MMA So I was randomly looking over Renzo Gracie's record

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  1. GreatDeceiver

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    and wtf ?

    NC Eugenio Tadeu No Contest - Fans Rioted Pentagon Combat - Pentagon Combat 9/27/1997 1 14:45

    that sounded awesome as shit and I found this nicely written pbp of the event lol. It's kinda long but interesting:




    THE FIGHT: The men approach each other in the center of the ring, and you can immediately see that Eugenio uses a highly unorthodox stance, with bucketfulls of jerky head movement and hyperactive hand feints and gestures, showing his Capoiera background and groove-tastic funkmanship. Renzo works a couple of clumsy left jabs at the wildly twitching Tadeau before diving into a shoot for a double-leg takedown near the fence. Eugenio tries to maintain distance from Gracie in his guard, but Renzo raises his body up until Tadeau is nearly standing on his head against the fence.

    A couple of poor punches from Renzo and then its back to the ground, only this time Renzo has moved out of the guard and into the side-mount position, and huge tactical improvement. In a move that defies all common sense, Eugenio turns over on to his stomach, and quick as a hiccup, Renzo is all over his back positioning himself for the rear-naked choke and another easy Gracie win over another loud- mouthed chump. But wait! Eugenio turns out and shakes Gracie off his back before once again rolling on his stomach, where Renzo once again takes his back for the choke. THIS time Gracie will make short work of his challenger! Assuming Tadeau has read the ******, of course. NO! Dammit, get this man a copy of the booking sheet! Eugenio twists and convulses and manages to shake free of Renzo's grip once again and manages to get to his feet - with Renzo Gracie in a guillotine choke!

    The crowd is rabid as the supporters of the two schools of combat roar in approval of the technique on display here; Renzo's execution has been textbook GJJ, but Eugenio combines his natural athleticism with an exceedingly unorthodox and unpredictable style of fighting which seems to have perplexed even the great Gracie! Tadeau hangs on to the guillotine and drops to his guard with his legs around Renzo's waist to better crank the choke. Renzo wiggles his head free from danger to an enormous eruption from his partisans in the crowd.

    Tadeau now has Gracie in the half-guard, and Gracie takes advantage with some strikes, at one point landing 6 unanswered lefts before Eugenio manages to recapture the full guard again and stop the onslaught. Suddenly, Renzo backs out of Tadeau's guard and stands, launching a crushing kneestrike as Eugenio sits up from his back. Renzo falls back into the guard and gives Tadeau time to catch his wits while he drives more kneestrikes into the thighs before improving his position to half-guard and continuing to throw knees at the ribs. A loud chant of "Renzo" swells from the crowd, not unlike the chants of 'Goldberg' in timing. Tadeau again rolls onto to his stomach and gives Renzo his back, which is (and you’ve heard this before) THE MOST DOMINANT POSITION IN FIGHTING. Giving your back to a Gracie is akin to letting your opponent go first in a groin-kicking contest, but Eugenio dodges yet another bullet and wiggles (no, not ‘Big Wiggle’; Tadeau points at where his watch would be to indiciate that it isn’t the appropriate time) free of Gracie's clutches as the crowd falls just short of autofellatio in expressing their excitement.

    Eugenio returns to his feet, as does Renzo, with Renzo pressing the action with short leg kicks before shooting for a single-leg and attaining the full mount and raining down punches, while Tadeau returns fire by punching from his back. Two men climb on the ringside apron to shout encouragement to the fighters before being dragged back to ground level like crabs trying to escape a bucket. Tadeau squirms out of the mount and clambers to his feet. Both men are visibly winded here, and it bears note that we've had more than 10 minutes of solid, non-stop action from these dynamos. Tadeau throws a lethargic muay-thai whip kick at Gracie's leg, and Gracie inexplicably collapses to the ground and refuses to stand, motioning Tadeau to come to the mat and grapple with the GJJ master.

    Tadeau throws some weak kicks at Renzo's outstretched legs as 3 more men climb from the crowd to the ring apron to root on their fighters. A drink flies from the crowd and explodes in a shower of ice in the ring and the volume of the crowd reaches a fever pitch. Now more than 10 men are standing on the ringside apron, one of whom is clearly having a conversation with Tadeau as he hovers over the prostrate Gracie. Now an argument erupts at ringside as the entourages of both fighters jostle for position and visibility.

    Renzo slowly regains his feet but seems exhausted as the fighters circle again. Eugenio offers another listless whip-kick, which Renzo makes almost zero effort to block. Eugenio feints another kick and Renzo shoots in for a single-leg, driving Tadeau to the fence. More men have now jumped on the ringside apron to scream gibberish at the fighters who are too exhausted to hear anything other than the sound of their own heartbeats. The announcer comes on the public address system and begs the folks on the apron to sit back in the crowd so everyone else can see whats happening in the ring, but to no avail. Tadeau grabs a sloppy double-leg and literally rips Gracie's legs from under him and dumps him on the mat. Now people are coming from everywhere to hang on the ring apron; one loses his balance and falls into the teeming mass of rabid fans which crowd-surfs him briefly before presumably stomping his face in.

    The referee steps between Tadeau and Gracie in an attempt to restore order. And then? Well, then all hell breaks lose. Its every Brazilian for himself as the crowd’s appreciation of the technical nuances of submissions fighting go right out the window in favor of an orgy of chairshots, wild punches, and lots of profane Portuguese. There ain't a winner, and the eventual outcome of this match is filed away in the "What if?" cabinet with the winner of the 1994 World Series (which would have been the Yankees, BTW). Would Tadeau have continued his late dominance and been the first man to crush the Gracie NHB legend with the entire NHB world watching? Could Renzo have managed a miracle comeback predicated on Eugenio's sloppy groundfighting and pulled the rabbit from the trap, as in Gracie v Severn at UFC4? Alas, we will never know. No rematch was signed, and Tadeau had fought his last great match. His North American debut in the UFC resulted in a hellacious slugfest with unknown Mikey Burnette, with Eugenio on the losing end.

    I've never heard of Eugenio Tadeu before this
     
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    he also kicked Nate Marquardt in the face
     
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    well if your gonna get a nc this is the way to do it lol
     
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    guess thats one way to not lose
     

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