***OFFICIAL***Brendan Schaub vs. Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira Pre/Post Fight - Page 3 - 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 takes it?

Brendan Schaub 26 66.67%
Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira 13 33.33%
Voters: 39. You may not vote on this poll

Reply

Old 08-22-2011, 06:55 AM   #21 (permalink)
Welterweight
 
TanyaJade's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Idaho
Posts: 2,421
TanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World RenownTanyaJade Is World Renown
Quote:
Please provide some examples of this. I always thought there was a reason as to why he's one of the most respected fighters in the sport, and not just by fans, but by the fighters as well.
Gladly,

My first taste of Big Nog was the first Dan Henderson fight in RINGS...It was a fight he should have won, and Henderson did get a gift decision, but the way he behaved during and after the fight, as well as using Dan Henderson's throat as a means to get up completely put me off to him.

His incessent bitching about Fedor...He got his ass kicked twice and still to this day is bitching about it, making excuses, badmouthing Fedor, etc.

His whining after he was beaten by Josh Barnett.

We all know about the "staph-infection" incident with Frank Mir. If he had staph infection a week before the fight, he should have pulled out. Fact is, Mir beat his ass standing.

This is just a response for the reasons you bolded. If you want to talk about why I dislike Nogueira, send me a PM or I'll give you my phone number, because I could talk about it all day





Quote:
KO'ing Gonzaga and Cro Cop aren't exactly something that anyone can do. Also, he showed a nice overall MMA game against CC I thought, mixing in some TDs with his striking, took him down a couple of times, controlled him and GnP'd him a bit too.
Schaub didn't KO Gonzaga. He fought an extremely disinterested and unmotivated fighter with quite possibly one of the worst mental games in the sport. Did you watch the fight? When Gonzaga actually decided to fight he WRECKED Schaub.

I wasn't really impressed with his victory over Cro Cop. He got a lucky shot in my opinion, and was down on my scorecards, and just about everyone else's. Cro Cop was beating his ass with his telegraphed shots.



Quote:
But when you usually watch fights where you're rooting against both fighters (and considering you dislike these two, you probably tend to watch LOTS of these fights), one fighter is going to win - so how can you watch any?
It just makes me sad that there will be one of two outcomes to this fight.

A) Nogueira wins in Brazil, everyone gets excited...Yah yah yah.

B) Schaub once again beats an aging fighter and gets vaulted into contender status when he doesn't really even belong in the top 15 in my opinion.

With fights like Nate Diaz vs. Melvin Guillard, I know that neither guy was relevant at the time. So I enjoyed watching them beat eachother up.

I'll still probably order the PPV, but it's my least favorite fighter and a guy I have zero respect for fighting a guy who is a cocky, overrated tool in a potential title eliminator. Either way, I lose
__________________

Faber - Franklin - Velasquez - Hunt - Machida - Condit
Credit to M.C. for the sig!

Last edited by TanyaJade : 08-22-2011 at 07:08 AM.
TanyaJade is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 08-22-2011, 11:01 AM   #22 (permalink)
LL
Rough Sex and Banana Pudding
 
LL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Dance Class with Dom.
Posts: 8,340
LL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ari View Post
Gladly,

My first taste of Big Nog was the first Dan Henderson fight in RINGS...It was a fight he should have won, and Henderson did get a gift decision, but the way he behaved during and after the fight, as well as using Dan Henderson's throat as a means to get up completely put me off to him.

His incessent bitching about Fedor...He got his ass kicked twice and still to this day is bitching about it, making excuses, badmouthing Fedor, etc.

His whining after he was beaten by Josh Barnett.

We all know about the "staph-infection" incident with Frank Mir. If he had staph infection a week before the fight, he should have pulled out. Fact is, Mir beat his ass standing.

This is just a response for the reasons you bolded. If you want to talk about why I dislike Nogueira, send me a PM or I'll give you my phone number, because I could talk about it all day







Schaub didn't KO Gonzaga. He fought an extremely disinterested and unmotivated fighter with quite possibly one of the worst mental games in the sport. Did you watch the fight? When Gonzaga actually decided to fight he WRECKED Schaub.

I wasn't really impressed with his victory over Cro Cop. He got a lucky shot in my opinion, and was down on my scorecards, and just about everyone else's. Cro Cop was beating his ass with his telegraphed shots.





It just makes me sad that there will be one of two outcomes to this fight.

A) Nogueira wins in Brazil, everyone gets excited...Yah yah yah.

B) Schaub once again beats an aging fighter and gets vaulted into contender status when he doesn't really even belong in the top 15 in my opinion.

With fights like Nate Diaz vs. Melvin Guillard, I know that neither guy was relevant at the time. So I enjoyed watching them beat eachother up.

I'll still probably order the PPV, but it's my least favorite fighter and a guy I have zero respect for fighting a guy who is a cocky, overrated tool in a potential title eliminator. Either way, I lose
Personally, what turned me off on both of the Nogs was the Brilz fight where they refused to shake his hand post fight, I thought it was a dick move.

I like Schaub though, so I hope he wins.
__________________
THE PERFECT STORM

THE PERFECT RECORD

THE PERFECT FIGHTER
LL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2011, 09:56 AM   #23 (permalink)
LONGHAIRED COUNTRYBOY
 
oldfan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: NC.
Posts: 7,312
Blog Entries: 1
oldfan Is Future HOF Materialoldfan Is Future HOF Materialoldfan Is Future HOF Materialoldfan Is Future HOF Materialoldfan Is Future HOF Materialoldfan Is Future HOF Materialoldfan Is Future HOF Materialoldfan Is Future HOF Materialoldfan Is Future HOF Materialoldfan Is Future HOF Materialoldfan Is Future HOF Material
I'm pulling for Schaub in this one. not because I like him or dislike Nog but, because it would set up a great tuf/NFL contender match between Schaub and my boy Meathead after he KO's Kongo.
__________________
oldfan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2011, 06:21 PM   #24 (permalink)
BEWARE OF THE PENGUIN!
 
No_Mercy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 9,600
No_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings System
Man, I've never really seen too much hate on the Nogs. One thing I agree on ---> Schaub once again beats an aging fighter and gets vaulted into contender status when he doesn't really even belong in the top 15 in my opinion.

Suppose the consolation is if he wins he gets a top fiver which will put em to the test. He's more of a product of his training camp. Actually him vs Mitrione would be another interesting matchup. I don't particularly like Mitrione, but Mitrione is far more technical.
No_Mercy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2011, 07:11 PM   #25 (permalink)
Godless Heathen
 
Rygu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Langley, B.C.
Posts: 2,933
Rygu Is Destined For GreatnessRygu Is Destined For GreatnessRygu Is Destined For GreatnessRygu Is Destined For GreatnessRygu Is Destined For GreatnessRygu Is Destined For GreatnessRygu Is Destined For GreatnessRygu Is Destined For GreatnessRygu Is Destined For GreatnessRygu Is Destined For GreatnessRygu Is Destined For Greatness
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ari View Post
Gladly,

My first taste of Big Nog was the first Dan Henderson fight in RINGS...It was a fight he should have won, and Henderson did get a gift decision, but the way he behaved during and after the fight, as well as using Dan Henderson's throat as a means to get up completely put me off to him.

His incessent bitching about Fedor...He got his ass kicked twice and still to this day is bitching about it, making excuses, badmouthing Fedor, etc.

His whining after he was beaten by Josh Barnett.

We all know about the "staph-infection" incident with Frank Mir. If he had staph infection a week before the fight, he should have pulled out. Fact is, Mir beat his ass standing.

This is just a response for the reasons you bolded. If you want to talk about why I dislike Nogueira, send me a PM or I'll give you my phone number, because I could talk about it all day







Schaub didn't KO Gonzaga. He fought an extremely disinterested and unmotivated fighter with quite possibly one of the worst mental games in the sport. Did you watch the fight? When Gonzaga actually decided to fight he WRECKED Schaub.

I wasn't really impressed with his victory over Cro Cop. He got a lucky shot in my opinion, and was down on my scorecards, and just about everyone else's. Cro Cop was beating his ass with his telegraphed shots.





It just makes me sad that there will be one of two outcomes to this fight.

A) Nogueira wins in Brazil, everyone gets excited...Yah yah yah.

B) Schaub once again beats an aging fighter and gets vaulted into contender status when he doesn't really even belong in the top 15 in my opinion.

With fights like Nate Diaz vs. Melvin Guillard, I know that neither guy was relevant at the time. So I enjoyed watching them beat eachother up.

I'll still probably order the PPV, but it's my least favorite fighter and a guy I have zero respect for fighting a guy who is a cocky, overrated tool in a potential title eliminator. Either way, I lose
Agree with many points you make (can't rep or I would) People love Nog because of his ability to take a beating and continue. He really isn't a very good sportsman by any means. I remember the Hendo incident vaguely but definitely remember the Brilz fight where he was too cool to shake his hand.

I don't hate the guy, but am also not a fan like I once was. He is definitely a legend of the game, I could never deny that. However, his heart and the accident he had when he was young I think sway people's opinion of him into forgetting he is kind of a dick.
Rygu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2011, 02:29 AM   #26 (permalink)
Amateur
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 194
malice has a spectacular aura aboutmalice has a spectacular aura aboutmalice has a spectacular aura aboutmalice has a spectacular aura aboutmalice has a spectacular aura aboutmalice has a spectacular aura aboutmalice has a spectacular aura aboutmalice has a spectacular aura aboutmalice has a spectacular aura aboutmalice has a spectacular aura aboutmalice has a spectacular aura about
lol if schaub can barely beat a dwindling cro cop what makes you people think he's so decisively going to win vs nogueria?
__________________
Sleepers:

Brad Tavares
Dennis Siver
Edson Barboza
Maiquel Falcao

Last edited by malice : 08-24-2011 at 02:33 AM.
malice is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2011, 12:32 PM   #27 (permalink)
American Fighter
 
PheelGoodInc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Eastvale, Ca
Posts: 3,699
PheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings SystemPheelGoodInc Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by malice View Post
lol if schaub can barely beat a dwindling cro cop what makes you people think he's so decisively going to win vs nogueria?
Schaub hits hard. Nog's chin has been suspect lately (can't blame it after the beating it's taken in it's career). Schaub is constantly improving and is very hungry.

I think Nog has better odds than the bookies are giving him, and I wouldn't be surprised to see him win. I'm just saying thats why Schaub has a pretty good shot at getting a W.
__________________


Team PheelGood Fantasy Fight League

Jon Jones / Mark Hunt / Cub Swanson / Dustin Poirier / Darrell Montague
PheelGoodInc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2011, 11:36 PM   #28 (permalink)

 
Toxic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: See that guy over in the window, with the binoculars?
Posts: 20,727
Toxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among Men
The only real question here is how much is Nogs chin gone? Schuab is green with power, he is perfeclty set to rock the old Nog and then try to swarm him only for Nog to recover and catch him rushing in wrecklessly. That said Nogs recovery time looked questionable against Cain and Mir so who knows. Its a bad fight betting wise, smart money is likely on Nog because of the odds though.
__________________



"If you get hit and it hurts hit him back you not knocked out yet."-Joe Doerksen
The Toxic Terrors (FFL)
Demetrious Johnson*Eduardo Dantas*Rafael Silva*Zach Makovsky*Michael Page



Toxic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2011, 11:54 PM   #29 (permalink)
The Mad Titan
 
Guy Incognito's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Following The Path To Jesus Set By His Disciple Vitor Belfort
Posts: 5,111
Guy Incognito Is among the most hated on the net.Guy Incognito Is among the most hated on the net.Guy Incognito Is among the most hated on the net.Guy Incognito Is among the most hated on the net.Guy Incognito Is among the most hated on the net.Guy Incognito Is among the most hated on the net.Guy Incognito Is among the most hated on the net.Guy Incognito Is among the most hated on the net.Guy Incognito Is among the most hated on the net.Guy Incognito Is among the most hated on the net.Guy Incognito Is among the most hated on the net.
Well he was on his death bed in the Mir fight and Cain hit him the hardest since the Herring head kick except Cain quickly capitalized while Herring foolishly let him off.
__________________
Guy Incognito is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2011, 12:13 AM   #30 (permalink)
LL
Rough Sex and Banana Pudding
 
LL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Dance Class with Dom.
Posts: 8,340
LL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings System
I'm gonna be interested in seeing if Nog perhaps plays possum to lure Schaub in his guard? We've seen Schaub KO guys with one shot before, if Schaub believes he's hurt he better swarm asap.

I still think Nog is gonna be far too slow, far too immobile, and will have to stand with the younger, stronger, faster, and more explosive guy in Schaub.

Like him or not, Schaub's got some power in those hands.
__________________
THE PERFECT STORM

THE PERFECT RECORD

THE PERFECT FIGHTER
LL 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