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Old 07-06-2012, 05:08 PM   #21 (permalink)
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and you're basing that on what exactly?
On what I've seen from both fighters.
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Old 07-06-2012, 07:49 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Well, after the weigh-in, I think the notion that Anderson is not emotional is pretty silly at this point. The guy is fuming. Even took a cheap shot at the face off. Rogan said this is the most emotional he'd ever seen him and instead of denying it, Silva went into a rant.

This is really going to be interesting.
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Well, after the weigh-in, I think the notion that Anderson is not emotional is pretty silly at this point. The guy is fuming. Even took a cheap shot at the face off. Rogan said this is the most emotional he'd ever seen him and instead of denying it, Silva went into a rant.

This is really going to be interesting.
He wasn't even angry at the weigh in he did that to get into Chael's head and promote the fight. He has made a habit out of doing stuff at the weigh ins recently.
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Old 07-06-2012, 07:59 PM   #24 (permalink)
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He wasn't even angry at the weigh in he did that to get into Chael's head and promote the fight. He has made a habit out of doing stuff at the weigh ins recently.
Come on, he practically started crying with Joe, saying he no respect my country. The guy is upset. Let's not deny reality. I'm not saying he's going to lose, just stating the obvious.
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Old 07-06-2012, 08:17 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Come on, he practically started crying with Joe, saying he no respect my country. The guy is upset. Let's not deny reality. I'm not saying he's going to lose, just stating the obvious.
Go re watch the Vitor weight in it's pretty much the same context. Really a angry Silva is just gonna help him, at chute box these guys pretty much viewed their opponent as the enemy. He has been fighting for such a long time emotions really don't have a factor. Maybe if it was his first fight or a big moment he has not faced it would. But the man has done it all.
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Old 07-06-2012, 08:19 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Go re watch the Vitor weight in it's pretty much the same context. Really a angry Silva is just gonna help him, at chute box these guys pretty much viewed their opponent as the enemy. He has been fighting for such a long time emotions really don't have a factor. Maybe if it was his first fight or a big moment he has not faced it would. But the man has done it all.
You may be right. I'm sure some guys can channel this stuff their their advantage. Just seems to be Anderson is a bit over emotional. Taking a shot like that in the weigh in is a good example. That's not Silva's style.
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You may be right. I'm sure some guys can channel this stuff their their advantage. Just seems to be Anderson is a bit over emotional. Taking a shot like that in the weigh in is a good example. That's not Silva's style.
See the thing is we don't know Silva, however there are stories of him being one of the arrogant,etc. What we see is the image he portrays. Maybe this is the real life, look at Jon Jones, he portrays one image, and everybody questions it.
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See the thing is we don't know Silva, however there are stories of him being one of the arrogant,etc. What we see is the image he portrays. Maybe this is the real life, look at Jon Jones, he portrays one image, and everybody questions it.
Not sure. But a move that like at a weigh in lacks a certain restraint and even intelligence. The guy is upset and right before the match. That can't be what his corner wants.

Speaking of Jones, I was rather impressed that unlike Rampage, he kept his cool with Rashad. He stayed humble and focused.
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Not sure. But a move that like at a weigh in lacks a certain restraint and even intelligence. The guy is upset and right before the match. That can't be what his corner wants.

Speaking of Jones, I was rather impressed that unlike Rampage, he kept his cool with Rashad. He stayed humble and focused.
Go watch the Vitor weigh ins, Silva was pretty animated in that. The guy is a professional, i'm sure his corner wants him to kill Chael. I'm also sure as a professional he knows how to fight and deal with the psychological aspect of it.

Look at Nick Diaz for example,he has to have a reason to be mad at his opponent to win. Daley,Penn,the list goes on.

Btw on a side note where is Jones? Have not herd anything about him in a long time.
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