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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-31-2012, 11:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Toxic View Post
Varner likely knew Guilliard was gonna hit the ground in a bad way but by that token its Melvin's responsibility to defend and protect himself. Melvin put himself in a risky position in order to try and obtain a more advantageous position. Your suggesting that Varner should allow Guilliard to get that position because defending it would either force Melvin to release the position or take a dangerous impact.
Agreed, Melvin was only in as much danger as he allowed himself to be. Obviously by the outcome of the slam, Melvin, even without letting go of Varner, was still able to tuck his head and avoid being slammed. That alone shows he was in control of the situation. That and if all ease fails... he could have always let go of Varner....

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post #23 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-02-2013, 01:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Term View Post
I think those throws Rustam Khabilov was using in his last fight were more dangerous, because he was trapping the guy's arm when he suplexed them. There are a lot of moves these guys do that could seriously injure someone.
I was hoping someone would point out those Throws. They were far more dangerous and simultaneously impressive.

Bottom line, if Melvin isn't screaming foul, why should any of us? It was his neck on the line and I don't see him complaining.
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Originally Posted by TheLyotoLegion View Post
I'm still more puzzled by their homosexual like embrace after the fight when Guillard made a gun shot symbol to him at the weigh ins.
Hahahahaha, oh boy. Well said. That was weird as hell.

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