MMA Tyson Griffin = boredom?

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  1. Sammo

    Sammo New Member

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    I used to really look forward to this guy's fights, not to say he's bad now, I just find it hard to get excited because it seems this guy has zero finish ability

    No matter the opponent, it seems like a decision is the result before the fight begins

    Not hating, just curious to see if any Cage seniors feel the same way
     
  2. Atmosphere

    Atmosphere PURPLE DREAM

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    there are several fighters who tend to go the distance that i still enjoy watching

    karo and decision dan come to mind
     
  3. MyLittleAirport

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    I'd rather watch an exciting 3 round fight than an exciting 30sec fight :dunno:
     
  5. Sammo

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    I was only excited when Anjos almost got that crazy calf slicer, meh
     
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    I thought his fight against Anjos was entertaining all around, his match against Sherk was awesome to watch, two great wrestlers trying to impose their will on the other.
     
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    Don't recall griffin being in any boring match.
     
  8. alkalinesolo

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    I agree that he has no finishing ability. But it's also almost impossible to finish him, and he's always pressing forward, pushing the action of a fight.

    His fights bring 15 minutes of action and excitement, and although he can't seem to finish a competent fighter it doesn't mean that he = boredom.
     
  9. VulgarTheClown

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

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    What i gather from what Sammo is saying is that its not that Griffin isn't exciting its that you know before the fight starts that 9 times out of 10 its goin to a decission so the excitement of the impending finish isn't there.
     
  10. Sammo

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    yeah
     
  11. .Tim

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    I can agree with that.
     
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    yeah. i think he's exciting, but it's been a long ass time since he's finished a fight.
     
  13. alkalinesolo

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    He'll never be the most anticipated fight of the night because of that, but he's ALWAYS a guy I like seeing on the card, and I always enjoy watching his fights.

    Which is more than can be said for most fighters.
     
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    I like tyson and I like watching his fights. He reminds me of that character in the video game that doesnt have one major streghnth but he is like fully rounded in every aspect. You can never win with him but if you fight against him hes like the biggest head ache in the world haha
     
  15. Mega-JC: Da Return

    Mega-JC: Da Return Tiger Knee!

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    tyson griffin = practically fight of the night or close
     
  16. Degenerate

    Degenerate Optimus Riem! OT Supporter

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    :ugh:

    he's far from boredom

    he constanly pushes the fight and is always on the attack

    I'd put him up just behind Clay Guida in terms of excitement
     
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    tell me good Chinese restaurants in Scarborough please
     
  18. jag6984

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    Hell no, I love watching Tyson fight. Almost always fight of the night, he brings lots of action to the fight, good hands, good wrestling, and he's learning to put it all together really well.

    The fight isn't just about the finish for me, otherwise I'd just spend my days watching youtube highlights of people getting KO'd. I'm much more concerned about how someone fights.
     
  19. Kozzy McKoz

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    I don't fucking get this. Watching Tyson is awesome, all his fights are awesome. Who cares that they go to decision, thats just more awesome fighting for me to enjoy.
     
  20. HandgunFantasy

    HandgunFantasy My purity you stole.

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    i disagree

    tyson is a very entertaining fighter.
     
  21. Sammo

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    oh

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  22. HandgunFantasy

    HandgunFantasy My purity you stole.

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    ??? :ugh:
     
  23. Gogoplata

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    Feel the same way. He's good but I have zero interest in seeing him fight.
     
  24. iCEgECKO

    iCEgECKO Ballin' at 5'2''

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    I find him entertaining.

    Not 100% chinese, but hakka food.
    Try Fredricks at Ellesmere/Bellamy.

    Hakka Noodles/Chili Chicken are a must.
     
  25. Degenerate

    Degenerate Optimus Riem! OT Supporter

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    There is a new one on Sheppard just past McCowan on the north side. SAme plaza as Timmies. The place is called Best Friend's Restaurant. Good food and pretty cheap also.
     

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