Boxing  

Forum Home Boxing Forum European British Classic Aussie MMA Training
Go Back   Boxing News 24 Forum > Other > MMA Forum


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-18-2007, 10:28 AM   #16
scurlaruntings
ESB 2002 Club
East Side VIP
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: By any means necessary
Posts: 17,818
vCash: 1000
Default Re: Kurt Angle speaks

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bluenose
Hate to break it to you mate but plenty of Pro Wrestlers are more than capable.

Guys like the following all have some sort of background, some of which have already entered the martial art world.

Ken Shamrock
Nunzio
Sho Funaki
Tajiri
Saku

For example Nunzio was trained by catch Wrestler Billy Robinson and has also Wrestled shoot-style matches in the Japanese UWFi. Just look how far catch Wrestler, Kazushi Sakuraba went in MMA.

Funaki was trained by Yoshiaki Fujiwara who has knowledge in catch Wrestling (Trained by legit shooter Karl Gotch). Funaki worked in the shoot-style Fujiwara Gumi/BattlArts promotions.

Also, someone like Dave Finlay could have perhaps done not too bad. He was trained by Ted Betley whom took him to the Snake Pit. For those unaware Riley(Man who ran the snake pit) is considered by many worldwide to be the greatest shooter of all time, with everyone from Karl Gotch to Billy Robinson to Dynamite to Marty Jones having gone through The Snake Pit. I'm sure if you asked Fujinami or Nishimura for a list of influences, they'd both list Riley as a major factor somewhere along the line.

In addition someon like William Regal obvious could handle himself. He does have a tremendous level of knowledge in hooking.

Marty Jones, Dave Finlay, Steve Regal, Robbie Brookside, Dave Taylor, John Naylor, John Foley and more. Bearing in mind that a number of British workers consider Regal to be one of the poorer workers out of that crowd, you've got to wonder just how dangerous some of those guys really were.

Kazuyuki Fujita, Has Competed for PRIDE FC and NJPW. He may not be the best mixed martial artist in the world, but he's certainly one of the toughest. He took a beating from Ken Shamrock, a trained submission fighter, but ending up winning because Shamrock ran out of energy, he also beat Bob Sapp, a glorified street brawler and, despite losing, took it to Fedor Emelianenko, a sambo fighter and the hardest man in the world today.


Shinsuke Nakamura, Yuji Nagata, Yoshiro Takayama all have been NJPW workers who have dabbled in mixed martial arts, all trained in submission/ shoot fighting (like Pancrase), as well as boxing, kickboxing and whatever else they've picked up over the years.

So don't diss certain wrestlers, especially Kurt. He may be deluded at times but he does know his stuff.

.........................................

About five years ago If Kurt had made the transition to MMA I believe he could have achived quite a bit due to his natural ability and sheer determination. Sadly, his body is now shot and could not handle it.

Although by all accounts back when both he and Lesnar were with the WWE, he destroyed Brock in a backstage makeshift legit wrestling match.
Let them have it.I thought i was on my own then for a minute.Too many idiots sleep on wrestlers.Everyone seems to casually dismiss there pro backgrounds.William Regal was REAL!
scurlaruntings is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 12-18-2007, 12:10 PM   #17
castle
Journeyman
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 69
vCash: 75
Default Re: Kurt Angle speaks

Quote:
Also, someone like Dave Finlay could have perhaps done not too bad
.

Dave Finlay (fit finlay) was wrestling from a child his father was a wrestler and run a wrestling club around Carrickfergus /Greenisland forever it seems ,and I actually think he his fatherhas trained olympic standard wrestlers and still trains wrestlers
So Dave Finlay is a properly trained wrestler and if hes still wrestling today he wouldnt be a kick in the arse of 50 yrs old
castle is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Old 12-18-2007, 03:13 PM   #18
Koa
Belt holder
ESB Addict
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Da Bafroom brah!
Posts: 2,192
vCash: 75
Default Re: Kurt Angle speaks

Kurt Angle is a talentless piece of shit, juiced up on hgh who walks around with a gold medal around his neck and talks a lot of shit..

He doesn't amount to shit until he steps in against some quality opposition. I'm tired of hearing him talk, shut the **** up and fight already.
Koa is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Old 12-18-2007, 04:42 PM   #19
IcanzIIravor
newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Camp Victory, Iraq
Posts: 49
vCash: 1197
Default Re: Kurt Angle speaks

With the way his neck is I'd rather he do color commentating and promoting than to get in the cage. He's a bit past his prime for it to really give a good accounting against top flight MMA fighters. Do they plan on putting him in against stiffs?
IcanzIIravor is offline  Top
Reply With Quote
Reply

Boxing News 24 Forum > Other > MMA Forum

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Boxing News 24 Forum 2013