UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs Melendez Official Discussion Thread

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UFC vs STRIKEFORCE who's fighters wil win???
Benson Henderson 26 70.27%
Gilbert Melendez 10 27.03%
Frank Mir 13 35.14%
Daniel Cornier 17 45.95%
Nate Diaz 28 75.68%
Josh Thomson 3 8.11%
Matt Brown 15 40.54%
Jordan Mein 7 18.92%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 37. Sorry, you cannot vote on this poll (Boxden members only)

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 5 years ago '04        #401
thehawk33 2 heat pts
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 Ez the Don said:
Casuals' acting like that clinch game ain't ruthless
 5 years ago '12        #402
Just BizNis 63 heat pts63
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 Black Samurai said:
I don't understand why people even go to these events if they are just going to boo. You'd think by now people would realize grappling is a major part of the sport.
COSIGN.


But ask those same people why they don't just watch K1 and they'll look at you with bewilderment.
 5 years ago '09        #403
ShadyVsEminem 248 heat pts248
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They booed that but make GSP the payperview king? get the fu*k
 5 years ago '04        #404
Tastemaker331 51 heat pts51
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I liked that f!ght
 5 years ago '05        #405
ElQueHablaSucio 32 heat pts32
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you guys think D.C would make weight for LW?
 04-20-2013, 07:38 PM         #406
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I LOVE THE DIAZ BROS ... PAUSE .. Their MY FAVORITE f!ghtERS but I HATE .. JAKE SHIELDS & Dont LIKE .. GILBERT MELENDEZ so I HOPE .. BENSON HENDERSON .. WINS
 5 years ago '09        #407
Zaosyn 261 heat pts261 OP
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 ScroogeMcDuck said:
There's a difference between Josh Barnett and Jon Jones though. He'd get worked on the feet with Jones. His reach advantage will be too much to overcome. The only thing that we don't know is how dropping to 205 will affect his ability to take down Jones.
Jones doesn't have the jiu jitsu to submit DC if he gets taken down
Jones doesn't have the wrestling to stop DC's takedowns
Jones doesn't have the knock out power to knock DC out


All Jones has is his reach and I have a hard time believing Jones is gonna beable to keep the f!ght standing by just using his reach. Once they clinch up it's game over for Jones. Mir couldn't even keep DC against the cage for 10 seconds befor DC reversed it.

This f!ght, DC didn't take Mir down for whatever reason, maybe he was scared he would get submitted. In the Barnett f!ght, DC threw Barnett around the cage and had cardio to go the whole f!ght because it wasn't a clinch fest like this one was. The clinch is incredibly grueling, it tires your whole body out. DC had to force and hold a 260+ pound Frank Mir against the cage for 15 minutes against Frank's will. That is going to be very taxing on your cardio no matter what.


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 04-20-2013, 07:39 PM         #408
BayArea51 
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going for the 26% underdogg
 5 years ago '12        #409
JBAL NY 57 heat pts57
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 ErnieB said:
I liked that f!ght
Cormier did his thing it was alright I just wish he tried more to get a takedown and beat up Mir on the ground for talkin all that sh*t
 5 years ago '08        #410
DUCE 141 heat pts141
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 Zaosyn said:
Jones doesn't have the jiu jitsu to submit DC if he gets taken down
Jones doesn't have the wrestling to stop DC's takedowns
Jones doesn't have the knock out power to knock DC out


All Jones has is his reach and I have a hard time believing Jones is gonna beable to keep the f!ght standing by just using his reach. Once they clinch up it's game over for Jones. Mir couldn't even keep DC against the cage for 10 seconds befor DC reversed it.

This f!ght, DC didn't take Mir down for whatever reason, maybe he was scared he would get submitted. In the Barnett f!ght, DC threw Barnett around the cage and had cardio to go the whole f!ght because it wasn't a clinch fest like this one was. The clinch is incredibly grueling, it tires your whole body out.
Zao you cant seriously believe CM has a chance against Jones.. If that ever happens id like to bet some money against you
 5 years ago '12        #411
JBAL NY 57 heat pts57
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Voted for El Niño



I think bendo gonna win tho
 5 years ago '04        #412
ThirstiestGamer 62 heat pts62
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 BayArea51 said:
going for the 26% underdogg
gilbert is that dude.

I can't stand benson henderson with his bible thumping a.ss. Stop thanking jesus for kicking a.ss.
 5 years ago '12        #413
Gramz 590 heat pts590
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 cuddyduce said:
Zao you cant seriously believe CM has a chance against Jones.. If that ever happens id like to bet some money against you
D.C. very much has a chance against Bones. That f!ght would be much different than this one.
 5 years ago '09        #414
Zaosyn 261 heat pts261 OP
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3-0 btw

Gimmie that upset Meledenz
 5 years ago '11        #415
VicDutch 122 heat pts122
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that Tapout warm-up looks kinda tuff..
 5 years ago '12        #416
ScroogeMcDuck 38 heat pts38
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 Zaosyn said:
Jones doesn't have the jiu jitsu to submit DC if he gets taken down
Jones doesn't have the wrestling to stop DC's takedowns
Jones doesn't have the knock out power to knock DC out


All Jones has is his reach and I have a hard time believing Jones is gonna beable to keep the f!ght standing by just using his reach. Once they clinch up it's game over for Jones. Mir couldn't even keep DC against the cage for 10 seconds befor DC reversed it.

This f!ght, DC didn't take Mir down for whatever reason, maybe he was scared he would get submitted. In the Barnett f!ght, DC threw Barnett around the cage and had cardio to go the whole f!ght because it wasn't a clinch fest like this one was. The clinch is incredibly grueling, it tires your whole body out. DC had to force and hold a 260+ pound Frank Mir against the cage for 15 minutes against Frank's will. That is going to be very taxing on your cardio no matter what.
But you're a.ssuming he wont be affected by the weight cut. Plus if he's clinching Jones, wont he only last a round and a half again. If he doesn't finish him, he'll have to f!ght Jones for 3 and half rounds gassed
 5 years ago '06        #417
Yung Dilla 1499 heat pts1499
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Dang gill is ready the camera guy said who slow down a little bit slow down a little bit lmao
 5 years ago '05        #418
HiRolliN 110 heat pts110
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Ya the frank vs cm isn't gonna win f!ght of the night but it still an alright f!ght. Cm worked frank with the reversal s against the cage then going to work on frank.
 5 years ago '12        #419
Just BizNis 63 heat pts63
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 ScroogeMcDuck said:
If the ref has to stand up/seperate the f!ghters multiple times, it was a boring f!ght. Plain and simple. The first half of the f!ght wasn't bad, but it ended with a dud. You have to admit that.
The first two rounds were pure dominance in the clinch by an olympic wrestler. The third round was DC playing it safe for the W and an unblemished record.

In round two he even stepped out of the clinch twice when the fans started booing to step in the center and throw.
 5 years ago '09        #420
Zaosyn 261 heat pts261 OP
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 ScroogeMcDuck said:
But you're a.ssuming he wont be affected by the weight cut. Plus if he's clinching Jones, wont he only last a round and a half again. If he doesn't finish him, he'll have to f!ght Jones for 3 and half rounds gassed
DC has 6+ months to make it to 205. He could lose 2 pounds a week and he would have the cut done in like 2 weeks. The final 10 pounds or so that f!ghters are cutting is just water.


After tonight's performance it isn't likely for DC to get an instant title shot anyways. So he will get a warm up f!ght at 205, hell, it could even be a catchweight at 220 or something.
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