Islam vs Volk ; Usman vs Khamzat discussion

Discussion in 'MMA Forum' started by outtieDrake, Oct 11, 2023.



Who wins?

Poll closed Oct 20, 2023.
  1. Volk

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Islam

    5 vote(s)
    100.0%
  3. Usman

    2 vote(s)
    40.0%
  4. Khamzat

    3 vote(s)
    60.0%
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  1. drenlou

    drenlou Tres Delinquentes Full Member

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    2-1 Usman. I like Usmans ability to outstrike Chamaev that last round, but even though Chamaev was able to get the takedown he wasn't as dominant on the ground. Usman did the better work in rounds 2 and 3 imo.
     
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  2. MetalLicker

    MetalLicker Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Chimaev with the MD.

    It was a close and competitive fight.

    A very mature post fight speech from Chimaev.
     
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  3. drenlou

    drenlou Tres Delinquentes Full Member

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    Holy ****, Fedor in UFC 5?
     
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  4. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

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    I'm a Khamzat fan but I feel Usman just edged that and deserved to win 2-1

    Nice post-fight call for peace speech by Khamzat
     
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  5. MetalLicker

    MetalLicker Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    The fight kind of went how I expected. I thought it was close to a 50-50 fight and I was right.

    Honestly, the fight could have gone either way. You can make a case for either guy.
     
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  6. drenlou

    drenlou Tres Delinquentes Full Member

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    Let's goo Volk!
     
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  7. MetalLicker

    MetalLicker Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Wow.

    Dominant performance by Makhachev.
     
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  8. Komaster

    Komaster Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    volk was acting crazy in the lead up. this isnt surprsing

    there's bravery then there's stupidity. he looked soft around the middle too.
     
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  9. drenlou

    drenlou Tres Delinquentes Full Member

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  10. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

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    Nice KO.
     
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  11. Babality

    Babality KTFO!!!!!!! Full Member

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    That little Hasbulla guy, is he not ashamed to be treated like a child? Getting held like one.
     
  12. Serge

    Serge Ginger Dracula Staff Member

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    Dumb of Volk to take the fight on short notice when he was all but guaranteed it next year with a full camp .Not saying that's why he lost but it certainly can't have helped. Great kick by Makhachev but I felt the stoppage was a bit premature. Volk was probably done but I would;ve liked to see it go on a little longer especially given the importance of the fight and how anticlimactic the rest of the card was.
     
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  13. Mark Anthony

    Mark Anthony AJ has no chin Full Member

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    Both of them have crap footwork, they are a tier below Volk and Islam.
     
  14. Mark Anthony

    Mark Anthony AJ has no chin Full Member

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    Volk was confused and taking unanswered blows.
     
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  15. NoChin

    NoChin Boxing Addict Full Member

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    I came in here to say the exact same thing.

    2 weeks notice is just stupidity from a fighting perspective. He was in poor condition. He was never going to beat a champion a division above on 2 weeks notice. A guy who already schooled him in Australia.

    Now from a monetary perspective, who could blame him? You can't pass up that opportunity. If he didn't get a big pay day, I stand corrected!