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Ryan Bader 4 33.33%
Glover Teixeira 8 66.67%
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post #21 of 143 (permalink) Old 09-04-2013, 09:39 PM
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Originally Posted by locnott View Post
Bader needs a chin, that was not a punch that should have dropped him..
I knew this would be the end result but bader has a weak ass chin
Respectfully disagree. Glover hit him with two pretty damn hard shots.

And Glover wasn't even that badly hurt. He was backed against the cage, yes, but you could tell he was covering well and waiting for an opening. I think some people see what they want to see.
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post #22 of 143 (permalink) Old 09-04-2013, 09:41 PM
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Not sure how to describe this fight. It was messy...haha.

Bader came out on all 12 cylinders trying to end it as quickly as possible utilizing his power weapons; right overhand bombs, upper cut was nice, high kick, takedowns, and his guillotines. Give Glover credit cuz he shrugged it all off for the most part which shows he is indeed a much higher caliber fighter on paper and in the Octagon. Is he the next big thing. Not sure. He's solid, very solid though with the exception of having some defensive holes because of speed imo.

If Glover was quicker he would have a much better chance. He's a bit slow and bulky, but fairly durable chin.

I like his statement about being too over confident, "being a wake up call."

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post #23 of 143 (permalink) Old 09-04-2013, 09:44 PM
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That didn't had enough in it to deserve a title shot imo

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That didn't had enough in it to deserve a title shot imo
17 wins in a row, 5 in the ufc deserves something though.

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post #25 of 143 (permalink) Old 09-04-2013, 09:54 PM
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Glover got stunned twice and didn't look that impressive but fantastic fight nonetheless. Bader looked great out there but made a mistake and got over aggressive. Definitely a top guy still.
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post #26 of 143 (permalink) Old 09-04-2013, 09:55 PM
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Good to see a finish, would like to have seen a little more fight. Difficult to really gauge much from this one.
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post #27 of 143 (permalink) Old 09-04-2013, 09:58 PM
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A little shaky, because like Glover himself said he got too confident. And probably not comfortable with all the hype the UFC is pushing behind him.

But at the end there he was blocking most of those shots. I am talking right before he knocked Bader down. He was blocking those and rolling with the punnches. He basically baited Bader in trying wild looping punches, then he tagged him 1-2 accuratly. The start was iffy, but he showed that he is definatly a good wrestler. Maybe not enough to stuff a Jones TD. But as formatable as anyone else is with the wrestling.

Wasn't flawless. But it showed many key things.
- Glover is a professional and doesn't wilt or get crazy when he gets in trouble.
-Glover can wrestle pretty well, it isn't just false hype. He is a damn good wrestler and strong.
- Glover isn't content with just KOing top 10 guys in the first round. He and his training partners know he hasn't shown even close to his best.
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post #28 of 143 (permalink) Old 09-04-2013, 10:25 PM
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I hope people finally start to realize the Glover would be mercilessly slaughtered by JBJ. JBJ would get the takedowns and control the ground, he would control the standup action, in short, he would win the fight however he chose to. Tex is a great fighter, and while he deserves a title not, he is no real threat to JBJ.
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Originally Posted by xxpillowxxjp View Post
17 wins in a row, 5 in the ufc deserves something though.
Yes, indeed. Glover deserves to be the next in line to face Gustaffsson.

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post #30 of 143 (permalink) Old 09-04-2013, 10:30 PM
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Glover got tagged bad there he was on rubber legs, bader would have had him if he was a little more disciplined with his striking defense while tagging him.
i think this shows alot ... 2nd time in 4? ufc fights hes been rubber legged ... granted hes come back but... rubber leg it against an animal like jones or even machida its lights out for tex ...

imo his stock just went down .....

p.s was it just me or did it look like he had a rough weight cut?
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