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Old 10-18-2008, 03:06 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Akiyama would beat Anderson Silva, not necessarily because he's better, but he is Japanese.
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Old 10-18-2008, 03:15 PM   #12 (permalink)
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This would be a dream come true.

Yoshihiro Akiyama is my favorite fighter and to see him in the UFC?! WOW, I'm excited. I hope everything works out and he joins the UFC.


I really think Akiyama will clean out the MW division.

Bring on Marquardt, Henderson, Franklin, Cote, Almeida, anybody, including Silva.
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i would love to see him vs hendo lol
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OMG! I hadnt even thought of this!! While I would love to see Silva/Akiyama I think a matchup with Marquardt would be the most anticipated match of my MMA watching life.

My two favorite MWs! They both have great standup and ground games. Oh man, oh man, I WANT TO SEE THIS!
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Akiyama in the UFC makes me want to...........anyway, I would be ecstatic if it happened.
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Old 10-18-2008, 08:11 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Smart move by the UFC to break into Korea. Akiyama is sponsored by Nike over there, the guy is huge.

Lot of interesting fights too, I just hope he wins one and when Rogan comes for the post fight interview, he grabs the microphone and begins to sing.
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I wouldn't mind seeing Andy smash Akiyama's face.
I don't know man, Akiyama is much more smooth than Anderson, who is a smooth kat himself. I could see Akiyama beating Anderson. Then, he'd grab the mic and sing, all while girls throw their panties in the Octagon.

Akiyama would beat a lot of the UFC MW's. Dude's judo is excellent, he hits hard as hell, has good stand-up, a great ground game and can take a punch.

swpthleg, of course, Akiyama will rock the shades and have cocoa butter lotion rubbed all over him.

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Korean, but I see your point. Asian's baffle Anderson.
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