I can't go out for the Silva/Diaz fight tonight (assuming Diaz shows, dae lolDiaz? I like them and hate them all at once, it's tough) and I'm really jelly of anyone who does get to go out and see it live. I'll be watching a torrent by tomorrow afternoon, most likely. (Don't trip, I won't check the thread until afterward, 'cos of course there's a reasonable possibility that this will be a spoilerful thread and I'm not gonna pretend it shouldn't be. I'm an asshole but not that much of an asshole.)
In the meantime, I gotta say, I just started paying attention to Cowboy Cerrone these last few months, and as stoked as I am to see Diaz and Silva go at it, I would have loved to see Cowboy get the opportunity to make good on his tweet about showing up and fighting at 185. I know it was hyperbolic and not gonna happen but it's a fun thought to entertain. I think he would have had his ass handed to him by the oddly-more-chill-lately Silva (and I don't say that lightly and it's not how I'd want it to go, I swear), but it would be a damn good fight and he would enjoy doing it. I know it's a crazy mixing of the weight classes but I'd kill to see that fight one day.
How about that decision at the Cowboy/Henderson bout? I think Cowboy was almost as disappointed as Henderson on that one. Something was weird about the way he looked and talked after it was announced. I don't think either of them agreed with it. (Also, I think it's a shame that highlight reels of that don't show their hug at the start of round 3. That was awesome.)
Also, who all trains stuff? I spent some time doing Danzan-Ryu jiu jitsu and my sensei glued us firmly to the habit of doing a fair amount of simple American boxing reps for cardio/variety, and my SO did a little BJJ. We haven't been on the mat in a while and mostly climb/lift right now.
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