GSP/Silva Superfight to Happen - Page 7 - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC. This promotion is responsible for solidifying the sport's postion in the history-books. UFC is currently undergoing a remarkable surge in popularity, along with greater mainstream media coverage. UFC programming can now be seen on FOX, FX, and FUEL TV in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries worldwide.

Reply

Old 11-17-2012, 06:07 PM   #61 (permalink)
Lightweight
 
TheNinja's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: AZ
Posts: 1,548
TheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level now
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheLyotoLegion View Post
If I was a band wagon fan who rooted for people based on wins and losses wouldn't I be rooting for Anderson instead of hating on him?

Not the brightest bunch on the forum.
LOL.. Just giving you a hard time.. I know you will cheer for a Rock as long as it's fighting Anderson Silva....
TheNinja is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 11-17-2012, 06:08 PM   #62 (permalink)
"Focus"
 
Life B Ez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Detroit, MI
Posts: 7,978
Life B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheNinja View Post
LOL.. Just giving you a hard time.. I know you will cheer for a Rock as long as it's fighting Anderson Silva....
I would take the rock. Its chin is made of granite it would rope a dope Anderson and win late.

Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S3
__________________
Think. It Ain't Illegal Yet
"Discipline Hurts Less Than Regret"
Life B Ez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 06:22 PM   #63 (permalink)
It's Hammer Time!
 
Hammerlock2.0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 7,940
Hammerlock2.0 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemHammerlock2.0 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemHammerlock2.0 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemHammerlock2.0 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemHammerlock2.0 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemHammerlock2.0 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemHammerlock2.0 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemHammerlock2.0 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemHammerlock2.0 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemHammerlock2.0 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemHammerlock2.0 Is Beyond A Rankings System
My man Carlos is going to rain on everyone's parade.
__________________
Hammerlock2.0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 07:08 PM   #64 (permalink)
Middleweight
 
MMA-Sportsman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Higher and faster than you.
Posts: 2,683
MMA-Sportsman Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatMMA-Sportsman Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatMMA-Sportsman Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatMMA-Sportsman Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatMMA-Sportsman Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatMMA-Sportsman Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatMMA-Sportsman Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatMMA-Sportsman Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatMMA-Sportsman Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatMMA-Sportsman Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatMMA-Sportsman Is A Pound 4 Pound Great
Quote:
Originally Posted by RedRocket44 View Post
This is probably one of the few times I'll agree with LyotoLeigon, and you never really addressed his point.

Silva has fought at 205 and done just fine, GSP has never fought above 170, and is quite a bit smaller than Silva.

If Anderson has nothing left to prove then why does he want to fight GSP so bad? A lot of "p4p" lists actually have GSP at #3, behind Silva and JBJ. JBJ would be the more challenging fight, and it infuriates me to see the supposed #1 fighter duck away from his biggest challenge yet.
The fact Anderson went three times to LHW is his green card to go down to WW any time he pleases. SURE Anderson vs Jones is what we all want to see, but first things first. Seniority matters and when we first heard about a superfight betwen Anderson and GSP NO ONE in this forum had any clue Jon Bones Jones was. Seniors first, kids later.

Ridiculous to believe Anderson is ducking Jones. Why so many forget Jones aways said he didn't want to fight Anderson? If Jones calls out Anderson and Anderson refuses, then you can talk about ducking.

Money wise this sequence makes all sense. If Anderson fights Jones first, winning or losing, a fight against GSP, that today is said to be not appealing for many already, would be very hard to sell.






Sent from my iPhone using Verticalsports.com Free App
__________________
I will support your good point regardless of our differences.

Winners and Losers

Story of My Life
MMA-Sportsman is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 08:02 PM   #65 (permalink)
Ultra-weight
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 6,395
jonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By All
Quote:
Originally Posted by MMA-Sportsman View Post
The fact Anderson went three times to LHW is his green card to go down to WW any time he pleases.
Agree with this. Everyone can get back to me when Jones or GSP moves weight once.

Who cares who Anderson fought at 205. He made a former champ of that sad division look like a fool. A straight fool. A man who beat Rampage and Shogun.

he can do as he pleases. His main home in his MMA career has been at 185. A division he can make EASY. A division that he is willing to go UNDER.

Yet he is "too big".
jonnyg4508 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 10:14 PM   #66 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
MMA specialist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 215
MMA specialist is a jewel in the roughMMA specialist is a jewel in the roughMMA specialist is a jewel in the roughMMA specialist is a jewel in the roughMMA specialist is a jewel in the roughMMA specialist is a jewel in the roughMMA specialist is a jewel in the roughMMA specialist is a jewel in the roughMMA specialist is a jewel in the roughMMA specialist is a jewel in the roughMMA specialist is a jewel in the rough
Hope to god now that GSP can get it over Condit.
__________________
HW: Alistair "THE DEMOLITION MAN" Overeem
LHW: Machida - Hendo
MW: Bisping - Vitor - Cung Le
WW: Nick Diaz - Condit
LW: Nate Diaz - Maynard - Thomson
FW: Jose Aldo - Cub - Conor Mcgregor
BW: Miguel Angel Torres - Pickett
FLY: Uncle Creepy
MMA specialist is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 10:48 PM   #67 (permalink)
"I <3 Trolls"
 
TraMaI's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 6,922
TraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by Canadian Psycho View Post
Toronto! Toronto! Toronto!

Neither fighter is American. To hell with the Yanks. Unappreciative hicks don't deserve this badboy.

That's right. Come get me, America.
I say have it in Dallas for this exact reason. We get to see the best two fighters on the planet fight on neutral ground. Don't give homefield advantage to either man, this thing will sell out no matter where it is!
TraMaI is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-17-2012, 11:12 PM   #68 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 561
RedRocket44 is on another level nowRedRocket44 is on another level nowRedRocket44 is on another level nowRedRocket44 is on another level nowRedRocket44 is on another level nowRedRocket44 is on another level nowRedRocket44 is on another level nowRedRocket44 is on another level nowRedRocket44 is on another level nowRedRocket44 is on another level nowRedRocket44 is on another level now
Quote:
Originally Posted by TraMaI View Post
I say have it in Dallas for this exact reason. We get to see the best two fighters on the planet fight on neutral ground. Don't give homefield advantage to either man, this thing will sell out no matter where it is!
I still don't think Texas would sell out GSP/Silva.

Dana can charge the most insane ticket prices in Toronto, and go to sleep knowing it will sell out in hours, and he doesn't even need to promote the fight.
RedRocket44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2012, 12:54 AM   #69 (permalink)
Don't Sweat the Technique
 
St.Paul Guy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Duluth, MN
Posts: 1,660
St.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For Greatness
It isn't going to happen guys. Not unless Silva drops to 170.
__________________



Sig credit: MC

~ Lifetime Membership sponsored by RustyRenegade ~
St.Paul Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2012, 12:56 AM   #70 (permalink)
All Around Nice Guy
 
SideWays222's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 10,316
SideWays222 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemSideWays222 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemSideWays222 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemSideWays222 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemSideWays222 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemSideWays222 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemSideWays222 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemSideWays222 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemSideWays222 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemSideWays222 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemSideWays222 Is Beyond A Rankings System
Does not sound to me like GSP wants that Anderson fight.
SideWays222 is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios