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Old 12-21-2008, 08:45 PM   #21 (permalink)
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How is he the underdog? Hes undefeated, has good wrestling, and decent KO power. Even though I'm rooting for Forrest, what does Griffen have that is an advantage over Evans?
Size and BJJ.
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Old 12-21-2008, 09:45 PM   #22 (permalink)
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True that, and I know it's a business and everything, but it should be a sport first and a business second, that's how true sports are. From my point of view, I don't look at a fighter's traits or his persona and judge my feelings about them based on those things (unless the fighter fights dirty and such) I like to see fighters that are talented and have a lot of potential in this sport, that's just me though.
Not to be an ass, but what sport are you referring too? Every sport on TV right now focuses more on the business than they do on the sport. Sorry, but this perfect MMA world we like to dream of doesn't exist in any profitable or long term venture anywhere.
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Old 12-21-2008, 09:49 PM   #23 (permalink)
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No offense to Rashad but he would make a terrible champ the dude has pretty much zero charisma.
define charisma....


Forrest Griffins fights and interviews in my opinion dont vary much from Rashad's
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Old 12-21-2008, 10:07 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Forrest's going to grind Rashad out inside the clinch and on the ground, then submit him in the later rounds. How can you doubt someone who raped Shogun and beat Rampage?
The worst looking Shogun ever and Rampage has always been inconsistent. I dont really doubt Forrest I just think Rashad has the tools to win the fight.

Of course Im pulling for Rashad and if it wasnt for the hate directed his way, I would generally have a lot more love for Forrest. If Rashad wins I would be one very happy camper, but I also think Forrest is a great champ and an awesome fighter.

Its one of those fights where really at the end of the day Ill be happy with either guy winning. I think Rashad will really show up for this fight and win or lose will gain a lot more respect then he had before.
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Old 12-21-2008, 10:18 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Man, the more I think about this fight, the more I'm pumped about it.

At first i didn't care much for it, but the more i think about it, damn and it's in only 6 days!
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I've always disliked Evans but think he will take the belt. I'm looking forward to a war!
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Old 12-21-2008, 10:34 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Im rooting for Forrest, but i have this feeling that he's gonna sub Rashad

For some reason my belief is that Forrest is going to try and put Rashad on his back and sub him, that being a part of his gmaeplan
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Old 12-21-2008, 11:10 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Im rooting for Forrest, but i have this feeling that he's gonna sub Rashad

For some reason my belief is that Forrest is going to try and put Rashad on his back and sub him, that being a part of his gmaeplan
This is what I think. I can so totally see Forrest taking Rashad down. Subbing him? I don't see that, but I wouldn't be surprised.

I'm not counting Big Forrest out, but I think Rashad's going to TKO him.
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The worst looking Shogun ever and Rampage has always been inconsistent. I dont really doubt Forrest I just think Rashad has the tools to win the fight.
Yeah, Rua wasn't in prime condition, but you make it sound like Rampage wasn't himself when he fought Forrest. Forrest beat Rampage at the top of his game, Rampage fought a great fight but was beaten. He hasn't been inconsistent in the UFC at all, so I'm not sure where you're coming from.

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Of course Im pulling for Rashad and if it wasnt for the hate directed his way, I would generally have a lot more love for Forrest. If Rashad wins I would be one very happy camper, but I also think Forrest is a great champ and an awesome fighter.
You're supporting Rashad just because many other people aren't?

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Its one of those fights where really at the end of the day Ill be happy with either guy winning. I think Rashad will really show up for this fight and win or lose will gain a lot more respect then he had before.
It's going to be a great fight, but we've seen Forrest in every possible position. Forrest's chin leaves me skeptical of him, but I think he's a more complete fighter than Rashad overall.
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Old 12-21-2008, 11:24 PM   #30 (permalink)
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You're supporting Rashad just because many other people aren't?
Apparently you missed my sig.

Also I meant that I would be a lot more apt to give more credit to Forrest if their wasnt enough people already all over it and more people showing Rashad some love.

General Fanatical devotion and or hate can be a big turn off for me.
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