Very close fight. DC might be champ had he scored 1 takedown in rounds 1,3,5.

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  1. Fiestar

    Fiestar Sean McCorkle

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    Jones' TD defense won him the fight but it was a reallyyy close one despite what the scorecard and people are saying. Agree?
     
  2. Professional

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    He did score a takedown in round 5.
     
  3. SocraticMethod

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    I had DC winning Rounds 2 and 3.

    Based on the scorecards, though, he'd have needed one TD in at least two of those rounds, though.
     
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    Yeah, if he had been a better fighter and beaten Jones, he would have won.
     
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    olingobingo Orange Belt

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    If he didn't run out of gas he would have won. But stamina is a big part of the game and you can't take away Jones' management of it.
     
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    Did you watch the fight? DC had a takedown in the 5th. Just so you guys know a takedown really means anything if you pop right back up. Which is why Cormiers takedown didnt really mean much in scoring round 5
    Edit: i meant to post this under TS thread.
     
  8. Fantasy

    Fantasy Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    This. I really thought he'd be the guy to do it. Jon jones is just too fucking good
     
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    I doubt scoring three td's would've won him the fight.
     
  10. PanikAnikPanik

    PanikAnikPanik Purple Belt

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    Rounds 1 through 3 were very close. Round 4 was the most dominant round of the fight, and it was Jones' round, which is why people are acting like it was a blowout. Round 5 was largely uneventful.
     
  11. Eg714

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    Yes if he had a big take down in the 1st he would of won the first. The third I thought he won but a takedown would of secured that round for him. The fifth he got a cheap takedown. If he would have slammed jones that probably won him the fight. He needed that to happen twice the way it was judged but the way I scored it he only needed one takedown to win.
     
  12. Bearknuckle

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    But he COULDNT. Jones would have won the fight if he COULD have landed a flush flying knee, but he tried, and couldnt.

    Face it. Being an olympic wrestler means as much as being a BJJ black belt in mma. It helps, but it doesnt automatically guarantee you takedowns or subs.
     
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    Can a victory be given for 3 extra takedowns where the champ pops right back up
     
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    All I need to know to tell who won was to look at the broken man sitting to the left of Dana White at the post-fight presser. That man knows who won.
     
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    As close as those rounds were, yes of course it could of changed the fight. Didn't happen though. I think the point of this thread was to speculate if DC has what it takes to win and I would have to say yes after last night. Doesnt mean he will.
     
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    dc's takedown defense prevented more jones td's too. if jones had more td's he could have won by more.
     
  18. SlicerDM

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    If DC decided to Suplex Jones ass when his hands were in the air. We may of had a new champ.

    EDIT: Also I would of liked DC to attempt more double legs. Instead of trying to underhook and single leg a much taller fighter. It really baffles me that DC didn't realize it's very hard to take someone down when you have to reach past your own base. (Chest)
     
  19. AP_RESURRECTION

    AP_RESURRECTION Gold Belt

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    respect these kinds of posts - the Jones doubt and hate was out of control for this fight - but he lived up to his talk
     
  20. estranged

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    yeah but unfortunately he didn't
     

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