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Nefilim777 05-29-2010 06:49 AM

Hiroshima in the build up to Diaz/Sakurai?
 
I could be wrong, but in the build up to the Diaz/Sakurai fight were they showing black and white footage of Hiroshima?!

Chris00 05-29-2010 11:00 AM

Yeah they were showing pearl harbor and hiroshima clips it looked like when they were showing the aoki vs melendez clips and when they showed the diaz/sakurai clip.

Nefilim777 06-02-2010 08:04 AM

Jesus that's a bit much isn't it?

kantowrestler 06-03-2010 12:49 AM

Hiroshima
 
The Japanese sometimes have a hard time letting things go, I guess this is one way that they used it!

Nefilim777 06-05-2010 08:54 AM

Well Hiroshima was a big deal, but I think invoking the Pacific war for the sake of an MMA match is a little over the top.

box 06-05-2010 02:19 PM

No offense to the Japanese, but we're whooping them in mma as well now.

themmadude 06-05-2010 03:11 PM

Didn't know it was that serious still.

I guess it's no different than Mirko and the Croatian war footage used in his fights.

Sápmi!MMArtist 06-05-2010 05:48 PM

you got to love japanese promoters, nothing like chilling home sunday evening(or mondays) taking a hit of the bong and watch DREAM fight previews without subtitles, suddently you see bombs, pearl harbor, cartoons, rock band, spaceships and then comes the freak match-up :)

Nefilim777 06-06-2010 03:44 PM

Yup, they can certainly entertain. If not a little oddly sometimes.

kantowrestler 06-06-2010 04:59 PM

Style
 
In Japan it's all about entertainment, very little about actual skill!


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