Thread: Silva vs Maia
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Old 07-30-2012, 07:15 AM   #21
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Default Re: Silva vs Maia

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Originally Posted by Vic-JofreBRASIL View Post
The sense of patriotism of brazilians makes trash talk before the fight between two brazilians a bit different than the normal......generally becomes a greater rivalry.
Is like "wow, you´re brazilian too, we are supposed to be allies" you know....looks a bit silly perhaps, but it is like that...
Is more understandable when a non-brazilian fighter acts with trash talk against a brazilian.....

Maia said some light trash before the fight, something like "Yeah, a spider has 8 legs I´ll just pull out them".....
AS thought things like this were a bit disrespectful especially because he trained with Demian before and everything... he expected a more respectful conduct by Maia .....

After the fight Silva said that he tried to frustrate Demian´s game with those provocations but he also said that if Demian said he would submit him he deserved it, he was a bit mad at the time too then....

And this sense of patriotism by the brazilians also made AS hated after this, because people wondered "Why he did that to a good kid like Damian and not with Sonnen (first fight) who acted much more disrespectfully ?"

But he never gave a detailed explanation about the thing, simply said he was mad with Maia and also tried to frustrate him....Wouldn´t surprise me if they had some kind of beef we don´t know.....since AS devide opinions between his former training mates...especially now, like Pelé showed in that thread I posted here before...
Cheers vic knew you'd be the man for this thread. The thing I don't understand is the change mid way through the 3rd from clowning but hurting to just looking awful and potentially losing rounds.

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Originally Posted by Rob_Floyd View Post
That is such minor trash talk.
He's up there with tim bradley under the worst trash talkers
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Originally Posted by Lynchburg View Post
I'm sure at the time I heard the reason he did not finish the fight is because he was angry at the UFC because they don't pay him a win bonus... he just get a flat rate for a win, loss or draw.

I'm not sure how much truth there is in that but if I remember Ed Sores was talking about it before this fight and then Silva was smashing DM and the stopped fighting... to me it seemed like a blatent FU to the UFC... a "Pay me or a won't put on a show"

Lynchburg
If this is true very interesting and a bit prickish. Weird aswell considering hes the kind of guy who could easily get Knockout of the night and those kind of performances dont increase your value.
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