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ilir Latifi 27 51.92%
Gegard Mousasi 25 48.08%
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post #131 of 139 (permalink) Old 04-07-2013, 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Rauno View Post
Mousasi did good. He:
  • Had nothing to gain, everything to lose
  • Went from a tall, lanky guy prolly looking to strike with him to a stocky wrestler in a few days notice
  • Required surgery before the fight

He did what he was supposed to do imo.
You don't have to explain your self to people who know nothing about Mma,there's a reason why Mousasi got Goose as the first fight in the UFC.

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post #132 of 139 (permalink) Old 04-07-2013, 12:22 PM
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Haha, it's funny to look at the voter poll and see that 27 people 'picked Latifi'.
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post #133 of 139 (permalink) Old 04-07-2013, 06:11 PM

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This is the first fight I've missed in years.. smh..

Who has a link to the Mousasi fight???

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post #134 of 139 (permalink) Old 04-08-2013, 02:41 AM
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jab jab jab jab one takedown in the last 10s, gegard 30-27 XD
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post #135 of 139 (permalink) Old 04-08-2013, 02:43 AM
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Originally Posted by _RIVAL_ View Post
This is the first fight I've missed in years.. smh..

Who has a link to the Mousasi fight???
I dont know where you can watch the fight but seeing your a Boxing/MMA fan you should definetly watch it.

Mousasi didnt go for the finish but absolutely outclassed Latifi boxing. His distance, timing and use of the jab was incredible to watch. Even Lennox Lewis would be shocked to see a MMA fighter use that style striking. Mousasi created huge openings but for some reason didnt use the setup for his power combinations.

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post #136 of 139 (permalink) Old 04-08-2013, 04:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Rauno View Post
You can say he's overrated or whatnot but can't really say he isn't talented. Based on what?
Based on not seeing anything from him that bespeaks to any great talent. He has yet to have a single impressive mma victory. His only impressive victory anywhere is Kyotaro. That's it. He has done not a single other impressive thing in his career. All of his titles? Most of the UFC mid to upper tier middleweights or light heavyweights could have won them facing the same competition.

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post #137 of 139 (permalink) Old 04-08-2013, 05:00 AM
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Not a bad performance by Mousasi though a finish would have been really nice. I guess it's easier said than done against an opponent who was swinging wild punches while walking backwards all the time. That said I have nothing but respect for Ilir. He was in there against a much better fighter on one week's notice and didn't stop.

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post #138 of 139 (permalink) Old 04-08-2013, 11:14 AM
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Moose is a better fighter

Just stating obvious shit. Isnt that what you do on this forum?
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post #139 of 139 (permalink) Old 04-08-2013, 03:44 PM
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Unimpressed with Mousasi.. and boring fight..

Head-butting fists and KOing the air is not effective striking.
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