Mixed Martial Arts Thread Vol. 2

2nd January 2009 14:31
2008 was a crazy year in MMA and finished with a BANG! UFC 92 and K-1 Dynamite lived up to their expectations. Now we enter 2009 with so many meaninful matctups like Fedor/Arlovski, GSP/Penn, Mir/Lesnar 2, Hendo/Franklin, Lyoto/Thiago, the return of Shogun, Dennis Kang finally in the UFC.
Strap on your seatbelts cuz 2009 could be a wild one as well....

Sengoku is the next event here in a couple of days. I like the Misaki/Santiago fight there but nothin else really stands out. Gomi is fighting so i guess we'll see how he looks.
2nd January 2009 17:02
09 is off to a good start. I wasn't too excited about UFC 93 coming up.. but the more I thought about it.. the more I want to see Franklin smash Henderson.. and the return of Shogun can't hurt at all.

Sengoku looks interesting. I'm curious to see what the athletic commissions over here decide to do with Antonio Silva for fighting in Japan despite his suspension by the CSAC being upheld. King Mo looks promising.. and Dave Herman looked promising in his Elite XC fights. I know Gomi is fighting for the vacant lightweight belt.. but seems a bit odd considering he lost his last fight.
2nd January 2009 19:39
Im definitely excited for 09. I have been looking forward to 93...just for hendo/franklin. fan of both so cant pick a winner, just want to see a great fight.
2nd January 2009 20:28
what are some big fights that are coming up in 09?
2nd January 2009 21:21
aznboypinoy619:
what are some big fights that are coming up in 09?


the next UFC one with "GSP v Penn" i am looking forward to.
"Mir v Lesnar" is going to be a good one too.
2nd January 2009 21:55
xredcrackx:
[quote:8537f6272c="aznboypinoy619"]what are some big fights that are coming up in 09?


the next UFC one with "GSP v Penn" i am looking forward to.
"Mir v Lesnar" is going to be a good one too.[/quote:8537f6272c]

who you got for mir vs lesnar?
2nd January 2009 22:00
i think hendo is going to fight like he has something to prove
2nd January 2009 22:17
^^^ he has to... he lost against Rampage and Anderson...he has to prove he can beat the best. dominating Palhares isnt good enough for him. Franklin is an A type fighter.

I hope Lesnar crushes Mir....and i dont like Lesnar...I was pulling for Randy. I just dislike Mir more.
2nd January 2009 22:23
I like Lesnar. I love that he pisses off so many people.. I'm pulling for him to smash Mir.
2nd January 2009 23:46
^That'll be an interesting fight. Mir is finally unlocking his potential and Lesnar is one scary fighter. I'm really looking forward to GSP and Penn. I'm expecting an absolute brawl. & Thank god Fedor has a worthy opponent.