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  • 11-15-2012, 06:36 PM
    rabidsponge
    Quote Originally Posted by TBEAR View Post
    The good ol days of no wieght classes LOL

    I cant remeber his name but the SUMO dude who got his teeth kicked out was like 600 pounds
    Pretty sure it was actually teila tuli vs Gerard gordeau
  • 11-15-2012, 05:39 PM
    Sniggles
    Bas Rutten and his stories >>> Royce!
  • 11-15-2012, 04:29 PM
    TBEAR
    Quote Originally Posted by Cat--Smasher View Post
    Keith Hackney vs Emmanuel Yarborough, I do believe.
    Thats him he was BIG BOY lol

    Quote Originally Posted by initial_zen View Post
    If he didn't back out i wonder if Rickson would have been the one to fight. That would have been interesting.. Rickson is a beast.
    If you have not seen the UFC DVD ultimate gracie...you should watch it. They (the Gracies) said Royce was the least talented and smallest Gracie. The point was to put a 165 pounder in there to show that JJ was great and it worked.

    Rickson most likly would have has the smae sucess, but it was more impressive to see Royce(that did not look like a big deal) just beat everyone they put in there.

    The UFC DVD ultimate gracie is a must watch for all MMA fans though. Royce is a amazing dude with great stories.
  • 11-15-2012, 02:05 AM
    initial_zen
    Quote Originally Posted by lwbrewer View Post
    If I remember correctly the Gracies asked him and persuaded him to step aside at UFC 1. Other than Big John no one really new what BJJ was, or as they called it Gracie JJ.
    Going from memory so fact check it to make sure.
    If he didn't back out i wonder if Rickson would have been the one to fight. That would have been interesting.. Rickson is a beast.
  • 11-15-2012, 12:52 AM
    lwbrewer
    If I remember correctly the Gracies asked him and persuaded him to step aside at UFC 1. Other than Big John no one really new what BJJ was, or as they called it Gracie JJ.
    Going from memory so fact check it to make sure.
  • 11-15-2012, 12:32 AM
    Rise
    Quote Originally Posted by Sniggles View Post
    I wonder what would have happened to MMA if Big John gorillafucked Royce in UFC 1.
    Be kind of like the Kimo vs Royce fight except no triangle choke to save Royce from more of a beating and they would have had to carry him out.
  • 11-15-2012, 12:22 AM
    Sniggles
    I wonder what would have happened to MMA if Big John gorillafucked Royce in UFC 1.
  • 11-14-2012, 09:58 PM
    Cat--Smasher
    Quote Originally Posted by TBEAR View Post
    The good ol days of no wieght classes LOL

    I cant remeber his name but the SUMO dude who got his teeth kicked out was like 600 pounds
    Keith Hackney vs Emmanuel Yarborough, I do believe.
  • 11-14-2012, 09:33 PM
    TBEAR
    The good ol days of no wieght classes LOL

    I cant remeber his name but the SUMO dude who got his teeth kicked out was like 600 pounds
  • 11-14-2012, 09:49 AM
    initial_zen
    Quote Originally Posted by marko View Post
    They don't mention that the Gracies refused entry into the competition to Big John McCarthy as he knew BJJ and with his size and more well rounded skillset he would prove to be a problem for Royce. Unable to take part in the competition as a fighter Big John decided he'd referee at UFC 2.
    I thought it was because they already had someone representing bjj. Wasn't the main thing of ufc 1 to have a person represent each style to see which one was best?
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