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  • 03-11-2013, 09:30 PM
    Cat--Smasher
    Cardio for days...





    A lil fapping material for the 209 fan club.



  • 03-11-2013, 06:14 AM
    Sniggles
    Diaz has a less than 5% chance of winning.

    GSP's striking and movement will far outweigh Diaz's "bully" brawling style.
  • 03-11-2013, 03:24 AM
    jody
    I hope St.Pierre retires Diaz.
  • 03-10-2013, 01:48 AM
    GangGreenWarrior
    Quote Originally Posted by rivethead View Post
    I'd say 3 to 4 out of 5, depending on Georges' plan.
    Quote Originally Posted by rivethead View Post
    Those are two strategies Georges has employed successfully before. He's been able to come in and put any emotional concerns aside and simply do work. If he's able to maintain composure, I see him as winning 7 or 8 times out of 10.

    But it's MMA, and anything can happen. That's what makes it exciting.

    rh
    So which of your two odds are you going for? Are you having GSP or Diaz as the 75%ish favourite?

    I'm going to give Diaz a 25% chance at best of winning this fight. My realistic odds would be in the 10-15% as Diaz simply doesn't adapt his fighting style, especially mid fight. He spent 5 rounds against Condit doing the same thing over and over even though Condit was countering it perfectly. GSP adapts to who he is fighting and Greg Jackson will make mid fight adjustments to further nullify his opponents game plan. I see this fight going much they way the Penn fight did except that Diaz will be a lot easier to take down than Penn since he doesn't possess Penn's freak flexibility and Diaz will cut where Penn didn't. Ref stoppage due to bloody Diaz face in round 3 or 4.
  • 03-09-2013, 08:51 PM
    K1NG P3NN
    Quote Originally Posted by dbader08 View Post
    I agree with him because you barely have to create any space to throw an elbow. It is especially a big benefit to people with long limbs. They barely have to move their arms at all really, and the next thing you know their elbow is right in someone's grill. Whereas if you could throw knees to a downed opponent, wrestlers wouldn't be so careless to dive into a sprawl. Tired wrestlers wouldn't be doing it just to ride out the clock. Sure it could make for some brutal endings but there are already extremely brutal endings with elbows as well. If refs were on top of things and realize that one big knee could be all it takes to put someone out, I don't see a problem with them being ok. Soccer kicks/stomps are obviously too much, though.
    I guess so, but still it seems like while he complains about wrestlers having the advantage he wants JJ guys to have the advantage instead, you know?
  • 03-09-2013, 11:24 AM
    dbader08
    That's cute.
  • 03-09-2013, 02:50 AM
    Sakara=Excitement
    Quote Originally Posted by dbader08 View Post
    I agree with him
    Shocking.
  • 03-09-2013, 01:06 AM
    dbader08
    Quote Originally Posted by K1NG P3NN View Post
    Elbows = nullifying action. DAFUQ? If you're going to argue against the wrestling aspect, because your biased to JJ mind you, I can somewhat understand that. I believe that people who lie in guard without advancing or raining down blows or submission attempts should be either stood up or have points taken. On the same note, TRAIN TAKEDOWN DEFENSE. But to say that elbows are nullifying the action... I think you meant it nullifies the guy getting hit every now and then from being conscious. Also, I believe he could be biased as a guy who gets cut rather easily, that part I can feel some sympathy for. You could hit Diaz with a couple elbows and he bleeds, it would take a shit ton for BJ to bleed, just happens with some people.
    I agree with him because you barely have to create any space to throw an elbow. It is especially a big benefit to people with long limbs. They barely have to move their arms at all really, and the next thing you know their elbow is right in someone's grill. Whereas if you could throw knees to a downed opponent, wrestlers wouldn't be so careless to dive into a sprawl. Tired wrestlers wouldn't be doing it just to ride out the clock. Sure it could make for some brutal endings but there are already extremely brutal endings with elbows as well. If refs were on top of things and realize that one big knee could be all it takes to put someone out, I don't see a problem with them being ok. Soccer kicks/stomps are obviously too much, though.
  • 03-09-2013, 12:43 AM
    LukeSalvatore
    I listened to that entire conference call, and I had a hard time trying to understand what Diaz was trying to say. I can understand the words he is using and the order in which he is using them, but the man speaks in platitudes, nothing he says has any meaning.

    That being said, I think Diaz has about a 10-30% chance of winning this fight. Yes, if GSP comes to out-box Diaz, then I can see Diaz winning by TKO or maybe a submission after stunning him - but I don't see why GSP would try to win like that. GSP (or his team at least) is very good at strategy and they always have a gameplan that maximizes Georges chance of winning. I think it's pretty clear that GSP can take down Diaz at will and hold him there. GSP's submission defense is very good and I don't see Diaz being able to do anything to him. A flash submission or KO could happen, that's where the 20% comes in, but if GSP comes in with the gameplan that he should have, I don't see Diaz winning.

    Some people might argue that GSP wants to really beat Diaz, but I think we can look at history to see that GSP does not change his gameplan depending on how much he dislikes his opponent - he does what he needs to do in order to win, and it doesn't seem possible to anger him into fighting stupid.
  • 03-09-2013, 12:18 AM
    K1NG P3NN
    Quote Originally Posted by Sakara=Excitement View Post
    So on a scale of 1 to 10, what are Diaz's chances of actually winning the fight? I'm being serious, no nut huggers with their 10's (eyeing you dbader).
    He has much less of a chance than Condit IMO. 3 tops.
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