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Posted 20 August 2014 - 06:16 PM

I've just seen this video:

 

 

But I think Benson forgot his most notorious and efficient move: The BS-split-decision-mockery-smile. After all these robberies, this dude has mastered the technique:

 

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And is still improving:

 

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:31 AM

I'm not watching that video.

 

Bendo is a ****.


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 05:22 AM

lol "i like to body kick my opponent until he has a sad face"

 

"it's good to see sad faces in fights"

 

just look out into the crowd benson, you'll see sad faces all around


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 05:42 AM

HIs signature move is brushing his hair from his eyes.


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 06:19 AM

What about the jab to the knee?


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 06:30 AM

dat tooth pick doe


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 08:51 AM

The upkick

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 08:55 AM

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 09:04 AM

The upkick

 

He's landed it once that I've seen and failed to hurt a bantamweight, so it's not signature move worthy. 


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 09:04 AM

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"Oh you"


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 09:44 AM

He's landed it once that I've seen and failed to hurt a bantamweight, so it's not signature move worthy. 

 

He lands 1 move and wins a 5round decision. Frankie kicked his **** ****.

 

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 10:34 AM

So he basically only sort of landed his "signature moves on Guida"...what a can. Except the TD of course but any FIGHTER would be ashamed to have that as a signature move.


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 11:09 AM

Them tree trunk legs and he still can't body an opponent like Pettis can.

 

Still waiting for someone in MMA to make effective use of the axe kick.



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Posted 21 August 2014 - 11:27 AM

Them tree trunk legs and he still can't body an opponent like Pettis can.

 

Still waiting for someone in MMA to make effective use of the axe kick.

 

The axe kick demands to closest distance of all kicks, while MMA has the longest distance in combar sports.

 

Therefore I'm not surprised it's rare - it takes a misjudgement by the opponent to land.



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Posted 21 August 2014 - 12:11 PM

He's landed it once that I've seen and failed to hurt a bantamweight, so it's not signature move worthy.


Really I think that kick stunned Frankie big time.

I was kidding BTW...

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 12:16 PM

BENDO SUCKS


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 02:51 PM

BENDO SUCKS

Negative. He's awesome he just doesn't have a ton of power. 


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 02:52 PM

Negative. He's awesome he just doesn't have a ton of power. 

Negative, HE SUCKS


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 02:55 PM

Negative, HE SUCKS

OSP SUCKS

 

GSP SUCKS

 

Benson=GOAT LW after Penn


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 02:57 PM

OSP SUCKS

 

GSP SUCKS

 

Benson=GOAT LW after Penn

OSP SUCKS

 

BENDO SUCKS

 

neither are as bad as GSP tho homie, thats mean saying he only sucks too


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:14 PM

OSP SUCKS

 

BENDO SUCKS

 

neither are as bad as GSP tho homie, thats mean saying he only sucks too

So what is it about Benson that sucks? He's held his own or beaten all comers except for Pettis who seems to be his stylistic Kryptonite. He's near DJ level well rounded and technical. He retired Frankie's LW reign ( Even Penn failed to do that ). He owned Guida ( something Pettis failed to do ). 

 

He's the only one in the division fighting regularly beating all the top guys. He's a great athlete, very good underrated grappler,  his striking is coming along and he's always improving. He fights with a toothpick like a boss. He's fairly active in BJJ and NoGi grappling while still being active in MMA. 

 

My only complaint is when he was Champ he was a little content to point fight but so were his opponents except for Nate and he squashed Nate & now he's hungry again. 

 

He did all that without being a member of any super camp. I don't understand why all the hate for him? Yet people are all over Pettis nuts but he doesn't fight. 


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:17 PM

So what is it about Benson that sucks? He's held his own or beaten all comers except for Pettis who seems to be his stylistic Kryptonite. He's near DJ level well rounded and technical. He retired Frankie's LW reign ( Even Penn failed to do that ). He owned Guida ( something Pettis failed to do ). 

 

He's the only one in the division fighting regularly beating all the top guys. He's a great athlete, very good underrated grappler,  his striking is coming along and he's always improving. He fights with a toothpick like a boss. He's fairly active in BJJ and NoGi grappling while still being active in MMA. 

 

My only complaint is when he was Champ he was a little content to point fight but so were his opponents except for Nate and he squashed Nate & now he's hungry again. 

 

He did all that without being a member of any super camp. I don't understand why all the hate for him? Yet people are all over Pettis nuts but he doesn't fight. 

I dont like the guy


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:18 PM

So what is it about Benson that sucks? He's held his own or beaten all comers except for Pettis who seems to be his stylistic Kryptonite. He's near DJ level well rounded and technical. He retired Frankie's LW reign ( Even Penn failed to do that ). He owned Guida ( something Pettis failed to do ). 

 

He's the only one in the division fighting regularly beating all the top guys. He's a great athlete, very good underrated grappler,  his striking is coming along and he's always improving. He fights with a toothpick like a boss. He's fairly active in BJJ and NoGi grappling while still being active in MMA. 

 

My only complaint is when he was Champ he was a little content to point fight but so were his opponents except for Nate and he squashed Nate & now he's hungry again. 

 

He did all that without being a member of any super camp. I don't understand why all the hate for him? Yet people are all over Pettis nuts but he doesn't fight. 

He sucks because he is a boring can


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:20 PM

for all the flashy crap he does, if he put more effort into conventional fighting he would be a better fighter and have more finishes, but he was too interested in his **** hair and that stupid **** toothpick

 

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:22 PM

I dont like the guy

For what reason though... 

 

For instance i don't like Pettis because i think he's a line cutting, trash talking punk that calls people out but is always injured when it suits him and he hasn't beaten anyone of note besides Benson. 


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:28 PM

For what reason though... 

 

For instance i don't like Pettis because i think he's a line cutting, trash talking punk that calls people out but is always injured when it suits him and he hasn't beaten anyone of note besides Benson. 

I just gave the reason, which you like :)


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:28 PM

For what reason though... 

 

For instance i don't like Pettis because i think he's a line cutting, trash talking punk that calls people out but is always injured when it suits him and he hasn't beaten anyone of note besides Benson. 

lol line cutting

 

He has the title you dummy


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:36 PM

I just gave the reason, which you like :)

Yeah i posted it before you replied. 

 

lol line cutting

 

He has the title you dummy

Yeah he beat Benson in Benson's worst performance ever fair enough then he basically retired & ducked everyone else. He didn't even deserve the shot to begin with. Lol zombie J-lo and Cowboy when he was at a low in his career. 

 

There where other fighters well ahead of him in terms of activity and top opponents. Hell Thompson and Gil where way more deserving at that time. Josh & Gil should have been champion tbh. 


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:51 PM

Yeah i posted it before you replied. 

 

Yeah he beat Benson in Benson's worst performance ever fair enough then he basically retired & ducked everyone else. He didn't even deserve the shot to begin with. Lol zombie J-lo and Cowboy when he was at a low in his career.

 

There where other fighters well ahead of him in terms of activity and top opponents. Hell Thompson and Gil where way more deserving at that time. Josh & Gil should have been champion tbh. 

So anytime Pettis beats someone it was there worst performance?

 

You sound like a butthurt Candricks fan

 

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:55 PM

I do agree with you Richard that Benson does focus too much on some of the more flashy stuff and his striking is rather sporty. 

 

I wish he'd leave the lab and i understand he's loyal and all but i believe he's out grown that place and should at the very least look to get out of his comfort zone some and travel abroad here and there to supplement his training with outside help. 

 

Perhaps he could go to Hayastan or Renzo's to expand his grappling and maybe get some training in with Ludwig or go to holland and get Lucien Carbin to teach him how to really strike. 


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 04:03 PM

I do agree with you Richard that Benson does focus too much on some of the more flashy stuff and his striking is rather sporty. 

 

I wish he'd leave the lab and i understand he's loyal and all but i believe he's out grown that place and should at the very least look to get out of his comfort zone some and travel abroad here and there to supplement his training with outside help. 

 

Perhaps he could go to Hayastan or Renzo's to expand his grappling and maybe get some training in with Ludwig or go to holland and get Lucien Carbin to teach him how to really strike. 

If he went to Ludwig, who i am a huge fan of, he would be a completely different fighter in his next fight and probably 10 times more dangerous.  

 

Carbin is an interesting thought, never gave Holland a thought in Bendo's development.  his unorthodox style would suit well there


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 04:04 PM

So anytime Pettis beats someone it was there worst performance?

 

You sound like a butthurt Candricks fan

 

GTFO

Not necessarily but yes that was a bad performance from Benson. He made many mistakes in that fight he usually doesn't. I give cred to Pettis for good TDD in that fight which allowed him being able to control range & set up lighting him up with body kicks but that armbar should have never happened. Benson lost focus and absolutely defended it wrong. Sure ish happens but it was a white to blue belt level mistake that should have never happened. 

 

On Pettis other fights there is no denying J-Lo is a shell of his former self and Donald was in a slump when he fought Pettis. 


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 04:18 PM

If he went to Ludwig, who i am a huge fan of, he would be a completely different fighter in his next fight and probably 10 times more dangerous.  

 

Carbin is an interesting thought, never gave Holland a thought in Bendo's development.  his unorthodox style would suit well there

I think Ludwig would be a better fit because that focus on footwork, angles, stance switching, broken rhythm etc. plus his understanding of MMA could really compliment his style nicely not to mention it wouldn't be a too far a trip. 

 

Carbin is also super technical but also he would teach Benson how to strike in combination with destructive power which i feel he is lacking especially with his kicking. Even Benson's muaythai has a TKD snappy feel to it. Nothing wrong with that but you need both. 

 

He doesn't angle out to 45 degrees enough and put body lean/weight/momentum into it to snap past center line with power. He just snaps and kind stops at center line then retracts and his power simply isn't there and it makes his kicks easier to catch or walk though. That and i don't like that he tends to be pretty singular with it instead of in combination with hands. 


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Posted 21 August 2014 - 04:25 PM

I think Ludwig would be a better fit because that focus on footwork, angles, stance switching, broken rhythm etc. plus his understanding of MMA could really compliment his style nicely not to mention it wouldn't be a too far a trip. 

 

Carbin is also super technical but also he would teach Benson how to strike in combination with destructive power which i feel he is lacking especially with his kicking. Even Benson's muaythai has a TKD snappy feel to it. Nothing wrong with that but you need both. 

 

He doesn't angle out to 45 degrees enough and put body lean/weight/momentum into it to snap past center line with power. He just snaps and kind stops at center line then retracts and his power simply isn't there and it makes his kicks easier to catch or walk though. That and i don't like that he tends to be pretty singular with it instead of in combination with hands. 

I think Ludwig is a no brainer but like you said, Bendo is too loyal to his camp.   I dont get that to be honest, your development as a fighter needs more than one look.   

 

he really needs to lose a lot of the TKD stuff, and develop and mix the combinations.  He has the ability to be a sensational fighter, he just pisses me off


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