Originally Posted by UFCfan610
the reason CroCop is getting hammered is because of posters like you. you hug his nuts so tight you just brush off anyone's opinion that isn't what you think. all we've heard since he signed is how he's going to dominate and kill everyone in his path till Fedor signs. and when it didn't go down like that, you still can't admit you were wrong and give credit where it's due. you make excuses. he wasn't himself, the cage affected him, he didn't train, he didn't take GG or Kongo seriously, his ribs were broke(like it happened by accident)......, this list goes on. he had a good career in Pride but this ain't Pride. dominating in Japan means absolutely nothing here in the UFC. different atmophere, different rules, and different fighters = different outcomes. just my opinion tho.
What the hell are you talking about? I am a CroCop fan, but don't take any credit away from any of the fighters who've beaten him. It is my job as a fan of CroCop to figure out why he lost the fights. If I say he didn't train in a cage, or for elbow, or he lost because of a broken rib, I'm not saying that he should have won the fight. I'm not even saying that the other fighters didn't deserve to win. I'm simply stating the events that led up to his loss.
When other people post that Wandy lost to Hendo because he was fighting too much and had just come off of a loss from CC, are they nuthugging and finding excuses? Of course not. They are just stating their opinion about their preferred fighter.
If CroCop loses to a guy in the cage because he didn't train in one, and didn't train for elbows(which severely hindered his abilities) and I point it out, am I making up excuses or pointing out reasons?
All I've been saying since the loss to Kongo is that he looked great up until the rib break. Of course, he should have blocked the kick that caused the break. But he didn't. All I can tell is that he looked good until then, looked crappy afterwards, and lost the fight. That tells me that he lost the fight because of the broken rib and not because he came into the fight unprepared and unwilling to fight as everyone keeps saying. Excuses take away accountability, reasons explain why they are accountable.
What's pissing me off is that every time I say this, which has nothing to do with the skills of Gonzaga or Kongo, people keep calling me a nuthugger who won't admit that my guy lost or that I keep making excuses for why he should have won. This is total crap. I'm simply talking about an MMA fighter, in an MMA forum, about how his MMA fight went and what led up to his loss.
Anyone that wants to keep saying that I am in denial about the losses or that I keep making excuses for his losses as if they should be some other way can blow me. Try reading what I'm actually typing before you start accusing me of being a blind fan or a nuthugger.