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Bonnie
12-03-2009, 06:39 AM
I've missed the last few TUF episodes so I've lost the count; I just went by the last # posted (10.10). Anyone else see it...

**DO NOT READ PAST THIS POINT IF YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENED!!!!**







Pretty interesting...

Kimbo sure surprised Dana (and me) with his decision.:blink:

What do y'all think of the final two?

I enjoyed the fight between Brendan and Marcus. I felt bad for Marcus, but I think Brendan is at a different level as a fighter than Marcus at this point. I think if Marcus sticks with it and learns more/gets more experience....watch out! :punch:

I wasn't sure who was going to win between Roy and James, but Roy got him pinned and pounded....gotrdone. :laugh: He finally "impressed" Dana.

So it's Roy vs. Brendan for the finals.

I think Brendan could take it. But, if Roy gets him on the ground, Roy could pull it off. But, Brendan did get out from big Marcus :blink: which was surprising sooooo anything is possible.

What do y'all think? Who are y'all picking to win this thing? :unsure-1: I'm leaning towards Brendan.

KENTUCKYREDBONE
12-03-2009, 07:00 AM
I think Roy is better on the ground than Marcus so if Roy gets it to the ground look out! As for Marcus with more experience and training he could be a very dangerous fighter! I hope Roy improves his boxing before the final fight though! Not that he's really bad at it but it needs to be better. I also get a kick out of the fact that it kills Dana and the other Bodybuilder lovers that a guy with Roy's physique can actually win fights! Oh on the boxing side Marcus needs alot of work but with his body structure somebody should be able to make a really good striker out of him! I really thought for awhile that he was gonna win and thought he would be the biggest threat to Roy out of the whole group!

Bonnie
12-03-2009, 08:22 AM
I think Roy is better on the ground than Marcus so if Roy gets it to the ground look out! As for Marcus with more experience and training he could be a very dangerous fighter! I hope Roy improves his boxing before the final fight though! Not that he's really bad at it but it needs to be better. I also get a kick out of the fact that it kills Dana and the other Bodybuilder lovers that a guy with Roy's physique can actually win fights! Oh on the boxing side Marcus needs alot of work but with his body structure somebody should be able to make a really good striker out of him! I really thought for awhile that he was gonna win and thought he would be the biggest threat to Roy out of the whole group!

Do you mean you think Roy is better than Brendan on the ground?

I think you're spot on with your observations and I totally agree. I kind of wanted Roy to win just to stick it to Dana. Roy has been tooting his own horn, but Dana has been putting him down from the get go and I think wanted Roy to lose. People make fun of Roy because of his belly, but he gets them down and in the crucifix and starts pounding away. He's doing that with his hands and legs and strength, not his belly (even though I admit it probably helps in keeping 'em down). I'm glad Dana gave him props tonight.

As for Marcus, I think he is a work in progress and if he sticks with it he will only get better and be a force to be reckoned with definitely. :punch:

What did you think of Kimbo's decision. I was kinda shocked at that turn of events. :unsure:

KENTUCKYREDBONE
12-03-2009, 11:07 AM
I was surprised but think maybe he was smart to make it! If he really was having that much trouble moving why risk it. Go for the bigger payday and hope you can move better then! I also think he would've been abit out of his league against any of the finalist! Roy is smarter than folk's think on the ground! It ain't just his belly as you observed! One of his biggest strengths is patients and positioning. I also felt that Dana was trying to set him up to fail. And this is coming from a guy who usually defends Dana! I worry that if Roy looses Dana will be happy for the excuse to fire Roy while keeping some of the others. Now Marcus I think has a bright future in MMA with more experience and some stand up skill's!

rockdawg21
12-03-2009, 11:53 AM
I already knew about Schaub before he came on the show, and he was honestly my pick (was joking when I voted Kimbo as the winner in that other thread :laugh:) to win the show. I was really impressed with his ability to fight from his back in his last 2 fights. Roy is probably the best ground fighter he's ever faced, but I don't think Roy will be able to keep him in that crucifix for the victory. He scrambles just way too much on his back. I think Roy is going to get KOed.

County Mike
12-03-2009, 12:31 PM
I had a feeling Kimbo would turn down the fight if offered. He knew he would lose and hurt his chances at getting PAID to fight in the UFC, at least once. It was probably the smart decision in that aspect but I would have rather seen him get the cortisone shot and fight. Arthritis isn't going to get better. The shot is really his only option.

Spiritwalker
12-03-2009, 01:59 PM
OMG!!!! that was SOOOO funny!!!!!!!!! i ALMOST PEED MY SHORTS!!!!!!!!

Tiki may not be the best fighter or coach in the world.. but he is a prank genius!!!!!!!!!

Quoting Kung Fu Panda and bad poetry??? ohhhhhhhhhhhh

Straight Right
12-03-2009, 03:34 PM
Have to say that I was glad to see McSweeny get pounded by Roy. For being a supposedly superior striker, he didn't show much of it, he even tasted Meathead Mitrione's power and didn't want any of it. He was an arrogant prick and a bully, he can go back home to England.

I was a little surprised by Marcus not being able to finish when he had the full mount, but Schaub showed good hips and is a pretty big dude himself. It was true that Marcus was never really hit before that fight, its easier to be dominant when you aren't taking any damage, I was curious about how his chin was. Felt a little bad for him but once again, you need to be well-rounded to get to the top. I'll probably be rooting for Schaub in the finals, but hey Roy is there for a reason, despite his looks he has skills and is effective.

As for Kimbo for all his talk about wanting to get back in there, I was a little surprised he didn't want to step up, but if he knew he wasn't healthy enough to do his best, it probably was a smart move to just wait until Fight Night to showcase his wares. I am kind of anxious to see him bang with Houston, is Kimbo going to cut to 205 or is Houston just not going to cut and go heavyweight?

Vizion
12-03-2009, 04:13 PM
Marcus truly IS a "Big Baby" - I really dislike how much of a whiner he is. He contradicts himself "This is why I'm here, this is what I am etc." Then loses and cries "This may be my last fight I need to move on to other things". What a sore loser. I hope Meathead knocks him out.

Bonnie
12-03-2009, 04:15 PM
I already knew about Schaub before he came on the show, and he was honestly my pick (was joking when I voted Kimbo as the winner in that other thread :laugh:) to win the show. I was really impressed with his ability to fight from his back in his last 2 fights. Roy is probably the best ground fighter he's ever faced, but I don't think Roy will be able to keep him in that crucifix for the victory. He scrambles just way too much on his back. I think Roy is going to get KOed.

I was pretty impressed when Brendan managed to get out from Marcus. I don't know, you could see how strong James was when Roy was trying to get in position for the crucifix and he did get it so I'm not counting him out. I'm giving Brendan an edge in the stand-up, but if Roy does get him on the ground he has a chance.

I hope it's a good fight and both of them bring their best and I'll be happy for whoever wins.

Bonnie
12-03-2009, 04:34 PM
Have to say that I was glad to see McSweeny get pounded by Roy. For being a supposedly superior striker, he didn't show much of it, he even tasted Meathead Mitrione's power and didn't want any of it. He was an arrogant prick and a bully, he can go back home to England.

I was a little surprised by Marcus not being able to finish when he had the full mount, but Schaub showed good hips and is a pretty big dude himself. It was true that Marcus was never really hit before that fight, its easier to be dominant when you aren't taking any damage, I was curious about how his chin was. Felt a little bad for him but once again, you need to be well-rounded to get to the top. I'll probably be rooting for Schaub in the finals, but hey Roy is there for a reason, despite his looks he has skills and is effective.

As for Kimbo for all his talk about wanting to get back in there, I was a little surprised he didn't want to step up, but if he knew he wasn't healthy enough to do his best, it probably was a smart move to just wait until Fight Night to showcase his wares. I am kind of anxious to see him bang with Houston, is Kimbo going to cut to 205 or is Houston just not going to cut and go heavyweight?

I definitely think all these guys could do with more training in proper boxing/striking technique. Quite a few of them I noticed (McSweeney and even Roy) remain flat-footed (not moving) and basically just stick their arm out or swing wide and miss a lot. Plus, I can't believe how many of them don't hold their hands UP. :blink:

I was surprised to see who Kimbo would be fighting. Anything can happen of course, but I'm going with Alexander. I'm definitely rooting for Marcus over Mitrion. I don't care for Mitrion. Rashad was right, he had his hand already in the air to tap as soon as (was it McSweeney) had him in the headlock. He was too ready to quit. Whereas, in Roy's fight with McSweeney, when McSweeney had him in the choke, Roy fought out of it. Say what you will about Roy, but I don't see him as a quitter.

Bonnie
12-03-2009, 04:45 PM
Marcus truly IS a "Big Baby" - I really dislike how much of a whiner he is. He contradicts himself "This is why I'm here, this is what I am etc." Then loses and cries "This may be my last fight I need to move on to other things". What a sore loser. I hope Meathead knocks him out.

I didn't see it like that at all. It sounds like he was using this show/experience and how well he did or not to decide whether to move forward with it. I do agree he needs to commit and stick with it. I was glad to see he would be fighting again.

hughesfan4life
12-03-2009, 10:22 PM
sucks living in the uk!.iwon't see this till saturday!:sad:

Vizion
12-04-2009, 12:06 AM
I didn't see it like that at all. It sounds like he was using this show/experience and how well he did or not to decide whether to move forward with it. I do agree he needs to commit and stick with it. Well, he was a bit of a cry baby tho. Besides, he lost once, in an almost even fight where he performed quite well. His 2 other fights were decisive wins yet he still cries like a, well, Big Baby?

wavetar
12-04-2009, 11:37 AM
Well, he was a bit of a cry baby tho. Besides, he lost once, in an almost even fight where he performed quite well. His 2 other fights were decisive wins yet he still cries like a, well, Big Baby?

Meh, he's just an emotional guy. Someone like that has to think things through a lot before a real decision is made. Is there such a thing as too nice of a guy for MMA? lol.

rockdawg21
12-04-2009, 12:13 PM
I was pretty impressed when Brendan managed to get out from Marcus. I don't know, you could see how strong James was when Roy was trying to get in position for the crucifix and he did get it so I'm not counting him out. I'm giving Brendan an edge in the stand-up, but if Roy does get him on the ground he has a chance.

I hope it's a good fight and both of them bring their best and I'll be happy for whoever wins.
The only thing is that James should be fighting in 205 and probably would after the show, he's a lot smaller guy than Roy and Schaub. Schaub is a true heavyweight and competitor having played a few years in the NFL. Schaub is 4-0 with 4 KO's, granted never facing a guy like Roy, but he's also KOed everybody put in front of him in TUF as well.

Schaub by KO.

County Mike
12-04-2009, 02:42 PM
I don't blame Marcus for his "may be my last fight" comment. I know a lot of fighters think stuff like that after a loss. They just don't all have a microphone in their face right after a loss.

Also hope to see McSweeney get pounded again. Total D-bag the way he picked on the other guy, then when dude finally sticks up for himself, he tries to punk him down again. Just an arrogant bully that doesn't have the skills to compete at the top end of the UFC.

VCURamFan
12-04-2009, 07:15 PM
Also hope to see McSweeney get pounded again. Total D-bag the way he picked on the other guy, then when dude finally sticks up for himself, he tries to punk him down again. Just an arrogant bully that doesn't have the skills to compete at the top end of the UFC.

I agree 100%! My buddy Scottie & I have hated James since day 1. Always hovering around Rashad like he's in charge, trying to run other fighters around because he's the coach's "chum", like that gives him a right to make demands, sticking his nose in where it doesn't belong, stirring up $h!t whenever he feels like it, he's just an all around jack@$$.

Ironically enough, I told Scottie Wednesday night, as soon as James lost to Roy, "I don't care who McSweeney faces, I will always root against him. Titties could get match up with him & I'd still root against him."

Well, WAR TITTIES!!!!!