"If the commission would allow it and Dana would move...

Discussion in 'MMA Forum' started by achillesthegreat, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. achillesthegreat

    achillesthegreat FORTUNE FAVOURS THE BRAVE Full Member

    Jul 21, 2004
    ...I'd fight Anderson Silva right now"
    Chael Sonnen at the post fight press conference.

    He is a legend, takling to the very end and then some. It's just a shame Sonnen will possibly retire as a footnote in Silva's history page rather than vica versa.
  2. yaca you

    yaca you Someone past surprise Full Member

    Jun 1, 2010
    If they rematch silva better have a much better gameplan/vastly better takedown defense or sonnen will win.

    Interesting because I never thought sonnen had a chance against silva.

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    Pics often tell a different tale.
  3. The Mighty One

    The Mighty One Well-Known Member Full Member

    Nov 20, 2008
  4. achillesthegreat

    achillesthegreat FORTUNE FAVOURS THE BRAVE Full Member

    Jul 21, 2004
    Shocking that Silva wasn't more marked up. Even from scuffing shots. Slaps. Hammer blows. The guy's face should be at least very bruised up.
  5. sKills

    sKills Member Full Member

    Jun 23, 2010
    i was surprised how strong is ****ing head is. he can take a hit! and weird how he didnt bruise.. he must have very thick skin or something
  6. BobDigi5060

    BobDigi5060 East Side MMA Full Member

    Feb 7, 2006
    That elbow in the 4th round while standing that Silva landed was pretty bad ass.. So was the one off his back that opened up Sonnen.
  7. Sloth

    Sloth Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 2, 2009

    Black people are very good at hiding bruises. Just like Sonnen could hide powdered sugar:lol:
  8. saul_ir34

    saul_ir34 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    May 6, 2007
    Everyone made it sound like Silva took such a pounding but he barely has a mark.

    Im beginning to think its just the Silva haters that exxagerated this fight.

    I will have to try to find it somewhere. Anyone know where?
  9. Grievesy

    Grievesy Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 16, 2008
    Well it's no lie that Silva was dominated positionally for much of the fight, and Sonnen landed some blows that looked heavy. So it's either Silva has an absolutely cast iron, carved out of granite chin........or Sonnen is just feather fisted. Well it's probably both actually.


    And heres the fight. One of the videos on this page should work.
  10. Big T

    Big T Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 11, 2004
    A mark on a fighters face dosn't mean you win or get beat. Silva was taken down and Dominated on the ground most of the time. He was able to roll with some shots..block and kept moving on the bottom. Sonnen was just grinding from the top. A very good fight.
  11. Drunkenboxer

    Drunkenboxer Least Eligible Bachelor Full Member

    May 12, 2006
    You're stupid.
  12. Addie

    Addie Myung Woo Yuh! Full Member

    Jun 14, 2006
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    ...This fight was a draw.
  13. yaca you

    yaca you Someone past surprise Full Member

    Jun 1, 2010
    penns face like andersons does not mark up easily. Those pics were not intended to say anderson silva was not geting beaten before the come from behind submission win, but just to suggest he may have not taken as much actual damage as it appeared in that fight. certainly silva took quite a bit of damage, as did chael sonenn.
  14. Nuke

    Nuke Full Length Member Full Member

    Feb 22, 2005

    Sonnen was winning most of the stand-up also.
  15. Beebs

    Beebs Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Feb 21, 2007
    He got hit a lot and hit hard, he just didn't mark up. Gatti would bleed if you looked at him, some guys are just strange with bruises/cuts.