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vanderlei silva challenges chuck liddell

Discussion in 'The Martial Arts Forum' started by el_jewapo, May 2, 2005.

  1. el_jewapo


    Feb 1, 2005
    the pride light heavyweight champion vandelei silva challenged ufc light heavyweight champion chuck liddell.

    enjoy your belt and teeth while you can chuck.

    silva by head stomp
  2. gr81disp

    gr81disp Bushbot v1.0

    Sep 19, 2004
    Marietta, GA
    I don't know. Chuck hits harder than a government mule, and if anyone can knock out The Axe Murderer, it is The Iceman. Definitely a fight for the ages.

  3. el_jewapo


    Feb 1, 2005
    i agree that anyone fighting chuck is in danger of being knocked out. but if it happens it will be a lucky flash ko. he can't dominate silva. cro cop and hunt couldn't ko silva.

    but chuck did ko randy couture. pedro rizzo couldn't do it. or anyone else.

    i think silva will brutalize chuck. if chuck wins it will be a flash ko.

    i hear they're saying now that chuck won't go to pride to fight him. i don't know if silva will go to ufc or not. the fight probably won't happen.
  4. walangkatapat

    walangkatapat Millennium Member

    Aug 28, 1999
    I heard the after fight interview (Liddell vs Couture II) Chuck said he wanted Silva. Dana didn't seem too happy about what Chuck said.
  5. el_jewapo


    Feb 1, 2005
    chuck wants silva. i don't think dana wants them to fight though. it's a risky deal. someone will be knocked out if this fight ever happens, and that will be pretty detrimental to the organizatin with the losing fighter. in the "we're better than you" department atleast.
  6. Ironeagle74


    Jan 11, 2005
    Dana didn't mind chuck going to the last pride grand prix and fighting. Dana even bet on it i think. UFC guys always go to Pride and fight, I want to see the Pride guys come here and fight. You won't see that though cause Pride pays their fighters good.
  7. el_jewapo


    Feb 1, 2005
    last time chuck wasn't the champ.
  8. Skpotamus


    Oct 14, 2003
    Terre Haute, IN
    Having your champ fight in another organization and lose will be very detrimental to your org. It would make teh losing side look like the B level show.

    That being said, I think Chuck is gonna get KO'ed if this fight happens. Chucks' standup isn't as good as Silva's technique wise, and silva is a far more active striker. Power wise, I think they are about the same, but Silva can take one helluva shot and keep on coming. I'd be money on Silva to win.
  9. robwebbg22

    robwebbg22 DeOppressoLiber

    Jun 3, 2005
    I love chuck he has a heart of a lion but a chin of a man.... No disrespect to chuck but damn he doesn't care about defense at all in trading punches. He fights like rocky an if you do that you are bound to get caught with a shot that will make you crumble.