Ultimate Fighter

Discussion in 'Misc. TV Series' started by C-$, Mar 26, 2005.

  1. Savage Earth Rocker

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    Looks like this is gonna be a good fight. Have a feeling Melvin's gonna back up his words though.

    EDIT: Aaaand I'm right so far...Although it's becoming very close. But Melvin is missing alot.
     
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    I think that if Melvin would have let his hands go from the start he would have won. I thought for sure that would be his plan.
     
  3. newmexneon Registered

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    He let the pressure of being on tv get to him, I thought for sure that he was gonna start throwin his hands and the fight was gonna be over real quick, but he said it himself, he froze up and got gun shy. It was also easy to see that he needs some wrestling training, he did alright with a couple of his throws but once he was on his back he got kind of lost on what to do.
     
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    Yeah someone with more experience would have made him tap in the first round.
     
  5. brainchild81 THE MASTER BUILDER

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    Yeah he choked. I honestly think he's better than the winner was. He choked up something awful. That joke they played on Dana was pure comedy though:) I'm gonna miss him.
     
  6. J-MAN_Begins Registered

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    wasn't his hand broken?? i got mad respect for melvin though.
     
  7. newmexneon Registered

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    Yeah he had broken his hand in the second round, but I still think he should have won that fight in the first round if he had put some effort into it.
     
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    Yeah he broke his right hand sometime during the fight, but even before that he wasnt swinging a lot like he should have been.
     
  9. J-MAN_Begins Registered

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    but he kept fighting. thats the important thing. Everyone is nervous once they walk in to the ring and in the first round. Especially since the first round the other guy was waiting to get in close quarters. If melvin stood infront of him throwing punches they would have been on the ground the entire fight.
     
  10. Savage Earth Rocker

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    Melvin should have taken more initiative. Thrown more strikes. Less reaction and more reaction. I mean look at the guy when he's training. Guy's got skills. Then he got in there and he got all timid...I understand why of course but...yeah, after getting your hand broken, that's kind of incentive to stop worrying about the cameras and stop screwin around.
     
  11. J-MAN_Begins Registered

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    did you ever break your hand during a fight. i box and i just sprain my wrist during a 4 rounder and i was in horrible pain every time i through my left hand. he broke it!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    I dont think any one is saying it doesnt hurt. My point is that before he broke it he should have been throwing it a lot more.

    Off topic a bit, but in the third Gatti vs. Ward fight, Gatti broke his right hand early in the fight and after a couple of rounds he started throwing it again. I know its different cause Gatti had boxing gloves, but it was a fight that went the distance.
     
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    yeah many fighter break their hands during fights. true champs finish. thats where i am getting at. he does deserve respect for finishing with a broken hand.

    You fail to realize in order to throw a power punch you need to set your feet and plant them, if melvin did that, the other guy would have tied him up.
     
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    I see what your saying, but it seemed to me like they were on the ground most of the fight anyway. What do you think Melvin should have done?
     
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    after the second round he did have the other guy's number and he was ready to go. melvin still had his legs and 1 hand. later in the fight thats when he shold have capitalized.
     
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    Knee. Martial arts. Kept going and won...Didn't do any kicks obviously but I won. Here he has a broken hand. That's three limbs left as opposed to two if it's a leg problem where you can't support yourself nore can you use it to attack. It's painful as all hell yes(especially the knee...oh GOD especially the knee.:( ) but it can be done. When something like that happens you tell yourself "okay, calm down, it's nothing. Work through it. You were just too careless."...Well that's what I told myself anyway when I landed wrong but getting off subject here. The fact of the matter is I'm watching this fight here and I see so many openings. His defense is tight as hell but then I look at his opponent I'm like "He could have caught him there. Could have caught him there. Could have caught him there." every time this guy throws a fake or a setup combo and doesn't go through.

    I'm not ragging on the guy, hell, kudos to him for even continuing the fight with a broken hand. I'm just saying that it was very possible for someone as skilled as him to win...Quick little bugger, that bloke.
     
  17. Savage Earth Rocker

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    Exactly.
     
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    Oh, I think he did fine there. Got out of them like he was oiled or something. Really unorthodox moves. I honestly thought he won this one.
     
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    He lost because although he was able to get free from the other guy he spent most of the time on his back and was not controlling the fight well enough.
     
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    Yeah, the thing is even when he WAS on his feet, he didn't do too much.
     
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    I think it was the right choice by the judges, but I do think Melvin is a better fighter. He just didnt have much offense.
     
  22. brainchild81 THE MASTER BUILDER

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    Any prefight predictions?

    I might be influenced by who I want to win, but I am going with Brad winning by TKO.
     
  24. Savage Earth Rocker

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    Wow. Tap out. Triangle choke. Nice.:)
     
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    Yeah did not see that coming. I was half right Brad won, but by submission.

    So what do you guys think would Rob have won if his shoulder wasnt hurt?
     

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