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post #11 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-19-2008, 09:19 AM
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Originally Posted by rockybalboa25 View Post
First of all if this doesn't drop him out of the top 10, then somebody is smoking crack. In order for win over Lil Nog or Arona to put you into the top 10, I think you would have to consider them top 10 fighters. I do not and never did. To me it would be like considering Houston Alexander a top 10 LHW after his flash knockouts of Jardine and Sakara.
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Yeah, I mean, he did destroy 2 top 10 LHW's in a row and in impressive fashion. He was top 10 when Machida faced him. Is he top 10 now? No, but he used to be.

Comparing Rogerio and Arona to someone like Alessio Sakara is just....so....wrong.

No, this doesn't affect Machida's win against Sokky. Dude completely smoked the guy.

Sokky, my man, use your judo.
Man that's what I was thinking when I saw him start to gas. Take the dude down and try and catch your breath. He just slowly wilted on his feet and then got taken out- no bueno Soky.

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post #13 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-19-2008, 12:43 PM
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he literally gassed in 3 minutes...i just don't know how he's supposed to be a professional fighter and so grossly misjudged his cardio
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post #14 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-19-2008, 01:26 PM
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A big win is a big win, especially during that time.

Cane took Sokodjou's power and then poured it on with some sound boxing. He's a solid fighter in a very deep divions. But as mentioned, I don't get why somebody as explosive and powerful as Sokoudjou doesn't use his judo skills. 2nd degree black belt.
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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-19-2008, 03:02 PM
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People really do grasp at straws to discredit Machida. Both Rogerio and Arona were easily top 10 at the time Sokky beat him and with those wins he was top 10 as well. I would no longer rank him top 10 but that doesnt change where he was when Machida beat him.

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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-19-2008, 03:08 PM
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Lol, Sokky didn't get outclassed at all, he beat up Cane for a while and gassed.

And if you didn't have Lil'Nog and Arona in your top ten back when Sokky beat them, you are retarded.
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