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Old 06-01-2008, 04:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Did Kimbo Tap?!

I just re-watched the Kimbo vs Thompson fight and I am sure Kimbo tapped during the 1st round.

Here is a link to the part of the fight where it looks like Kimbo tapped.

Link: http://www.mmatko.com/kimbo-tapping-...tap/#more-1542

This is even more evidence against EliteXC for fixing matches and the commentators even lied and said Kimbo said he is ok when he taps!
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Old 06-01-2008, 04:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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How is that anything other than a tap? Thompson even shouted to the ref that he tapped!
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Old 06-01-2008, 04:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'm not to sure about that, looks like he may have tapped or gave a thumbs up, and it looked more along the lines of a simple thumbs up to say he's alright.
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Old 06-01-2008, 04:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I don't know if he tapped than, but a few seconds later the camera turns to the crowd and when it comes back to the ring Kimbo is out of the choke. Who the **** stops filming when one of the fighters is in a guillotine? This fight was very fishy.
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Old 06-01-2008, 04:43 PM   #5 (permalink)
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he gave the thumbs up, that's all.. u can even see it in that picture from that link.. look at his thumb.

i rode the kimbo train hard b/c i love the man but... he showed at least SOME decent defense and groundwork last night, but he better ride a bike all day every day or something.. he got winded so quick it was horrible to watch
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Old 06-01-2008, 04:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
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This video is pretty convincing. I don't know what to say.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dyj4u...ead.php?t=6377
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Old 06-01-2008, 04:44 PM   #7 (permalink)
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He was constantly letting the ref know he was ok. He was probably going to put his thumb up or something.
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Old 06-01-2008, 04:52 PM   #8 (permalink)
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i dunno man.. the elbows and soft punches while kimbo was on the ground weren't enough to stop the fight, although they weren't being defended at all.. but i dont think it was "punishment"

kimbo just got gassed and almost paid for it. he needs to really step up the cardio work or he's done next fight
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Old 06-01-2008, 05:00 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Yeah cause when you want the ref to know you're ok you start tappin out, right? Stop with the bullshit, it's 100% obvious what happened in this fight. ELITE XC exposed!

And the comments about the blows not being enough to end the fight in the 2nd round, if you watch the fight again you see good clean elbows landing on kimbo's head and his head being bashed back into the mat, if there was no force behind the blows this wouldn't be happening, any other organisation and the fight would have been stopped within the first 10 seconds Kimbo failed to defend the shots.

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Old 06-01-2008, 05:04 PM   #10 (permalink)
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He was constantly letting the ref know he was ok. He was probably going to put his thumb up or something.
That's what the announcers are saying right after he does that. But how did they determine that from signs that looked to be a tap? I must say his body movement wasn't that of a tapping fighter that's for sure...
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