5 minutes rounds and 10 points system : an advantage for strikers? - 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.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-21-2007, 12:41 PM Thread Starter
WTF Chuck, Fight Me!
 
Split's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 1,784
                     
5 minutes rounds and 10 points system : an advantage for strikers?

There are many ways to see this, but i think a fighter like Mirko Cro cop has the advantage of fighting in a 5 minutes 10 points system round, as opposed to 1 10 minute round, 2 5 min rounds, and overall fight decisions.

First, 5 minutes round requires less stamina than 10 minutes rounds(obviously). Fight starting standing up, a striker, vs a grappler to make it more simple, has already the advantage of having the fight where he wants it right from the start. Assuming he has good takedown defense, he should technically be winning a 10 points system round, even if he barely lands anything(assuming he does more standing up than a grappler).

Also, in the event he gets taken down, the grappler has less time to show his dominance and the striker has the opportunity of getting back up at the end of the round.

The reason im talking about this is because..

Nogueira vs Cro cop 2 is about to happen, and now its in a 5 minutes 10 points system round... who do you think is advantaged by those rules?

I think Mirko is, but the cage might not be so good for him.

Bring back knees strikes on grounded opponents.. Give me good arguments for not having them for crying out loud.

THINK YOU CAN MANAGE AN MMA TEAM? Click Here!

BORED AND NEED AN EASY GAME? Click Here!
Split is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-21-2007, 12:43 PM
Russian Pride
 
rnv18's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 321
                     
Thats a good point. I didn't think of that but that does make sense.
rnv18 is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-21-2007, 12:49 PM
Middleweight
 
Shamrock-Ortiz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Wales
Posts: 2,963
                     
repped thats a great post, made me think.
Pride rules are better than UFC imo.
Shamrock-Ortiz is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-21-2007, 01:42 PM
SugaRUSH!
 
brownpimp88's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Surrey, Canada
Posts: 3,807
Blog Entries: 1
                     
Good post and I agree. Five minute rounds can go by so quick on the ground, and so slow on the feet. Espicially for a guys like Nog and Werdum, who like to take their time on the ground, this is going to a rough adjustment.

Support Mixed Martial Arts, not Ultimate Fighting

brownpimp88 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



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

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

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome