Is Sonnen/Silva 2 MMA's first 'epic' bout?

by Chuck Mindenhall | source:

It's real. Sonnen is everything that people dislike in Americans, even if he's the most exaggerated sample of perceived arrogance we have.

After all the talk, it's time that center stage becomes his ledge. He alone walks it.

Put all together, it’s a fantastic clash of elements for a mixed martial arts event. Whether the card is held at the Estadio Olimpico Joao Havelange (a.k.a Engenhao, which can hold generously around 60,000 people) or the better-known Maracana (which is being renovated, and can hold up to 80,000), it doesn’t matter. The house will come down figuratively either way. For those who like to fling the word “epic” around loosely, here’s a chance for the adjective to stick.

Silva/Sonnen II is an epic event.

Or maybe it’s more like this: What’s epic is the fact that it’s actually happening in such a setting.

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StrikeAnywhere site profile image  

3/23/12 9:01 PM by StrikeAnywhere

If Chael manages to win I think the epicness will top anything that has come before IMO.

Farewell Brock site profile image  

3/22/12 9:09 PM by Farewell Brock

Chuck vs wand was the first.

MITman2k site profile image  

3/22/12 9:08 PM by MITman2k

 The problem I have with the article is that while he makes an argument for why this fight is epic(and the most epic in his view) he doesn't, in my view, explain why this is the first epic fight(and this is the title of his piece).The corollary to that argument being that there were no epic fights in mma before this one. Hence people brining up other fights they also believe to be epic.  I mean yeah this is just his opinion, but some opionons are better explained than others.  

Tony Eveready site profile image  

3/22/12 9:06 PM by Tony Eveready

Fuckin UG news

iCameiLostiRetiredDiaz site profile image  

3/22/12 8:43 PM by iCameiLostiRetiredDiaz

Yea was on it the other day its pretty badass, gets me pumped up like the foght was this weekend lol

kanodogg2 site profile image  

3/22/12 8:24 PM by kanodogg2

Heh that site is still up!

iCameiLostiRetiredDiaz site profile image  

3/22/12 7:45 PM by iCameiLostiRetiredDiaz

I remember Liddell Ortiz 2 was pretty fucking hyped up they even have a badass website for it and it was yhe biggest event for a while not sure if it still is or not. was the site for it

sevit86 site profile image  

3/22/12 6:56 PM by sevit86

anyone saying this event is more epic then cro cop vs fedor is delusional. the amount of hype for that fight was UNREAL.for you mma newbs

Kevin bacon site profile image  

3/22/12 6:53 PM by Kevin bacon

fucking stupid

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3/22/12 6:50 PM by RyannVonDoom

What the fuck? Really? GET THE FUCK OUT


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