MMA Royce vs Akiyama confirmed for NYE

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  1. Rommel

    Rommel friends forever

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    Who wins?

    my prediction:
    Akiyama by KO
     
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    akiyama by ground and pound TKO....i see this fight going the same path as Genki Sudo vs Royler Gracie...except not as dominating

    btw did you know akiyama is korean? :eek3:
     
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    pretty sure he's japanes, his last name is japanese, and sherdog says his home country japan. unless if he has a korean mommy
     
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    he's 100% korean blood...his family has lived in japan for 4 generations though...pretty crazy...i heard korean media was very harsh on him so he represented japan in the olympics and won the gold medal in judo...he got his name changed and now a japanese national...interesting character
     
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    Akiyama stood up with a boxer. And I've heard that Royce has gotten very lazy with his BJJ. He wants to win standing up or gnp. :mamoru:
     
  6. DOHChi

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    whoa...
     
  7. FlyingNun

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    take away the japanese hairstyle and you realize he does have very korean facial features

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    akiyama
     
  9. FlyingNun

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    looks like the fight is off
     
  10. Sammo

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    really? why
     
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    don't leave me hanging nunsy
     
  12. FlyingNun

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    don't know much but apparently royce is replaced by Kazuya Yasuhiro...the karate guy
     
  13. brolli

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    woah, in mma rules still?
     
  14. FlyingNun

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    i would think so...kazuya would destroy akiyama in K1 rules...kazuya almost guillotine choked kid...but i think realistically he has no chance in this fight
     
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    I haven't seen any akiyama fights, but if hes a gold medalist in judo, this should be a good fight.
     
  16. FlyingNun

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    he's an angry angry judoka with freak strength
     
  17. Sammo

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    what sort of strength are we talking about here
     
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    how angry?
     

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