BJ v Ryan Hall. (really)

Discussion in 'Cageside - MMA Discussion' started by Dick Niaz, Sep 1, 2018.

  1. Brian Ortega's Goon Hand

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    A legend who hasn't won a fight in 8 years? I can see UFC using that kind a legend to get another BJJ 'prodigy' out of the blocks.
     
  2. Rhino

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    If it where a more active fighter I'd tend to agree, however Hall hasn't been a blip on the screen of the UFC since winning TUF.... And I bet that the UFC will promote the return of BJ Penn over Ryan Hall's return.... I guess, watch the promo, if they talk up Hall a lot, than you know that they're building him up and using Penn as a stepping stone, if it's more Penn highlights, than you see where they're going with it
     
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  3. JJ's pile of blow

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    I really Hope so. I dont think i could stand to see BJ getting throttled like he has his last 2 fights.
     
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  4. Vagabond

    Vagabond it's what it is...

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    BJ’s last getback at tristar
     
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    Me either man. That Siver fight made me sincerely sad.
     
  6. Shang Tsong2

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    You should t watch this fight. Hall is gonna beat the shit outta him. On the feet too.
     
  7. Shy Guy

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    I'm way more interested in seeing Ryan Hall than I am BJ Penn.

    Where the fuck has that dude been?
     
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  8. Shy Guy

    Shy Guy Siren, siren...don't do this dance in my ear.
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  9. Outlaw'd By Lytle

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    I’m curious as to what motivates BJ to continue? A title shot is clearly off the table. Money perhaps? Boredom? He’s a legend so I wish him well regardless.
     
  10. Dick Niaz

    Dick Niaz Carole Baskin fed Don Lewis to her tigers

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    I think there are just guys like he and Renzo who are fighters at their core. Win, lose, or draw, records be damned, these types will be willing to test themselves until the day they die. Hespect to that will.
     
  11. kneeblock

    kneeblock Read Roberto Esposito

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    BJ's striking has slowed and Hall's doesn't look very good period. It will likely be a plodding affair on the feet with Hall trying to pull a rolling upside down guard from way out of even kicking range, BJ dancing away then occasionally plodding forward with Hall shooting under the slow strikes at nothing.

    Also, BJ's level on the mat in an MMA fight is kind of a question right now. Hall will be the best grappler he's faced since Renzo, but in this case, he's Renzo and Hall is about where he was at.
     
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    Sage wisdom here
     
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  13. Rhino

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    This is what we get for believing in BJ LOL.... In all seriousness, bravo to Ryan, and I'm surprised how lost BJ looked in the leg lock game.. I'm shocked that they didn't bring in a specialist to assist with his camp
     
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