MMA Ben Saunders appreciation thread

Discussion in 'OT Bar' started by Sammo, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. Sammo

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    I'm not saying that he will be holding the belt anytime soon, but I think he could rise to the role of someone like Fitch who is pretty close to holding the title

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  2. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    i disagree
     
  3. Sammo

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    i agree...good MT and dangerous off his back
     
  5. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    his grappling is pretty meh. his striking is above average. i dont see anything that really makes him stand out.
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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  7. xrukus07x

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    the guy is(or used to be) a bartender in orlando. a friend of mine bartends and i think trained with him for a little. pretty cool guy from what i heard. welp......that was my interesting fact for the day.
     
  8. THE LIOG

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    great jits, great striking, gonna ktfo of wolffe at the fight for the troops
     
  9. VulgarTheClown

    VulgarTheClown A child and a gun.....go together like apple pie a

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    Ben is a damn good guy for one.

    He has quite good yet awkward striking and some pretty good jitz. Last I trained with him his wrestling wasn't half bad either and I'm sure he's gotten alot better since then.
     
  10. checkii

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    sounds cliche, but he seems like he has a ton of heart. One of the few TUFers I have been disappointed to not see in regular rotation.
     
  11. Sammo

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    i saw him coming in to fight and was like OH YEAH I liked this guy
     
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    what season of TUF was he on? and what weight? he seemed so much fucking bigger than wolf
     
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    hughes v serra, welterweight
     
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    lost to tommy spears in the semi's
     
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    i think he fought sick as a dog too and almost beat him .
     
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    Saunders was sick as fuck, most fighters wouldn't have fought in the first place, Saunders almost had him in an armbar (and a triangle too?) and Speers still couldn't finish him despite his illness
     
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    yeah, had a triangle that speers retard strength'd out of
     
  19. Toodles

    Toodles You are the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the w OT Supporter

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    always liked this guy's attitude, win or lose :cool:


    and me thinks he should move up to middleweight for his build
     
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    why not stay at welterweight and keep manhandling guys from the outside?
     
  21. Sammo

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    is he an ATT member?

    :dunno:
     
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    besides kneeing the shit out of that guy at FFTT (who was overmatched), what has he done to make you think he'd even get within a fart's sniff of a title?
     
  24. Nomad

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    he's 7-0...they've given title shots for less *cough*lesnar*cough*

    and he's fairly early into his pro career...sammo didn't say he should get a title shot soon, just that saunders may one day be the champ
     
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    170 is stacked while HW is not. Lesnar is also a huge draw and can bring in dollars whereas Sanders cant. The lack of contenders at HW and the attention Lesnar brings are the reasons why he received a title shot, not to mention his ridiculous athleticism.
     

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