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Old 04-13-2010, 12:03 AM   #11 (permalink)
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maia spent most of the time in the middle of the octagon and
if maia didn't engage than silva should have he is the striker after all
Maia was lookin' for TD desperately, and few times except for running away he just jumped guard to not get outstriked by silva


laying there and hoping silva will jump on you is stupid, also this gif is mockery of maia, the thing he did for 4 rounds runnin away


what happend in the 5th is big question for me
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Old 04-13-2010, 12:05 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Good point on him signing a new contract as I wasn't aware of that. Even though he still may realize that his best bet is to STAY with the UFC....maybe this is his way of being defiant. I don't know..only a postulation. Also...don't mind my title. I don't know how I spelled monopoly wrong....been a long day and got my butt kicked in sparring:/
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Old 04-13-2010, 02:03 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Maia was lookin' for TD desperately, and few times except for running away he just jumped guard to not get outstriked by silva


laying there and hoping silva will jump on you is stupid, also this gif is mockery of maia, the thing he did for 4 rounds runnin away


what happend in the 5th is big question for me
I agree completely. And everyone keeps talking about Silva running away from Demian... I don't remember that. In the first two rounds when Maia did throw, Silva countered and busted him up. In later rounds when Maia was standing in the center of the ring he wasnt throwing punches. It wasnt until he got completely desperate in the 5th that he started actually engaging.

I also wanted to quote this to say how Awesome that .gif is. I love Silva and will gladly pay for any card he is on. To everyone complaining about his disrespecting of Maia is too sensitive. Its MMA... if you dont like what your opponent is doing, make them stop...

I still blame the matchmaking, has anyone been excited about Silva's last three title defenses? We complained about the fights before they even took place, complaining that none of the three deserved to be in the octagon with him. It blows my mind that people think Anderson owes us an explosive finish every fight.... He went out and won the first three rounds without question, even going out of his comfort zone and attacking in the first two rounds. At that point, why would he keep attacking when he is a known counterpuncher and has the fight in the bag? No matter who you are fighting, they still have a punchers chance so why go out and get caught when winning the fight 3 rounds to 2 looks no different than 5 rounds to nothing?

GSP does the EXACT same thing (refuses to fight out of his comfort zone) and people love him. Only difference is his style happens to be offensive takedowns as opposed to Anderson's defensive striking.
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I agree completely. And everyone keeps talking about Silva running away from Demian... I don't remember that. In the first two rounds when Maia did throw, Silva countered and busted him up. In later rounds when Maia was standing in the center of the ring he wasnt throwing punches. It wasnt until he got completely desperate in the 5th that he started actually engaging.

I also wanted to quote this to say how Awesome that .gif is. I love Silva and will gladly pay for any card he is on. To everyone complaining about his disrespecting of Maia is too sensitive. Its MMA... if you dont like what your opponent is doing, make them stop...

I still blame the matchmaking, has anyone been excited about Silva's last three title defenses? We complained about the fights before they even took place, complaining that none of the three deserved to be in the octagon with him. It blows my mind that people think Anderson owes us an explosive finish every fight.... He went out and won the first three rounds without question, even going out of his comfort zone and attacking in the first two rounds. At that point, why would he keep attacking when he is a known counterpuncher and has the fight in the bag? No matter who you are fighting, they still have a punchers chance so why go out and get caught when winning the fight 3 rounds to 2 looks no different than 5 rounds to nothing?

GSP does the EXACT same thing (refuses to fight out of his comfort zone) and people love him. Only difference is his style happens to be offensive takedowns as opposed to Anderson's defensive striking.
the comments anderson said to maia are very bad and pretty much racist in brazil
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the comments anderson said to maia are very bad and pretty much racist in brazil
It didnt offend Maia too much, he didnt really throw any punches to show his displeasure...
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the comments anderson said to maia are very bad and pretty much racist in brazil
Well a bunch of brazilians have said that is bullshit but I guess you know it for a fact right.
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Well a bunch of brazilians have said that is bullshit but I guess you know it for a fact right.
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Yeah, that says that its meaning is highly in dispute in Brazil. It wouldn't be a racist term either way though it would be like calling someone a racist oppressor in english in the worst case. What you linked to says that as a hip hop term which is what it has become in the current popular culture it doesn't mean anything close to that also.
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Yeah, that says that its meaning is highly in dispute in Brazil. It wouldn't be a racist term either way though it would be like calling someone a racist oppressor in english in the worst case. What you linked to says that as a hip hop term which is what it has become in the current popular culture it doesn't mean anything close to that also.
people still know what the meaning behind it was regardless if it's still in dispute, the manner in which anderson was using it was clearly derogatory and he seems to be a fan of hip-hop culture which is displayed in his choice of music and dress sense

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