This was a good win for Escudero. I picked him to win, but I didn't think it would be in the first round.
I don't mean to disrespect Miller, but he keeps running his mouth about Junie even after beating him. Sure, Junie talks a lot of trash in general, but he didn't say anything that bad about Miller. A lot of fighters discredits their opponents skills before they fight them, but Miller seemed to really take what Junie said to heart and just never stopped talking about it. Usually after you beat a guy, you stop insulting them, but he will take any opportunity to trash Junie if his name is mentioned.
I also didn't like his double standard about Lesnar. He was justifying what he is saying about Junie, but then he trashes Brock for bad mouthing Mir after beating him. Why? Because Mir is a "real mixed martial artist." Well Mir was running his mouth about Brock to before the fight, Lesnar just had emotions after the fight because he finally shut Mir up. At least he stopped, Miller will never stop running his mouth about Junie. Then he goes on and says how Brock has no technique and says that every guy he has beaten in the UFC can probably beat him as well. That goes for every fighter, anyone "can win". Way to discredit the UFC heavyweight champion. Who is Miller to make any of these remarks? What has he done in MMA? He has good BJJ, but nothing special. Lesnars wrestling credentials are way better than Millers BJJ credentials. As you can tell, I'm not a fan of Miller. He creates double standards to justify his remarks and insults guys that are way more accomplished than he is in MMA.
He has wins over Jorge Gurgel and Junie Browning and he has losses to Jeremy Stephens and Efrain Escudero in the UFC. He has also beaten Andy Wang and Leonard Garcia, but that isn't exactly top competition. Maybe getting finished in the first round against Escudero will humble him a little.
He has been humble before when admitting that Penn was the best at lightweight and would probably hold the title for a long time, so I give him credit there.
Psalm 30:5 "For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning."
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1. Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell
2. Glover Teixeira
3. Demian Maia
Last edited by Stapler; 10-03-2009 at 06:14 PM.