Shogun vs. Anderson Silva - who would you pick? - Page 5 - 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.

Reply

Old 02-19-2010, 06:34 AM   #41 (permalink)
The Forum Drunk
 
xeberus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 9,451
xeberus Is Future HOF Materialxeberus Is Future HOF Materialxeberus Is Future HOF Materialxeberus Is Future HOF Materialxeberus Is Future HOF Materialxeberus Is Future HOF Materialxeberus Is Future HOF Materialxeberus Is Future HOF Materialxeberus Is Future HOF Materialxeberus Is Future HOF Materialxeberus Is Future HOF Material
Quote:
Originally Posted by joe davola View Post
like i said machida is a faster puncher but the knee and kick anderson hit on cote were pretty quick you could say lyoto is much quicker but if you look closely not one or the other is MUCH faster than the other except lyoto's hands which are
No way lyoto is "much faster" than anderson. Lyoto is fast as hell, as many times as I rewatched machida/shogun, I could tell you that.

Oh speaking of awesome leg kicks, do you remember machida's double kick against tito? maybe not damaging at all, but it was fast as hell.
__________________


If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so. ~ Thomas Jefferson


Sig by D.P.



xeberus is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 02-19-2010, 06:34 AM   #42 (permalink)
Middleweight
 
Danm2501's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 2,896
Danm2501 Is Respected By All He CrossesDanm2501 Is Respected By All He CrossesDanm2501 Is Respected By All He CrossesDanm2501 Is Respected By All He CrossesDanm2501 Is Respected By All He CrossesDanm2501 Is Respected By All He CrossesDanm2501 Is Respected By All He CrossesDanm2501 Is Respected By All He CrossesDanm2501 Is Respected By All He CrossesDanm2501 Is Respected By All He CrossesDanm2501 Is Respected By All He Crosses
Be one heck of a fight, and one that would go to a decision I think. I'd bet on a Shogun victory, but not by much. Anderson Silva's got a very solid chin, he's taken some big shots and been hardly moved, so I don't see Shogun finishing him, but I do think Shogun is a better technical striker, and arguably the best technical striker in MMA. It's the fight at LHW I really want to see though, and I'm hoping Shogun beats Machida in the rematch to give us a chance of seeing this fight for the title.
__________________
Proudly Supporting
Dan Hardy
Conor McGregor
Joe Lauzon
Ronda Rousey
Chael Sonnen
Mark Hunt
Robbie Lawler

Last edited by Danm2501 : 02-19-2010 at 06:39 AM.
Danm2501 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2010, 06:48 AM   #43 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: HAPPILY RESIDING IN THE SHOGUN ERA
Posts: 689
joe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hug
Quote:
Originally Posted by xeberus View Post
No way lyoto is "much faster" than anderson. Lyoto is fast as hell, as many times as I rewatched machida/shogun, I could tell you that.

Oh speaking of awesome leg kicks, do you remember machida's double kick against tito? maybe not damaging at all, but it was fast as hell.
yeah i concede he is quicker even when i was typing i was thinking "oh no wait i actually think is alot faster but **** it!!" LOL it's also friday here in aus and im drunk so atleast cut me a little slack

Last edited by joe davola : 02-19-2010 at 06:59 AM.
joe davola is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2010, 07:27 AM   #44 (permalink)
Featherweight
 
Diokhan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Finland
Posts: 1,492
Diokhan is on another level nowDiokhan is on another level nowDiokhan is on another level nowDiokhan is on another level nowDiokhan is on another level nowDiokhan is on another level nowDiokhan is on another level nowDiokhan is on another level nowDiokhan is on another level nowDiokhan is on another level nowDiokhan is on another level now
Shogun > Machida > Silva
__________________
"When I land that left hook, the fight will be over." -Paul Daley (He called it!)
Diokhan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2010, 08:30 AM   #45 (permalink)
The Avy Slut
 
Indestructibl3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 3,342
Indestructibl3 Is Destined For GreatnessIndestructibl3 Is Destined For GreatnessIndestructibl3 Is Destined For GreatnessIndestructibl3 Is Destined For GreatnessIndestructibl3 Is Destined For GreatnessIndestructibl3 Is Destined For GreatnessIndestructibl3 Is Destined For GreatnessIndestructibl3 Is Destined For GreatnessIndestructibl3 Is Destined For GreatnessIndestructibl3 Is Destined For GreatnessIndestructibl3 Is Destined For Greatness
First off, welcome to the forum man! =)

In terms of Shogun v Anderson, I say that Anderson wins it assuming Shogun employed a similar strategy that he used against Machida. If he was to do so, Anderson would very quickly catch one of the leg-kicks and drop him with a left cross (Irvin style), and then Shogun would be in BIIIG danger.

I wouldn't put money on it though, Shogun's a beast.
__________________
Thanks to limba for this AWESOME sig
Indestructibl3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2010, 09:03 AM   #46 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: HAPPILY RESIDING IN THE SHOGUN ERA
Posts: 689
joe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hugjoe davola Needs A Hug
Quote:
Originally Posted by Indestructibl3 View Post
First off, welcome to the forum man! =)

In terms of Shogun v Anderson, I say that Anderson wins it assuming Shogun employed a similar strategy that he used against Machida. If he was to do so, Anderson would very quickly catch one of the leg-kicks and drop him with a left cross (Irvin style), and then Shogun would be in BIIIG danger.

I wouldn't put money on it though, Shogun's a beast.
if you are talking to me than thank you, and yeah anderson has too much reach and would catch or counter with a straight right or left BUT i think shogun has showed that you can never count him out.... and im also a sydney boy i moved up here from the south coast and im going to the ufc 110 theatre experience and would like to know where some after parties are it would be awesome to know some people who know something about MMA
joe davola is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2010, 10:53 AM   #47 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
Johnni G's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 466
Johnni G will become famous soon enoughJohnni G will become famous soon enoughJohnni G will become famous soon enoughJohnni G will become famous soon enoughJohnni G will become famous soon enoughJohnni G will become famous soon enoughJohnni G will become famous soon enoughJohnni G will become famous soon enoughJohnni G will become famous soon enoughJohnni G will become famous soon enoughJohnni G will become famous soon enough
Another dream fight thread It would be an awesome match.
Johnni G is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2010, 12:35 PM   #48 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
streetpunk08's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 742
streetpunk08 Is Beloved By Allstreetpunk08 Is Beloved By Allstreetpunk08 Is Beloved By Allstreetpunk08 Is Beloved By Allstreetpunk08 Is Beloved By Allstreetpunk08 Is Beloved By Allstreetpunk08 Is Beloved By Allstreetpunk08 Is Beloved By Allstreetpunk08 Is Beloved By Allstreetpunk08 Is Beloved By Allstreetpunk08 Is Beloved By All
At this point it'a hard to go against Anderson but if there is a guy that can stand with him it would be Shogun Rua. I have no idea how this fight would go but hopefully if it happens it's a 5 rounder. Still can't believe people are still hating on the Shogun/Lidell fight, Shogun looked great in that fight. Most people on this forum were saying Chuck was gonna pick Shogun apart when Shogun was the one picking Chuck apart, also took him down nicely there at one point. When I saw Shogun shuffle his feet and then attack I knew he was back and healthy again, he had all the confidence in the world at that point. He gassed badly in the Forrest and Coleman fights which I assume was due to back to back ACL tears which to even come back and compete after an injury like that is incredible. 10 years ago 1 ACL tear was a career ender for any sport. Doctor's say it takes at least 1 full year to fully recover from one.
streetpunk08 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