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Old 11-24-2006, 01:40 AM   #31 (permalink)
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You had to have known at least a few people were gonna crap all over this thread.
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Old 11-24-2006, 07:37 AM   #32 (permalink)
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The problem with Sylvia is not who he fights, but HOW he fights! His fights, expecially his recent ones, have been extremely boring. He seems more inclined to 'try avoid losing' instead of 'trying to win' and that results in boring matches, to the point Big John had to actually tell him to 'fight' in a FIGHT! Whats more is he is so huge, he could easily make interesting fights just by actually going out and DOING SOMETHING.
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Old 11-24-2006, 10:30 AM   #33 (permalink)
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Sylvia's defintely not a crowd pleaser. He gets the job done yeah but when he loses his belt to another fighter I think most will be glad.
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Old 11-24-2006, 11:09 AM   #34 (permalink)
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The sign of a true champion is the way he wins fights I think. People love a dominant performance with no doubt who the better fighter is. GSP, Chuck, Fedor are good examples
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Old 11-24-2006, 11:22 AM   #35 (permalink)
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In my opinion it has less to do with who Tim Sylvia fights then how he fights. If Tim laid waste to every single one of the jokers that he stepped into the rings with then he would get some respect. He was good during his first title rune, but he hasn't been able to finish his last two fights, and both of his opponents displayed some of the worst fighting of their careers.

I think that I might not have as big a problem with the guy if he showed even the hint of a ground game, but lets face it, that will never happen. We saw how quick Andrei was able to submit him with a standard anklelock, Tim didn't even know how to respond.

Basically, there are four things Tim Sylvia has to do if I am really going to regard him as a legitimate champion:

1) Beat one of the top ranked guys in Pride:
a) Fedor (year, right)
b) Crocop (no way in hell)
c) Barnett (if AA could get a quick toe hold, imagine this finish)
d) Mark Hunt (this could be a long fight for Tim Sylvia)
e) Big Nog (I don't think so)

2) Display a fantastic finish with solid punching power (I realize that there were points when he could do this, but he hasn't been able to do it lately, so I can't even give him that credit as a boxer anymore)

3) Show some vague hint of a ground game. (You know, not get tapped out like a little b*tch by basic sambo moves)

4) Stop acting all high and mighty, especially when talking about a guy like Fedor. If he really thinks he has a chance in hell at Fedor then do what Chuck did when he got called out. Go over to PRIDE and back it up! Well, we all saw what happened to Chuck, but you know what I'm saying.
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Old 11-24-2006, 11:59 AM   #36 (permalink)
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I've not yet seen UFC 65 due to complications with my satellite, but I heard Sylvia was pulling out a few submission attempts against Monson, probably the top ranked heavyweight submission grappler in the world. That was really surprising to me when I read about it..I just can't picture Sylvia going for a triangle, lol.
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Old 11-24-2006, 12:16 PM   #37 (permalink)
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IF he can beat Fedor, Mirko, Barnett, or Nogueira. Which will never happen.
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