Originally Posted by joeyg
Absolutely awesome. GSP dominated Hughes every minute of the fight. Too bad about the inadvertent low kicks - hope they don't distract from GSP's mastery.
Excuses excuses, it sucks that Georges got a little low on some kicks but I doubt anybody seriously thinks it was a stratetegy. PLus they both looked like decent inside-thigh shots. Netiehr of them were right square in the crotch. Or "kicked int he balls" as Joe Rogan would say, had he been there (thankfully he wasn't).
The fact remains that Hughes altered his game plan so much that he defeated himself. Why in the world he thought he could stand up with Georges is a mystery. He was overconfident. You didn't see Sylvia trying to take Monson down--I hate Sylvia but you have to give him respect for playing to his sterngths. Hughes was up his own ass this fight attempting lazy grappling take-downs and hip tosses and trying to exchange shots with Georges.
Hughes-Pierre III will be awesome. In the meantime Georges will take Serra's head off, so at least he'll get one title defense before the big rematch.