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Mauricio "Shogun" Rua 13 34.21%
Chael Sonnen 23 60.53%
Draw 2 5.26%
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:19 PM   #171 (permalink)
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I'm not sure why you think anyone needs to lower their standards to answer any questions from a condescending poster.
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:23 PM   #172 (permalink)
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He just beat a top fighter at 205. Shogun's last fight was a close decision loss to the guy that is about to fight for the belt. He is still an incredibly tough out for most people at LHW.
Shogun has been mostly irrelevant at LHW for a long time now and he is definitely not a top fighter at 205 anymore. Shogun is middle of the pack just like most of the LHW division.
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:24 PM   #173 (permalink)
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Shogun is on the way out (hell he's halfway out the door!) and Sonnen is back!

Watched the fight second time over today, was just as satisfying as Live
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:25 PM   #174 (permalink)
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Shogun is middle of the pack just like most of the LHW division.
Ok... so if Shogun is "middle of the pack" - aka mediocre - then what does that make Sonnen?
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:25 PM   #175 (permalink)
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Shogun has been mostly irrelevant at LHW for a long time now and he is definitely not a top fighter at 205 anymore. Shogun is middle of the pack just like most of the LHW division.
The only guy that Shogun wasn't competitive with (until last night at least) was Jones (that guy that makes everyone look terrible).
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:28 PM   #176 (permalink)
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Ok... so if Shogun is "middle of the pack" - aka mediocre - then what does that make Sonnen?
The same as he always has been, mediocre.
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Old 08-18-2013, 03:02 PM   #177 (permalink)
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The same as he always has been, mediocre.
I rest my case.
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Old 08-18-2013, 03:07 PM   #178 (permalink)
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chael is still a mediocre fighter. Don't get all excited fanboys. Once they put a solid fighter in front of him he will curl up like a baby like he did with Anderson.
No..just no.
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Old 08-18-2013, 03:18 PM   #179 (permalink)
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The only guy that Shogun wasn't competitive with (until last night at least) was Jones (that guy that makes everyone look terrible).
Shogun being competitive against other middle of the pack fighters over the last few years does'nt say much.
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Old 08-18-2013, 03:54 PM   #180 (permalink)
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That was probably Chael's most impressive performance to date. He does well against guys with horrific wrestling.

Its insane that Chael looked like a million bucks this fight, but Jones made him look like a bum.
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