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Old 09-24-2006, 05:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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5 Reasons Why Matt Hughes Will Lose To GSP

1. He can be easily put into submissions - although submissions are rarely FINISHED on Matt

2. He Does not listen to his corner - Franklin yelled at Hughes to stand up with Bj, Hughes ignored Franklin and continued the ground battle. Even Randy Cotur commented that he thought Matt was INSANE for taking BJ down. He pulled off the win, but the ends do not justify the means

3. He is predictable - No matter how much Matt wants to wish to knock someone out, he has always, and will ALWAYS goes to the ground

4. He is due for a loss - Having as many title defences as Hughes does is not an advantage - it speaks volumes about his MMA skills, but it makes losing a bigger probability with each win. Anyone who plays proline knows this

5. He is becomming overconfident - Most will disagree with me on this because Hughes seems to take everything in stride, but ever since TUF 2, he has gotten cockier, and cockier, and cockier. Cockiness is a symptom of overconfidence and it really showed in the BJ fight. Hughes got absolutly NOTHING accomplished untill BJ gassed. It really looked like this was gonna be it for Hughes up untill the third round
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Old 09-24-2006, 05:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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1. He can be easily put into submissions - although submissions are rarely FINISHED on Matt

2. He Does not listen to his corner - Franklin yelled at Hughes to stand up with Bj, Hughes ignored Franklin and continued the ground battle. Even Randy Cotur commented that he thought Matt was INSANE for taking BJ down. He pulled off the win, but the ends do not justify the means

3. He is predictable - No matter how much Matt wants to wish to knock someone out, he has always, and will ALWAYS goes to the ground

4. He is due for a loss - Having as many title defences as Hughes does is not an advantage - it speaks volumes about his MMA skills, but it makes losing a bigger probability with each win. Anyone who plays proline knows this

5. He is becomming overconfident - Most will disagree with me on this because Hughes seems to take everything in stride, but ever since TUF 2, he has gotten cockier, and cockier, and cockier. Cockiness is a symptom of overconfidence and it really showed in the BJ fight. Hughes got absolutly NOTHING accomplished untill BJ gassed. It really looked like this was gonna be it for Hughes up untill the third round

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Old 09-24-2006, 05:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You are right about number 3. Hes like "I want to hurt Frank Trigg and knock him out" then he ended up winning by submission and didn't really hurt him, except in the end of their second fight. But in the first fight that was a nasty rear naked choke.
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You are right about number 3. Hes like "I want to hurt Frank Trigg and knock him out" then he ended up winning by submission and didn't really hurt him, except in the end of their second fight. But in the first fight that was a nasty rear naked choke.
yeah - you klnow what I'm sayin' - it was the same thing with the Royce Gracie fight too. He kept sayin' I don't wanna be on the ground with Royce, I wanna knock him out. Then he went right to the ground
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Its different in the fight once you get goin and your instincts take over you go to whats natural for you. I dont think its that surprising Matt always goes to the ground because thats whats always worked for him. Until he actually gets a KO he'll never truly be confident on his feet. Getting the first KO is the hard part then I think more will come. And Matts ground game has always won him fights until it doesnt work hes gonna naturally keep doing it.
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.......I personally dont think it will happen..........
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.......I personally dont think it will happen..........
I Agree.... he is most definitly not a Stand Up fighter... BJ proved that last night in the first 2 rounds
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I Agree.... he is most definitly not a Stand Up fighter... BJ proved that last night in the first 2 rounds
Opps, im sorry, that must have been posted right after. I meant that I didnt think GSP would bea him, I just dont think that will happen. I do think Matt HAS knockout power, he just needs to work on it abit more. He is most dominate on the ground.......
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I'll add a few more reasons GSP will defeat Matt Hughes. GSP was much more dominating on the ground vs. Penn than Hughes was so I believe GSP has a better ground game than Hughes. GSP is clearly the best striker out of the 3 which means Hughes won't be able to stand up with GSP. No matter where the fight goes GSP will have the advantage.

The only advantage Hughes will have is GSP will likely be tense in the first round against Hughes like he was against Penn. Nerves will get to you until you can shake them out. As long as GSP can survive the first 3 minutes of Hughes he'll win.
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I politly disagree. I think GSP is the one fighter who can psychologically get past the nerves. I think Matt's advantage lies within his brute strength.
BINGO!!! The guy is built like a brick shit house!
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