MMA return of Wandy

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  1. Atmosphere

    Atmosphere PURPLE DREAM

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    The Axe Murderer is back in Las Vegas. And he’s intent on learning how to wrestle and how to use the cage. What better way to do that than to study with the Master?

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    That’s exactly what he’s doing. Wanderlei is studying under Randy twice a week in the mornings. In addition to that he will be joining our Pro Team for practice. Despite physically training here for the Chuck fight, Wanderlei didn’t train with our team outside of sparring with Shawn Tompkins. Instead he worked with his personal trainers. Wanderlei tells us that when he went to rope a dope Chuck in the first round of their fight he realized he couldn’t bounce of the cage and counter Chuck the way he could coming off the ropes in the PRIDE ring.

    Training partner Phil Baroni says Wanerlei is already picking up some of Randy’s tricks after the first session. “He feels strong. He’s open minded and willing to learn. He picks things up fast.” The New York Bad Ass adds, “Once he learns to use the cage and incorporate wrestling into his game he’ll be really tough to beat in the UFC.”

    Randy says that he and Wanderlei will continue working up until Wand’s next fight. We’re not sure if we’re allowed to say who he is fighting next. But we’re told it will happen in May and it is someone who has fought Chuck. He and the rest of the UFC’s 205lb division had best be on notice. There will be a new and improved Wanderlei next time he steps in the cage. Wanderlei tells us he’d like to rack up a couple of wins and rematch Chuck on New Year’s. That’s a fight we’d love to see.

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  2. 2ofdem

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    I hope the chuck rematch happens :x:
     
  3. ITR06

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    wow everyone is getting on the randy train
     
  4. damiand

    damiand Proceed

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    Why wouldnt they? Randy is somehow getting better with age.
     
  5. acidix

    acidix Ua mau, ke ea o ka `aina, i ka pono

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    Because people on the Randy train tend to win.
     
  6. damiand

    damiand Proceed

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    btw, good for wand, he deserves some solid wins and another shot at Chuck once hes settled into the rythm of the cage.


    And holy fuck on Hammer House and Chute Boxe training together, think back to the Rua/Coleman.
     
  7. Atmosphere

    Atmosphere PURPLE DREAM

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    can't blame them given his work ethic, awesome facilities, and him being one of the more successful fighters to adapt to current day MMA
     
  8. JordanClarkson

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    He's likely fighting Jardine.
     
  9. Sammo

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    Glad to see that Phil B and Wanderlei Silva are getting along now...last time they were together Phil was taking Wanderlei down in a Pride ring after the Shogun/Coleman fight :mamoru:
     
  10. roose

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    I'd love to see Wandy take a run at the LHW title.
     
  11. yawgmoth

    yawgmoth nine > ten OT Supporter

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    FUCK YES this makes me happy
     
  12. bpa00

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    I just want to see Wand get back in the "W" column... He has been my favorite fighter since I first started watching MMA...
     
  13. Bausk

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    rofl at Baroni wearing a Central Michigan Wrestling tshirt. I train with a guy that hung out with Baroni in college. His stories are great.
     
  14. Guz200sx

    Guz200sx The man who does more than he is paid for will soo

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    Bad ass.
    I'd like to see him fight Jardine and then Liddell again before the year is over.
     

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