Discussion in 'Sports Arena' started by The IPB, 29 Jun 2009.
Wild title fight!
Appears that this was the case, Diaz looked terrible.
Definitely looking to forward to seeing a rematch somewhere down the line !
Kinda sad to see Diaz like that to be honest, I know he’s always been a volume guy but his punches had no snap it was like he was sparring. He looked like he didn’t want to be in there at all. His heads not in it anymore.
Crazy 3rd round in that main event, both of those submissions looked like game over and he just smashed him afterwards. Unbelievable. What heart on Ortega as well as he was hurt real bad, face looked like burger meat and he wants to continue. Volk is an animal though, no holes in his game and cardio for days.
Both Diaz brothers are "small" when fighting at 170lb when they're in prime shape and condition, the requested move to 185lbs by Diaz was a red flag for sure!
Definitely should have bet on this event, never mind
He said in an interview before the fight that he didn't want to do it (fight Robbie) and he hates fighting now. Deffo will be the last we see of Nick, probably a nice final payday being on the PPV.
Yeah indeed, I mean he's said before that he doesn't like fighting but this week he really emphasised that point. Probably better for his long term health to hang them up.
That main event was utterly incredible. I love watching them both, such high level MMA.
I worry for Brian Ortega. He's a tough guy, but there's gonna be a price to pay for the amount of headshots he's taken in fights like this and against Holloway for example.
You'd have made a pretty penny on a parlay
Anyone else going to the Friday Bellator event?
Thankyou, took for granted this was Saturday, wouldn't have checked and would have probably have missed it lol
Been a while since I've been to a live event.. BAMMA 25 was the last (Shaw Walsh barmy army).
As hilarious and likeable as Paddy is from a British perspective, every time he opens his mouth I cringe, hard. All of this "Scousers don't get knocked out mate" and "it's destiny innit like" nonsense is a sure way to end up eating your words and it's only a matter of time before he fights someone good who looks at his hands being constantly down and then sparks him out.
Aspinall, as you say, looks like a top contender. Big, powerful, fast and humble to boot. I like him a lot.
That fight was an embarassment and should never have happened if Nick was in that state. He looked seriously out of shape and defeated before the fight even started. Of course Dana was saying how "amazing" he looked in the post fight press conference... because he would never say anything bad about a Diaz cash cow...
Volk is an animal, an example of single-minded determination in human form, and of course he deserved the win; but Ortega was a warrior and put everything he had into that fight. It was very satisfying to see Volk visible change his tune towards Ortega throughout the fight as he won his respect. Epic.
Did you go? If so, what was the atmosphere like and how much were tickets?
Horrendous home town result for MVP.... Poor fight all round but NEVER an MVP win for me
I thought MVP had lost it in the last round tbh, but you could argue that Lima did as little on the floor as MVP did on the feet, at least the strikes MVP landed on the feet we're mostly significant... but general MMA judging in a close fight is ground control in dominant position = win.
Yeah I went, atmosphere was good although the main event was a snooze fest. Tickets were £45 and the view was pretty good!
That's not bad actually. I've been to a few UFC events and the price over the years slowly crept up into nearly 3 figures. I remember when Bisping fought Henderson in the Arena in the middle of the night the tickets were ridiculous money.
I've been to a few UFC events in the UK; 70, 75, 80, 89, 105, 120 and the prices weren't too bad then IIRC, £25-£75. I haven't been for years because tbh I've never been that impressed with the cards and I'm not into MMA anywhere near as much as I used to be.
I also went to UFC 100 in Vegas which was obviously ridiculously good
Not sure if someone has already posted this, but Poirier vs. Oliveira (good test of i and e aptitude) is apparently now confirmed for UFC 269 on 11th December.
What a fight that could be.
No doubt McGregor will be all over social media desperate for attention and feeling a little left out.
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