Who is seen more as an underdog? Edgar or Hardy? - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC. This promotion is responsible for solidifying the sport's postion in the history-books. UFC is currently undergoing a remarkable surge in popularity, along with greater mainstream media coverage. UFC programming can now be seen on FOX, FX, and FUEL TV in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries worldwide.

View Poll Results: Who is seen as more of an underdog. Edgar or Hardy?

Frank Edgar 50 56.82%
Dan Hardy 38 43.18%
Voters: 88. You may not vote on this poll

Reply

Old 01-22-2010, 03:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 82
Sauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura about
Who is seen more as an underdog? Edgar or Hardy?

With all the P4P talk and how dominant both GSP and Penn have been in their respective weight classes, I'm curious as to who out of their next two opponents is seen more of an underdog? Pretty straight forward question and please keep your blind love for both fighters to a minimum. The reason why I'm asking this question is because of all the talk as to how both Dan and Edgar have no chance, etc. If you believe they are equally considered underdogs, then feel free to not vote and state your reasons why.

Last edited by Sauce1 : 01-22-2010 at 03:46 AM.
Sauce1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 01-22-2010, 03:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
Super Heavyweight
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 4,189
420atalon Is Destined For Greatness420atalon Is Destined For Greatness420atalon Is Destined For Greatness420atalon Is Destined For Greatness420atalon Is Destined For Greatness420atalon Is Destined For Greatness420atalon Is Destined For Greatness420atalon Is Destined For Greatness420atalon Is Destined For Greatness420atalon Is Destined For Greatness420atalon Is Destined For Greatness
Hardy, guy doesn't stand a chance in any facet of the game. Edgar may get lucky and land a good punch.
420atalon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2010, 04:07 AM   #3 (permalink)
Cheers.
 
vandalian's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 5,341
vandalian Is Respected By All He Crossesvandalian Is Respected By All He Crossesvandalian Is Respected By All He Crossesvandalian Is Respected By All He Crossesvandalian Is Respected By All He Crossesvandalian Is Respected By All He Crossesvandalian Is Respected By All He Crossesvandalian Is Respected By All He Crossesvandalian Is Respected By All He Crossesvandalian Is Respected By All He Crossesvandalian Is Respected By All He Crosses
Based on calibre of previous opponents, I'd say Hardy.
Edgar has beaten Sherk, Griffin, Fisher and Franca, all impressively, and he has a win over Jim Miller outside the UFC.
Hardy's biggest wins are Davis, who gave him a very close fight, Gono, who struggled in the UFC, and Swick, against whom he didn't look particularly impressive.
vandalian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2010, 04:09 AM   #4 (permalink)
Photobucket
 
Machida Karate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Arizona!
Posts: 3,570
Machida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For Greatness
Quote:
Originally Posted by 420atalon View Post
Hardy, guy doesn't stand a chance in any facet of the game. Edgar may get lucky and land a good punch.

I agree Dan Hardy stands ZERO chance, because GSP will never underestimate another opponent and that means he is going to make sure that Dan wont be able to do ANYTHING....

And Edger is going to be brawling with BJ so he could get a lucky shot, where for GSP he is going to put the sad opponent Hardy on his back and make him a fish out of the water that loves taking elbows to the face
I see Hardy as one of the weakest title contenders we seen since Matt Serra, and he by far had the easiest road to get to title contention, his two biggest fights are from marcus davis who lost after this fight, and Swick which like others said was close.... And Swick being not impressive fighter himself is pretty sad to have a close fight with then get GSP a guy that made even Thiago Alves and Jon Fitch look like amatuars....

I see this fight as a UK pleaser, and a easy slaughter
__________________
Sig credit to my Homie! limba!

Uncrowned P4P Kingpin
Jon "Bones" Jones
WAR ANTHONY PETTIS! WAR HENDERSON!
Machida Karate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2010, 04:17 AM   #5 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 82
Sauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura aboutSauce1 has a spectacular aura about
You don't think Hardy has a punchers chance? And I agree with the other dudes post about which fighter has had the stiffer competition of the two within the UFC (Edgar). This may play into who is perceived as having more of an underdog status going into the fights.

This is all speculation but may add to the subjective debate regarding P4P.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Machida Karate View Post
I agree Dan Hardy stands ZERO chance, because GSP will never underestimate another opponent and that means he is going to make sure that Dan wont be able to do ANYTHING....

And Edger is going to be brawling with BJ so he could get a lucky shot, where for GSP he is going to put the sad opponent Hardy on his back and make him a fish out of the water that loves taking elbows to the face
I see Hardy as one of the weakest title contenders we seen since Matt Serra, and he by far had the easiest road to get to title contention, his two biggest fights are from marcus davis who lost after this fight, and Swick which like others said was close....

I see this fight as a UK pleaser, and a easy slaughter
Sauce1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2010, 04:27 AM   #6 (permalink)
Featherweight
 
AceFranklin88's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,273
AceFranklin88 Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatAceFranklin88 Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatAceFranklin88 Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatAceFranklin88 Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatAceFranklin88 Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatAceFranklin88 Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatAceFranklin88 Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatAceFranklin88 Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatAceFranklin88 Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatAceFranklin88 Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatAceFranklin88 Is A Pound 4 Pound Great
I said Edgar. Hardy has huge punching power and at least has a puncher's chance. And how the hell would Edgar catch a shot on BJ's chin? Has BJ ever even been rocked?
AceFranklin88 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2010, 04:47 AM   #7 (permalink)
Photobucket
 
Machida Karate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Arizona!
Posts: 3,570
Machida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For GreatnessMachida Karate Is Destined For Greatness
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sauce1 View Post
You don't think Hardy has a punchers chance? And I agree with the other dudes post about which fighter has had the stiffer competition of the two within the UFC (Edgar). This may play into who is perceived as having more of an underdog status going into the fights.

This is all speculation but may add to the subjective debate regarding P4P.
Well when it TRULY comes down to it, EVERY fighter has a punchers chance so either we don't even say that because it apply to EVERY fight period, or does a punchers chance mean like a 20% chance of hitting there opponent and changing the coarse of the fight?

Because yeah he has a 10% chance of catching GSP but i don't think he will be able to change the coarse of the fight even if he did land a good shot, because i know 100% that Matt Serra can hit as hard as Hardy and it took him about 15 unanswered shots just for GSP to tap and still not get KO'ed...

So when i said he doesn't have a punchers chance thats what i meant by it, and plus i was just going off he comparison of Edger vs Bj and Hardy vs GSP

And yes BJ has been rocked before to answer Acefranklins question, even against one of the guys were talking about.... GSP????
__________________
Sig credit to my Homie! limba!

Uncrowned P4P Kingpin
Jon "Bones" Jones
WAR ANTHONY PETTIS! WAR HENDERSON!
Machida Karate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2010, 05:01 AM   #8 (permalink)
Amatuer
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 147
roboyobo has a little shameless behaviour in the past
i would say it would be almost equal as an underdog. they both have a punchers chance. Dan has much more powerful punch. Edgar's punches are not very impressive. he has quick hands but no KO power.
roboyobo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2010, 05:50 AM   #9 (permalink)
Middleweight
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Latvia
Posts: 2,900
Leed Is Destined For GreatnessLeed Is Destined For GreatnessLeed Is Destined For GreatnessLeed Is Destined For GreatnessLeed Is Destined For GreatnessLeed Is Destined For GreatnessLeed Is Destined For GreatnessLeed Is Destined For GreatnessLeed Is Destined For GreatnessLeed Is Destined For GreatnessLeed Is Destined For Greatness
I'd say Edgar, becouse Hardy has the tools for pulling a Serra I (but I'm not saying he will).
Leed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2010, 07:14 AM   #10 (permalink)
<= MODERATOR=>
 
Xerxes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 5,224
Xerxes Is Beloved By AllXerxes Is Beloved By AllXerxes Is Beloved By AllXerxes Is Beloved By AllXerxes Is Beloved By AllXerxes Is Beloved By AllXerxes Is Beloved By AllXerxes Is Beloved By AllXerxes Is Beloved By AllXerxes Is Beloved By AllXerxes Is Beloved By All
Frankie is imo, but it's pretty close.

Hardy has a small chance of TKOing GSP. I don't see Edgar knocking BJ out but he has a better shot at decisioning BJ than Hardy does to GSP imo.

Dan's already a huge betting underdog. We'll see what the odds will say for BJ/Frankie. I think the lines will be similar.
Xerxes is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios