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Old 02-26-2013, 01:25 PM   #311 (permalink)
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Machida was on top for about 10 seconds and landed two huge shots as they landed.
Hendo was on top for quite a while, and landed a few body shots and a couple soft head punches, absolutely nothing of note.

I was actually pissed Machida didn't take it down again after the first round. He obviously could have taken it down again, removed the threat of the big right hand and made a dominant showing.
That's also what I remembered; glad I'm not losing it.
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:31 PM   #312 (permalink)
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That's also what I remembered; glad I'm not losing it.
Still seems fairly equal to me in terms of scoring.
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And that's the problem: subjective scoring. Especially in a fight where not a whole lot happened.

I wouldn't have complained had the decision gone the other way, just as I didn't see any travesty in the Rampage/Machida decision. There was more than enough inactivity an inconclusive content for pretty much any decision to be unsurprising.

I was hoping (as I posted in an earlier thread) that we had seen the last of that Machida. Maybe we'll see the Machida who emerged post-Rampage next time around.

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Old 02-26-2013, 03:50 PM   #314 (permalink)
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C'mon. Ugly fight indeed. Little to none action from both fighters. But really. Hendo never took Machida down, as above mentioned. Machida took him down cleanly by the end of the third. That was the only planned and well executed takedown of the match.
I wrongly wrote Machida took Hendo down on the third. I ment on the first and regardless what it was officially scored, that was the only take down planned and executed in the fight, far away from the scramble they got on the third where Hendo luckly ended up on top.
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I wrongly wrote Machida took Hendo down on the third. I ment on the first and regardless what it was officially scored, that was the only take down planned and executed in the fight, far away from the scramble they got on the third where Hendo luckly ended up on top.
Being on top for an extended time is comparable to a take down with little time on top. They are going to be scored similar by the judges. It's just splitting hairs IMO.
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Being on top for an extended time is comparable to a take down with little time on top. They are going to be scored similar by the judges. It's just splitting hairs IMO.
Precisely OU. With so little action, that fight was all about splitting hairs, indeed.

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Whoever thinks Hendo took Machida down in the third must be blind.
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Machida landed a laser like shot to Hendo's face, followed by an elbow, when he took him down. The first shot was the cleanest and biggest shot of the whole of the first round I think. Certainly, from what I could work out, it was the laser like strike that caused Hendo to swell up under his right eye. Reminded me of the punch that knocked out Thiago Silva. The only difference was probably a small combination of Hendo having an iron jaw, it catching him higher up in the face and it not being quite as powerful a strike, but the difference was very small.

Interesting that it occurred at basically the same time as it did in the Thiago SIlva fight.

I don't think Hendo took Machida down. When I re-watched it, it looked like Machida slipped and Hendo simply landed on top of him. It wasn't particularly obvious through his thick Brazilian accent, but Machida said so himself in the post fight interview.

Hendo had him down for a lot longer, but actually did far less damage than in the 3 seconds that Machida had Hendo down for. Numerically, he got away multiple pitter patter shots to Machida's body initially, but did nothing after that.

If you look at the stats, Hendo's body strikes count is padded by those shots.

Having re-watched the fight a couple of times now, the closest round to me was the first, until Machida got the trip and landed those two bigger strikes.

The second was the easiest to call. Machida was well ahead, until Hendo closed it slightly with a late flurry, but it was nowhere near enough.
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Yeap, you see that kind of martial artist everyday.
Not exciting my arse!
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:01 AM   #320 (permalink)
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no it isn't exciting none of that shit landed or at least not cleanly and don't tell me dan can't be hurt bad because anderson and shogun and fedor have hurt him before so that's a bunch of crap
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