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Fucking MAY-MAC Aug 26 by CM Punk (Team Asuka) !uhdacqdci6 - Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:40:05 EST ID:vrEWpBpo No.57773 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>Watch The Money Fight on August 26 with the Prelims at 7pm EDT / 12am BST followed by the Main Card at 9pm EDT / 2am BST in /mma/tube - http://taima.tv/r/mma and /mma/lt - http://taima.tv/r/mmalt

Main Card (PPV):

>Super Welterweight Fight: Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor
>IBF Junior Lightweight Championship Fight: Gervonta Davis (c) vs. Francisco Fonseca
>WBA (Regular) Light Heavyweight Championship Fight: Nathan Cleverly (c) vs. Badou Jack
>Vacant USBA Cruiserweight Championship Fight: Andrew Tabiti vs. Steve Cunningham

Preliminary Card (Fox prelims):

>Welterweight Fight: Thomas Dulorme vs. Yordenis Ugás
>Welterweight Fight: Juan Heraldez vs. Jose Miguel Borrego
>Super Middleweight Fight: Kevin Newman vs. Antonio Hernandez
>Super Middleweight Fight: Savannah Marshall vs. Sydney LeBlanc
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Donald Cerrone - Mon, 28 Aug 2017 08:19:08 EST ID:tBfGCCfd No.57924 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>More evidence it was rigged.

Mayweather is that fucking stupid to try and bet that he would take out McGregor at the predetermined time. Greedy retard.

>McGregor actually hugged as much as Mayweather. How that is possible I will never know.
>McGregor got gassed, and when boxers gas they clinch to try and rest.
Were we watching the same fight? McGregor was being a cheeky fuck locking up in the first 45 seconds. The entire fight he would grab Mayweather. It was literally like round 9 before he stopped that shit.

>McGregor and his 9001 illegal moves and strikes.
>It was pretty egregious how the ref let McGregor throw so many illegal punches, but McGregor lost anyways so I suppose it's water under the bridge.
More evidence it was rigged and no professionals cared about this shitshow. McGregor would have been DQ'd if this wasn't some 10k dollar ticket 100 dollar PPV shitfest. A decent ref would have called that shit by round 4.

>Mayweather literally didn't even start to fight until round 5 or 6.
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Phil Davis - Mon, 28 Aug 2017 14:57:01 EST ID:W8cJH70A No.57925 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Guy snuck into the fight for free

Jonathan Brookins - Mon, 28 Aug 2017 17:37:46 EST ID:BpdvMhyR No.57926 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Chan Sung Jung - Tue, 29 Aug 2017 17:17:00 EST ID:uzN8V9Gn No.57927 Ignore Report Quick Reply
and if this guy knows whats good for him, he will delete that video and go into hiding. Vegas doesnt fuck around with shit like this. This guy could be arrested for grand larceny and fraud since he apparently impersonated a photographer and essentially stole a seat at the venue
Robbie Lawler - Tue, 29 Aug 2017 21:05:23 EST ID:tBfGCCfd No.57928 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeah Vegas is just a place to get tied up in legal battles and/or lose all your money now. There isn't even anything fun about it. It is just, "Give us your fucking money!" or this pile of police standing behind you will fuck your shit up for us. (PS: Don't forget to bring the kids too, Vegas is a family fun center now! :))

Who would win... by Donald Cerrone - Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:20:55 EST ID:XtJyVSk6 No.57713 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What if these two had a MMA fight? Which would you bet on to win based only on the pics?

Short hair: 6'0" 180lbs
Long hair: 5'9" 170lbs
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Irgor Vovchanchyn - Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:54:56 EST ID:srZY6z8s No.57795 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You're still going on about this guy? Just fight him dude
CM Punk (Team Asuka) !uhdacqdci6 - Sat, 01 Jul 2017 09:36:01 EST ID:vrEWpBpo No.57796 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Just fuck him dude
There we go.
Mark Kerr - Tue, 04 Jul 2017 17:43:27 EST ID:6njbme3W No.57798 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Knowing how to throw a punch, an actual punch


I can throw my weight behind a punch, but my hand speed is slow. I trained myself to use momentum over speed, so while I generate alot of power, I don't generate as much force as a high velocity punch with weight behind it.

It just doesn't feel natural to me. So basically I trained myself wrong.
Alistair Overeem - Fri, 25 Aug 2017 02:03:12 EST ID:N/uCiPs1 No.57842 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>le striking meme


Joe Stevenson - Sun, 27 Aug 2017 02:01:06 EST ID:q+i+mRFo No.57909 Ignore Report Quick Reply
There's exercises that can help you get those fast-twitch muscle fibers on point. A lot of boxers shadow box using pull ropes so there's resistance going in the opposite direction.

UFC 214 by Emmanuel Yarborough - Sat, 29 Jul 2017 19:15:21 EST ID:JndLd2XF No.57813 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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No thread for the biggest UFC PPV of the year? That's a paddlin'.

Huge main event, Cormier's entire career and legacy hinges on this fight. If he loses then it's all over for him. If Jones loses then it's no sweat off his sack since Dana is hustling hard to set up Jones-Brock for either the New Year's or Superbowl shows.

Woodley-Maia should be an interesting fight, too, as it's a classic wrestling vs. BJJ fight. Cyborg is going to murder a can, too, but who cares. Cerrone & Lawler are probably gonna beat the shit out of each other for 3 rounds, too, I'm thinking potential fight of the night if the main event disappoints. The corpse of Renan Barao has resurfaced for the prelims, too, so that should be a treat.
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Big John McCarthy - Sun, 30 Jul 2017 05:30:32 EST ID:JndLd2XF No.57818 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Man, that was heartbreaking to see Cormier concussed out of his fucking mind after the fight.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 02 Aug 2017 23:02:49 EST ID:rP+3x8bg No.57819 Report Quick Reply
if he can stay clean and out of trouble. Otherwise probably Gustafsson.
Javier Vazquez - Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:35:37 EST ID:2hp5XfP9 No.57823 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Scott Jorgensen - Tue, 22 Aug 2017 20:32:27 EST ID:EBWiUDEs No.57824 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Melvin Manhoef - Tue, 22 Aug 2017 21:13:18 EST ID:XXrrkTJ7 No.57828 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Advanced Discussion of Psychic Warfare Please by Black Hole Son - Sun, 21 May 2017 12:51:35 EST ID:kFWfnro5 No.57748 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Anyone feel like going in-depth about chi and it's use in psychic warfare? Particularly for a pacifist who's being forced into mental kung-fu with my family of psychics.
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Martin Kampmann - Sun, 28 May 2017 03:55:01 EST ID:Af3B9fmB No.57755 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Black Hole Son - Thu, 01 Jun 2017 18:12:46 EST ID:kFWfnro5 No.57758 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You're simply hysterical...
Kevin Randleman - Tue, 11 Jul 2017 19:24:19 EST ID:fYuvMJeH No.57803 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Hi there. Focus on yourself, you can't control what others do, but you can control how your react (or don't). Perhaps breathing exercises using Qui-Gong for reference is useful. If you are at ease, feeling good from internal control: a la the Tao's cliched "doing without trying", others' shit flinging is low impact or nil.

Doing without trying can be breathing at a comfortable natural pace without thinking about it. Then when you breathe intentionally and the rhythm messes up, that's the "with trying" part, excessive effort. Through diligent practice, by paying attention to, but not interfering with natural breathing, intentional breathing can become similarly natural. Being at peace is like a shield so to speak. One's awareness of their surroundings and their internal going-ons is more acute.

So here are the basics. Good Posture Makes Healthy Qi
>Correct posture enhances relaxation, balance, proper breathing, and energetic flow. It is essential that you understand and practice the basic physical mechanics of qigong, what the Chinese call diao shen "regulating the body," before concentrating on subtler, internal aspects, such as coordinated breathing or specific ways of focusing qi.

"The spine should feel long and open, with the shoulders relaxed, neither slouched nor pulled back. The elbows, knees, and fingers are all slightly bent rather than rigidly locked. The feet are generally flat on the ground. The chest feels easy and open, neither puffed out nor depressed. The abdomen and solar plexus are free of tension, allowing the breath to become slow, quiet, and deep. The whole body is alert, relaxed, and more fully alive." (pg. 86)

Relaxation: Quan Shen Fang Song
>"Whole body relaxed." The word fang means "to release," and it implies that relaxation is not merely the lack of tension. It is activity. Quan shen fang song is alive, alert relaxation. It means eliminating unnecessary tension, being supple and alert to the environment. Relaxation is the first and most important principle of qigong. It is often considered a system of qigong in itself.

The book I'm drawing from, The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing, goes on to describe alot of different exercises from the whole body to specific parts, so become more aware of the body, thereby having greater control of yourself.
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Kevin Randleman - Tue, 11 Jul 2017 19:29:42 EST ID:fYuvMJeH No.57804 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>57803 (Pt II)

Relaxed Body, Relaxed Mind
>Emotions that have been repressed for long periods of time are armored into specific muscular tensions and postural defects. For instance, if we tense our throat when we are unhappy, rather than releasing the pressure of sorrow with tears, this might eventually become chronic neck pain. [..]

Unfortunately, these internalized tensions tend to stay with us. As we become used to tension, it becomes part of our reality and identity. These tension and the situation that engendered it lapse into unconsciousness. This is the root of many chronic psychosomatic disorders.

Through qigong practice, we learn how to bring tense areas of the body into the light of awareness. Awareness is so powerful that it is sometimes sifficient to change a fixed pattern of behavior. Emotions that have been locked into the tension come more easily into consciousness. Old memories and feelings thaw out, realeased from the frozen tissue. If this does not resolve the issue, it at least makes it available to work with, whether in one's own introspective process or with a psychotherapist.

[..] Awareness is the essential ingredient in relaxation. Once the student is aware, it is possible to feel what is wrong and to exercise some control. This is called ting jing, "listening to the energy." Listening to the energy leads to dong jing, "comprehending and controlling the energy." However, since tension and effort are the problems, awareness and relaxation, although certainly involving focus and intent, should be effortless, a process of surrendering. Can you try to relax? I think not. Relaxation is a matter of paying attention and not doing.

The Organ-Emotion Link
>Lao Zi suggests a distinction between healthy and unhealthy emotion in his classic Dao De Jing: "The highest virtue is not virtuous, and is thus virtuous"; that is, true virtue is not self-consciously or compulsively virtuous.

Compulsive do-gooders are really afraid of or denying their own aggression and hostility. They try always to do what is "best," preferring to be placating, submissive, or self-sacrificing rather than expressing or fighting for what they genuinely feel, lest they "make waves." "The sage is not a do-gooder," says Lao Zi. The sage is true to his or her nature, neither compulsively following nor rebelling against rules of conduct. The sage is capable of expressing emotions, including anger, as necessary and appropriate to the situation. He or she practices self-acceptance and is thus more accepting and understanding of others. The first step in self-acceptance is giving oneself permission to feel what one is feeling; then inner resistance and friction is lessened and much of one's anger is already gone.
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Nam Phan - Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:57:20 EST ID:kFWfnro5 No.57812 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Thank you. That meant a lot to me and helped a good lot! What's amazing is I was listening to an Alan Watts lecture on how to learn faster, right when he stopped was right when I got to the part about Alan Watts. Like woah, yo.

War Machine gets 36 years to life in Christy Mack sexual assault case by Ron Keslar - Mon, 05 Jun 2017 21:26:30 EST ID:FeFxDNRI No.57765 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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A former UFC fighter has gotten a life sentence — with the possibility of parole — in a high-profile sexual assault case in Las Vegas.

War Machine, who competed on The Ultimate Fighter and also fought for Bellator, was sentenced to 36 years to life by a Clark County (Nev.) District Court judge Monday in a sexual assault and kidnapping case involving his ex-girlfriend Christine Mackinday.

War Machine, who was born Jonathan Koppenhaver, was found guilty on 29 of 34 charges in March, including counts for sexual assault and kidnapping. The 35-year-old will be 71 years old by the time he gets the opportunity at parole.

Judge Elissa Cadish told Koppenhaver that she didn’t think he was a “monster,” but a human being with good points and bad points. At trial, Koppenhaver’s defense mentioned issues he had in his youth, notably a hatred toward his mother. Cadish said she wished Koppenhaver had gotten needed help as a child, but still had to face the consequences of his actions as a grown man.

“As an adult, it’s up to you to address the issues that you had and certainly, as you know, it’s not appropriate to take it out on these other people around you,” Cadish said. “It’s not like this case is the first case. … There were many points along the way that should have been red flags that something had to change. I'm just grateful that we don’t have a murder case on our hands.”

Cadish said she still had to rule on a lengthy sentence to “avoid possible danger to future potential victims.”

Mackinday said at trial that Koppenhaver knocked out her teeth, broke her eye socket, fractured her rib and ruptured her liver in a 2014 attack. She said Koppenhaver attempted to rape her at knifepoint, but was unable to do so, and then chopped off her hair. Koppenhaver was also found guilty of battering the man Mackinday was with that night, Corey Thomas.

Mackinday, most known by her porn actress stage name Christy Mack, spoke at the sentencing hearing and said she believes Koppenhaver would kill her when he gets out of jail. Koppenhaver was offered 16 years to life previously and turned it down. Mackinday was not in favor of only 16 years.
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Roy Nelson - Mon, 05 Jun 2017 21:42:01 EST ID:JndLd2XF No.57766 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Sounds about right, what a piece of shit. Wouldn't be surprised in the slightest if he takes the coward's way out in prison like his imaginary best friend Aaron Hernandez.
Cole Konrad - Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:45:33 EST ID:xZQ0Smk3 No.57769 Ignore Report Quick Reply

He tried before, he'll probably fail again
Tiequan Zhang - Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:06:43 EST ID:5qMytwEU No.57771 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>“I’m just glad that I’ve finally woken up and seen the truth,” War Machine said. “I really feel like I’d be a good role model and help people wherever I end up.”

Bullshit motherfucker. You're gonna end up like Dahmer, you fucking rat bastard. I'm gonna laugh when they broadcast the images of your disemboweled corpse around the world.
Michael Schiavello - Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:08:02 EST ID:L027onsp No.57810 Ignore Report Quick Reply
yeah they really cracked down on the violence in the 80's because they really hate jolly african-americans THAT much

UFC strips Germaine de Randamie of featherweight title for refusing to fight Cris 'Cyborg' Santos by Paulo Filho - Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:41:52 EST ID:eA49qFgu No.57788 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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lol. complete bullshit. How long until Dana cuts Mr. McMahon style promos between fights? I'm surprised they didn't put this on TV. The champ shouldn't have to fight a roided up woman if she doesn't want to.

How many times does the UFC put on a title fight where the challenger isn't even the #1 contender? de Randamie vs Megan Anderson would be just as good a match.

Cyborg isn't worth this headache, and the whole featherweight division is a joke.
Patrick Cote - Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:11:59 EST ID:JndLd2XF No.57789 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Guessing this is going to lead to another fight against Holm, with the winner being sent to slaughter against Cyborg.

Also, UFC matchmaking with zero relation to rankings isn't anything new. In the post-McGregor world of the UFC they'll make whatever matches they think will generate bigger buyrates, regardless of whoever they rank as #1 or #2 on their own damn website.
Georges St-Pierre - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:21:26 EST ID:wAJK7Kco No.57790 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>the UFC they'll make whatever matches they think will generate bigger buyrates
including just stripping champions of their belts... mighty mouse is lucky there aren't a couple of big names in his division, i guess.

they can't have it both ways, like "cyborg is the top contender, you have to fight her", when a guy likes chael sonnen gets title fights...
Chad Griggs - Sat, 15 Jul 2017 01:47:49 EST ID:mJXqUEvn No.57809 Ignore Report Quick Reply
in fairness, the middleweight division was a gong show the first time Sonnen fought Silva, and the second fight was justified by his performance in the first.

It is, however, highly bullshit that he got a shot against Jones in his first LHW fight.

Remember though, this is a contender getting a break, not the champ. I'd say the UFC has been pretty consistent with not allowing champions to duck a #1 contender.

Dana White's Tuesday Fights by Royce Gracie - Tue, 23 May 2017 07:13:24 EST ID:JndLd2XF No.57751 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This board is deader than disco but since this is 2 months away maybe people will see this by then. Anyways, the UFC is going to start a weekly TV show of live fights between guys on the verge of being cut for multiple consecutive losses, guys that were being squeezed out of their third guaranteed yearly fight on PPV and Fox cards, and I guess guys that haven't gotten a multi-fight contract from UFC yet. Mite be cool. The catch is that it'll be broadcast on Fight Pass, though, and I dunno anyone that's ever subscribed to Fight Pass.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 23 May 2017 19:57:44 EST ID:lNzkbbqm No.57752 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm sure we'll find a way to stream it in /mma/tube.
Kazuyuki Fujita - Wed, 24 May 2017 14:52:31 EST ID:AHELRd32 No.57753 Ignore Report Quick Reply
A bunch of loser leaves town fights might be cool
Mike Russow - Sun, 28 May 2017 00:28:24 EST ID:R6sQBghR No.57754 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Fighting for their livelihoods? Sounds good to me.
Gray Maynard - Mon, 10 Jul 2017 21:15:29 EST ID:fDyuC/db No.57802 Ignore Report Quick Reply
we need to stream it with the alternative snoop dog/ faber audio
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 11 Jul 2017 22:46:14 EST ID:rP+3x8bg No.57805 Report Quick Reply
We did apparently. Pretty surreal stuff.

RIP Jose Aldo's UFC career by Mark Coleman - Sun, 04 Jun 2017 01:09:28 EST ID:JndLd2XF No.57760 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Holloway just completely destroyed Aldo. I agreed with Aldo when he got dicked around for a couple years straight instead of getting his rematch against McGregor, but it's pretty clear his posturing and gambits failed in the end. Think he gets cut on Monday? Bellator's been making a small bit of headway on UFC's market share so I'm not sure if Dana will still cut fighters out of spite anymore instead of making them languish through the rest of their contract. Either way, Aldo's never getting another title shot in the UFC after this. Too bad Dana's stuck carrying McGregor's jockstrap so he can get embarrassed by Mayweather for one last huge payday before he retires, because seeing Holloway-McGregor could have been a huge UFC main event.
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Chad Mendes - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 01:28:16 EST ID:Y+M4VC9O No.57774 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Dana is trying to make MayMac (which I HIGHLY doubt will happen)

CM Punk (Team Asuka) !uhdacqdci6 - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 08:45:45 EST ID:vrEWpBpo No.57776 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yep, I'm eating a lot of crow. I severely underestimated the mainstream interest in it and Showtime's willingness to put enough money forward to make everybody happy.
Ben Henderson - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 22:03:19 EST ID:Y+M4VC9O No.57778 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's ALL good buddy, I was just checking out this board and it is SLOW. Enjoy the fight brother, even if it is a joke.
Pat Healy - Sat, 17 Jun 2017 02:07:45 EST ID:XsXt8CHw No.57782 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>give him his rematch with Conor.
Unfortunately he lost a lot of his leverage for a rematch. After he lost he was saying that he would fight Connor any time any place.
IIRC someone dropped out of a fight with Connor, they asked him if he wanted the fight. Abet on short notice.
And Mr. 'Any time, any place', said no.
Yuji Shimada - Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:14:04 EST ID:VRLuk+B+ No.57793 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Bullshit excuse. Every Brazilian is on their death bed before walking to the cage if you believe any of what they say.

What if WWE purchased or started up a MMA promotion? by Spode !U4fi6zQLyI - Tue, 12 May 2015 02:15:45 EST ID:Lq91nhXH No.56002 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What would your reaction be?
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E2theC !!u2kH6VnN - Fri, 15 May 2015 15:57:08 EST ID:i3U46kQ6 No.56016 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't like your wholesale dismissal of wrestling fans, but I agree it would be shit. WWE is kind of terrible. Vince McMahon is a 70 year-old man who still thinks "kiss my ass" matches are genius.
Patrick Cote - Sat, 16 May 2015 20:37:30 EST ID:tB4g9DZ/ No.56022 Ignore Report Quick Reply
WWE would have purchased PRIDE before it died had Vince McMahon let Shane purchase it and operate it, but Vince has a view of MMA akin to a concerned mother in 1996 watching the evening news hitpiece on the UFC. After all, those two US Pride shows were virtually auditions for an American company like WWE to save them from the impending bankruptcy that the Yakuza scandal started. Other than PRIDE I don't really see any other promotion being worthy of purchase since Bellator is deep in Spike/Viacom's pockets, WSOF is in NBC's pockets and Elite-XC was in CBS' pockets before they folded. I especially don't see them being able to create a MMA promotion coming even close to competing with the UFC, let alone Bellator or WSOF either.


He shitposts throughout the site, and that includes /wooo/ as well. He's like a self-hating wrestling fan in addition to being a shitposting ass. I'd suggest you don't consider his rambling to hold too much weight since he's on the fast track to getting banned once the mods catch on to his tired shtick.
Michael Schiavello - Fri, 02 Jun 2017 18:58:03 EST ID:8byxVZkd No.57759 Ignore Report Quick Reply
they probably already have mma gyms and crossfit parlours
I mean, they have a publishing company
Mark Coleman - Sun, 04 Jun 2017 01:14:48 EST ID:JndLd2XF No.57761 Ignore Report Quick Reply

If it makes you feel any better he's a known pedophile on here that for some reason still uses his tainted tripcode everywhere except on /wooo/, so him deriding a fanbase of a TV show is trite when he talked about on here beating off to his little sister and her friends.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 05 Jun 2017 10:51:26 EST ID:hqx9s+qu No.57763 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I doubt it. They already failed to get into bodybuilding and football and they'd probably fail just as bad getting into MMA.

and a movie studio.

Male vs. Female by Chris Leben - Wed, 03 May 2017 00:45:24 EST ID:Ylp/6eOe No.57738 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Would McGregor vs Rousey or Holm draw? Would it be more "fair" if Connor went down to feather weight? Why is this not a thing?
Tim Kennedy - Wed, 10 May 2017 20:54:29 EST ID:JndLd2XF No.57739 Ignore Report Quick Reply

If it happened it would draw for the freakshow/trainwreck aspect of it. UFC would be murdered by the press for it and would lose sponsorships over it, though. No state athletic comission would ever sanction it, either, so they would have to hold it on International Waters or on some Caribbean island. Or in Japan, because Japan is fucking wacky as shit.
Rich Franklin - Tue, 16 May 2017 11:18:26 EST ID:GgWsummi No.57742 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I wanna see cris cyborg vs mcgregor lel
Big John McCarthy - Mon, 22 May 2017 08:46:46 EST ID:Ylp/6eOe No.57749 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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But think of the money!

No contact by Aaron Simpson - Sat, 13 May 2017 16:59:48 EST ID:t8lrHORL No.57740 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Looking for martial arts based on no contact dodging/parrying
Or any that encourages it.
Clips and gifs would be nice.
Mark Kerr - Mon, 15 May 2017 08:46:08 EST ID:x6FVDywF No.57741 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Capoeira, Uprocking, Aikido and White Crane kung fu.
DaMarques Johnson - Sat, 20 May 2017 01:15:22 EST ID:P9H+HbO5 No.57746 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yellow Bamboo is all you need, accept no substitutes

UFC 210 by Javier Vazquez - Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:22:14 EST ID:JndLd2XF No.57723 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Cormier missed weight today but the title fight is still on since the NYSAC is wacky and allows a second weigh-in for title fights and so DC got naked and then used the old wrestling trick of displacing weight by pushing down on the towel held in front of his body to make exactly 205 on the scale. I like DC a lot but that's pretty shitty of him as the champ to come in and miss weight. Oh well, fight's on and should be entertaining.

Also some female fighter got pulled from the card because of her breast implants so lol
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Yoshihiro Takayama - Sat, 08 Apr 2017 18:23:05 EST ID:kjlJmLPJ No.57728 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>used the old wrestling trick of displacing weight by pushing down on the towel held in front of his body to make exactly 205 on the scale
please elaborate
Kazuyuki Fujita - Sat, 08 Apr 2017 22:05:11 EST ID:JndLd2XF No.57729 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Only if Johnson wanted it to. Same thing whenever anyone misses weight, it's up to the opponent if they still want to have the fight.


Google it. Basically by exerting a small amount of pressure downward on an object independent of the scale (such as a hanging towel in this case, or you can try it at home by using a counter or rack near your scale) you can displace a small amount of weight and trick the scale into registering a lighter measure. A lot of people familiar with wrestling and weight-lifting weight cuts are familiar with the technique, the funny thing is that Cormier got away with it in one of the most publicized/media-visible environments possible.
Bibiano Fernandes - Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:49:12 EST ID:rqH0BvZW No.57734 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Of course you need the two cunts holding the towel to be in on the wheeze.
Emelianegro !2iyFNTAIpU - Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:23:37 EST ID:1TlfpGFB No.57735 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Well they certainly had plenty of time after the first weigh in to scramble together some strategies for the re-weigh in..
It's not inconceivable that they discussed and tried several techniques before giving that one a shot out of pure desperation. I mean, it's more likely than not they had to try that out if all the other options were failing, right?
I can actually see the conversation in my mind's eye. I imagine the weight cutting team looking at each other and a look of knowing I in their eyes that although it might not have to be spoken but hey we all know what needs to be done here...

Can you see? They're all freaking out and DC black Fedor is throwing a fit when someone starts whispering in another's ear and they just know, ya know?
Rich Franklin - Tue, 16 May 2017 11:20:43 EST ID:GgWsummi No.57743 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Fuck weight cutting they should weigh in on fight day-cutting is dangerous enough that ppl have died from it and it is a loophole for larger fighters to fight smaller guys

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