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October 03, 2011 @ 19:57:17 PM
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damn strikeforce is getting raped lol. anyway the japan show is going to be free and it will lead into a ppv so we get a full day of fights smokeyfacesmokeyfacesmokeyface


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October 05, 2011 @ 19:34:35 PM
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Frankie Edgar (c) vs. Gray Maynard *Maynard seems motivated/pissed I think he finishes Edgar
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October 05, 2011 @ 23:07:02 PM
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I honestly have Edgar winning the fight. In the past fighters have shown that with their backs against the walls and people doubting them that they preform at their best (Tito for example) Frankies speed is going to be too much for Gray and that's just how I see it

The Aldo and Kenflo fight will be a competitive fight for the first MAYBE 2nd round but I see Aldo walking away with this one and sending Kenny to Bantemweight.

Chael's wrestling is too strong for Stann and he also has a solid chin. I like Stann but this is just too big of a step up in competition for him

Nam is on a 2 fight losing streak so if he loses this one he's done. With that being said I see him going out and finishing Garcia, or at least grinding it to a decision. Either way Nam is winning this one.

Guillard...this ♥♥♥♥♥ is a fucking BEAST..Lauzon won't be able to take him down because he's training with Greg Jackson which is a power house camp. (GSP, Stann, Guida, ETC.) Melvins submission defense as well as his TDD will be too much and I see Lauzon eating the mat in the first round.

The rest....I don't really care about so...

Damian Maia by decision..

and to make things interesting I'm picking Stephens because I think Pettis is all hype, I could be wrong but I'm just giving this one a toss up
October 05, 2011 @ 23:50:17 PM
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man, you pretty much summed up my prediction.totally agree on your post.just re watched kenflo vs Nunez , Nunez caught kenflo with chopping low kicks and stumbled kenflo, this weight will be too fast paced for kenflo. Imagine Jose landing those kicks, he will pick him apart.

I see Frankie keeping his belt. Maynard got heavy hands but I was impressed with Frankie getting back up and going toe to toe with him still after those three knockdowns. Frankie adjust very quick . I see this fight going to the decision and Frankie will take advantage.

Nam phan....with the robbery on his last fight with Leonard.he was much stronger and showed lots of heart.we all know Garcia will try to come out banging and I predict nam countering him maybe even go for a sub finish.
October 06, 2011 @ 00:15:28 AM
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What a lot of people don't realize is that the kenflo/nunes fight was actually pretty close, I think the judges scored in as unanimous but really, I wasn't impressed at all with kennys fight at all, and was surprised that he got offered a title shot so quickly. I see this going a lot like the BJ/Kenflo fight except Aldo brutalizing him with leg kicks nd knees. Kennys BJJ isn't something that's really gunna stifle Aldoeither , hes just one of the new breed of fighters *cough* Jon Jones *cough* and there's a reason he's one of the p4p greats.
October 06, 2011 @ 01:59:24 AM
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struve rockin w+h?
October 06, 2011 @ 06:06:42 AM
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Great predictions everyone. I'm kinda feeling like the oddball that thinks Maynard is gonna win. I don't have much invested in the fight so i don't care. i just want them to get it over with already so we can move on.



struve rockin w+h?


Ha. Wow, Struve isn't that much taller than Jones.
October 06, 2011 @ 08:17:42 AM
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^naw dude i agree with you i see maynard winning also

some pretty big names for prelim fights pettis and stephens should be entertaining

edit: JON JONES VS MACHIDA NOW daaaaaaaam dat very interesting match up....
October 08, 2011 @ 03:10:14 AM
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I am REALLY looking forward to tomorrows event. Bunch of great fights on that card and I believe Jose Also is the most skilled MMA fighter currently. I'm rooting for Edgar, IMO it's just hard not to. He's the smaller guy, the underdog, and I like how he presents himself. I know I'll get flamed for this but I think that Maynard, despite one of the strongest LW's out there, is a little bit overrated. Gonna be a hard fight for both guys though.

Yeah it's true that Dana wants Gil in the UFC ASAP as soon as he finishes his last title defense in StrikeForce. He's one of the top LW's, has a family now, just opened up a new gym, and has cleaned out his weight class outside of the UFC so the move makes sense and he's earned a larger pay check.

A lot of people are thinking that Gil will roll over Jorge Masvidal with ease but IMO it has potential to be a tough fight. I've followed Gil's career and train at his school so I feel I have somewhat of a legit opinion on this. When others were thinking he would get tapped by Aoki, I knew he wouldn't. When others thought he would get beaten by Kawajiri or that it would be a tough fight, I knew Gil would easily beat him. However this fight has me a little bit worried. For one, he is getting a lot more media attention, he also has the pressure of the UFC on him. Because of these things he has certain obligations he has to fulfill like flying out for media shit. Another thing is you can be sure that Jorge Masvidal wants this win REALLY bad. It's over a top 5 LW, he's about to be in the UFC, and it's for the SF LW belt. Jorge is going to bring it for sure. I know Gil won't be taking him lightly however.
October 08, 2011 @ 04:41:15 AM
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just realized how exciting the stacked card is for tommorow. gonna be some great fights.iam pumped.
October 08, 2011 @ 12:02:45 PM
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* idk how to do the BOLD font so imma just use this symbol * for the winner

Facebook Preliminaries

*Steve Cantwell (186) vs. Mike Massenzio (185)
*Aaron Simpson (186) vs. Eric Schafer (185.5)
Darren Elkins (145) vs. *Zhang Tie Quan (146)
Joey Beltran (245) vs. Stipe Miocic (236)

Spike TV Preliminaries

*Anthony Pettis (154.5) vs. Jeremy Stephens (156)
Demian Maia (185) vs. *Jorge Santiago (185) ---- as much as I want Maia to win, i dont think he can win by decision nor by submission. Jorge went through 5 rounds before, he's good complete fighter, and Maia doesnt have KO power to KO Jorge

Pay-Per-View Main Card

*Melvin Guillard (155.5) vs. Joe Lauzon (155.5)
Leonard Garcia (145) vs. *Nam Phan (145) ------ I hope leonard gets cut after this loss
Chael Sonnen (185) vs. *Brian Stann (186)------ this is personally a difficult pick for me cuz i luv both of these fighters. I hope Brian can finish otherwise Chael is taking this.
*Jose Aldo (145) vs. Kenny Florian (145)----- i can see Kenny folding after 2 rounds n eventually get TKOd
*Frankie Edgar (154.5) vs. Gray Maynard (155)

* Frankie's quick movements n great endurance can keep him as a champ. However U can't ignore the power of Gray as well as his bigger size. I made a prediction based on the last fight. Who controlled the majority of the fight? I believe it was Frankie.

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October 09, 2011 @ 01:22:17 AM
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Crazy card tonight
October 09, 2011 @ 03:37:44 AM
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Damn can't believe melvin got sub like that(back to the drawing broad), but nice win from lauzon

And oh shit, Chael! Says if he win in a rematch against anderson; anderson leaves the division. If he lose he leave the ufc.

I don't know how I feel about Jose's performance tonight but eh... Sucks to be florian...

Impressive from Edgar, damn I thought maynard would finished him in round 1.
Edgar just wouldn't go out and adjusted throughout the other rounds.
The tables turned and edgar got him. Good shit!
October 09, 2011 @ 03:58:00 AM
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Amazing card.

I'm impressed with Pettis. I can tell he wanted to strike, but once Jeremy took him down he realized he had to play the UFC game. He played the game and he won. I wish he would've been able to strike more, but I'm glad that he learned that being on your back is not where you want to be in the UFC no matter how aggressive you are off your back.

Maia, meh.

Nam Phan put on a great performance. Beautiful combos. Great composure. Leonard put on an entertaining fight. It was a knock out drag out fight.

Very disappointed in Guillard. Dude got too cocky on the feet and forgot that one punch can change everything. Back to the drawing board.

Chael, I don't like the guy at all, but I had a feeling. He's just too good. And he actually looked like he's improved. He stopped doing that BS grinding for 3 rounds and decided to finish. I'm actually impressed with this evolution.

Jose.....I feel like he can do better. Kenny's takedowns def made him 2nd guess. Which sucks because Jose had to play the UFC game. But either way, he still looked crisp against a much bigger fighter. LOL @ Kenny though. Thought he could just drop weight and get a belt. Drop down to bantam now. LOL.

Now DAMN. HOW ABOUT EDGAR! I can't doubt this dude anymore man. I doubted him with BJ. Figured he got lucky the first time. The second one BJ had a bad strategy. I gave him props on the Maynard recovery, but I figured he'd just get KO'd again and he doesn't have KO power to finish it. So round one I'm like, yup.....then I'm like, WTF this kid is the toughest MF'er in the UFC hands down. Then round 2-4 I'm like wow, dejavu. Pure repeat. I'm thinking Frankie would get the decision. THen BLAOW and once I saw how that uppercut connect, I knew it was over and all I could do is just give homie huge props. That kid is legit and I will never doubt him again. WOW.
October 09, 2011 @ 18:18:37 PM
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Dana thinks Edgar is #2 P4P. Ahead of GSP.
October 09, 2011 @ 21:47:39 PM
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lol Lauzon called it by sub in all his interviews and got it under 1 min. amazing. I really like the guy too. I remember a few years back on the mma forums he has a thread where people posted computer problems and he helped them out.

Guillard's biggest opponent is himself. Dude gets caught with coke in his system, gets caught greasing, burns bridges with former friends, gets cocky as fuck, etc. Not to take anything away from Joe because he did hit Guillard with those shots which led up to the sub but Melvin did look a bit cocky.

What a dumbass game plan by Florian. He tried pulling that same shit when he fought BJ Penn. The good 'ol wall and stall. "Hey it worked for Randy Couture, it should work for me too!" You can't take someone down so you hold them against the fence despite them having punched you a shit load more than you punched them. If you're not doing anything to the person, I don't see the benefit of holding them against the cage when all you're doing is wasting energy. Joe Rogan during the Penn fight said it was a good idea for Kenny and he seemed to like it for this fight too...

I can't think of a fighter out there with more heart than Edgar besides Sakuraba. Maynard is strong and hits hard as fuck but doesn't lad a lot of strikes throughout a fight. I think he may have gotten a decision or two for landing a couple big shots and just winging shots despite them missing. The judges see him and think "wow he's throwing hard, he's really going for it!" and give him the round despite him eating dozens of jabs and shit.

I watched the fights at Hooter's and I was the only person rooting for Chael. Even my gf wanted him to lose. Ever since Chael became a "bad guy" I've liked him however this was the first fight of his where I wanted him to win. The guy is so over the top and says the craziest shit that he somehow made me a fan. He and Jake Shields trained for a bit out here in Cali and I think that really showed in that fight. He past guard, kept getting mount, then got the arm triangle for the finish. Chael says he doesn't train BJJ cuz it's homosexual and Team Quest is known for their lack of submission knowledge but I guess Training with Jake at Cesar Gracie's school helped him.
October 09, 2011 @ 22:01:19 PM
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Yeah kayv I noticed it too. that was textbook Jake Shields mixed with dirty boxing. I was impressed.
October 09, 2011 @ 22:01:24 PM
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Yeah kayv I noticed it too. that was textbook Jake Shields mixed with dirty boxing. I was impressed.
October 10, 2011 @ 09:24:56 AM
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- Joe always finishes fight in 1st round lolol. he's fucking badass man.

- Chael smokeyface smokeyface smokeyface his positing is so superior n fluid. Very very impressed with his performance as well as his post interview lmao. I like the idea of Chael training with great grapplers like Okami [judo + wrestling] and Jake [BJJ + wrestling + submission]

- Edgar can take some punishments. dat heart of lion

- I also wished Petits would came out more aggressive especially on the feet. but after getting shutdown with the great wrestler like Clay. He worked on it n it showed.

- i agree with what Kayv said. Kenny should've done what he knows the best. BJJ and Striking. Didnt really utilize his reach advantage either. I do agree with what Dana said Kenny chokes in the big fights. I'm still his fan tho. Jose knew Kenny is a smart fighter so he had to fight smart too. i dont blame him. More exciting than GSP

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October 10, 2011 @ 12:45:03 PM
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I'm a fan of Kenny's skill. In matches like against Guida, Gomi, Joe Daddy, etc....he's a good ass fighter. I just don't like his mind set, game planning, or coaching.

Like, my man, instead of dropping weight, why don't you just work on being better? Why don't you just work on improving? My man probably thought he'd just drop weight and get an easy title. He needs to go back up to 155 and patch his holes. He also needs a sports psych. Dude defeats himself. You can see it in his eyes. If things don't go according to plan, he loses his bearings. But then you have bad coaches who just yell shit at you and give bad advice between rounds. Like, dude, if the gameplan ain't working, it's time for a plan b. That plan b can either be formulated in the gym, or on the spot after you start noticing the opponents habits.

Like, remember when Pat Curran KO'd Marlon Sandro after being owned the whole fight? Curran's corner started to notice a pattern in Marlon's head movement so they told Pat to throw a combo and throw that head kick after he moves to his right....BOOM! KO. That's what coaches should be doing. They should be seeing what you don't see so that you can adapt mid fight should you be having any trouble with any aspect. Kenny's team didn't seem to have any advice.
October 10, 2011 @ 12:47:33 PM
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I'm still blown by Edgar though. I know this game so well man....I knew Edgar could win...but damn son, the WAY he won...just wow kid. I am now a fan. No longer a doubter. I honestly can't wait to see him fight again. 155 is overflowing dude.
October 10, 2011 @ 13:37:05 PM
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oh, BTW, Machida and Jones is on for UFC 140.

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October 12, 2011 @ 10:51:09 AM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30DoYxjRwP0&feature=player_embedded#!

LMAO @ this UFC 136 Chael Sonnen interview haha

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October 13, 2011 @ 03:56:50 AM
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Originally posted by Inactive User
<p>oh, BTW, Machida and Jones is on for UFC 140.</p>


wish it was Evans and Jones =/
October 13, 2011 @ 07:25:16 AM
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Evans is still injured?
October 14, 2011 @ 20:15:03 PM
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<p>Evans is still injured?</p>


Yup. Dislocated his thumb pretty bad it seems.
October 19, 2011 @ 04:33:29 AM
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Now that GSP is injured and can't fight, the Penn vs Diaz fight is the main event and NEEDS to be 5 rounds. Dana is stupid if he doesn't do it.
October 21, 2011 @ 03:01:46 AM
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Dana isn't making the main event 5 rounds because Penn and Diaz weren't training for that long of a fight, it's a shame but the reality of it. I'm really debating on whether I'm going to buy this card or not because there's only 1 fight worth seeing and that's the main event.

People are giving Diaz wayyyy too much credit. I don't have a problem with him but the dude has been fighting cans in StrikeForce for a while this is a huge step up for him and how is he going to handle the pressure of being back in the UFC when he can't even make the conferences? Penn is still relavant nd hes fucking nasty. He's always been one of of my favorite fighters and I feel like Penn is on a right track in his career again. I feel he has better BJJ skills as well as better striking, as well as a better chin because we all know that Penn just doesn't go down...ever..so with that said I feel like it's going to be Penn by w/e he wants.

The rest of the card of really don't give a shit about tbh..
October 21, 2011 @ 03:28:01 AM
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^ What about the hatsu hioki ufc debut!?
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