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Old 12-10-2008, 07:51 AM   #171 (permalink)
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This is my most anticipated fight since god knows when, i just cant wait to see what happens. Hopefully its Machida knocked clean out on the mat, not that i dont like him its just Thiago is one of my favorite fighters.
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Old 12-10-2008, 12:26 PM   #172 (permalink)
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“The opponents who have faced him attacked and stopped; I’ll have a different gameplan. I want to see how he deals with someone who’s in very good shape and attacks him for five minutes over three rounds. I’m not underestimating him. He’s a great fighter, but I’d bet on me. I’m not here to joke around. I have my goals, and I’m ready to beat Lyoto…. It will be a knockout in the first round … there aren’t any of his fights I really like. Lyoto’s a fighter who runs more than he fights. He’s not a fighter who will knock me out easily. He scores points, and I’ll make it hard for him to score. I already faced the toughest fighters. I believe it will be more of a psychological fight than a physical fight for me.”
Thiago is a skilled talanted fighter, but I don't think he will beat Lyoto at this point of his career. Although, I like Silva more than Machida: he went to the distance just once in his career, not to mention that he's a knockout artist, Machida is more of a "unanimous decision" artist + he's a bit boring and has no charisma whatsoever... Nevertheless, I'm rooting for Lyoto here.
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Old 12-10-2008, 01:02 PM   #173 (permalink)
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Lyoto Machida is all about winning fights. His style is very difficult to figure out, and although he seems to be running away his opponents are eating kicks, punches, and knees. I'm not an MMA artist, but I would think landing strikes and not taking them is the way to go. Machida eta ochi horosho!
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Lyoto Machida is all about winning fights. His style is very difficult to figure out, and although he seems to be running away his opponents are eating kicks, punches, and knees. I'm not an MMA artist, but I would think landing strikes and not taking them is the way to go. Machida eta ochi horosho!
Yeah, you're right, Machida - это очень хорошо!
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