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Article on Kenny Florian Competing in IBJJF Tournament

So Fox Sports wrote an article about how Kenny Florian competed in the IBJJF NY Spring Open. The article talks about how Florian felt robbed (no, really, he says that he felt robbed in that match) and the author goes on to talk about the IBJJF’s “strange rule set”.

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Granted, the IBJJF is far from perfect in both rules and reffing decisions, but I don’t know, I’m just having a hard time taking this seriously. Also, I think what Florian has to keep in mind is some people in these tournaments focus on the sport of jiu jitsu: he may have been playing to finish, while his opponent was just playing to win. Going for the finish as opposed to just going for points, if you will.

I like Florian, but I think there needs to be some adjustment in mindset if he wishes to continue competing, particularly in IBJJF tournaments.

Check out the article, let me know what you think- otherwise, have a great day everyone!

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday

I noticed on “The Twitter” today that George St. Pierre mentioned he was getting his suit in preparation of his fight this Saturday against Jake Shields.

He does look quite nice in a suit

Although no one can rock like Kenny Florian can in the traditional samurai outfit…

(Courtesy of the UFC website and Kenny Florian’s Guide to Attending the UFC 129 Expo)

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