January 31, 2008 at 3:46 pm
brock is right when he said he wanted to fight a credible ufc fighter as his debut. i mean, look at kimbo…. fighting ray mercer, bo cantrell, and now tank. people are doubting kimbo, and dont really know how he stacks up against a lot of pro mma fighters. i think by having brock fight a real credible guy in frank mir, then we all know where he stands.
January 31, 2008 at 6:23 pm
What is this new layout about? Sure seems like a step backwards…Anyway, I agree for the most part, but how long has it been now since we've known where Mir stands? Anyway, I still think Lesnar is going to lose.
January 31, 2008 at 6:47 pm
Just moving to a new server my man.
Did you see all access Brock Lesnar Tonight. He seems to be doing a lot of strength training. The show didn't show him training much BJJ.
January 31, 2008 at 10:12 pm
Oh cool, I guess I spoke to soon, sorry.
I think he's relying on his strength in this fight. He talks about it a lot anyway. His strength wont make him immune to submissions. This fight is sort of a catch 22 for me. If lesnar wins, does that mean he's a force and belongs in the UFC? Or does it mean that Frank Mir is still not his former self (pre motorcycle accident) and securing a win over him isn't a huge accomplishment? If Mir wins, does it mean he's back to his former self, or does it mean nothing because Lesnar wasn't very good anyway? Either way, I guess I'm still looking forward to the fight.
January 31, 2008 at 10:59 pm
For me I already know that Mir has the experience and talent. As long as this fight doesn't end early I will be able to see how Mir's cardio is and how he stacks up against a stronger fighter.
As far as Lesnar goes, he will probably get a free pass win or lose. He is new and if he loses people will assume he needs more time to develop and he will still have a lot of anticipation for his fights. If he wins, it will raise his stock and in a weak HW division right now, he will be in a great position.
February 1, 2008 at 1:26 am
this could be a great fight and idk how is going to win but i think Mir could pull it off..and i agree with derek
February 1, 2008 at 3:28 am
i agree with you morey its kind of a no lose for lesnar if he wins he is doing good and beat someone with experience if he loses he was taking on to much to soon.
February 1, 2008 at 5:35 am
mir has everything to lose
February 1, 2008 at 8:19 am
ya mir cant use the motorcycle accident excuse anymore he's allready had what 4 fights since the accident. he cant use it anymore because if hes not back by now he wont ever be. i dont think it was the accident so much as the competition in the ufc got a lot better since he left
February 1, 2008 at 4:34 pm
i agree. if mir loses this fight his stock will plummet big time. that is unless its a close fight. i think as long as both fighters come out to bang then the UFC will want to see them both back soon.
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