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Anderson Silva is Angry

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Mr7134, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. Mr7134

    Mr7134 Member

    ... and the UFC are hoping that his rematch with Chael Sonnen does UFC 100 level business.

  2. StaggerLee

    StaggerLee Well-Known Member

    Sonnen is a world-class shit talker, but the thing that frustrates a lot of fighters is that he's able to back it up in the Octagon.

    I have to admit I was surprised at how he was able to really control Silva for four-plus rounds the last time they fought. If he doesn't get caught in that triangle, he wins that fight.

    I don't know if this fight goes the same way, though. I think that was during a time when Silva was getting bored in his fights. He's had some time off now and I think he'll come out hungry and eager to end it in a hurry.
  3. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    If, by world class shit talker, you mean someone who tries his hardest to resemble a professional wrestling donk from the 90s, only he doesn't quite pull it off, then yeah. I agree.
  4. StaggerLee

    StaggerLee Well-Known Member

    Yep, that's about the size of it.
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  5. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    Wow, fighters making scary talk at each other before a pay per view event. How unusual.
  6. StaggerLee

    StaggerLee Well-Known Member

    It's really funny to see the progression (or transgression) of the sport over the last 10 years. Dana White used to pride himself on running an organization that didn't stoop down to pro wrestling trash talk.

    Now, it seems like they generate feuds where there aren't any and use that to sell their cards.
  7. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    I hope that they can find a way to settle it peaceably.
  8. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Dana White running an organization where there was no trash talking!?! He's the worst offender in the UFC stable.

    (I do love how he's had to eat his words about EA Sports.)
  9. StaggerLee

    StaggerLee Well-Known Member

    He's had to eat his words on a lot of things. He shoots from the hip without regards to his target. Sad thing is most of the time it's been on his vlog or twitter, so he knows exactly what's getting out there. It's never a case of misquoted text or taken out of context.

    He's done a lot for UFC over the years, and I'm not one of those Dana White-haters, but it may also be time for a new face in the UFC. He's burned a lot of bridges, then the Fertittas have had to repair those bridges.
  10. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    This is why I have no use for MMA.
  11. cjericho

    cjericho Well-Known Member

    That and he's lucky he's not trying to watch UFC and boxing in the day room with Pretty Boy Floyd

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  12. Mr7134

    Mr7134 Member

    The rumour is that Silva was hurt going into the last fight.
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