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Old 07-12-2012, 06:24 PM
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Wait a minute, what about Brock fighting Randy, he beat a smaller older man who was at the end of his career. And Randy was several years older at the time he fought Brock than Silva is now. I do acknowledge the differences with that fight and a fight between Silva/Jones--weight classes and the fact that Silva and Jones are both current champions. But, honestly, if you hadn't known better, wouldn't you have thought Randy and Brock were from two different weight classes.

It would be a risk for both of them, even at a catch weight because one of them will still be able to say I beat -----, it would still be considered a "notch" for the winner's reputation. The risk might be more for Jones because of where he's at in his career, but likewise, the reward would be greater for him because this is Anderson Silva.
But Bonie isn't that what all fights are? You Risk losing and the other guy gets credit for beating you? Or you win and get credit for being better than the other guy? It doesn't matter how old or young you are thats part of the game as long as you are competing.

And Thats why I dont understand or what I think fans dont understand...
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Old 07-12-2012, 06:30 PM
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But Bonie isn't that what all fights are? You Risk losing and the other guy gets credit for beating you? Or you win and get credit for being better than the other guy? It doesn't matter how old or young you are thats part of the game as long as you are competing.

And Thats why I dont understand or what I think fans dont understand...
If that were true, Floyd would get as much credit for beating Mosley in 2010 as he would have gotten in 2001. We both know it don't work like that.
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Old 07-12-2012, 06:44 PM
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If that were true, Floyd would get as much credit for beating Mosley in 2010 as he would have gotten in 2001. We both know it don't work like that.
I don't mean he would get more or less credit. You and me both know Boxing isn't about who is the best and the best fighting the best.Boxing is about who will make you the most money if you beat them.

MMA is not at that level quiet yet.

If they are both the best fighters and the only ? mark in there careers is gonna be if they ever fought who would have won? (example Mayweather v Pacman) Why shouldnt they fight? And you cant say Silva isn't the same fighter he was 3 years ago cause he seems the same or better.
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