 account For a fair sport/true mma fan, ain't no shill

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    Ugliest hk in history.
     
  13. Krixes The Undefeated Gaul Platinum Member

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    I'll never understand why Cro Cop was such a can in the UFC. He did well again after leaving the UFC, so he wasn't completely washed.
     
  14. Franklin U. Gold Belt

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    Boooooooo !
    ....but-one of the most iconic moments in mma history in the context of the how and the receiving end of who ?

    unbelievable-
     
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    This card was on in the background while I was having some incredible make-up sex with this 9/10 baddie I was with at the time. She was pissed because she didn't want to watch this shit (she wanted to go out) but that's nothing a few drinks and some good dick can't fix. Now I can't see the TV because we're in the bedroom but the door is open and it's on loud enough that I can still hear it over her. We been going at it for a hot minute now and I can hear this fight is starting up and now I'm getting heated because this the shit I wanted to see in the first place. So I start laying in that work like I'm sea level Cain cuz I'm trying to knock this out. We in the home stretch when all of a sudden I hear "OH MY GOD UNBELIEVEABLE". Took me half a second to realize that wasn't her. No shame, I bolted buck ass naked to the living room to see wtf just happened. Oh fuck was she pissed. Fight was the better money shot that night
     
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    Everyone thought CC was gonna dominate the UFC, including myself. Gonzaga ruined everything. It's sad that we never got to see Randy vs Crocop.
     
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  17. eddymotto Red Belt

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    I was definitely one of the people who thought that CC was going to be UFC champ. My concern was his wrestling defense in the cage. It never crossed my mind that he would lose to a guy like Gozanga b high kick.

    I don't remember any of that fight outside of the finish. I can't remember if CC was doing well or not but that finish is an all-time iconic moment in the sport
     
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    Randy would've done bad things to Mirko
     
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    Worst part is if Cro Cop won we would of had Cro Cop vs Randy for the title.
     
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    Most shocking mma moment of my life. Rashad KO'ing Chuck would be top 3 for me as well.
     

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