(Video) Chael Sonnen: Size is a disadvantage in a fight.

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by FleximusPrime, Jul 22, 2018.

  1. FleximusPrime

    FleximusPrime I'm a goddamn sexual tyrannosaurus

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2016
    Messages:
    3,595
    Likes Received:
    5,448
    Location:
    Searching for Noah

    Oh this should upset all the apparent six foot six 250lb shredded to the bone UFC caliber keyboard warriors that claim to lurk around here. 3.... 2....1..... "But but.......Manlets...."
     
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2018
  2. bigeastgi43

    bigeastgi43 Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2013
    Messages:
    5,857
    Likes Received:
    3,694
    Location:
    Indianapolis, IN
  3. Flokk

    Flokk Faux Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2007
    Messages:
    12,383
    Likes Received:
    18,026
    Explains why Shael fought at HW and why so few guys cut weight.

    <seedat>
     
    bigmacbub, Espresso, jeff7b9 and 22 others like this.
  4. Melas Chasma

    Melas Chasma Red Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2013
    Messages:
    8,340
    Likes Received:
    7,886
    Nice clickbait, TS.
     
    Espresso likes this.
  5. basedworld

    basedworld Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2014
    Messages:
    2,861
    Likes Received:
    1,730
    LOL DC was heavier and the extra weight = more power

    This goes against everything he said in the past month
     
    GilErick and YewJan like this.
  6. FleximusPrime

    FleximusPrime I'm a goddamn sexual tyrannosaurus

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2016
    Messages:
    3,595
    Likes Received:
    5,448
    Location:
    Searching for Noah
    Hows that stupid, because the title is exactly as described, do you know how a time stamp works? click-bait implies a misleading title, how is the title misleading?
     
    FireKidWS and Flokk like this.
  7. aichokyu

    aichokyu Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2005
    Messages:
    4,808
    Likes Received:
    2,320
    I don't know why people pay attention to what he says, he s abviously trying to get attention for his podcasts etc and would say anything for that, specially whatever he believes is "shocking". I find that old and a bit cringy to see people like that crave for attention and the constant pseudo provocative attempts is old as fuck
     
    bigmacbub, Espresso, cigano and 2 others like this.
  8. quantiqus

    quantiqus Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2017
    Messages:
    4,000
    Likes Received:
    8,767
    Location:
    Romania
    oh not this talk again

    Yes, HWs are slower, least dynamic, lazier and so on...
    But they are stronger.

    And still, fighters kill themselves for making weight...
    Tell that "size is a disadvantage" thing to to Romero, Rockhold, Weidman, Lee, Till, McGregor, Max and many others...

    Put MM in FW, let's see how he would do...
    Or Till to LHW, how about that?
     
    Dmurr90 and Bear Trapp like this.
  9. quantiqus

    quantiqus Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2017
    Messages:
    4,000
    Likes Received:
    8,767
    Location:
    Romania
    <{Joewithit}><{Joewithit}><{Joewithit}><{CMPALM}>
     
  10. Factory

    Factory Black Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2010
    Messages:
    5,156
    Likes Received:
    3,070
    I want an open weight category
     
    gono btw, FireKidWS and Ultra O’Dia like this.
  11. Kael Rills

    Kael Rills Orange Belt

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2017
    Messages:
    291
    Likes Received:
    498
    It's about strength, power and reach. If these attributes are close for both opponents, then yes size is a disadvantage. A bigger fighter is easier to hit and small fighters are usually faster, quicker with better reflexes which results in better skills. But generally strength and reach advantage is too significant that small fighters' advantages don't really matter. Still, as we can see from some fights, there are exceptions.
     
    Espresso likes this.
  12. Miiiiiiighty

    Miiiiiiighty Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2006
    Messages:
    14,540
    Likes Received:
    2,433
    Location:
    France
    Yeah, that's why there are weightclasses and also why Chael himself cut shit tons of weight to fight at MW instead of his natural weight which would have been HW...
    And also doped to be bigger and stronger...
     
    TheFakeMacoy likes this.
  13. TinoSpezza

    TinoSpezza Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2009
    Messages:
    2,055
    Likes Received:
    819
    Location:
    Italy
    Yeah, enough with all these fighters resorting to "shady shit" to be able to fight one weightclass above theirs.

     
  14. honzo

    honzo Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009
    Messages:
    4,223
    Likes Received:
    1,460
    USADA must've published the wrong substance that he tested positive for.
    It was obviously not HGH but HSH (Human Shrink Hormone), he was trying to decrease his body mass.
     
    Dmurr90, cigano, FireKidWS and 2 others like this.
  15. Juan Bombadil

    Juan Bombadil Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2018
    Messages:
    696
    Likes Received:
    1,438
    Chael Sonnen: Why wrestlers are better boxers than boxers

    Chael Sonnen: Why we should let Brock fight Mighty Mouse

    Chael Sonnen: Why fighters who’ve popped for roids are only allowed to be the GOATs

    <{Joewithit}>
     
  16. brainwash

    brainwash Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2012
    Messages:
    2,505
    Likes Received:
    5,609
    I don't know if TS is an idiot for a clickbait thread title, or if he is an idiot for giving Chael "dumbass hot takes" Sonnen advertisements.
     
  17. SamboPunch

    SamboPunch Gold Belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2010
    Messages:
    17,726
    Likes Received:
    2,785
    Location:
    Delta Quadrant
    idk about these radio conversations being turned into cartoons...
     
  18. 0-1

    0-1 Green Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2018
    Messages:
    1,080
    Likes Received:
    2,556
    Location:
    a particular place or position.
    bruce lee was too small and weak doe
     
    Shadowthrone and SanShou like this.
  19. Gnomecuddler

    Gnomecuddler Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2016
    Messages:
    555
    Likes Received:
    1,705
    Location:
    Netherlands
    Holy F....that YouTube video
     
  20. SamboPunch

    SamboPunch Gold Belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2010
    Messages:
    17,726
    Likes Received:
    2,785
    Location:
    Delta Quadrant
    just like with size and no size they both have their strengths and weaknesses. It's how you use them that matters... so no if a big guy does things right he should be able to get a big advantage.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.