Boxing Forum
Navigation
Go Back   Boxing Forum > Non Boxing Talk > Mixed Martial Arts Discussion

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-15-2010, 03:52 AM #1
1 on 1 1 on 1 is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 527
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rep Power: 0
1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 96,580.88
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 96,580.88
Default I finally got to watch Machida vs Rua tonight...

... Yeah, lucky me, not. Anyway, when this fight took place I didn't get to watch it. But, read all the controversy, on how Rua got robbed and how Rua dominated his way to victory, blah, blah.

Man, tonight, I actually scored the fight and I scored it exactly how the judges had it, 48-47 in favor of Machida(quite easily could have gone the other way). It was a very difficult fight to score, neither guy was really willing to engage.

My impression, Machida was looking to counter as always and at the same time being too cautious of Rua's takedowns and on the opposite side, Rua was being too cautious of Machida's counter-striking. Rua doesn't have the striking prowess or know-how needed to really press the fight. Well, that's my take on it, I didn't see it as a robbery either way, no way, no how. Just one boring fight, that doesn't deserve to be on PPV if a rematch were to happen.

I honestly don't see the rematch being that much different, unless Dana White puts a gun on both fighters heads if they don't brawl like Kimbo Slice, lol
1 on 1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Advertisements
>>>TO REMOVE THESE ADS, PLEASE REGISTER HERE FOR FREE<<<
Old 04-15-2010, 10:54 AM #2
snakey112 snakey112 is offline
Contender
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 346
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rep Power: 8
snakey112 is on a distinguished road
Points: 20,950.14
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 20,950.14
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 1 on 1 View Post
Rua doesn't have the striking prowess or know-how needed to really press the fight. Well, that's my take on it, I didn't see it as a robbery either way, no way, no how. Just one boring fight, that doesn't deserve to be on PPV if a rematch were to happen.
that was a great fight, it was like watching two cobras waiting to strike and I can't wait for the rematch. and if you think shogun doesn't have the striking prowess or know how to press the fight then I suggest you watch some pride shogun fights, specifically shogun vs rampage.
snakey112 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2010, 11:12 AM #3
gandhalf gandhalf is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Age: 31
Posts: 711
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rep Power: 0
gandhalf has a reputation beyond reputegandhalf has a reputation beyond reputegandhalf has a reputation beyond reputegandhalf has a reputation beyond reputegandhalf has a reputation beyond reputegandhalf has a reputation beyond reputegandhalf has a reputation beyond reputegandhalf has a reputation beyond reputegandhalf has a reputation beyond reputegandhalf has a reputation beyond reputegandhalf has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 10,182,306.76
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 10,182,306.76
you're an excellent poster - Freedom. No Message - betmen 
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 1 on 1 View Post
... Yeah, lucky me, not. Anyway, when this fight took place I didn't get to watch it. But, read all the controversy, on how Rua got robbed and how Rua dominated his way to victory, blah, blah.

Man, tonight, I actually scored the fight and I scored it exactly how the judges had it, 48-47 in favor of Machida(quite easily could have gone the other way). It was a very difficult fight to score, neither guy was really willing to engage.

My impression, Machida was looking to counter as always and at the same time being too cautious of Rua's takedowns and on the opposite side, Rua was being too cautious of Machida's counter-striking. Rua doesn't have the striking prowess or know-how needed to really press the fight. Well, that's my take on it, I didn't see it as a robbery either way, no way, no how. Just one boring fight, that doesn't deserve to be on PPV if a rematch were to happen.

I honestly don't see the rematch being that much different, unless Dana White puts a gun on both fighters heads if they don't brawl like Kimbo Slice, lol
watched that one without audio (can't stand ufc commentators)... I gave it to Shogun..easy.
gandhalf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2010, 02:39 PM #4
1 on 1 1 on 1 is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 527
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rep Power: 0
1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 96,580.88
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 96,580.88
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by snakey112 View Post
that was a great fight, it was like watching two cobras waiting to strike and I can't wait for the rematch. and if you think shogun doesn't have the striking prowess or know how to press the fight then I suggest you watch some pride shogun fights, specifically shogun vs rampage.
It's not necessary for me to watch that fight. Machida and Jackson are two different types of fighters. That's why Rua didn't look the same against those two. Perhaps, if a rematch were to happen, Rua can make the adjustments and execute better.
1 on 1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2010, 03:57 PM #5
1 on 1 1 on 1 is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 527
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rep Power: 0
1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 96,580.88
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 96,580.88
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by gandhalf View Post
watched that one without audio (can't stand ufc commentators)... I gave it to Shogun..easy.
Oh I did, since I can't stand Joe Rogan, listening to him is like listening to an infomercial, if I didn't know any better, Rogan makes every fighter sound like superheros.

Back to the topic, I can see how someone can score that fight decisively for either fighter, but, I personally had a tough time, hardly any of those rounds were clear cut rounds.
1 on 1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2010, 05:23 PM #6
F l i c k e r F l i c k e r is offline
Gunslinger
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: the Rockies
Posts: 18,591
Quoted: 408 Post(s)
Rep Power: 52
F l i c k e r has a reputation beyond reputeF l i c k e r has a reputation beyond reputeF l i c k e r has a reputation beyond reputeF l i c k e r has a reputation beyond reputeF l i c k e r has a reputation beyond reputeF l i c k e r has a reputation beyond reputeF l i c k e r has a reputation beyond reputeF l i c k e r has a reputation beyond reputeF l i c k e r has a reputation beyond reputeF l i c k e r has a reputation beyond reputeF l i c k e r has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 197,677.78
Bank: 7,401,849,872,991,880.00
Total Points: 7,401,849,873,189,558.00
Have one on me brotha. - Move BRICKS Cool cat, good poster - mangler cocktail hour - MANGLER Viva Antonio Margarito!!! - Jack Ruby more drank - MANGLER 
BURRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR! Benny rocks! - Bloody$Nate$ good to have people like you on this forum - BoZz Merry Christmas - Flab Merry Christmas :] - dj emzz Happy holidays bro! - led 
Happy Easter :D  :kiss: - Bossy i like your avatar - zab191 Cheers, to huge titties. - Very Rich Man Happy 15k posts darling! :kiss: - Bossy Happy birthday babe! I hope you have a wonderful day. love and kisses :kiss: - Bossy 
Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - MANGLER Anti-Tobacco - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - MANGLER 
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 1 on 1 View Post
Oh I did, since I can't stand Joe Rogan, listening to him is like listening to an infomercial, if I didn't know any better, Rogan makes every fighter sound like superheros.

Back to the topic, I can see how someone can score that fight decisively for either fighter, but, I personally had a tough time, hardly any of those rounds were clear cut rounds.

Your username reminds me of this...... "one on one... one on one."

2:54... listen to the story. lol

[Link View Has Been Removed. Click Here To Unlock This Content.]
F l i c k e r is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2010, 10:28 PM #7
Virgil Caine Virgil Caine is offline
Undisputed Champion
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 16,247
Quoted: 853 Post(s)
Rep Power: 104
Virgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 216,601.17
Bank: 1,386,981,017,905,121,024.00
Total Points: 1,386,981,017,905,337,600.00
A gift from The Last Emperor LOL! - jakkups Happy birthday homey - mangler Cocktail hour - mangler Sip this wine - mangler more drank - MANGLER 
Thanks for the stream dude. - Naps Happy Birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day - Bossy one of boxingscene's best posters - Freedom. Happy Holidays Nodogoshi - !! AI-Holmes!! Happy holidays bro! - led* 
10 years... impressive :beerchug: - jose830 Congrats on 10 years. - deanrw To a well-read member - -Weltschmerz- No Message - Run Happy holidays and best wishes for 2016 - -Weltschmerz- 
Merry Christmas!  :beerchug: - -jose- Merry Christmas and Happy New Year - Freedom. . . - El Malo. 
Bone Marrow Donation - Childhood Depression - Depression - Environment - Eye Injury Prevention - Glaucoma - Kidney Cancer - Kidney Disease - Kidney Transplantation - Leukemia - Lyme Disease - Mental Retardation - Missing Children - Organ Donation - T - DiLLiNGER 
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by F l i c k e r View Post
Your username reminds me of this...... "one on one... one on one."

2:54... listen to the story. lol

[Link View Has Been Removed. Click Here To Unlock This Content.]
He's an idiot and a racist.

Seriously lucky he didn't end up dead though if what he said was true.
Virgil Caine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2010, 03:21 AM #8
1 on 1 1 on 1 is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 527
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rep Power: 0
1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 96,580.88
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 96,580.88
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nodogoshi View Post
He's an idiot and a racist.

Seriously lucky he didn't end up dead though if what he said was true.
How did you come to that conclusion ??
1 on 1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2010, 04:20 AM #9
Virgil Caine Virgil Caine is offline
Undisputed Champion
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 16,247
Quoted: 853 Post(s)
Rep Power: 104
Virgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond reputeVirgil Caine has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 216,601.17
Bank: 1,386,981,017,905,121,024.00
Total Points: 1,386,981,017,905,337,600.00
A gift from The Last Emperor LOL! - jakkups Happy birthday homey - mangler Cocktail hour - mangler Sip this wine - mangler more drank - MANGLER 
Thanks for the stream dude. - Naps Happy Birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day - Bossy one of boxingscene's best posters - Freedom. Happy Holidays Nodogoshi - !! AI-Holmes!! Happy holidays bro! - led* 
10 years... impressive :beerchug: - jose830 Congrats on 10 years. - deanrw To a well-read member - -Weltschmerz- No Message - Run Happy holidays and best wishes for 2016 - -Weltschmerz- 
Merry Christmas!  :beerchug: - -jose- Merry Christmas and Happy New Year - Freedom. . . - El Malo. 
Bone Marrow Donation - Childhood Depression - Depression - Environment - Eye Injury Prevention - Glaucoma - Kidney Cancer - Kidney Disease - Kidney Transplantation - Leukemia - Lyme Disease - Mental Retardation - Missing Children - Organ Donation - T - DiLLiNGER 
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 1 on 1 View Post
How did you come to that conclusion ??
The way he talks about the people from Bali is pretty distastefull in my opinion. It`s pretty apparent that to him they are simply "the other." It`s a pretty typical sort of "middleclass bubble" viewpoint to see foreigners as something detatched from normal life, particularly those of poor countries. Nevermind the fact that those such people would likely stab him in the throat and dump him without a second thought, and may well have been playing nice with him to have not done so. To him though it was apparently all just a game.
Virgil Caine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2010, 04:28 AM #10
1 on 1 1 on 1 is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 527
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rep Power: 0
1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute1 on 1 has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 96,580.88
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 96,580.88
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nodogoshi View Post
The way he talks about the people from Bali is pretty distastefull in my opinion. It`s pretty apparent that to him they are simply "the other." It`s a pretty typical sort of "middleclass bubble" viewpoint to see foreigners as something detatched from normal life, particularly those of poor countries. Nevermind the fact that those such people would likely stab him in the throat and dump him without a second thought, and may well have been playing nice with him to have not done so. To him though it was apparently all just a game.
Well, they did jump him. Of course there's gonna be some anger towards those people that jumped him. I see where you're coming from. But, can you really blame Urijah, I mean, they hit him with brass knuckles and bottles .

Urijah's image is that of a California frat boy, many don't know, but he hangs around alot minorities. Hell, one of his coaches is Thai.

Anyway, I'm looking forward to Aldo handing it to him, hehe
1 on 1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share This With Friends

Tags
finally, machida, tonight..., watch

User Tag List

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
Forum Jump


 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:53 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.