Gonzaga to Challenge Loss to Browne - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC. This promotion is responsible for solidifying the sport's postion in the history-books. UFC is currently undergoing a remarkable surge in popularity, along with greater mainstream media coverage. UFC programming can now be seen on FOX, FX, and FUEL TV in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries worldwide.

Reply

Old 04-15-2013, 12:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
Super Heavyweight
 
joshua7789's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 4,316
joshua7789 Is Beloved By Alljoshua7789 Is Beloved By Alljoshua7789 Is Beloved By Alljoshua7789 Is Beloved By Alljoshua7789 Is Beloved By Alljoshua7789 Is Beloved By Alljoshua7789 Is Beloved By Alljoshua7789 Is Beloved By Alljoshua7789 Is Beloved By Alljoshua7789 Is Beloved By Alljoshua7789 Is Beloved By All
Gonzaga to Challenge Loss to Browne

http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2013/4/14...vis-browne-mma


Quote:
Going into Saturday night's The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale, Heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga had strung together two consecutive first round submission victories. He looked to continue the pattern when he faced off against Travis Browne. Gonzaga pressed the action against Browne early, pushing his back against the fence as he worked for a single-leg takedown. Browne countered the attack with some devastating elbows that dropped Gonzaga and finished the fight.

Many have complained that, at the very least, the final shots of the fight illegally struck the back of the head. Tatame reported on Sunday night that Gonzaga's team would challenge the official ruling from the NSAC:

We appeal to the Nevada State Athletic Commission because we think were the illegal elbows neck. Whenever we had accepted any defeat, but this was illegal. The Gonzaga okay, thanks for the support.

The translation is rough at best, but still succeeds in getting across the point that Gabriel's team is looking to challenge the ruling. We'll see over the coming weeks whether or not Gonzaga's appeal is successful.
joshua7789 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 04-15-2013, 01:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
Lightweight
 
amoosenamedhank's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 1,605
amoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By All
I mentioned this in their official fight thread... but I don't think Gonzaga has a case here.

Quote:
I completely disagree; there were a total of 6 elbows thrown. The first two were very obviously on his left ear.

The third elbow started dropping him and it was located above the ear (but not in the 'mowhawk section'. The 4th elbow completely put him out. If you watch the gifs, Gonzaga slumped over causing the angle of his head to change, causing an off angle attack.

For elbows 5-6, Browne readjusted his angle and the contacted they right ear.

The only questionable elbow is the 4th one... which I can easily attribute to Gonzaga's head angle suddenly changing. Browne immediately corrected the angle for his last 2 elbows.
Very similar surrounding to the ending of Anderson vs Sonnen II. Huge uproar from people screaming illegal strike. I just don't see much merit in it.
amoosenamedhank is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2013, 01:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
Asian MMA is dead
Image and video hosting by TinyPic
 
Stun Gun's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 4,601
Stun Gun Is Beyond A Rankings SystemStun Gun Is Beyond A Rankings SystemStun Gun Is Beyond A Rankings SystemStun Gun Is Beyond A Rankings SystemStun Gun Is Beyond A Rankings SystemStun Gun Is Beyond A Rankings SystemStun Gun Is Beyond A Rankings SystemStun Gun Is Beyond A Rankings SystemStun Gun Is Beyond A Rankings SystemStun Gun Is Beyond A Rankings SystemStun Gun Is Beyond A Rankings System
Just give him the rematch
__________________


Sig Credit - El Bresko
Stun Gun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2013, 01:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
WEC For Life
 
HitOrGetHit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 18,015
Blog Entries: 13
HitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the systemHitOrGetHit has cheated the system
I kind of thought this would happen after all of the arguing over it.
__________________


"Don't be shocked that people die. Be surprised you're still alive."
HitOrGetHit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2013, 02:02 PM   #5 (permalink)
Lightweight
 
TheNinja's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: AZ
Posts: 1,739
TheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level nowTheNinja is on another level now
I don't blame him. I really don't like Gonazga and actually wanted Travis to win, but 5 out of 6 of those elbows were straight to the back of the head.

I don't blame Travis for it due to the ref standing right their and not saying anything though.
__________________
SMOOTH
TheNinja is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2013, 02:13 PM   #6 (permalink)
It's a league game, Smokey
 
Ape City's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Planet of the Apes
Posts: 7,067
Ape City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings System
I thought they were all legal except one.
__________________
mad props: Toxic
Ape City is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2013, 02:18 PM   #7 (permalink)

 
Toxic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: See that guy over in the window, with the binoculars?
Posts: 21,347
Toxic Is UntouchableToxic Is UntouchableToxic Is UntouchableToxic Is UntouchableToxic Is UntouchableToxic Is UntouchableToxic Is UntouchableToxic Is UntouchableToxic Is UntouchableToxic Is UntouchableToxic Is Untouchable
Some were illegal and Gonzaga is in the right even if it does seem petty.


Sent from Verticalsports.com App
__________________



"If you get hit and it hurts hit him back you not knocked out yet."-Joe Doerksen
The Toxic Terrors (FFL)
Demetrious Johnson*Eduardo Dantas*Emanuel Newton*Will Brooks*Michael Page



Toxic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2013, 03:00 PM   #8 (permalink)
Lightweight
 
amoosenamedhank's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 1,605
amoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By Allamoosenamedhank Is Beloved By All
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheNinja View Post
I don't blame him. I really don't like Gonazga and actually wanted Travis to win, but 5 out of 6 of those elbows were straight to the back of the head.

I don't blame Travis for it due to the ref standing right their and not saying anything though.
I have no idea how you came up with that. There were a total of 6 elbows. 1-2 and 5-6 were very clearly placed on their respective ear. The only two elbows you could even question were 3-4, but it's really hard to place elbows like that when a dude is slumping over.
amoosenamedhank is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2013, 03:25 PM   #9 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 554
Crester has much to be proud ofCrester has much to be proud ofCrester has much to be proud ofCrester has much to be proud ofCrester has much to be proud ofCrester has much to be proud ofCrester has much to be proud ofCrester has much to be proud ofCrester has much to be proud ofCrester has much to be proud ofCrester has much to be proud of
I agree with Gonzaga challenging the loss... he got nailed over and over and over in the back of the head with elbows.
Crester is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2013, 03:28 PM   #10 (permalink)
You're Welcome.
 
Canadian Psycho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Eh?
Posts: 7,639
Canadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF Material
At least 2 of the elbows were blatantly illegal, and even if Gonzaga was out by that point, an inquiry should still be had. Processes exist for when rules are broken, and even if a Committee ultimately throws this out, it doesn't mean Gonzaga shouldn't have made the attempt. He has a legitimate bone to pick.
Canadian Psycho is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios