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Old 10-01-2007, 09:53 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I mean that Nog is the more seasoned fighter of the 2 and favored to win in bookie betting. Average MMA fans, like the type that were brought in through the Ultimate Fighter and grew to worship guys like Liddell who sometimes also had no idea what PRIDE FC was, are the type of people that will pick Kongo because he took a top Heavyweight down, in the same sense, the someone who doesn't realize Nogueira's full ability is someone who is more likely to choose Kongo because they know who he is from taking CC down and from only taking CC down.

Of course, you'd get the idea had you read between the lines of my first post.
i see what ya saying...
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Old 10-01-2007, 10:08 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Big Nog will take this to the ground for a 2nd round sub. That is, if he effectively avoids knees to the groin.
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Old 10-01-2007, 10:09 PM   #13 (permalink)
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this is going to be a war. December can't get here quick enough for me. by the way, Kongo by KO.
Thats hilarious...you know Nog has never been finished in a fight right? Well, I guess if that happens you'll be the only one calling it.


Anyways, Nog will take Kongo down whenever and however he wants, pass his guard and submit him.
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Old 10-01-2007, 10:13 PM   #14 (permalink)
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this looks like a stepping stone for Nog. he should pull off an easy sub. since Kongo has zero takedown defense. just makes me think the UFC wants Nog to be next in line to fight Randy, deservingly
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Old 10-01-2007, 10:19 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Thats hilarious...you know Nog has never been finished in a fight right? Well, I guess if that happens you'll be the only one calling it.


Anyways, Nog will take Kongo down whenever and however he wants, pass his guard and submit him.
that's why i love MMA, anything can happen.just when you think a fighter can't be KO'd, he gets KO'd. i know Nog has a hellava beard but i'm hoping Kongo can land that punch, kick, or knee that surprises the masses. if he has to land a couple a lil low to soften him up, i wouldn't mind.
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Old 10-01-2007, 10:29 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I see no way that Nogueira loses this fight. I understand why people think Kongo will KO him but honestly Kongo has never KO'd anyone with a pluse and didn't get close to KO'in Cro Cop (unless the knees to the nuts count), or Silva.

Plus his TD defense is horrible his ground game is horrendous and if this fight makes it past the first round i will be shocked.

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Old 10-01-2007, 10:37 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Ya, the more I think about it, the less I think Kongo will KO Nog.

Then again, the least likely thing I thought would happen has happened in like my last 10 picks. Therefore I pick Kongo by gogo in round 1.
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Old 10-01-2007, 10:41 PM   #18 (permalink)
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isn't Nog only 31? Anyway i see Nog winning this one, unless Kongo has dramatically improved his takedown defence and ground game.
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Easy sub win for nog. at least I hope. The upsets have got to stop, or at least calm down a little. Kongo couldn't knock out any one worth a damn. Nog is a world class grappler and Kongo doesn't even know what jiu jitsu is (probably thinks its some kind of Chinese food) so Nog is gonna submit him in the first.
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If Nog wins its by sub. But don't count on it
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