Agarista: Let's see if Sonnen can DO something with a takedown (other than get embarassed on the fmat, I mean)Isn't there also a CageWarriors thing tonight?
Agarista: You really think Sonnen-Rua will go the distance? They're both, um, aging.Rua will try to stand him up and second intention kick him. Sonnen will take him down and mangrind him until Rua submits him.If Alcantara's improved his wrestling, the Faber fight could be really excellent.Heavyweight slugfests bore me somewhat.Do you think Overeem-Brown will a) go to the mat or b) ever get out of the "bad breath zone"?
One Bad Apple: 1) Everybody post your Tapology predictions (let's see fWc steal THIS)2) Complain about picks not updating3) White knighting from modmins about bandwith or some shiat4) Hey where did that post go ?5) Seriously, how the f*ck does Sonnen keep getting booked ?6) Crowd boos anything but standup striking7) Old MMA vs new MMA snobbery8) Wardrobe malfunction9) BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD10) ARMS FOR THE ARMOIRE11) My predictions all suck12) My predictions are dead on13) LAY AND PRAY14) RING GIRLS15) Does anyone have a link to the post fight presser16) I can't believe ____ got an announcing job instead of Bas17) NUTSHOT18) Slow mo replay of nutshot from 4 different camera angles19) Crowd cheers for nutshot replays (trust me I know my people)20) Is this the best local talent they could find ?21) Hernandez jersey22) LEEVER SHOT23) SOMEONE MAKE A .gif OF THAT24) The biggest fight of _____'s career25) What the fark kind of walkout music is THAT ?26) The prelim fights were all better than the main card27) The presser was more exciting than the main card28) That fight in the stands was more exiting than the main card29) Dana drops the F-bomb. Drink. (fFc is not responsible for acute cirrhosis)30) SPINNING BACKFIST31) SPINNING BACKFAIL32) What the fark fight are the judges watching ?33) Cecil Peoples is the devil34) That fight was stopped too soon35) That fight should have been stopped sooner36) EYE SCREAM37) Hork inducing replays of torture pr0n-esque attempted eye removal38) Injury so horrific that it does NOT get a replay.
ZeroCorpse: I don't understand how people keep watching UFC. It always comes down to someone getting an armbar or some other solid lock, and the match being ended. I've never seen an actual toe-to-toe martial arts fight that went the whole distance with both guys staying on their feet. It ALWAYS seems to degrade to two guys rolling around on the floor trying to get each other in a lock, or pin the other guy down to deliver a few elbows.Of course, I dropped out of watching it a long time ago... Maybe I missed that one time the two guys actually fought instead of wrestling... But what I remember is the Gracies basically turning the whole thing into a competition to see who would get an armbar or joint lock first.If they wanted it to be interesting, they'd ban wrestling on the floor. If you get off your feet and drop to the floor willingly, you're out.
psychicdeath99: nice reversal... and then one of those rare knockouts!
One Bad Apple: psychicdeath99: nice reversal... and then one of those rare knockouts!Doesn't count. He was on the ground.
Howie Spankowitz: Back now. Right after the fight ended. Great.
styckx: That was no where near the top of the head
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Testiclaw: CreativeFarkHandle: [www.tapology.com image 320x452]Nice picks, lol.
dr_blasto: Rua has never won a decision in the UFC, oddly he seems to consistently own rounds 4 and 5 when fights make it that far. I'm not on the "Rua's cardio sucks" wagon so much as that guy really needs to quit eating heavy shots like they're snacks. Sonnen, on the other hand, has yet to win in the distance. He's shown no ability to win at 205 and I think he caves mentally. I expect Rua to take advantage of this in the late rounds.
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