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Dan Didio
Apr 6, 2009

OMG!! WeareSOawesome!!



Time for Poirier-Alvarez 2 for the interim title.

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Mr. Carlisle
Jul 14, 2007



I know it's a normal occupational hazard for fighters but being covered in someone else's blood has to be rough especially when it's pouring into your open eyes and mouth

threeagainstfour
Jun 27, 2005

"First lesson. Stick 'em with the pointy end."


Triticum Guzzler posted:

israel was going to lose but it got vetoed

Popping in hours later to throw an lol to my fellow UN Security Council member.

sportsgenius86
Jun 17, 2008

THE STREAK IS OVER


Gaethje is just lightweight Matt Brown

kimbo305
Jun 9, 2007

He is I, and I am him


CRISPYBABY posted:

Is getting constantly punched in the face integral to what he does? I'd imagine that improving his head movent or actually effectively blocking would go a long way, even if he keeps doing risky poo poo.

When he thinks he's gonna get punched, he shells up really high, and leans forward. This lets him shift his weight into a kick and to bring him deeper into range on someone trying to throw straight punches.
Most of the traditional things you do to get your head out of the way also off-balance your torso and take power out of your kicks. So, yes, that always right in your face posture gives him a real advantage in leg kicks.

Taking straight punches on the top of your head behind your forearms isn't that bad, but to only do that in combination with counting on your insane chin to take care of the rest is dangerously simplistic for a fighting style at this level.

Jerusalem
May 20, 2004

Would you be my new best friends?


Anything absolutely must-watch on this show?

Marching Powder
Mar 8, 2008

duckin 4 cover lol. u don't get to see the good fight b*tch



Jerusalem posted:

Anything absolutely must-watch on this show?

er, yeah the main event

CarlCX
Dec 14, 2003

this is a job for the Punk

Jerusalem posted:

Anything absolutely must-watch on this show?

The whole card wasn't too bad, but Poirier/Gaethje is a must-watch, Condit/Oliveira was good and the Reis/Moraga and Casey/Waterson matches were real fun grapplefights.

Jerusalem
May 20, 2004

Would you be my new best friends?


Yeah, just finished Poirier/Gaethje, that was pretty loving brutal.

Jerusalem
May 20, 2004

Would you be my new best friends?


Top moment of the night:

"He's gone!"
"He's not gone!"
"He's gone!"
"He's not gone!"
"He's gone!"
"He's not gone!"
"...he's not gone?"
"No."
"He's not?"
"No, he's waiting, he's faking so Olivera burns his arms out."
Condit taps out

Lloyd Boner
Oct 11, 2009

Yes officer, my name is Victoria Sonnen...berg

Cruz is just a Condit fanboy like all of us

Triticum Guzzler
Jun 16, 2002


rest in peace my friend carlos

Neurosis
Jun 10, 2003


Fallen Rib

Triticum Guzzler posted:

rest in peace my friend carlos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oCnqy8Klaw

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El Roncho
Oct 15, 2006

I'm not necessarily proud of this but I'm gonna leave it here anyways.

Triticum Guzzler posted:

rest in peace my friend carlos

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