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post #41 of 46 (permalink) Old 10-12-2008, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by XitUp View Post
Yeah, but Lindland would have beaten him if it wasn't for that rope grabbing. Fact.

hahahaha yah right
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Randy wud win via decision im sure about that. Impose his will etc. Machida is so negative, its boring to watch him fight, and for that reason, ill always be supporting the other guy he is fighting.

Negative/Boring = Loss

That's some sound logic you have there.

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Randy has never benn slick enough to beat Machida.
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I think Randy now could beat Machida. I still think thiago silva will KO him.
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I don't think I remember Sokoudjou taking machida down at will. Sokoudjou did get sweep a bunch of times by machida tho.
At will pretty much means any time he wanted. Sokoudjou made 2 TD attempts and Machida didn't stop either (in turn meaning Sokky took down Machida whenever he wanted). The sweeps however are follow throughs post takedown. Randy would not get swept, and I doubt Machida's BJJ can even touch Randy's considering Jaracre counldn't sub him and Jacare has subbed Werdum, Gonzaga, Garcia etc..

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post #46 of 46 (permalink) Old 10-12-2008, 09:54 PM
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Randy could probably crush Machida now if he came into the game well prepared. He Smashed Gonzaga who is a much stronger BJJ practitionor than Lyoto, and he beat up Tim Sylvia(whos striking game is nowhere near as technical or precise as Machida but who is a much harder hitter with a way better reach) like he was a big school yard bully too awkward from puberty to realize his eminent demise. So yes, Randy in his prime(after toppling Ortiz and abusing Chuck) would run right over Lyoto Machida. Lyoto is an amazing fighter, don't get me wrong, but he isn't the unbeatable demigod alot of people are saying he is. Its just gonna take one guy willing to eat a few of his licks to close in on him and show him the ceiling.
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