MMA  > General MMA  > Miracles happen! If GSP mindfarts and Koscheck wins....
August 3, 2010, 02:42 PM
Here is my opinion:

If Koscheck were to win the belt he will be easily the top 1% of hated champions all time!

Thoughts, opinions?

I read that Koscheck made TUF 12 very interesting! Episode 1 airs on 15 September, on Spike TV of course. Rumors have it that Koscheck remains confrontational throughout the whole season and pushes GSPs buttons left and right. Koscheck complains that GSPs personality is too quite, non-confrontational, and laid back. Koscheck wanted to get in GSPs head and Kosh claims he has spotted no less than 3 weaknesses in GSPs game while observing GSP during filming.

I think Josh just wanted to look at GSP, watch him, admire his greatness.... Ok Ok, Josh admires no one but himself. I hope GSP finishes this fight in stellar fashion. Kosh stands no chance in out wrestling GSP so maybe we can see a "Paulo Tiago" courtesy of GSP.
August 3, 2010  03:11 PM ET

I might be that 1% who actually likes Kos and will be rooting for him against GSP, not that I don't like GSP. Just more of a Kos fan. I think the UFC (dana) has gotten into Kos' ear and has told him to keep up the bad boy act for ratings purposes. I know its not much of a stretch for Kos to act like a jerk but I'm sure alot of the speculated antics on the TUF show are driven by Spike and the UFC.

August 3, 2010  03:30 PM ET

I wolud prefer to see GSP lose. His fights are very boreing for my taste. Yes he is very technical, but I do not like to see dry man humping. Here is GSP's fight in a nut shell....

RD 1: The bell rings, GSP goes for the take down, he gets the takedown, GSP humps him trying for a submission, ref breaks them up for not advancing..... Repeat process and the bell rings....

Rd 2: Just repeat instructions from rd 1...... and so on and so forth....

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August 3, 2010  03:50 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Got to agree with these guys. Koscheck does some idiotic things, but I'll be rooting for him. He's be a much more entertaining champ. GSP has become very boring. Takedown after takedown after takedown. ZZZZZZZZZZZ. I dont mind takedowns, but he used to mix up his striking with them, and doesnt do it anymore.

I don't mind takedowns either, but I would rather see an emphasis placed on result of the takedown considered by the judges. If someone gets a takedown and then does nothing then it should be scored as if someone had pushed the other person up against the cage.

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August 3, 2010  04:17 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I might be that 1% who actually likes Kos and will be rooting for him against GSP, not that I don't like GSP. Just more of a Kos fan. I think the UFC (dana) has gotten into Kos' ear and has told him to keep up the bad boy act for ratings purposes. I know its not much of a stretch for Kos to act like a jerk but I'm sure alot of the speculated antics on the TUF show are driven by Spike and the UFC.

Actually I think thats just him. He is a dbag and he has shown it over and over again. When he was interviewed about being a fighter he stated that "guys who fight as a career are dumb and they are not going anywhere". He said he did not intend to make a "career" out of fighting and that he was just using it as a spring board to doing something better....he didn't name that something better.

Then, the least of which draws ire...he has had two phantom knees in the face in 2 fights in a row! Quit acting and fight you dbag!

August 3, 2010  04:19 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

I wolud prefer to see GSP lose. His fights are very boreing for my taste. Yes he is very technical, but I do not like to see dry man humping. Here is GSP's fight in a nut shell....RD 1: The bell rings, GSP goes for the take down, he gets the takedown, GSP humps him trying for a submission, ref breaks them up for not advancing..... Repeat process and the bell rings....Rd 2: Just repeat instructions from rd 1...... and so on and so forth....

Go watch GSP fights....real quick, whats the last fight you saw GSP get stood up for not better a position or advancing? I can't think of one.

August 3, 2010  04:19 PM ET
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They really should implement the Pride rules ASAP.

Being?

August 3, 2010  04:22 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

I don't mind takedowns either, but I would rather see an emphasis placed on result of the takedown considered by the judges. If someone gets a takedown and then does nothing then it should be scored as if someone had pushed the other person up against the cage.

This point is well taken....but when you take someone down, control them at will, and throw sub attempts left and right.....Thats working for a finish not laying and praying.

Here is a bold prediction....Silva vs GSP has a 95% chance of never happening....but if it does GSP will win by SUBMISSION

Ya'll book mark this page and etch it in stone because if that fight ever happens I have a cool crisp 100 dollar bill waiting for someone if I'm wrong.

August 3, 2010  04:26 PM ET

I'd say a cool G but I'm poor and about 35 days from not even being employeed.

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August 3, 2010  04:41 PM ET
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This point is well taken....but when you take someone down, control them at will, and throw sub attempts left and right.....Thats working for a finish not laying and praying.Here is a bold prediction....Silva vs GSP has a 95% chance of never happening....but if it does GSP will win by SUBMISSIONYa'll book mark this page and etch it in stone because if that fight ever happens I have a cool crisp 100 dollar bill waiting for someone if I'm wrong.

save your money.
It won't happen.
it's been long since anyone was able to dominate or sub Silva.
If by any miracle GSP takes him down, Silva will slap the body triangle and hold him there until he stands up or the round ends.

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August 3, 2010  05:13 PM ET

Watching paint dry > Watching GSP fight.

August 3, 2010  06:13 PM ET

I hope that Kos knocks GSP out. GSP is so damn boring. The last time he finished a fight defending the title was well, he hasnt since he beat matt serra and took the belt back. I said title defense, not super fight with BJ, in which he cheated. aka vasoline.

Jon Fitch----unanimous dec.
thiago alves ----- unanimous dec.
dan hardy ----- unanimous dec.

August 3, 2010  06:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#17):

I hope that Kos knocks GSP out. GSP is so damn boring. The last time he finished a fight defending the title was well, he hasnt since he beat matt serra and took the belt back. I said title defense, not super fight with BJ, in which he cheated. aka vasoline. Jon Fitch----unanimous dec.thiago alves ----- unanimous dec.dan hardy ----- unanimous dec.

That BJ Penn fight would have been another decision if BJ had just got off the stool for round 5.

August 3, 2010  06:57 PM ET

come on now, guys.
yes, the way he fights is consistent and repetitive.
but you can't say he doesn't tries to submit or improve position.
heck man, at least give him his dues.
With hardy, he almost broke his arm
With Thiago, he was injured, winning by points and still dominated him.
This is not for everyone.

 
August 4, 2010  12:33 AM ET

I'd prefer to see GSP remain the champ instead of "Phantom Knee" Kos. Kos lay's n pray's, then acts like something illegal happened, then acts all tough. Besides, I see no way that Kos can win that fight unless Kos does something lucky and wins by KO.

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