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Who would you bet on to win in a fight? by Ricardo Almeida - Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:57:36 EST ID:rrnB6gEm No.55213 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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If you had to choose, disregarding technique or experience, based only on the photo and stats. Guy on left/top: 5'11 175lbs. Guy on right: 5'9 170lbs.
Daniel Cormier - Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:06:06 EST ID:D8OA4BPg No.55214 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Leonard Garcia.
Luiz Cane - Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:47:53 EST ID:yGj5Oi2M No.55227 Ignore Report Quick Reply
by split decision
Giant Silva - Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:56:16 EST ID:lqzZkU4M No.55242 Ignore Report Quick Reply
/b/s consensus was that they would end up having gay sex and neither would be a winner.
Marcus Davis - Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:41:35 EST ID:Y/kND4st No.55244 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The left one.

The one on the right looks more fight-oriented.
Bas Rutten - Thu, 19 Feb 2015 01:34:12 EST ID:JB0VHacI No.55250 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I simply can't make any choice that pretends to be informed.
A guy may look pudgy but he may also be a redneck motherfucker who can take 40 punches to the face and kicks like a mule.
A guy may look cut but it turns out he does Muay Thai and he runs 2 miles every day before doing a thousand burpees and kicking trees down.
Fighting is a skill. Looking good or big rarely lets you guess who can fight the better.

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Is Velasquez trainer a total fraud? by Jon Fitch - Sun, 08 Feb 2015 00:50:31 EST ID:ZsWuWp1W No.55203 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>300 pounds of stationary/isolated Leg extensions
>The average NFL lineman does 15 reps, Cain will be doing 50 reps. Later we have him doing 100 reps
>Ok "explode into it"
>torn meniscus and sprained MCL in his right knee
>hasn't fought since 2013
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Kenny Florini - Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:21:55 EST ID:1hLY4hZQ No.55226 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Focus on kicking speed/strength maybe? But since he rarely uses kicks, kinda seems like that would be a waste anyway.
Ken Shamrock - Sat, 14 Feb 2015 20:59:59 EST ID:ZsWuWp1W No.55232 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Speaking of ridiculous training, I saw this segment where Sean Sherk was preparing for a match by endlessly running up hills with a snorkel taped to his face in order to "restrict his oxygen".

Then he takes a flying knee to the face in the fight and is out. Dude, should have maybe worked on fighting skills a little and not this silly running wearing a snorkel shit.
Riki Fukuda - Sun, 15 Feb 2015 20:06:20 EST ID:SfIPG2jg No.55239 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Training with a mask on is fairly common. Apparently if you restrict the amount of air you can take in at a time your lungs will get stronger trying to force more air in.
Bart Palazewski - Mon, 16 Feb 2015 04:24:28 EST ID:FDucgZ7P No.55240 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>all these elite fitness trainers on the internet

All of the dubious admonitions against leg extensions point to sheering forces in the patella completely unrelated to an MCL tear.


It's a conditioning thing that's why he's doing it for high reps. You do the leg extensions to focus on the endurance of that muscle more exactly without draining your overall stamina like a squat would.
RiseAboveHat !O614TgGD/k - Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:06:06 EST ID:oOwC1dwv No.55241 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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You need to have good cardio. Should've got one of these though

Playing Possum by Jonathan Brookins - Tue, 30 Jul 2013 23:23:53 EST ID:Z9Wamj4y No.51967 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Is it okay for a cage fighter to play possum as a way to win a fight? Is it against the rules? Will he lose points of proven so? Will he be disqualified? Will it make him look unsportsmanlike?
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Nate Marquardt - Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:34:12 EST ID:6A/cYNyS No.52639 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I've made some crappy taima coded posts that I reported on myself. You can report your own posts and explain why.
Pat Barry - Fri, 25 Oct 2013 23:40:51 EST ID:DNkbVR/B No.52647 Ignore Report Quick Reply
UFC if the ref sees you turtling and not fighting back, or if you pretend to be injured you're done fight is called. JDS fell on his head and KO'd himself last match, was turtled and that was it
xXxDarkDeathDestroyerxXx !7xZJgUcGY2 - Wed, 04 Feb 2015 21:03:43 EST ID:fWauHx6M No.55174 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Not MMA, but in BJJ when one of my friends is competing and a guy locks on a choke, but has it on his jaw instead of his neck, he makes fake choking and gagging sounds so the guy thinks he has it on and squeezes really hard. Then after he's used all his energy and tired his arms out trying to slap on a useless choke, he just breaks it and keeps grappling.
DaMarques Johnson - Wed, 04 Feb 2015 23:29:27 EST ID:D8OA4BPg No.55176 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Playing possum is pretty lame in my opinion but it's always up to the fighters to make sure they aren't getting suckered into doing something dumb. That Pete Sell/Scott Smith vid should be a reminder that even if a guy is hurt they might still have the power and wherewith-all to turn the tables.

It also doesn't always work out. Just ask Anderson Silva.
Emmanuel Yarborough - Sun, 15 Feb 2015 01:27:18 EST ID:8Yq+v+LJ No.55233 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Wait...if my understanding of the word "Possum" is correct..

Does that mean The Mountain was possuming to defeat the Red Viper in Game of Thrones? Would he be disqualified in the eyes of the old gods and the new?

Body Kicks by xXxDarkDeathDestroyerxXx !7xZJgUcGY2 - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 07:04:34 EST ID:1CAevZgu No.55081 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey guys, what are your opinions on how whether to kick with the shin or with the ball of your foot with roundhouse kicks? I've generally always been the shin kind of guy but I spent a lot of December training with my friend who trains Shotokan and was telling me to land with the ball of my foot when throwing body kicks. I sort of dismissed him because lolshotokan but when I thought I might as well give it a shot during training last week during competition sparring (basically we go hard). I really liked the extra range it was giving me, and it seemed to have more of an oomph in it, I even managed to stop one of the guys after I landed about 4. It also seemed to be harder to grab, which was one of my big weaknesses with body kicks.

The only real thing I'm worried about though is that if catch an elbow or something it will probably break my foot right? It just seems a bit fragile unless I land on the soft parts of the body, although I did catch the forearm a couple of times and didn't really feel much, and it might've affected them.

I'll probably keep going with shin kicks on the thigh because I think the risk of catching a knee or a shin off a check is too great, and it'll hurt me more if I land them, but keep going shin kicks to the body until I feel comfortable in being able to land with the ball of the foot or if I can make openings. Still probably keep going with shin (or instep if I can't reach) for head kicks though.

What do you guys think of the different techniques?
Sergei Kharitonov - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:03:10 EST ID:Zi+KQnFz No.55082 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm like Bill Wallace, I use the instep because I can't bend my toes back far enough to use the ball. I only had a problem once when I landed with the very end of my foot and hyperextended my ankle.
The only guy I've seen kick with the toes is James Ryan, but I've heard that's a thing in Okinawa-Te.
Maurice Smith has that crazy crocodile kick that drops down on your thigh or neck. Bas Rutten says to kick in straight across the thigh muscle, though, like cutting meat across the muscle fibres.
There's also the switch kick to the inside thigh, and the inverted roundhouse if you're in opposite stances.
One of the best leg kicks I've seen was Stan Longinidis, he broke Dennis Alexio's leg within a few seconds of their fight starting.
Ben Rothwell - Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:14:41 EST ID:ZsWuWp1W No.55090 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Watch Bas Rutten vids he explains everything https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgrHiWlpRGc

You can torrent that whole combat vid somewhere, he talks exactly how shit can go wrong if certain kicks are checked with a knee and you end up Anderson Silva well-cooked-piece-of-asparagus-limp leg.
Gary Goodridge - Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:16:48 EST ID:zmKx+NwK No.55094 Ignore Report Quick Reply
More like a piece of fettuccine.
But yeah, low power kicks off the rear leg like that are precipitous. Possibly even cavalier. And they smack of insouciance!
Rousimar Palhares - Fri, 06 Feb 2015 18:14:38 EST ID:0GSwg+j6 No.55199 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If someone knows where to find a torrent of Bas Rutten's combat videos then I would be very gratefull.
Paulo Thiago - Sat, 07 Feb 2015 19:19:52 EST ID:qE+9Yv/R No.55202 Ignore Report Quick Reply
One guy at my gym broke his foot from an elbow check to the foot during light sparring through his leg guards. Again I would like to emphasize the light part.

HA HA by Red Machine D !ZlA7FatAss - Wed, 04 Feb 2015 17:30:31 EST ID:+K/Sa8SV No.55172 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Dennis Hallman - Thu, 05 Feb 2015 04:52:01 EST ID:ib2yUJfl No.55181 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Immortal by Zoila Frausto - Sun, 11 May 2014 01:54:25 EST ID:FIqgO73S No.53804 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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You're in the club and this guy slaps your girlfriends ass.

What do you do?
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Paulo Filho - Tue, 27 May 2014 15:07:06 EST ID:FIqgO73S No.53911 Ignore Report Quick Reply


Woodley and MacDonald can eat a fat dick. This should be the #1 contender fight.
Elizabeth Smallway !BlTSN9e.cs - Wed, 28 May 2014 00:21:20 EST ID:uYYYfde+ No.53913 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Holy shit. That's all I can say to that. That shit better deliver. If it doesn't I lost hope.
Diego Sanchez - Wed, 28 May 2014 00:42:44 EST ID:lVUDlXiA No.53914 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Dana has already said (on Twitter at least) that the Brown vs Lawler matchup will be a no 1 contenders bout. As if the fight needed any more reason for people to get hyped.
Mike Goldberg - Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:16:39 EST ID:kCIunT9y No.54118 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Take his face..... OFF.
Ken Shamrock - Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:05:29 EST ID:1hLY4hZQ No.54665 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Well the thread clearly won't die, will it TYRON?

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