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Old 09-17-2007, 08:13 PM   #11 (permalink)
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That's what he said. He also explained his reasoning. You have yet to address his or provide yours.

You must have missed him give a mediocre performance against Heath Herring, who, in turn, lost to nobody in his UFC debut.

He didn't make that argument. He pointed to the overall under-performance of Pride fighters in the UFC relative to the expectations.

Sure.... Sports writers never say anything negative about athletes, and are usually fired if they do.

I'm not saying I agree with the author, but he clearly has a well-constructed argument backing up his claims. I can't say the same for you.
nicly put

and on a side note ive been to the matrix and lived to tell about it, although i think i need to return to make sure i fully understand all i read.
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Old 09-17-2007, 08:18 PM   #12 (permalink)
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As for this supposed argument, if anything this writer sounds like he is generally new to the MMA game and all over Randy Couture's nutsack.

It's not the fact Fedor has beaten some of the top fighters in the HW division, it's the fact he's done it so easily. I don't need to go over the stats, but to discredit his performances by using MMA math is a slap in the face to the Michael Jordan of our sport.
first michael wasint as great as every body rembers. well thats all really, but we can debate that some other time
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Old 09-17-2007, 08:21 PM   #13 (permalink)
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first michael wasint as great as every body rembers. well thats all really, but we can debate that some other time
Michael Jordan was the most recognizable sports figure in the world at one point. My point is that Fedor through his achievements as a Mixed Martial Artist has reached that iconic status, much like Michael Jordan did whether you think he was great or not.
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Old 09-17-2007, 08:24 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Michael Jordan was the most recognizable sports figure in the world at one point. My point is that Fedor through his achievements as a Mixed Martial Artist has reached that iconic status, much like Michael Jordan did whether you think he was great or not.
that i can agree with
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Old 09-17-2007, 08:27 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Bad article.

You can punch twice as many holes in Couture than you can in Fedor. Why doesn't the guy go into who Randy has beaten and LOST to.
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first michael wasint as great as every body rembers. well thats all really, but we can debate that some other time
yeah he was better

more people watched and cheered for the bulls then they did their own team because of Jordan and the bulls. He was the most recognizable face in the world.
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Old 09-17-2007, 08:50 PM   #18 (permalink)
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nothing else about jordan if you want to talk about that send me a link and well discuss it there, but you better have fact or i dont wanna hear the bullsh!+
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You must have missed him give a mediocre performance against Heath Herring, who, in turn, lost to nobody in his UFC debut.
So other then getting caught with the head kick what part of that fight was mediocre? The part where he outboxed the shit out of him before and AFTER taking a shot that would have put 99% of fighters out on their feet. Yeah really mediocre.
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Old 09-17-2007, 09:04 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Although I disagree with some of the opinions this guy has made, I have yet to see many of you argue intellectually against it. Most of the counter arguments I see in this thread consists of calling the author a dumbass.
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