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Scottidog Money Pool Season 9 Event 7 Results: UFC 158 (GSP vs 209)

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Apologies for the super delay. Time with Mania and earning extra money sometimes do not go hand-in-hand. You have to forego of the other. I finally found time tonight after submitting the first draft of the paper and here we go.

So it was only now that I was able to watch this event thanks to Mr. Torrent. What can I say, GSP simply showed up as GSP post-UFC 69 Serra KO. Get the take downs, land some elbows, take the back but make sure to just punch. GSP outstruck the guy from 209 but he seemed to have faded in the 4th and 5th rounds and it's visible that he was frustrated when he could not get the take downs. Carlos Condit, arguably won that fight if they judged it on MMA rulebook and not just on takedowns landed. Condit exhibited the most active guard I have ever seen and the Beard was forced to play the GSP route.

Now enough of my non-sense and let's head to the Money Pool. This event was won by freenow82 who picked all fights by decision and somehow got a high score of 96 and made Mania proud by appearing in playgrounds front page. Our amigo, pabloXL made a surprise appeance on the second place trophy by getting his rhythm and scoring 83 points. kimuraalloveryourface is also climbing up the rankings as he placed third for this event scoring 81 points.

As for me, the Hot Bout curse continued as I am 0-4 on hot bouts now. Next time, I will let you guys know who I am picking so you could pick the opposite. I also slid out of the top 10 after picking all 12 decisions and picking scrubs like Duran, Dan Miller and Nick Ring.

After seven (7) events, it is a close fight between Snake_Pliskan, Jido7 and kg12. Letstalkmma, sklart, freenow, afrotikiman and MMA Boss are still in contention though.

LASTLY, I noticed that as the season progresses, we have people not getting their picks in. It has been rampant this event as we have JACARE, SEPENOOB, ULF-MURPHY, REDMAN, and MURPH0706 who got 0 points for not picking anything. Do we have problems guys? Please let us know.

Let's get the ball rolling:

Results

Main card
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Georges St-Pierre def. Nick Diaz Decision (unanimous) (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) 5 5:00
Welterweight Johny Hendricks def. Carlos Condit Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Jake Ellenberger def. Nate Marquardt KO (punches) 1 3:00
Middleweight Chris Camozzi def. Nick Ring Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Mike Ricci def. Colin Fletcher Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Preliminary card (FX)
Welterweight Patrick Côté def. Bobby Voelker Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Darren Elkins def. Antonio Carvalho TKO (punches) 1 3:06
Welterweight Jordan Mein def. Dan Miller TKO (punches) 1 4:42
Lightweight John Makdessi def. Daron Cruickshank Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Preliminary card (Facebook and YouTube)
Welterweight Rick Story def. Quinn Mulhern TKO (punches) 1 3:05
Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw def. Issei Tamura KO (knee and punches) 2 0:26
Bantamweight George Roop def. Reuben Duran Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00

MANIA1 CAMP:

  • DANAGO, KEVJACK115, 209STK, 209KING, BIGGANT, DEUCE02, SCARNON, HIGHALLTH3TIME, BIGGCASTLE and RICKY DOOBY formed the 17% that picked the 209 king to upset the Canadian wrestling machine. Sorry guys, Nick just doesn't have the take down defense to deal with GSP. Try Nate versus The Goat.
  • 35 people (59%) picked the Natural Born Killer to put a stop to the Beard Train (who was picked by only 24 people or 41%). You could argue that Hendricks won via take downs but could also one could make the argument that Condit won that fight by having an offensive guard, better striking and a more diverse MMA game.
  • 38 people (63%) of the camp picked Cote to give a rude welcome to slugger Bobby Voelker who was picked by 22 people (37%). It was slobber knocker of a fight and one can argue that one could have won the fight. As of now, I am happy with my 11 points on Cote.
  • 41 people (68%) picked Ellenberger to put a beatdown on Marquardt who was picked by 19 people (32%). Nate was exhibiting good kicking skills in that fight until a monster right caused his consciousness to go back to the Colorado Mountains where Brokeback Mountain was shoot.
  • In the hot bout of the evening, 37 people (62%) picked the up and comer Mein to defeat the gritty veteran Miller who was picked by 23 people (38%). Miller was close with that arm bar but Mein proved too much for the ultra tough Miller. There goes my Hot Bout again, 0-4 and counting.
  • 36 people (60%) picked Nick Ring to grind out a decision over New Jersey's own Camozzi who was picked by 24 people (40%). It is arguable that Ring took Rounds 1 and 2 so I am wondering why Camozzi (who definitely won round 3) won via split decision. Can the real slim shady please stand up?
  • 42 people (70%) picked Daron to beat the bull named Makdessi as picked by 18 people (30%). Daron wasn't able to handle Makdessi's more diverse striking game.
  • DANAGO, KEVJACK115, OHMAMADOES, TAP SNAP OR BONS, CRUZ JACKSON, DLOCC and LETSTALKMMA believed that the striking prowess of Pato can nullify the wrestling of Elkins. Uh oh, guess what, Elkins can KO also.
  • RGIII, DANAGO,RAMPAGELANGFORD, DILDON, AUSSIE, TAP SNAP OR BONS, CRUS JACKSON, SARAH, SPACEBEN, and PHINSALLDAY formed the 17% that got enamored by the Freak Show. Unfortunately, Ricci's purple (or is it blue?) belt and the samurai were enough for him to bore the shit out of us and proved that he is just another GSP/Rory wannabe.
  • RAMPAGELANGFORD, BITEMYJACKET and SHIVAN TIGER picked Mullhern against Ricky. It proved to be horror to them as Ricky boy KOed Quinn.
  • NO ONE in our camp picked Tamura. Need I explain more?
  • 36 people (60%) picked Duran to beat Skeletor Roop who was picked by 24 people (40%).

THE WINNERS

1ST PLACE: $20 MAN: FREENOW82

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  • Scored an event high 96 points going 11/12 correct picks.
  • Picked 12/12 decisions
  • Perfect points for GSP, Hendricks, Cote, Makdessi, Ricci and Roop
  • Now in the top 10 because of the high score.
  • Makes an appearance at the PG front page
  • Earns automatic entry to the next season
  • Congrats free, I hope your self-imposed ban will be halted for this event and you show up.

SECOND PLACE: PABLOXL

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  • Scored an impressive 83 points to come as second place
  • Went 10/12 correct picks
  • Perfect scores for Cote, Ellenberger, Makdessi and 14 points for Mein
  • Congrats Amigo, keep it up.

THIRD PLACE: KIMURAALLOVERURFACE
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  • Scored 81 points going 10/12 correct picks
  • Perfect scores for GSP, Ricci, Dillashaw and Roop
  • Cracked the top 20. Keep it up buddy

SHIT PICKER OF THE EVENT: 209STK

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  • Scored a measly 27 points
  • Went 5/12
  • No perfect picks
  • Picked Diaz (duh?)
  • Should wear a sig of shame until the next event courtesy of freenow82

THE SCORES:

Camp Rank Points Player
1 96 freenow82
2 83 pabloXL
3 81 kimuralloverurface
3 81 Ninja_Oreo_Dollop
5 80 BNF
5 80 Jido7
7 77 sklart
7 77 phinsallday
9 76 Snake_Pliskan
10 74 DetroitDrew
10 74 kg12
10 74 swiftman
13 72 afrotikiman
13 72 jelly_belly
15 70 thepride
15 70 bigGcastle
15 70 SanabriaMan
15 70 MMA_Boss
19 69 Dlocc
19 69 DanielWorby
21 67 SabuDhabiSandwich
22 66 Christophecleus
23 64 Jonnyboy6969
23 64 goldmouth
25 63 sarah-
25 63 wyldeman99
25 63 209king
28 58 kevjack115
28 58 Deuce02
30 57 Yan117
31 56 letstalkmma
32 55 Rilly
32 55 VicDundee
34 54 CruzJackson
34 54 MixedMartialFarts
36 53 Phasebook
37 51 Wisetoad
38 50 NNR
38 50 unambig
38 50 dmerit
38 50 OilCheck
42 49 scarnon
42 49 ohmamadoes
42 49 highallth3time
42 49 SUPERFKNMARIO
46 47 Rampagelangford
47 46 ViolentMike
47 46 dildon
47 46 RGIII
50 45 donkeypunch81
50 45 bitemyjacket
50 45 spaceben
53 44 ShivanTiger
53 44 Tap-or-snap-Bons
55 43 ricky-dooby
56 42 biggant
57 39 Aussie
58 38 Joben
59 37 danago
60 27 209stk

THE SCORES AFTER SEVEN (7) EVENTS:

  • Snake_Pliskan is still our frontrunner after seven events. Good consistency for him so far. Looking forward to his bad event.LOL
  • Jido7 is now second. Detroit is very happy right now.
  • kg12 reinstated himself in the top three as he climbed up two notches.
  • letstalkmma fell out of the top three
  • Our BE-fellow sklart enters the top 5
  • freenow82, with his top-scoring event, went up 10 notches
  • swiftman, another BE fag, went up 5 notches to tie with freenow
  • Jellybelly and MMA Boss went up 3 notches to inch closer to the top 5
  • ricky dooby went down 6 notches but is still in the top 10. That's what you get Doobs for picking Diaz. LOL
  • Oilcheck and Phasebook crashed out of the top 10. Well, Filipinos won't win this thing so I am not surprised. LOL
  • afrotikiman went up 4 notches.
  • phinsallday went up 9 notches.
  • kimuraalloveryourface placed second and went up 7 notches.
  • Ninja Oreo Dollop and BNF went up 8 notches
  • Our amigo pabloXL went up 13 notches.
  • Daniel Worby went up 6 notches.
  • Unable to pick, murph0706 went down 18 notches
  • Redman, not being able to pick, went down 11 notches.
  • Commish Joben and Ulf_Murphy went down 7 notches
  • spaceben, Tap Snap or Bons and ViolentMike went down 6 notches

Season
MMAPlayground Season 15: Karate Choppin' Ninjas
7 / 10 events complete
Rank Points Player Movement
1 453 Snake_Pliskan Ffd_216ad3_3831603_medium+/-
2 441 Jido7 Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium1
3 429 kg12 Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium2
4 424 letstalkmma Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium2
5 414 sklart Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium
6 409 freenow82 Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium10
6 409 swiftman Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium5
7 408 jelly_belly Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium3
8 405 MMA_Boss Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium3
9 401 Yan117 Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium2
10 399 ricky-dooby Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium6
10 399 SanabriaMan Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium2
10 399 OilCheck Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium4
11 396 Phasebook Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium3
12 389 thepride Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium2
13 388 Dlocc Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium1
14 386 wyldeman99 Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium1
15 382 Christophecleus Ffd_216ad3_3831603_medium+/-
16 380 afrotikiman Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium4
17 377 MixedMartialFarts Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium4
18 374 Jonnyboy6969 Ffd_216ad3_3831603_medium+/-
19 373 kimuralloverurface Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium7
20 372 goldmouth Ffd_216ad3_3831603_medium+/-
21 362 pabloXL Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium13
22 360 DetroitDrew Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium8
22 360 bigGcastle Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium5
22 360 phinsallday Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium9
23 357 DanielWorby Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium6
24 356 VicDundee Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium2
24 356 spaceben Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium6
25 355 ViolentMike Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium6
25 355 SabuDhabiSandwich Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium4
26 352 sarah- Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium2
26 352 CruzJackson Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium3
27 349 Tap-or-snap-Bons Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium6
28 343 unambig Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium3
28 343 Joben Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium7
29 341 highallth3time Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium3
30 331 scarnon Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium2
31 329 Aussie Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium4
31 329 dildon Ffd_216ad3_3831603_medium+/-
32 326 Rilly Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium4
33 325 Ninja_Oreo_Dollop Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium8
34 321 Deuce02 Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium5
35 318 SUPERFKNMARIO Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium2
36 317 BNF Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium8
37 315 biggant Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium2
38 313 ShivanTiger Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium1
39 312 Wisetoad Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium1
40 310 donkeypunch81 Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium2
40 310 bitemyjacket Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium2
41 300 Rampagelangford Ffd_216ad3_3831603_medium+/-
42 294 murph0706 Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium18
43 293 ohmamadoes Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium1
44 281 RedMan Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium11
45 280 dmerit Ffd_216ad3_3831603_medium+/-
45 280 209king Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium2
46 268 209stk Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium3
47 254 kevjack115 Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium4
48 253 NNR Hiughg_295c39_3831488_medium2
49 251 danago Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium1
49 251 RGIII Ffd_216ad3_3831603_medium+/-
50 241 Ulf_Murphy Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium7
51 223 sepenoob Klhgu_d0393d_3827455_medium5
52 123 Scottidog Ffd_216ad3_3831603_medium
53 106 jacare Ffd_216ad3_3831603_medium+/-

Event Winners:

  • Event 1: bigGcastle - 65 points
  • Event 2: Snake_Pliskan - 74 points
  • Event 3: scarnon - 69 points
  • Event 4: the pride - 94 points
  • Event 5: bitemyjacket - 86 points
  • Event 6: ricky dooby - 89 points
  • Event 7: freenow82 - 96 points

That's it Maniacs. Can Gus survive 5-rounds of K-1 level striking and tricky submissions? Who am I picking for the Hot Bout so you can pick the opposite? Who the fuck is Ryan Laflare? Can Randy's baby boy beat the Brit? Good thing the next event is Free on TV! Will Snake_Pliskan still manage to be on top next event? Who will be guaranteed another sure seat for the next season? Discuss.

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