How was Chael so right about this?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Thesnake101, May 16, 2018.

  1. Thesnake101

    Thesnake101 This builder can fix your face real quick

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2014
    Messages:
    8,494
    Likes Received:
    14,934
    Location:
    Building a safe environment


    He knew Travis' ceiling back when he was still undefeated both in the UFC and MMA. Even when Travis reached his peak and KO'd Gonzaga, Reem and Barnett in succession, Werdum foiled his plans, and that was Jackson-Wink Travis, not the downgraded Edmond version.

    Chael might be wrong on a lot of his predictions, but he was right on point with this one, which I think was the single most important and shocking prediction he ever made.
     
  2. MysticCam

    MysticCam Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2016
    Messages:
    2,607
    Likes Received:
    5,372
  3. Dozer .

    Dozer . Yellow Card Yellow Card Banned

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2017
    Messages:
    4,462
    Likes Received:
    17,418
    Chael is one of the GOATs
     
  4. mb23100

    mb23100 Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2012
    Messages:
    14,033
    Likes Received:
    31,361
    Even a broken clock is right twice a day
     
  5. Chivas GDL

    Chivas GDL Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2016
    Messages:
    2,506
    Likes Received:
    6,048
    Location:
    Guadalajara campeón
    Everyone gets one right every once in a while . Is probability
     
  6. Fungoose

    Fungoose Kitty Whisperer

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2010
    Messages:
    3,697
    Likes Received:
    5,489
    Yep. Sling enough shit against the wall and some of it’s bound to stick.
     
  7. JbModest

    JbModest Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2015
    Messages:
    2,578
    Likes Received:
    2,126
    Location:
    209
    Chael is a poor man's Colby.
     
  8. Stoic1

    Stoic1 Patriot

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2005
    Messages:
    10,462
    Likes Received:
    6,994
    Location:
    USA!USA!USA!
    Chael is Nostradamus.
     
  9. fastone

    fastone Green Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2009
    Messages:
    1,408
    Likes Received:
    1,354
    Come on, dude.
     
  10. kingghidrah

    kingghidrah Yellow Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2016
    Messages:
    248
    Likes Received:
    385
    That wasn't even close to his most prescient moment.

    Remember when he said the Jones-Rumble fight wouldn't happen? That was so totally out of the blue at the time, yet he was right.

    Gotta give the loudmouth credit, he has his moments.
     
  11. bluecocky00

    bluecocky00 Orange Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2018
    Messages:
    330
    Likes Received:
    397
    Chael has like a 95% when it comes to correct predictions
     
  12. ninjion

    ninjion Beltless

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2010
    Messages:
    2,056
    Likes Received:
    401
    Chael is actually very knowledgeable about the sport and has an insider's view of a lot of things. His fight predictions are always wrong but that's a different story.
     
  13. lts5025

    lts5025 "What the **** is a Dim Mack?"

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2007
    Messages:
    9,085
    Likes Received:
    8,631
    Unless you’re Brendan Schaub.
     
    A.S. Deep and AC1D1K like this.
  14. Judoka1532

    Judoka1532 Judoka1532

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2016
    Messages:
    1,344
    Likes Received:
    1,139
    Location:
    Georgia
    sonnen is a very smart guy. Way smarter than a lot of other fighters. As far as his predictions...that's hard for anybody really. Chael is best at giving an analysis of what went down both in the cage and all the other extracurricular stuff.
     
    A.S. Deep likes this.
  15. Fishmonger

    Fishmonger All Your Base Are Belong to Us

    Joined:
    May 25, 2009
    Messages:
    12,186
    Likes Received:
    2,415
    Location:
    on a leaky boat
  16. magicmarker

    magicmarker Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2016
    Messages:
    1,602
    Likes Received:
    3,053
    Chael is a rich man's Dana.
     
    true_fan, Fedor>Cain and Chivas GDL like this.
  17. SuperNerd

    SuperNerd Off-Season Mode.

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2005
    Messages:
    50,546
    Likes Received:
    20,311
    Do you guys listen to Sonnen often?

    His youtube vids keep popping up in my youtube front page, so I've been hearing a lot more of him than usual over the passed year.

    Sonnen is very thoughtful, open, aware and expresses himself very well, better than 90% of prize fighters.

    Agree with him or not, majority of Sherdoggers can learn a thing or two from Sonnen imo.
     
  18. Chivas GDL

    Chivas GDL Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2016
    Messages:
    2,506
    Likes Received:
    6,048
    Location:
    Guadalajara campeón
    Those videos where he is driving. Yep I like them he sounds smart.
     
    Fishmonger and SuperNerd like this.
  19. JustOnce

    JustOnce Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2015
    Messages:
    4,088
    Likes Received:
    4,760
    Because it was Travis fucking Browne.
     
  20. The Schmoop

    The Schmoop Black Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2016
    Messages:
    5,488
    Likes Received:
    5,565
    The Bones Coke drop was better
     

Share This Page