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Any chance for Nate? by Emelienegro !2iyFNTAIpU - Sat, 05 Mar 2016 16:16:19 EST ID:YT6PSzus No.56821 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Anyone picking Nate over Mystic Mac tonight? I've watched the non believers get their asses handed to em over and over again it's hard to doubt Mac has this shit under control.. But this is a huge step up for him... He's going straight from midgets to tiny men
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[name redacted] !h55/E7mIo6 - Sat, 19 Mar 2016 00:15:14 EST ID:INDi7h/E No.56879 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Diaz v McGregor rematch for UFC 200

Guess we have to keep the cash cow away from Frankie so we can milk it as long as we can
Keith Jardine - Sat, 19 Mar 2016 04:20:41 EST ID:tB4g9DZ/ No.56880 Ignore Report Quick Reply

If they seriously do this shit then McGregor needs to be stripped of the belt. At the very least an interim belt needs to be made before UFC 200. Who would Frankie fight for the belt? Aldo?
Jake Elleberger - Sat, 19 Mar 2016 10:41:35 EST ID:oRoZsE6B No.56881 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Fight makes no sense at all. They're throwing Conor to the wolves again, and it's bad for business for him to lose. If Conor couldn't beat Nate on two-weeks notice, how is he going to beat Nate with three-months preparation? Conor's aura is already gone, and the more he loses, the more his star will fade.
[name redacted] !h55/E7mIo6 - Sun, 20 Mar 2016 03:23:48 EST ID:INDi7h/E No.56882 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I agree, he hasn't even defended his belt once. Frankie/Aldo makes the most sense, but Max Holloway could definitely be involved if there was an injury.

Like it makes absolutely no sense that he can just dodge his division like this when there's fights there waiting for him. It's not like he's GSP who cleaned out his entire division, McGregor jumped over so many people to get a title shot and now they have to wait even longer.

I mean he's as much of a champion as Carla Esparza was.
Josh Thomson - Sun, 20 Mar 2016 20:26:49 EST ID:ZwbG0mJm No.56887 Ignore Report Quick Reply
McGregor VS Diaz did 1.5 million PPV buys, of course the rematch will immediately happen. Also, this rematch with Diaz is to keep McGregor in welterweight for the inevitable GSP vs McGregor superfight. Then McGregor retires win or lose with $50 million and we never see him again except in Hollywood.

CM Punk doesn't fricking care about none of this bullcrap! by Antoni Hardonk - Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:20:27 EST ID:Eb+DbQy+ No.56741 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>When he’s asked if he is anxious or intimidated to make the transition from professional wrestling (where the punches are performed) to MMA (where the punches have malicious intent), he pushes back. His tone is even, but testy. His smirk seems strained.

>“I get this question a lot, and it’s like you guys think I’m an idiot. Like I didn’t know MMA wasn’t pre-determined or something like that,” says Punk. After a pause, he gives me side-eye. “Have you ever tweeted at me, ‘Hey, do you know what you’re getting into?’”

>“I never have.”

>“Okay. It sounds like you might have.”

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Randy Couture - Fri, 05 Feb 2016 06:18:53 EST ID:dOW0WYZE No.56746 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Damn I always knew Punk was an insecure assburger.
He act just like my brother holy fuck.
Scotch Hall - Tue, 01 Mar 2016 23:02:33 EST ID:i7Mt+tnI No.56806 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That was kind of a dumb question. At the least it smacked of "Hurr Durr wrassler in muh Emm emmm Ayyy."
Here are some questions centered on or referencing Punks Pro Wrestling background and/or Greenhorn status that aren't inherently stupid.

>"What areas of your fight game are the biggest focus for you leading up to your debut?"

>"Are there any gaps in your skill set that you're working more to close than others?"

>"Whats been the biggest challenge in transitioning from casual MMA/BJJ training into a Professional MMA training?"

>"Whats been the biggest challenge for you in transitioning from training focused on your needs in the squared circle to training for the octogon?"

Not hard. Its like these fucking Journalist don't even try.
Nobuhiko Takada - Thu, 03 Mar 2016 23:43:55 EST ID:1hLY4hZQ No.56813 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>That was kind of a dumb question.
No, it isn't. Not only is it a perfectly valid question, it's one of the first any journalist would ask and for good reason.
>At the least it smacked of "Hurr Durr wrassler in muh Emm emmm Ayyy."
Maybe if you're as insecure as this chump seems. To a normal person he was asking a very simple question with a very clear meaning, no subtext.
Chris Leben - Fri, 04 Mar 2016 00:26:58 EST ID:XD+UkxQS No.56815 Ignore Report Quick Reply
you are a fag
User has been warned
Warned by: SeVeNaD
Message: You're on thin ice, turkish.
Nobuhiko Takada - Fri, 04 Mar 2016 15:29:30 EST ID:1hLY4hZQ No.56818 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Shady shit going on with the Dada 5000 vs Kimbo fight by Aaron Simpson - Fri, 19 Feb 2016 15:52:47 EST ID:ShgXgMcj No.56777 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So apparently a group of 3 or 4 guys have gone to every sportsbook in vegas and bet the limit on Dada 5000 winning, which is very sus when you consider kimbo was the favorite by a big margin.

Ladbrokes in the UK doesnt even seem to be taking bets on the fight anymore, its totally missing from the bellator 149 options.

So what do you guys think? Fix?

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Spencer Fisher - Wed, 24 Feb 2016 04:46:29 EST ID:Th2oO7rt No.56797 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Show me more freakshow fights like this one /mma/
Bonus points if in Japan
Yves Jabouin - Wed, 24 Feb 2016 08:19:31 EST ID:tB4g9DZ/ No.56798 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Dana White is a DMCA machine so I don't have links, but PRIDE had a lot of great (actually terrible but funny or fascinating) ones like Fedor Vs. Zuluzinho and Mark Hunt Vs. Wanderlei Silva (which was actually pretty damn entertaining). K-1 also had a Cro Cop Vs. Bob Sapp fight that was pretty funny and UFC had Randy Couture Vs. James Toney that was absolutely horrid.
Joe Rogan - Wed, 24 Feb 2016 11:45:44 EST ID:1hLY4hZQ No.56799 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Don't forget Butterbean vs. Genki Sudo and Minowaman. Giant Silva was a freak show as well. But a fight that really drives home the freak show idea was Fedor vs. Hong-man Choi. When Fedor was hanging off that tree branch of an arm while applying the armbar was just so surreal looking.

<- this is not shopped.
Roy Nelson - Fri, 26 Feb 2016 07:46:20 EST ID:tB4g9DZ/ No.56802 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>Dada 5000 dropped those last 40 pounds by eating nothing but bananas and scrambled eggs, with no water because he was afraid of water weight.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sat, 27 Feb 2016 14:39:24 EST ID:gtpQOB/Z No.56803 Report Quick Reply
Just listening to Dave Meltzer talk about that was hilarious. Not drinking water like that is not only stupid but dangerous.

EA confirms CM Punk will be in UFC 2 by nowah (Cesaro Section) !BWG1quPheY - Mon, 28 Dec 2015 18:07:14 EST ID:Up5V7eVn No.56659 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>Though he was not part of the WWE’s recent WWE 2K16 video game, CM Punk fans who want to control their favourite star on screen can rest easy: he will be a playable character in the upcoming UFC 2 from EA Sports, despite having yet to appear in the octagon and having no professional fights as a mixed martial artist.

>That makes grading his strengths and weaknesses for the game somewhat problematic, no doubt. While the roster includes up to 250 fighters from Conor McGregor to Russia’s Alexandra Albu, only Punk, it seems, has zero fights in the promotion. How did EA gauge his abilities on the mat and as a striker? That remains to be seen. However, it’s clear the video game giant, and the UFC, didn’t want to lose out on the extra attention including Punk would bring. At the end of the day, it’s a business decision, nothing more.

>On the flip side, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is not present in the game, but that’s more than likely the result of the WWE having video game rights to his likeness. Lesnar was part of UFC 1, but that was back before his new WWE deal. Should something be worked out down the line, however, he could no doubt be added in as an additional fighter via downloadable content.

>EA Sports UFC 2 got a solid review in an early look from MMA Junkie, and looks to be the best mixed martial arts video game to date. As it stands, it’s looking at a Spring 2016 release, so we’ll know soon – and there’s a good chance fans will get to see CM Punk fight in the game before he ever sets foot in the octagon in real life.

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War Machine - Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:16:19 EST ID:tB4g9DZ/ No.56740 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Don't have a link handy so whatever, but Punk is confirmed the lowest-rated fighter on the roster and will basically be absolute dogshit in the game until he has his first professional fight, at that point EA said they'll patch in his "corrected" stats and whatnot. So basically it sounds like Punk's in-game character will be the equivalent of when you could use managers as your character in the old WWE Smackdown games and you had like rated 50 everything.
Roger Gracie - Sun, 14 Feb 2016 09:09:07 EST ID:9rb0lOzg No.56766 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Althogh ea mma2/ufc1 had some questionable starts to protect its stars
DaMarques Johnson - Mon, 15 Feb 2016 19:18:46 EST ID:tB4g9DZ/ No.56769 Ignore Report Quick Reply

That's an old article that has since been rebuked:

Steve Cantwell - Sun, 21 Feb 2016 19:24:37 EST ID:+hTVjtFj No.56792 Ignore Report Quick Reply

here is gameplay with rampage he is rated 85 and has a better ground rating the BJ Penn and GSP
Pat Healy - Wed, 24 Feb 2016 21:05:09 EST ID:1hLY4hZQ No.56800 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The guy off camera that keeps talking to Rampage sounds just fucking like Franklin from GTA v.

The Natural by Emelienegro !2iyFNTAIpU - Thu, 18 Feb 2016 21:56:28 EST ID:YT6PSzus No.56774 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Randy motherlovin' Couture is competing again!

Frank Trigg - Thu, 18 Feb 2016 22:16:18 EST ID:1hLY4hZQ No.56776 Ignore Report Quick Reply
See kids, this is what you end up doing if you don't have the foresight to invest any of your winnings.

Goodnight sweet prince by Joe Rogan - Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:29:07 EST ID:OXsYKpdW No.56760 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Joe Rogan - Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:33:51 EST ID:OXsYKpdW No.56761 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Did you know he was an aspiring rapper?
Sokoudjou - Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:14:39 EST ID:1hLY4hZQ No.56763 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Did you know he was an aspiring rapper?
>well he was black wasn't he
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Sat, 13 Feb 2016 21:20:26 EST ID:gtpQOB/Z No.56765 Report Quick Reply
Man that's really unfortunate.

TFC by Gray Maynard - Wed, 13 Jan 2016 19:38:36 EST ID:bGyXnu1U No.56688 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This is the stupidest thing i have ever seen . . . no skill just multiple people kicking the crap out of 1 guy
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Kazuyuki Fujita - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 03:23:37 EST ID:YIwJgQDC No.56722 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Lol wtf was that, dudes just soccer kicking other guys in the top of the head while they are wrestling.

Eastern Europeans are fucking neanderthals.
Dana White - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:03:48 EST ID:IDu65CoM No.56725 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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this is awesome...i was just thinking the other day i wanted to watch hooligans go at it and this is pretty much the closest ill get to televised bar brawls.
Andrei Arlovski - Fri, 22 Jan 2016 01:29:29 EST ID:Lx27yMDt No.56727 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The American team just gets destroyed here by Pole team in like one minute https://youtu.be/GhxJpomBiTE

Anybody can enter a team the only criteria is must have no pro fight record and your team has a collective weight limit max I believe. Foot stomping and soccer kicks to downed opponents allowed which is the dumbest idea ever as somebody will die in the ring one day. Nobody checks the fighters at ringside either they could be stuffing their gloves with steel shot for all anybody would know.
Brandon Vera - Fri, 22 Jan 2016 06:40:12 EST ID:acLqxXk4 No.56728 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Is this nastier than Felonyfights?
Clay Guida - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:59:42 EST ID:9HK1dXHr No.56753 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Nah, the guys in TFC are all trained in MMA to varying degrees and they wear gloves. The earlier ones were basically a 5 on 5 free for all under Vale Tudo rules.
It's evolving and getting more professional with every event. They've now banned the soccer kicks and brought it more into line with unified rules.

There was a time before MMA was even considered a sport when people were saying the same shit ITT about the early UFC events.

RONDA WINS LOL by Evan Dunham - Sun, 02 Aug 2015 01:21:10 EST ID:Kd6+NGMO No.56254 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Guys I did it again.
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Mike Goldberg - Sun, 10 Jan 2016 12:22:03 EST ID:YOTdVkVq No.56683 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Nah fam, don't want HIV
CM Punk (Team Asuka) !uhdacqdci6 - Sun, 10 Jan 2016 15:56:37 EST ID:s7PHVekK No.56684 Ignore Report Quick Reply
HIV is a perfectly livable disease though. Studies are showing that the life expectancy of someone diagnosed with HIV is getting close to the average life expectancy of the general population. So, knowing that, would you?
Sean Sherk - Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:29:42 EST ID:1hLY4hZQ No.56685 Ignore Report Quick Reply
No dice. I don't want that trailer park queen anywhere near my fabulous penis. I'd let Miesha pummel my balls like it was a speed bag though.
Yushin Okami - Fri, 05 Feb 2016 04:40:20 EST ID:wP3r/PLb No.56744 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That story was a clickbait hoax.
Congratulations on getting worked like a mark.
DaMarques Johnson - Tue, 16 Feb 2016 12:47:16 EST ID:tB4g9DZ/ No.56770 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yikes. This story going around about how Rousey told Ellen DeGeneres how she considered killing herself after she lost to Holm seems like a disgusting promotional tactic and an insult to anyone out there actually struggling with depression to such a serious scale as to contemplate suicide.

MMA in Movies by Joe Silva - Sun, 31 Jan 2016 11:21:20 EST ID:i3U46kQ6 No.56734 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So, I'm a huge fan of martial arts films, and I know Muay Thai has been in a number of movies out of Thailand, but has anybody noticed Donnie Yen sometimes incorporates MMA concepts in his movies that are meant to take place in the modern day and be more realistic (as opposed to films set in the past before MMA would be known in China, or films that are meant to be wuxia style fantasy)?


This scene has a lot of MMA elements, and he still manages to get some great stunts thrown in. All in all, cool as fuck.

Anybody know any other movies that draw on MMA a lot for the fight scenes?
Sarah Kaufman - Sun, 31 Jan 2016 13:08:03 EST ID:1xUJitBe No.56735 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The movie you linked, Flash Point, was a spiritual sequel to SPL, which was the first great mix-up of MMA and Hong Kong action. Donnie Yen and Sammo Hung used a lot of MMA in the choreography, those two are always looking for something new, whether it's Wing Chun, Jeet Kune Do, or just boxing.

Other movies with MMA? Under Siege 2 had a brief fight between John Machado and Steven Seagal. Rorion Gracie consulted on Lethal Weapon, thus Mel Gibson's triangle choke at the end.

I really wanted to like Red Belt, but the guy brought in to consult on MMA was a traditional martial artist who hates MMA, and the film reflects that, making it out to be corrupt and rigged. Warrior remains the only MMA-themed film worth watching.

There's a lot of MMA fighters popping up in action films, and they're all completely wasted. These days even the martial arts films in Hollywood look like they were performed on valium.

Ignoring actual documentaries, there's The Hammer, the Matt Hammill biopic.

Honestly, there isn't much MMA in film, or good MMA films. There's more good Muay Thai and good Muay Thai films- Ong Bak, Beautiful Boxer, Duel Of Fists, Kickboxer, King Of The Kickboxers, Born To Fight (Kurd Ma Lui).
Forte !fQ6Pwm.TfA - Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:12:51 EST ID:i3U46kQ6 No.56736 Ignore Report Quick Reply
SPL is one of my favorite Hong Kong films (action or otherwise) of all time. I just linked Flash Point because that fight scene displays it more noticeably, I think.

I don't only like MMA-themed martial arts movies; some straight up kung fu films are among my favorite movies ever. I just thought it would be a cool discussion to have.

Anyway, I'll check out Under Siege 2 and rewatch Lethal Weapon. I'll also watch Warrior.

Have you seen Ong Bak 3? That fight scene with the elephants near the end was so over the top, I loved it. Hadn't seen any of the others on that list, though. Thanks for the recommendations.

(If you haven't seen Chocolate, I highly recommend it. Thai film full of homages to all the kung fu greats.)
Tim Sylvia - Mon, 01 Feb 2016 12:16:20 EST ID:ejXR/PIG No.56738 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I just remembered, American Tigers (1996), had a short but very smooth fight between Rorion Gracie and Cynthia Rothrock (in a cameo playing herself).
It was pretty b-grade, but also had Sam Jones (Flash Gordon) and Donald Gibb (Bloodsport, Revenge Of The Nerds).

rampage jackson by Thiago Alves - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 11:58:37 EST ID:7D5IZtKn No.56719 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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is the only jew in the UFC
Kazuyuki Fujita - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 03:16:43 EST ID:YIwJgQDC No.56721 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I heard he got arrested for farting on japanese girls.
Bigfoot Silva - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:35:44 EST ID:tB4g9DZ/ No.56723 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Remember that time when he just started humping some female interviewer?
DMTrious !PaseA4f96Q - Thu, 28 Jan 2016 02:05:50 EST ID:ZOLcZTnA No.56733 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Which time

remember the time he got all hyped up on monster and the secret and went on a Rampage
Rashad Evans - Mon, 01 Feb 2016 01:36:44 EST ID:Ts9bdrXp No.56737 Ignore Report Quick Reply

AND NEW WBC WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION by Evan Dunham - Sat, 23 Jan 2016 22:19:19 EST ID:ib83amT3 No.56731 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Floyd retired because he's afraid of Danny Garcia.

Seriously, that was a great fight.

and the little bitty belt he has for his daughter is amazing.
Junior Dos Santos - Sun, 24 Jan 2016 00:02:38 EST ID:PXxGQA7s No.56732 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Floyd retired because he made almost $1B and can still make that same amount of money without getting hit in the head just doing promotions. The WBC super-middleweight champ is on Mayweather promotions, I expect this guy to end up fighting for Mayweather soon too.

i am undeateds in my back yard MMA federation! by A Wizard - Wed, 06 Jan 2016 23:46:14 EST ID:DbyfNEO8 No.56678 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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post your yardtardery!
Pimp C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 08 Jan 2016 23:38:08 EST ID:gtpQOB/Z No.56681 Report Quick Reply
Well backyard wrestling is one thing though backyard MMA? Don't really know of any unless you count what Kimbo Slice did.
Mike Kyle - Sat, 09 Jan 2016 21:17:53 EST ID:tB4g9DZ/ No.56682 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Chiggy, are you high? Why did you unlock this?
Pimp C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:58:42 EST ID:jsuviyD8 No.56686 Report Quick Reply
Sev wasn't aware that yardtard threads are okay on here like they are on /wooo/ but it's no big deal. I remember when Quetz banned someone on /wooo/ for making a paedophile joke and BarackSays reversed it because it was just a joke about Jerry Lawler.
Michael Schiavello - Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:12:41 EST ID:tB4g9DZ/ No.56687 Ignore Report Quick Reply

OP is clearly shitposting, you mook. He wasn't actually inquiring about bumfighting or "back yard MMA".
Johnny Hendricks - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 23:18:56 EST ID:IDu65CoM No.56726 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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