MMA Does Arona have an excuse for every loss?

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  1. RMarks

    RMarks New Member

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    Just after his loss at the last Pride, the Brazilian black belt Ricardo Arona sent an open letter to site TATAME:

    I know that Sokoudojou deserves the victory, we know he is a dangerous and tough athlete, but I want to splain to my fans and friends, I would like to say that I did choose a fight strategy which did depends of all my physical condition and unfortunally, one week before I go to Japan, I got sick and I got bad body pains, headache, fever, so I didn’t have at that moment the energy to win that bout.

    The medical team of the Pride orghanization did examinate me but they didn’t find the virous. I believe it is like a “dengue” desease, because I am still felling myself not very well and with fever. When you all watch that fight you will see that there is not the usual Arona fighting there and that was not the performance I did want to show. I hope to get as soon as possible in Brasil to do some exams and start the better treatment because I want to start my training stage for the ADCC, to participate of the match or of the super bout.

    I appolagize to all my fans and friends and I promisse to improve my performance as soon as I get myself better and then to show you what you are expecting of me. Thanks to you all for the support and the trust on me,

    Ricardo Arona.
     
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    some shiat goin around in brazil eh
     
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    I've noticed that lots of Brazilians give excuses for their loses, especially CB and BTT seeing how they have the most exposure. I'm assuming that it's due to cultural pride.
     
  5. furst

    furst THE BOWRD OT Supporter

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    pussyshit
     
  6. jmx2323

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    He has some SPLAN'IN to do
     
  7. aLove

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    Makes perfect sense to me.

    Once you start blaming yourself for losses, you start to doubt yourself.

    If he knew he trained hard for this, and it was out of his control, then he has a point.

    The mind game is the most important part of competition, moreso than pure ability.
     
  8. SCirone

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    Well, he is Brazilian after all
     
  9. gtpjim

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    jungle virus no doubt
     
  10. miek

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    Probably superaids.
     

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