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Old 12-14-2012, 06:40 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Hendo sends Machida's consciousness to the void.
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Anything can happen in an MMA match and that's the fun of it, but if Machida wins ppl could arguably add Dan Henderson to the list of tailor made opponents and still dismiss Machida improvements as a fighter, as if he woudn't have a TV set at home to figure his opponents out or a camp to work on his own flaws... His victory over Couture was expected, but the way he did was outstanding and became iconic in UFC. Sacrilege to suggest that was not impressive.

Machida is by far the most complete martial artist compared to Hendo and one of the best strategists in the game, what sometimes produces boring fights, I reckon. Bader is a wrestler with KO power. This is basically what senior Hendo became today. Machida is not Bisping.
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Old 12-14-2012, 07:46 PM   #33 (permalink)
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I love how people right off Hendo. Not saying he wins.

But these are generally the same people that said no way he beats Fedor. The same people that said Shogun would win that fight.

Well you guys are 0-2. If you keep picking against Hendo you will eventually be right. I just find it funny how people totally right him off.

If Machida wins it will be like the Rampage fight. Which sucks. Hendo will chase him around right hand cocked. Machida will play keep away most of the fight. Hate the matchup really.
He's a slow guy for the division, has suspect cardio, I use the term suspect because he did hand Shogun his ass for fifteen minutes, and Fedor nor the current version of Shogun have the speed Machida does, the ability to dart in and out, and the ability to just make someone look helpless and force them into doing something stupid.

Dan's probably gonna get lit up by kicks and it wouldn't surprise me if Machida took him down and tired him out early to try and work a sub.

Hendo could rush him, but that'll just zap his cardio faster and well, last guy that tried to rush him ended up like....this.



He's got a chance, a hell of a chance, but I think he's about as tailor made as you could possibly be for Machida, one dimensional, slow, old, suspect cardio. Amazing power, granite chin, and he's tough as they come...but he's not invincible and Lyoto trains with the only guys that have ever finished him.

As a Machida nuthugger, I'm feeling very good about this one.
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Rousey being the main event is an insult to both Hendo and Machida.

I think Machida wins by UD or Sub after knocking Hendo down.
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He'll have to stay on his feet to time him and Machida took down both Shogun and Rampage guys who took Hendo down so I believe he can take down Hendo and if he takes him down he can coast.
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He'll have to stay on his feet to time him and Machida took down both Shogun and Rampage guys who took Hendo down so I believe he can take down Hendo and if he takes him down he can coast.
lol Machida isn't going to be going for take downs. The reason he scored take downs against Shogun and Rampage is because they were the ones looking for take downs, he reversed them.

This is most likely going to be a stand up fight and I can't remember the last time Hendo didn't land a flush H-bomb onto his opponents chin. Machidas chin also hasn't proven to be great. He got clocked by Shogun and clocked by Jones (who isn't even really known for punching power).
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If Shogun can knock Machida out, then so can Henderson.
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lol Machida isn't going to be going for take downs. The reason he scored take downs against Shogun and Rampage is because they were the ones looking for take downs, he reversed them.

This is most likely going to be a stand up fight and I can't remember the last time Hendo didn't land a flush H-bomb onto his opponents chin. Machidas chin also hasn't proven to be great. He got clocked by Shogun and clocked by Jones (who isn't even really known for punching power).
It doesn't matter how he did it, but it is refreshing to know he can take them down, and he's also got some sneaky trips.

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If Shogun can knock Machida out, then so can Henderson.
When Machida fought reckless? Back then Shogun threw punches and kicks, all Henderson is gonna do is go for his overhand right. He's also not as fast as Shogun was back then.
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Machida has to fight a really smart fight like he did against Bader to beat Henderson. He has to avoid that right hand at all costs or else he's going to sleep. Machida will have a major advantage in the championship rounds because Henderson's cardio is not good.
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