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Old 01-13-2013, 12:22 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by _CaptainRon View Post
He wouldn't have lost relevance if he had lost, but I don't think he did himself any favors with his performance. However, this was just a bad fight for him to take at this junction of his career because the expectations are set way too high for a guy that's a 20:1 favorite. Cormier would have had to perform a Mortal Kombat Fatality on Staring to impress people.
I thought he looked pretty damn good. It had to be hard getting fired up for this fight, which did absolutely nothing for his career, but could de-rail it. He totally dominated the guy and finished him. Not sure what part of his performance didn't do him any favors.
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