The MMA Thread

Discussion in 'Other Sport and Pastimes' started by Fufu Andronez, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. shiznit

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    Jones’ sees Izzy as his Conor McGregor...

    Conor was too small for him to fight so he’s sees Izzy as his chance to get the Conor type hype/money.

    Never mind the fact Izzy weighed 3lbs under the MW limit and could seriously cut down to WW if he chose to.

    I like Izzy... but he needs to stay the f**k away from Jon Jones... that’s a nightmare matchup for him.

    He’s just too small...

    I notice Jones has deleted all his tweets about Izzy now... :joy::joy:

    Someone must’ve told him he’s looking like a hater... :joy::joy:
     
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  2. ebbedfred

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    Jones would destory Izzy. Izzy's biggest weapons such as height and reach are no longer in his favour, and Jones would manhandle him in the clinch. But I'd be cheering like hell for Izzy. If it ever happens, it needs to be down the track. Not now, not in a hurry.
     
  3. shiznit

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    HUGE fight for Aussie MMA this weekend... if Alex Volkanovski can beat Aldo I reckon he will co-main vs Max Holloway on the Whittaker vs Stylebender card rumoured to be in Sydney later in the year...

    Here’s a preview...

     
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    looking forward to this card
     
  5. shiznit

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    Volk does the business and dominates Aldo for 3 rounds.

    Bobby Knucks vs Stylebender Main
    Volk vs Max Co-Main

    And the UFC just announced its schedule for the rest of the year... the only time that makes sense is October 6... which if the rumours about it being at BankWest Stadium in Parra being true would put it on the same day as the GF.

    I’m thinking I might come over to Aussie for that day... start the day at the UFC and finish it at the NRL GF.

    :thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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    Volkanovski becomes champ December 14! So pumped for this one
     
  7. Fufu Andronez

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    Max is no joke
     
  8. shiznit

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    Anyone heading to UFC243?

    I was going to go but had to pull out because of other commitments...

    It’s gonna be MASSIVE!
     
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    Unfortunately couldn't get away either, but can't wait to watch it!

    Reallly hard fight to pick, so many unknowns. Should be awesome though.
     
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    Great Main, rest of the card pretty underwhelming tbh.

    Whittaker v Adesanya you just know it’s going to be fun
     
  11. shiznit

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    It’s a great card if you’re from this part of the world... local talent all over it.

    But as a whole it’s really top heavy.
     
  12. Fufu Andronez

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    Jesus that knockout of Tafa was brutal.

    Quite similar to McGregor on Aldo, except a right instead of a left
     
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    Only caught the last three fights but dominant performances in all of them.
    Tuivasa got schooled in grappling, that choke finish was great.
    Dan Hooker is a weapon, just methodically punished his opponent with his reach for the whole fight and shit him out.
    And Adesanya.... can’t argue with that, especially the way he ate a shot then KOd Whittaker with the counter.
     
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    Israel was great, but we knew going in he was no chump.

    A little disappointed in Rob’s game plan, I thought he needed to at least threaten the takedown but didn’t look for it once. Diving in against Izzy is always going to be dangerous. Hope Rob bounces back.

    Izzy vs Costa will be awesome.
     
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    Possibly an unpopular opinion... but I like seeing anyone playing the bogan card obviously to the point of coming out to Khe Sanh getting sat on his arse.
     
  16. Fufu Andronez

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    Man how big is Hooker?

    Dude deadset looked at least 1 or 2 weight classes bigger then Iaquinta, how do these guys make the same weight?
     
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    Hooker is just a physical freak, he’s ridiculously lanky for his weight class and knows how to use it to maximum advantage.
     

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