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View Poll Results: Who will win?

Dennis Siver 9 20.93%
George Sotiropoulos 34 79.07%
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Old 02-24-2011, 04:56 PM   #41 (permalink)
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It's like you two watch fights with your brain turned off or something.


Lauzon made it very clear that is game plan was to come out really hard and finish in the first round. His brother leaked the gameplan, Lauzon confirmed it and it is what he did.

All George had to do was weather the storm (which he did without getting hurt or being put in any real danger) then when Lauzon had blown his whole load in round one, George made short work of him.


I think people are really forgetting the way he tooled Joe Stevenson everywhere, stand up and on the ground. Joe Daddy hadn't looked so outclassed since the Penn fight.
Or Mac Danzig...

People aren't forgetting. People just don't care. Joe Stevenson isn't a big deal.
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Old 02-24-2011, 05:01 PM   #42 (permalink)
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It's like you two watch fights with your brain turned off or something.


Lauzon made it very clear that is game plan was to come out really hard and finish in the first round. His brother leaked the gameplan, Lauzon confirmed it and it is what he did.

All George had to do was weather the storm (which he did without getting hurt or being put in any real danger) then when Lauzon had blown his whole load in round one, George made short work of him.


I think people are really forgetting the way he tooled Joe Stevenson everywhere, stand up and on the ground. Joe Daddy hadn't looked so outclassed since the Penn fight.
Oh, the irony......

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Old 02-25-2011, 04:30 AM   #43 (permalink)
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yeah sotis wrestling is a bit sloppy at times but he eventually gets you down and boom theres the sub, lauzon didnt connect with 95% of those strikes either if you properly watched and soti did have a bruise on his face, and he is a pretty good boxer actually, i would say he loses to edgar and maynard in the boxing dept. all siver has is kicks, he was losing the stand up with winner till he hit that no look right that dropped him.
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Old 02-25-2011, 06:26 AM   #44 (permalink)
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I just got this feeling that Siver is going to cause an upset and take this one, every run has to come to an end and I think this will be that day for Sorti.

I could be wrong but I think Siver has a good enough BJJ game to survive Sorti should it go to the ground and I think the majority of the fight will be standing anyway where I think its only a matter of time till Siver catches a big shot puts SOrti in a world of trouble and moves in for the finish.

I have Siver to win via 2nd round KO/TKO.
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I just got this feeling that Siver is going to cause an upset and take this one, every run has to come to an end and I think this will be that day for Sorti.

I could be wrong but I think Siver has a good enough BJJ game to survive Sorti should it go to the ground and I think the majority of the fight will be standing anyway where I think its only a matter of time till Siver catches a big shot puts SOrti in a world of trouble and moves in for the finish.

I have Siver to win via 2nd round KO/TKO.
i guarantee you this is like the lauzon fight, siver goes wild at the start soti avoids most of the strikes then eventually takes him down and subs him easily, if sotis run is gonna end it will against either miller or edgar
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i guarantee you this is like the lauzon fight, siver goes wild at the start soti avoids most of the strikes then eventually takes him down and subs him easily, if sotis run is gonna end it will against either miller or edgar
I not totally full of confidence in picking Siver I will admit, there is a chance Sorti will take this to the ground and get the submission I will admit, all credit to Sorti if he does, it would certainly prove something to me that his BJJ is as elite as many seem to be sold on and that his TD's are good enough to use it effectively, which personally I am still not sold on.

I think he will eventually fall like most great BJJ guys to a great wrestler with great stand up, Maynard been the prime example to me, Edgar been another in that ball park. Miller stylistically I'm not so sure.

But Siver right now is a good all rounder, and if there is a weakness in Sorti's game, like his stand up or his TD's then Siver could easily exploit that and upset a lot of Aussies,

Ahh the dream English scenario could so easily go down right in the Aussies back yard, Bisping and Pearson both winning there fights topped off with Sorti losing, as well as holding the Ashes, it would be nothing less than

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I not totally full of confidence in picking Siver I will admit, there is a chance Sorti will take this to the ground and get the submission I will admit, all credit to Sorti if he does, it would certainly prove something to me that his BJJ is as elite as many seem to be sold on and that his TD's are good enough to use it effectively, which personally I am still not sold on.

I think he will eventually fall like most great BJJ guys to a great wrestler with great stand up, Maynard been the prime example to me, Edgar been another in that ball park. Miller stylistically I'm not so sure.

But Siver right now is a good all rounder, and if there is a weakness in Sorti's game, like his stand up or his TD's then Siver could easily exploit that and upset a lot of Aussies,

Ahh the dream English scenario could so easily go down right in the Aussies back yard, Bisping and Pearson both winning there fights topped off with Sorti losing, as well as holding the Ashes, it would be nothing less than

Hey? Maynards stand up is rubbish.
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Indeed. Frankie Edgar's is also brutally overrated simply because he used movement to outpoint flat footed ass BJ.

Edgar would get butchered by a top flight LW striker...hell he was nearly butchered by Maynard...

Edgar outstriking BJ to me is really no different than Jardine outstriking Chuck and Forrest "outstriking" Rampage. Both are mediocre strikers that beat people with big time striking reputations.

As for this one, Siver has a shot like pointed out, but he's not some monster scrambler and his TDD is mediocre. I think George gets him down eventually and finishes the fight.

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Indeed. Frankie Edgar's is also brutally overrated simply because he used movement to outpoint flat footed ass BJ.

Edgar would get butchered by a top flight LW striker...hell he was nearly butchered by Maynard...

Edgar outstriking BJ to me is really no different than Jardine outstriking Chuck and Forrest "outstriking" Rampage. Both are mediocre strikers that beat people with big time striking reputations.

As for this one, Siver has a shot like pointed out, but he's not some monster scrambler and his TDD is mediocre. I think George gets him down eventually and finishes the fight.
I agree about edgar and maynard. Thats why I really think a guy like Anthony Pettis could potentially beat both of them. He has better stand up than both guys and I was seriously impressed with his ground game, scrambling abilities in the Ben Henderson fight.
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There's something about George Sotiropoulos that makes me think of a 19th century bare knucle fighter plying his trade in water front bars.

He's not fast, fancy or pretty. But, he knows a lot about hurting people.

I say George bends something in an ugly way in the 1st round.
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