MMA A little love for bob sapp

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  1. ZSPTurbo

    ZSPTurbo New Member

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    Now I used to hate sapp, I thought he was a joke who couldnt take a punch and had no place in real combat - he shoulda been a pro wrestler.
    Then I started looking at him from the japanese perspective. He's a great entertainer, he brings the spectacle of the fight to the whole japanese audience. He's a great test for japanese fighters too - they love to put people up against single quality tests - like can he beat an elite level grappler, an elite level striker, or a physical specimen. It's an honor thing that isnt about fighting but rather manhood. And you can't doubt that he's entertaining. Even if it's not the most glorious thing, you know theres a little spark inside of you that just gets ELATED when you see a normal(ish) size guy make a BEAST cringe, wince, and turn away in fear. It makes me feel like I could take over the damn world.

    Anyways this thread is where we can take a break from all the Sapp hate, and instead of looking at him as a martial artist, we can just look at him as a brawler. Because honestly, as much as I genuinely enjoy watching Machida, Maia, Kenflo and other true martial artists at work, theres a distinctly different, but just as enjoyable, aspect to watching thinks like the kimo/sapp fight. I mean when a guy is dazed, what is more fun to see him do, go for a single leg/ankle pick, or start throwing wild uncontrollable bombs?
     
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    mmalinker.com/fighter/Bob-Sapp/MR/1/0/21/9288/i/Bob_Sapp_vs_Kimo_hilarious.html
     
  3. ZSPTurbo

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    and may we never forget the greatest entrance of all time
    youtube.com/watch?v=_Wq0YdbHlxo&feature=related
     
  4. ZSPTurbo

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    The forum told me I wasnt allowed to because 1) Im not a paying member and 2) I have let my formerly great nerditutde slide downhill greatly in the last 4 years and they dont let us normies do stuff like that :(
     
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  6. teep

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    bob sapp is that rare exception to the rule when it comes to fighters and acting. he's actually a better actor than fighter.
     
  7. Nomad

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    i honestly thought he wasn't that bad for a guy his size. plus his K-1 Fight against that Japanese comic character thing/whatever was kinda humorous/interesting
     
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    bob sapp ftl
     
  9. checkii

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    he ruined some good K-1 events
     
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    Does he gas that hard from the extreme amount of muscle mass? Sapp is fun. I don't take him as a serious Grade A fighter but he's huge and fun.
     
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    scariest "Pros vs. Joes" competitor ever :noes:
     
  12. deviant

    deviant rest your trigger on my finger

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    bob sapp is fucking annoying. that fake bellowing laugh every 4 seconds in his interviews just makes him sound like a retard
     
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    I'd be way more scared of Randy.
     
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    he put on some fucking entertaining fights and beat a couple of the best K-1 fighters ever.
     
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    are you kidding? did you remember sapp coming out of the tunnel? he looked huge from 100 yards away and kept getting bigger. if he was coming at me like that i'd have a brown streak running down my leg.
     
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    there was nothing entertaining about his K1 fights. The only "best" he beat was Hoost twice, once which was a very questionable call as Hoost was fine and they stopped the fight.
     
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    HouseLing When masturbations lost its fun you'r fucking lazy

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    He is actually very well spoken and intelligent when not performing fir the crowd.
     
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    He beat Ernesto Hoost twice.

    That is an accomplishment for ANY athlete - much less a man with no real formal training.


    His laugh is annoying. He's still beat a legend. Twice.
     
  19. teep

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    yeah but only cause of his size. it's like HMC. even motherfucking phazel could be in K1 if he were that big.
     
  20. Nomad

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    :bowdown:


    btw thanks for putting me on the site mang, let my whole crew know about it.

    p.s.

    what was with the "Big Eric" comment?
     
  21. checkii

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    I agree. But you cant fault Sapp, only K-1 for not making a SHW division.

    still, i find his MMA fight exciting as fuck, but his K-1 fights were like watching a retarded kid thrash around in the bath.

    He's like the boss at the end of a nintendo game.
     
  22. Nomad

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    oh, that's cool, i thought you were making fun of my back fat lol
     
  23. Mega-JC: Da Return

    Mega-JC: Da Return Tiger Knee!

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    he's trained at AMC pank
     

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