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post #101 of 115 (permalink) Old 11-12-2012, 05:42 PM
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I see some folks here keep comparing apples to oranges to downplay the significance of women's mma going mainstream. While double posting to get their count up no less...

We get it, you like men more than women, it's ok guys.

For those of us that actually enjoy the ladies, we get to see more of them start emerging as strong role models for young women everywhere. That's terrific news!

Alas, some are still dissatisfied, so I'm gonna petition Dana White to hire me as the first UFC ring boy for when they fight, so you "men only in the octagon" boys will have something to look at. Happy now?
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You know your day got ruined when you start throwing around vague, unsupported theses like "BUT DA VARIABLES AREN'T CONSIDERED".
Yeah because we know the strongest and fastest guy who can jump the highest always wins in MMA. This is the guy championing MMA skills on the one hand, while lampooning HWs on the other. Right, Jon Jones doesn't need to have raw athleticism because he's a smart fighter who knows how to use his body (see Stefan Struve). His best attribute is that he 'studies' just like Anderson Silva studies.

MMA is one of the sports where intelligence and technique overcome pure athleticism more so than most sports.

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Women aren't more agile than men, on HS agility tests the national standard is 2 seconds lower for men then women.

Flexibility deteriorated rapidly with age in both genders, and such a thing isn't measured statistically.


It flexibility is the best you got in terms of athletic achievement then
The point is exactly to show that you can't quantify everything and that men and women's physiology is different. I guarantee more women will be able to pull off rubber guard than men, this is one area where women's MMA could be different and go in a different direction, but it doesn't count because they don't have penises.


Megumi has arguably more relevant MMA skills than many of the fighters at UFC 1. By what you've said in this thread you value skill over size, so which is it?

Kimo would only beat Megumi based on size and power. So is he more deserving of being watched than her?

Are gorilla fights better to watch than human fights?
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Awesome, now we have a 1 person division to go along with the 5 person flyweight division.

Competition at it's finest!
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Yeah because we know the strongest and fastest guy who can jump the highest always wins in MMA. This is the guy championing MMA skills on the one hand, while lampooning HWs on the other. Right, Jon Jones doesn't need to have raw athleticism because he's a smart fighter who knows how to use his body (see Stefan Struve). His best attribute is that he 'studies' just like Anderson Silva studies.

MMA is one of the sports where intelligence and technique overcome pure athleticism more so than most sports.



The point is exactly to show that you can't quantify everything and that men and women's physiology is different. I guarantee more women will be able to pull off rubber guard than men, this is one area where women's MMA could be different and go in a different direction, but it doesn't count because they don't have penises.


Megumi has arguably more relevant MMA skills than many of the fighters at UFC 1. By what you've said in this thread you value skill over size, so which is it?

Kimo would only beat Megumi based on size and power. So is he more deserving of being watched than her?

Are gorilla fights better to watch than human fights?


To be fair mate, two Gorillas fighting looks pretty damn amazing.
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A gorilla could kill the best fighter on the planet. Does it make men's MMA not worth watching??
That was a great line. Had me chuckling for a few minutes.

How did this topic tread off. Everyone knows sports is male dominated. Reminds me of a debate we had in school with males vs females in the military. Everyone should have a right to do what they want. We all know that fans worldwide will focus on what's the status quo. Unless this turns into an Amazonian society filled with Cyborgs and Chynas...

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The question is, does a Gorilla know how to stuff a crafty single take down though?
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The gorilla doesnt need too defend the single leg because he can crush our skulls lol
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The question is, does a Gorilla know how to stuff a crafty single take down though?
Actually, we've had a tester in the Octagon already with Brock. Apparently gorillas are 10x as strong as an average man which is insane considering they only eat veggies and fruits.

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A healthy man can bench his own weight, the average being around 185 lbs. A gorilla, highland silverback, the biggest of the gorillas, is said to be between 12 and 20 times stronger than a man. Just multiply 185 by those figures and it will give a ball park figure of what a gorilla can do if taught to bench press.


On the animal channel, it stated that a large male silverback gorilla has the strength to press over 4600 pounds.

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_much_w...la_bench_press

So, the gorilla probably will just rip the arm off. I've visualized this scenario time and time again; leapard, bear, gorilla, tiger, lion, etc. I'd probably go for the RNC hold. Can't out muscle an animal unless you poke it's eye out, but considering you want to fight fair...lolz...RNC is the way to go.

Oh and since this is a Ronda thread. I'll say Ronda "might" be able to pull off an armbar on a a baby chimp or orangutan.

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The question is, does a Gorilla know how to stuff a crafty single take down though?
Clearly you need to D'arce or anaconda roll and avoid the legs.
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