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Old 02-11-2007, 04:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Best fights ever in pride?

Im not talking about classic fights here, like royce gracie vs sakuraba(which was objectivly not a great fight)

fights where i could show to some1 who has never seen mma and i want to convince him how great mma is. So if i had one fight only to show, which one would it be?

right now im thinking fedor vs nogueira 1, it seems like a good fight to show, its pretty complete with strikes and subs, but no stand up i guess..

any ideas?
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Old 02-11-2007, 04:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Im not talking about classic fights here, like royce gracie vs sakuraba(which was objectivly not a great fight)

fights where i could show to some1 who has never seen mma and i want to convince him how great mma is. So if i had one fight only to show, which one would it be?

right now im thinking fedor vs nogueira 1, it seems like a good fight to show, its pretty complete with strikes and subs, but no stand up i guess..

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Shogun Lil Nog
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Fedor Mirko

Pretty much everything Organik mentioned in the "which rematch" thread.
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Old 02-11-2007, 05:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i really enjoyed fedor vs mirko. just an overall great battle between the 2 best heavyweights out there.
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Old 02-11-2007, 07:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 02-11-2007, 07:52 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Wanderlei Silva vs Cro Cop was amazing.
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Old 02-11-2007, 08:10 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Wanderlei vs Rampage 1 & 2 are by far my favorites ever in Pride

Other classics are: Wanderlei vs Kondo/Saku/Hunt/CC/Fujita/Mezger & HENDO

Fedor vs CC/Fujita & Nog 1
CC vs Nog
Nog vs Sapp
Gomi vs Azeredo 1
Igor vs Goodridge
Shogun vs LiL Nog
Herring vs Nog 1 & 2

igor has some more great fights too
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Old 02-11-2007, 08:18 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Shogun/Lil Nog or Fedor/CC for sure
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Old 02-11-2007, 08:20 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Frye vs Takayama.

That is the true definition of a fight. Both men putting it all on the line, and trading sickening punches. It's short, so whoever you'd show it to wouldn't get bored.
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Old 02-11-2007, 09:08 PM   #9 (permalink)
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good thread

i liked Fedor vs Cro Cop


cro cop vs wandy was good...

randleman vs fedor....

Babalu vs fedor just case he was taking a beating

i think that wandy and dans fight will be a freakin war so im anxious to see it
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Old 02-11-2007, 09:15 PM   #10 (permalink)
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If your trying to get someone to like Pride I would probably show a more lopsided fight with alot of action instead of say Fedor/Mirko. That was a great fight and really exciting for someone like us but your trying to impress someone who knows nothing about the sport I;d start them off with more of a beating.

Then once they see Cro Cop and Fedor dominate a bunch of guys then you can show them Cro Cop/Fedor that way it would be more exciting for them because they would realize probably the 2 badest men on the planet are battling it out.
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