Originally Posted by dan the man 67
I understand Serra was put into a difficult position, but it was inevitable he should have to choose one corner with 2 of his guys fighting each other. Instead, he chose not to corner at all. What other arrangements could have been made aside from having Hughes take one of them on? Was Serra wrong not to corner at all?
BTW - I think those two fighters were absolute idiots for not wanting to learn something from Hughes. There are fighters who train at as many different camps as they can to learn from as many different fighters as they can, and here these 2 jokers had the opportunity to learn from the most dominant WW of all time, and it was in the same fucking building! What idiots!
Loved Mac's impression of Hightower with the duck billed cap! Hilarious!
Yes, he was wrong. I haven't watched all the dialogue this season...I generally fast forward to the actual fights, but I watched most of this episode. I felt he wanted to seem impartial, when he actually being impartial. I think telling George to go for the kimura's all day long against Richie, without giving Richie any similar advice about George's weakness is a strong indicator that he wanted specific guys to win. Bottom line is, Serra wants his better fighters at the end, so he can "beat" Hughes. But I felt he should have taken responsibility for that, and encouraged Richie and Matt to train with Hughes as well. It would have been better for the fighters, but not for Serra's ego.
They both were idiots for not training with Hughes. I don't like Hughes, but they obviously could have learned a lot from him.
I think Mac is a pretty good fighter, but the I lost respect for him wiht the impression. He should either do that shit to Richie's face or shut the fuck up--talking behind people's back is very seventh-grade-mean-girls, and it made Mac look worse than Richie, in my opinion.
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