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Wanderlei Silva 21 44.68%
Brian Stann 25 53.19%
Draw 1 2.13%
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post #181 of 195 (permalink) Old 03-03-2013, 06:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Danm2501 View Post
This fight simply cannot fail to deliver. It's going to be a war, and it's going to end in brutal fashion. Either Stann will hit Wanderlei so hard his face will return to it's former glory, or Wanderlei will somehow weather the storm that's going to be fired at his chin, and land one of those wild, wailing Chute Boxe hooks and knock Stann on his ass. Either way, it's going to wild, and one hell of a fight. Who gives a **** if Wanderlei's no longer relevant in the rankings, or that Brian Stann isn't cut out for the big fights after all, this is a ******* war, and I would pay to watch it any day of the week. I'm pumped for this fight.
Pretty much couldn't have called it any better if I tried. What a fight! Probably my favourite first round of all-time, amazing. Would happily watch Wandy and Stann slug it out on every card!

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post #182 of 195 (permalink) Old 03-03-2013, 07:44 AM
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Oh my god, YES! That was amazing. So happy that Silva won, I've never screamed so much at my television before haha.

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post #183 of 195 (permalink) Old 03-03-2013, 08:08 AM
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Wanderlei may never hold a title again, but I don't think he's as quite done a a lot of people say he is. He took some insane shots from Stann and kept coming back. I usually despise romanticized moments like this, but in this case I'll let my cynicism slide. Great stuff from Silva. I think he's still got a bit left. As much as I like Stann, the guy has a pretty bad ground game and a below average chin as well. He's got power and moderately technical striking, but he needs to start adding more to his game.

Great fight, glad Wanderlei got his moment.
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post #184 of 195 (permalink) Old 03-03-2013, 08:26 AM
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YEEEEEAAHHH man I'm so happy for this. First Hunt then Wandy & both fights where epic. Best in a long time.

Also regarding Wandys chin I do believe it's the weightcut to 185 that messes up his chin. At 205 I believe it might still be there. Wandy should stay at 205 at this stage.

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post #185 of 195 (permalink) Old 03-03-2013, 10:17 AM
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Originally Posted by K R Y View Post
I agree Wand's chin isn't as gone as everyone says, or I said even.

He took heavy shots from Cung Le, Franklin and got absolutely BLASTED by Stann. Even Bisping hit him with an *extremely* clean, flush on the chin, right hand that looked (not just for Bisping, but in general) very powerful and he shrugged it all off.

He may not have his legendary chin of old, but he can still take a few big shots and survive.
^^^^^^^And specially at 205. Wanderlei at 185 is extremely drained and weakened, lets not forget. At 205, I'd say he is at pretty much 80% of the monster he used to be in his days. Sometimes, this is more than enough.

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YEEEEEAAHHH DD man I'm so happy for this. First Hunt then Wandy & both fights where epic. Best in a long time.

Also regarding Wandys chin I do believe it's the weightcut to 185 that messes up his chin. At 205 I believe it might still be there. Wandy should stay at 205 at this stage.
Sorry mmaswe82, I posted before reading yours. Agree completely.

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post #186 of 195 (permalink) Old 03-03-2013, 10:52 AM
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These two were made for each other. This fight will be pure awesomeness for as long as Wandy can stay awake.
pretty good prediction. I was only off by one word.

too bad that one word cost me all of my credits and a couple of real world dollars too

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post #187 of 195 (permalink) Old 03-03-2013, 11:44 AM
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...What a crazy, blazing slugfest that was! They kept swinging bombs, dropping each other! Vintage Wanderlei again! What a Pride flashback that was. Gotta give Stann props and the heart to chase and brawl with Wanderlei. I don't care who u are, u gotta have monster stones to stand and bang with Wandy! Bad gameplan but exciting as can be. When Wandy started to widen his stance and stretch out his arms, he was just waiting for the counter. Perfect. What a 2 punch combination highlight reel that was. Incredible fight!....

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post #188 of 195 (permalink) Old 03-03-2013, 01:55 PM
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I couldn't watch last night so I had to catch it this morning. YES YES YES !!!!!!! Omg I am sooooo happy! What a freaking first round, best round I have seen all year! And Wandy getting the KO, at home in Japan, and doing it with an old school axe murderer style? **** I couldn't be happier right now!

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I enjoyed the fight, i really liked what Stann said after losing and have now become a fan

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post #190 of 195 (permalink) Old 03-03-2013, 02:40 PM
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It's trippy seeing a vote for "draw" in the poll above. Absolutely the last fight that would end that way.

Damn, perfect retirement scenario for Wandy. Props to Stann - still a f*ckin beast regardless.
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