KrazyBee wrote:Mcintosh 1994 wrote:SakuEar wrote:woah i dont know why it didnt post my whole comment, but i said you mean the ONE time he did? and you dont think condit will look at that during camp? and you really dont think greg jackson will help him to even IMPROVE on his gameplan after this fight? like do the same thing except commit to more shots? dude seriously its like you dont know anything about mma when diaz is involved!
I actually don't, after watching the fight do you really think he's going to take risks by committing to strikes in a rematch?
Committing? So you're saying he bloodied Diaz up and made him look like an amateur without committing?
Damn he must be really good!
I honestly can't believe that you're still enough of a moron to think that backing up = losing. Go learn some martial arts.
Unfortunately a lot of people think this way because they've never had so much as a lesson's worth of training. There're an awful lot of MMA fans who just want to see two guys beat the crap out of each other, and unfortunately this is why useless criteria such as octagon control and aggression are used to judge fights...it appeases to the masses that don't understand that martial arts is about fighting smarter, not harder. What's the point of throwing 200 strikes if your opponent dodges them all? And what's the point of controlling the centre of the octagon or simply walking forward if your opponent is dancing circles around you and tagging you at will. IMO aggression and octagon control should only be used if there's no other effective means to score a fight (ie: effective striking and grapping are either not taking place, or have been neutralized/negated by each of the two people fighting). To be honest, this might even be the way they already judge it, and if so, that's a good thing IMO. But I'm not certain of this, so if anyone can clarify, I'd appreciate it. It's understandable not to want to see two people do nothing other than dance around the cage for 15-25 minutes, but it would be ridiculous to penalize the very sound strategy that Condit used to win this fight. To be honest, I thought it was a great fight, and if anyone found it boring, I feel sorry for them...maybe they should go watch some old Don Cherry's Rock 'em Sock 'em Hockey videos if all they want to see is a mindless brawl.