UFC 187

Discussion in 'UFC-- Mixed Martial Arts' started by Old Scratch, May 23, 2015.

  1. Old Scratch

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    Weidman got the dominant victory but he looked like he was in trouble there for a small bit.

    There is absolutely ZERO chance Vitor Belfort is a clean fighter right now.

    He gets faster as he ages, amazing!
     
  2. celticdb15

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    Weidman is real deal! He was in trouble but he has great chin. He can do it all!
     
  3. Hawkeye2

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    Weidman was never in real trouble. Easy win for Weidman. Arlovski also looked good. I only had 1 fight prediction wrong and that was the black fight Uriah Hall. Either way I won 1200 dollars today.
     
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    Weidman def Belfort tko round 1
    Arlovski def Browne tko round 1
    Cerrone def Makdessi tko round 2
     
  6. Hawkeye2

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    Cerrone broke his opponent's jaw and gave him a concussion, yet didn't get a bonus. WTF
     
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    Browne has turned into a disappointment. He right now to me is a the best of the middle of the pack, the guy the contenders should beat on their way to the HW title fight.
     
  8. Hawkeye2

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    I don't think people are aware of just how good Chris Weidman really is. I've been watching MMA since its hayday and I have to say Weidman is on another level compared to the rest of these fighters.
     
  9. Rap Is Crap

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    He's really good! Beat the overrated "GOAT" twice but of course that was considered "luck" by the DWF Silva worshippers. Weidman isn't well liked by many for some reason I can't understand. No one can use the "he's not American" excuse they use with Klitschko so it's gotta be the lack of melanin.

    This card wasn't too bad. Other than afflete Cormier in the main event, we had some great wins.
     
  10. Thrashen

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    Great to see Weidman defeat the Brazilian steroid-fiend and it was probably a blessing that Belfort tested him and he survived the onslaught. The undefeated Middleweight Champion is a credit to our great race. Humble, yet confident. Intelligent, yet tough as nails. Finesse, yet he can brawl with anyone. The 30-year old Weidman (who’s last name translates to “field/pasture manâ€￾ in German) will likely fight another white fighter, Luke Rockhold, for his next defense. Here is the ending of the Weidman-Belfort fight…

    [video=youtube;PjcfzIGD_ys]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjcfzIGD_ys[/video]
     
  11. Thrashen

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    As for Cormier-Johnson, I wasn’t sure who I preferred to win. Cormier becoming the LHW champion last night was well-deserved, as the portly Negro does have a great chin, heart, and is obviously a world-class wrestler. Anthony “Rumble” Johnson might have the best punching power of any fighter the entire UFC.

    A few years back, Johnson was involved in several “domestic violence” incidents, but he might be the most humble non-white fighter I’ve ever seen in any combat sport. After KOing Gustafsson, he treated him with the utmost respect. You’ll never see Johnson “talk trash” about anyone, which I can respect in this age of constant social media posts and other “look at me” BS.

    Cormier fought intelligently, knowing that Johnson gasses easily and if you can survive his haymakers, he can be worn down and submitted or out-pointed. I wish Alex Gustafsson would’ve employed a similar strategy a few months ago.

    Speaking of Gustafsson, his path to LHW gold will now be a treacherous one. He’ll need to defeat the dangerous Brazilian, Glover Teixeira (June 20th), then see how everything shakes out with Cormier, Johnson, Bader, Evans, Saint Preux, and Manuwa.

    Let’s hope that somehow, someway, Bader or Gus eventually hoist the LHW belt and aren't forced to fight one another...as they're the only white contenders in that division.

    One a side note, it was cool to see Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone destroy the Canadian Arab, Makdessi and Arlovski defeat the mixed Travis Browne.
     
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  12. Hawkeye2

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    I find that the people who don't like Weidman are mainly the sherdog morons who don't know anything about the sport.
     
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    Weidman is a victim of the Caste System when it comes to respect. Never mind the UFC not promoting him as it should. He is as underrated as a lot of the melanin enriched fighters are overrated.

    I watched Cormier and Johnson and can't help but wonder how many White fighters are completely ignored by the UFC, how many White prospects are intentionally not being given a chance - prospects not only in the US, but Europe as well - just so that the UFC can present a certain image and certain types of fighters. I don't mind Cormier, but ...being praised as he was after the Henderson fight for example. Look at how old Henderson was. I'll stop here rather than get into the same old rant.
     
  14. Hawkeye2

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    Cole Korad was an undefeated heavyweight champ in Bellator, and just decided to quit because of the lack of pay. UFC could have made an attempt to buy out his contract and didn't bother. I think Konrad would have dominated at least 90 % of the current roster of heavyweights.
     
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    WPWW!!!
     
  17. celticdb15

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    I love Cerrone. When asked if he would take a drug test. He said all you'll find in me is Budweiser. Lol he's on a Roll as is Arlovski. I thought Arlovski was done after getting ktfo by Fedor years ago. But hes rebounded nicely.
     

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