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post #10 of (permalink) Old 10-24-2006, 08:54 PM
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I was really disappointed by that fight, because I think I'd heard a little buzz about Kongo around these boards.

But as I recall it, Kongo wasn't particularly damaging as a striker and pretty useless once he hit the ground. I haven't seen any of his other fights, so I don't know if this is truly indicative of his skills or not.

While anyone can rebound from an off night, I wonder if the loss might expose weaknesses in his game that other (more talented) fighters can exploit. Also, I have to wonder if the UFC will give him the chance to fight again, given the underwhelming performance he gave against a part-time fighter.

qui‧e‧tus  [kwahy-ee-tuhs]
1. a finishing stroke; anything that effectually ends or settles
2. discharge or release from life.
3. a period of retirement or inactivity.
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