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  • 12-07-2010, 08:00 AM
    Mac
    Didn't read through this whole thread but gotta say, really? Yeah Strikeforce was fun to watch but really, you had C level fighters KOing each other except for the main event where a Blevel fighter KOed a C level fighter.

    Big Foot almost lost to a 205er.
    A 185er dropped to 170 and got KOed by a C-level Daily.
    Lawler KOed a 40 year old who should have retired after Belfort KOed him.
    It was like when the UFC let Karo fight for no reason.

    KOTC puts on some exciting fights as well but no one is dumb enough to compare them with top flight talent.
  • 12-06-2010, 08:39 AM
    Xanatos
    Quote Originally Posted by goodtimes View Post
    It really does feel like Joe Silva has lost his touch in matchmaking. Cutting most of their fireworks guys doesn't help either.
    I dunno, there can only be so many chris lebens
  • 12-06-2010, 06:16 AM
    CHAEL fan
    Quote Originally Posted by goodtimes View Post
    It really does feel like Joe Silva has lost his touch in matchmaking. Cutting most of their fireworks guys doesn't help either.
    He hasn't lost his touch....he's still the best in the business.
  • 12-06-2010, 04:18 AM
    goodtimes
    It really does feel like Joe Silva has lost his touch in matchmaking. Cutting most of their fireworks guys doesn't help either.
  • 12-06-2010, 03:33 AM
    SwordofAres
    Quote Originally Posted by roaddawg View Post
    Im sure worrying about getting kicked out of the UFC has a lot to do with the mentality of the fighters. Maybe they think its best to play it safe and win instead of risking it all and getting KTFO.

    Swinging for the fences is a gamble.
    I don't usually agree with you but I think your dead on with this.

    I think the UFC's habit of cutting fighters after a string of loses makes these guys play it a little safer and go for the win over the entertainment.

    I don't really think that's a bad thing though. To me sports are more about competition than excitement. I'd much rather see my team win the Superbowl 3-0 that lose an action packed 45-52 playoff game.
  • 12-06-2010, 03:08 AM
    TheKidInside
    I could NOT fathom that THIS many people would be screaming "mismatch(es)" and "well-rounded fighters" (referring to what we saw at TUF 12 finale) ...So, I'm supposed to be IMPRESSED by (anything other than Maia/Grove) by a wrestler with power (...wrestler.boxer hybrid) with a low gas tank vs a good grappler with no boxing...J. Brookins vs M. Johnson...I mean, really? OSP was more fun to watch (and that wasn't mismatch, watch him fight Antwain Britt two weeks ago who was supposed to beat the CRAP OUT OF OSP to get a rematch with Feijao) you have legends in Babalu vs Hendo (a decade ago the first fight occured and old school fans have been waiting forever to see the rematch). This was a decisive and dominant victory for Babalu. I mean FFS every fight had a great story, angle, appeal in it and some people are RAVING UFC!

    And before people mention UFC 124 coming up...McCorkle vs Struve is the co main event
  • 12-06-2010, 02:59 AM
    NLRepublic
    When you have close match-ups based on skill and style, you get close tough decisions.

    When you have mismatches in styles you get KO's

    Also, comparing a year end Strikeforce card packed with some of their top name fighters to an UFN headlined by two reality show guys and a Bonnar fight is a mismatch anyways. Compare a Strikeforce Challengers card with an UFN and there is a little more legitimacy
  • 12-06-2010, 02:46 AM
    CHAEL fan
    The thing is, nobody is going to remember the Strikeforce card come this Saturday....and then, it'll be another 4 months until Coker puts out another fight card....they have way too much time in between fight cards to keep it relevant....all it is, is Elite XC renamed to Strikeforce.
  • 12-06-2010, 02:35 AM
    Caine2878
    Man how are we comparing a strikeforce card to a Tuf Finale card where the biggest name on the TUF card is Stephon Bonner?
  • 12-06-2010, 02:20 AM
    IceCold48
    ok this strikeforce event was phenomenal however they dont have a lot of depth and very little star power in terms of casual fans. i dont think that this amazing event being better then a TUF finale is really a cause for concern.

    strikeforce can have great fighters put on entertaining bouts but in the end of the day it is not a good org that doesnt know how to promote, matchmake, or present very well.
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