Franklin vs Shamrock

Discussion in 'MMA Forum' started by Dostoevsky, Jun 18, 2007.

  1. Dostoevsky

    Dostoevsky the max! Full Member

    Jun 17, 2007
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    Was the fight fixed?

    edit: ok seriously this is ****ing do you embed gifs/images?
  2. jimmie

    jimmie Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jul 19, 2004
    Whats so fixed about it ? Shamrock had a leglock but it was early in the fight and Franklin was able to use his BJJ skills to get out. Was it when Shamrock threw a highkick and fell down ? It happens Franklin is a true young MMA fighter and beat a limited older fighter in a good scrap.
  3. Boyd

    Boyd Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 22, 2006
    what the hell is that? that's not how i remeber it. or am i crazy?
  4. eze

    eze Everybody Know Me Full Member

    Aug 7, 2004
    Looks right as Shamrock was going to do something, Franklin threw some punches. Thats why Shamrocks legs look all weird. Or his feet persay.
  5. Dostoevsky

    Dostoevsky the max! Full Member

    Jun 17, 2007
    I don't know guys,looked a bit like a dive to me.
  6. Wilhelm

    Wilhelm Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 19, 2004
    That's not how the fight ended though. Must have been earlier in the fight. The fight ended with Shamrock slipping throwing a head kick after he nearly had it won with a leglock. After he slips franklin nails him with a ton of punches. The actual ending looks totally legit.
  7. buddynabuick

    buddynabuick Active Member Full Member

    May 5, 2007

    It sure did look funny. If that was what ended the fight
    , it didn't look like much contact
  8. SweetScienceFan

    SweetScienceFan Member Full Member

    May 11, 2007
    Wtf? are you guys a bunch of rookies? Shamrock was purposely dropping down to secure an ankle lock, which if you watch the fight he did secure at that moment, however Franklin was able to get out of it. It is an old sucker move from way back. Shamrock just melts and then would slap on that ankle lock while his opponent is wondering what is going on.