if you want to see the favirotes win, go watch wrestling! - 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.

Reply

Old 09-23-2007, 05:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
Featherweight
 
looney liam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: manchester, england
Posts: 1,246
looney liam is on another level nowlooney liam is on another level nowlooney liam is on another level nowlooney liam is on another level nowlooney liam is on another level nowlooney liam is on another level nowlooney liam is on another level nowlooney liam is on another level nowlooney liam is on another level nowlooney liam is on another level nowlooney liam is on another level now
if you want to see the favirotes win, go watch wrestling!

i'm sick of everyone bitching when they're favirote picks lose cleanly! how many fighters so far this year have lost because they didnt take it seriously? stop giving fighters excuses for their loses, gsp lost because serra caught him with a huge right. cro cop lost because he was out performed in both fights. i can understand you getting pissed when a fighter gets screwed in a decision (matt hammil) but the majority of upsets this here have been stoppages. when an A class fighter stops a B class fighter he just dominated the opponent, when its the other way around its a fluke. will you guys stop picking favirotes and just enjoy the show.

how do you think these guys got to the top in the first place, they beat highly renouned fighters. im sure everyone thought gsp upset alot of people when he started out in the ufc. if your winning every fight, how do you expect other people to rise through the ranks. fighters can't be in the spotlight forever. all these 'upsets' is what makes mma so great, you just don't know whats going to happen. if it were like wrestling where you can pretty much predict all the winners it would be so boring.

and remember guys, points are just a number, its not like your losing hard earned cash or anything.


[/end rant]

Last edited by looney liam : 09-23-2007 at 05:57 AM.
looney liam is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 09-23-2007, 05:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
Banned
 
TheNegation's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 6,809
TheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He Crosses
I agree with everything you said. Shogun was unprepared and got beat by the better man on the day, no question. But I aint giving up on him, if anything this will make me like him more, now that a bucn of people who know nothing about him will be talking about how he sucks.
TheNegation is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2007, 06:02 AM   #3 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
BrAinDeaD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 449
BrAinDeaD is on another level nowBrAinDeaD is on another level nowBrAinDeaD is on another level nowBrAinDeaD is on another level nowBrAinDeaD is on another level nowBrAinDeaD is on another level nowBrAinDeaD is on another level nowBrAinDeaD is on another level nowBrAinDeaD is on another level nowBrAinDeaD is on another level nowBrAinDeaD is on another level now
Thank you.

Some haven't quite caught on to it yet. This is a competitive sport. Certain fighters aren't "supposed" to win because they're a big favorite. No one is supposed to win as if it's a guarantee. In that case the underdog may as well come in and lay down. I'm sure there are some who wouldn't mind that

It shakes things up when the underdog wins. Apparently, it's been happening a lot lately, but it's the sign of the sport only growing as more and more are upping their game. It's going to take more to survive.

People invest too much emotion into the fighters, not enough into the sport.
BrAinDeaD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2007, 07:53 AM   #4 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
raul21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Manila, Philippines
Posts: 271
raul21 has a little shameless behaviour in the past
it only makes the mma more exciting to watch. mma = any things can happen
__________________
BRANDON "THE TRUTH" VERA -




THIS IS MMA = ANY THING CAN HAPPEN
raul21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2007, 08:02 AM   #5 (permalink)
Let's Bang.
 
B-Real's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 1,586
B-Real will become famous soon enoughB-Real will become famous soon enoughB-Real will become famous soon enoughB-Real will become famous soon enoughB-Real will become famous soon enoughB-Real will become famous soon enoughB-Real will become famous soon enoughB-Real will become famous soon enoughB-Real will become famous soon enoughB-Real will become famous soon enoughB-Real will become famous soon enough
You're spot on brother. Right now everybody is confused as to who the best Light Heavyweight is. I say does it really matter? I think it makes it more exciting that we don't know.
B-Real is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2007, 08:20 AM   #6 (permalink)
Amatuer
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 133
keylocke has a little shameless behaviour in the past
The UFC MMA must be the most unpredictable sport in the world. I got most of my picks wrong in the last two UFCs and I'm usually pretty good at predicting the winner in other sports like Tennis, Football, Rugby and Cricket. I bet many thousands of pounds (UK money) on sports, but I don't touch MMA.
keylocke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2007, 08:45 AM   #7 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
KenFl07's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 261
KenFl07 has a little shameless behaviour in the past
It wouldn't bother me about the Liddell fight really, except for the fact that the Silva/Liddell fight was basically riding on it. I don't want to see Jardine/Silva, I want the damn Liddell/Silva fight already!! LOL, we've just waited so long for this to be put together that it is disappointing that again we are stopped dead in our tracks.
__________________
For everything MMA, Boxing, Kickboxing, and general discussion, visit: http://fightforum.b1.jcink.com/index.php?act=idx
KenFl07 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2007, 08:51 AM   #8 (permalink)
"The Great"
 
JT42's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 2,131
JT42 Is True Champion Of KnowledgeJT42 Is True Champion Of KnowledgeJT42 Is True Champion Of KnowledgeJT42 Is True Champion Of KnowledgeJT42 Is True Champion Of KnowledgeJT42 Is True Champion Of KnowledgeJT42 Is True Champion Of KnowledgeJT42 Is True Champion Of KnowledgeJT42 Is True Champion Of KnowledgeJT42 Is True Champion Of KnowledgeJT42 Is True Champion Of Knowledge
Lol, that is so funny because I was thinking about wrestling as well. You can try to plan these things out but you end up looking like an idiot. What I am really tired of is how each fighter who lost was sick, or in a bad place mentally, or whatever. If you choose to fight in that state and lose, then that is your choice and take it like a man!! If they come out with something saying Chuck or Shogun was injured or whatever I will scream.
__________________


Gonzaga vs dos Santos - UFC on VS
Vera vs Jones - UFC on VS
Bibs vs Hansen - Dream 13
GSP vs Hardy - UFC 112
Gomi vs Florian - UFN 21
Nelson vs Struve - UFN 21
JT42 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2007, 09:32 AM   #9 (permalink)
Banned
 
TheNegation's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 6,809
TheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He CrossesTheNegation Is Respected By All He Crosses
It's not really their choice though. You can'tjust say 'Oh shit, put my back out. I'll fight tomorrow instead.'
Backing out of a fight does huge damage to fighters careers.
TheNegation is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2007, 09:59 AM   #10 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
Mc19's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 675
Mc19 has a spectacular aura aboutMc19 has a spectacular aura aboutMc19 has a spectacular aura aboutMc19 has a spectacular aura aboutMc19 has a spectacular aura aboutMc19 has a spectacular aura aboutMc19 has a spectacular aura aboutMc19 has a spectacular aura aboutMc19 has a spectacular aura aboutMc19 has a spectacular aura aboutMc19 has a spectacular aura about
I love this sport even more because of the upsets. Never know whats going to go down.
Mc19 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

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

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

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios