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Paulo Filho Has No Excuse


(Either on his way to corner a fighter or commit a break-in. You just never know.)

All day long I’ve been waiting to hear details on exactly what combination of prescription drugs, nachos, and crippling depression was responsible for Paulo Filho showing up seven pounds overweight and then fighting like a bored schizophrenic at last night’s WEC. Judging by his remarks to Tatame, however, it sounds as if Filho is going to try and play this one off as nothing more than a bad night after a bad training camp:

“What can I do, it’s sad… The fact is that I have no excuses, he (Sonnen) went there and did his job to neutralize me and that’s what happened, he did the right job and he has all merits… It was good to give me a new spirit.”

A new spirit? I guess that’s a start. The old one looked pretty worn out, if not non-existent. As far as how he’s planning to turn things around, Filho seems to think the answer consists of moving to Los Angeles and eventually going up a weight class.

“Here will be good, everybody is coming here and that’s because it works. At Brazil we hadn’t a good training camp, and here I believe we’ll have a high level training. The loss isn’t good, but that’s good to learn. We need more focus, responsibility, and the weight is a problem… What happened yesterday we’ll forget and start all over again. We’ll train here and get our rematch with Sonnen, and then go to light-heavyweight division.”

Oh great, a rematch. That’s just what we all want to see after last night’s odd snoozer of a fight. Going up to light heavyweight might be a decent idea, but at 5’9″ Filho is far from your typical 205-pounder. The better approach might be to stay at middleweight and simply become more disciplined with his diet and training.

Or just moving to L.A. and calling it good. I’m sure that will fix things.

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CHRIS- November 7, 2008 at 7:34 pm
Krazy Kracker Says:

November 7th, 2008 at 12:38 am
This is no laughing matter you guys. Earlier tonight Filho was complaining of chest pains and was rushed to the nearest emergency room. After several tests doctors have comfirmed that instead of a heart, Paulo has a gigantic clitoris pumping pure estrogen through his veins. The flow of estrogen can only be slowed by wearing sleeveless flanel shirts and resting on your back once every minute. Usually cutting weight is no problem if he can time his fights into that five day window all clitoris owners have once a month, where he can purge himself of roughly ten pounds of pesky blood, but Hurricane Ike threw a wrench his plans. Without being whipped into a PMS induced rage, we saw his true colors… a typical moody bitch, yelling at someone to do chores from the other room, looking for rich men to lay at MMA events and falling into missionary position whenever a man gets within three feet. A sad day for the sport indeed. According to Filho’s manager “All we need is four days, a lot of chocolate, sweatpants and a copy of Sleepless in Seattle and Paulo will be back in the cage the THIRD week of any month you’d like.”

THIS IS THE FUNNIEST THING I HAVE EVER HEARD!!! IT'S THE TRUTH!!
Jay Smith- November 6, 2008 at 8:32 pm
@ Sodak
That's just what I was thinking. That shits the worst!!!!!!!!!!!!
Dizzy D- November 6, 2008 at 6:13 pm
Total disrespect of the sport. If your a champ theres no reason for you to not make weight. And even if the title is not on the line you should still fight like a champ. They hould have put his belt on the line anyways. A couple pounds over maybe understandable but seven is ridiculous. Hes so gayness
Dizzy D- November 6, 2008 at 6:12 pm
Total disrespect of the sport. If your a champ theres no reason for you to not make weight. And even if the title is not on the line you should still fight like a champ. They hould have put his belt on the line anyways. A couple pounds over maybe understandable but seven is ridiculous.
Krazy Kracker- November 6, 2008 at 5:38 am
This is no laughing matter you guys. Earlier tonight Filho was complaining of chest pains and was rushed to the nearest emergency room. After several tests doctors have comfirmed that instead of a heart, Paulo has a gigantic clitoris pumping pure estrogen through his veins. The flow of estrogen can only be slowed by wearing sleeveless flanel shirts and resting on your back once every minute. Usually cutting weight is no problem if he can time his fights into that five day window all clitoris owners have once a month, where he can purge himself of roughly ten pounds of pesky blood, but Hurricane Ike threw a wrench his plans. Without being whipped into a PMS induced rage, we saw his true colors... a typical moody bitch, yelling at someone to do chores from the other room, looking for rich men to lay at MMA events and falling into missionary position whenever a man gets within three feet. A sad day for the sport indeed. According to Filho's manager "All we need is four days, a lot of chocolate, sweatpants and a copy of Sleepless in Seattle and Paulo will be back in the cage the THIRD week of any month you'd like."
Kingjester- November 6, 2008 at 4:21 am
It was obvious that something else was the matter with Filho, you don't just see someone randomly shouting foreign languages in every direction during the middle of a fight every day.
Sodak- November 6, 2008 at 1:20 am
Chael kept pulling the, I'm not gonna go to the ground but i'm not gonna let you stand up either move, i hate that shit.
Anonymous- November 6, 2008 at 1:16 am
thats what happens when a bjj guy fights a wrestler the bjj can't get him to the ground and the wrestler won't go to the ground, neither can strike
Shawn- November 6, 2008 at 12:08 am
He's a fucking pile of shit and so is Chael Sonnen. I

f you're small company was about to get moved into the top of the industry and told you "Impress us if you want to keep your job" and you showed up to work all hungover and passing out at your desk, you would be scolded and fired.

Filho is supposed to be the number 2 middleweight in the world and many people claimed Sonnen got lucky the way he dominated the first time and couldn't do it again. They both go out there and look like shit. Filho decides his gameplan is going to be only attempting to mount offense from his back - but if he's not on his back he's not going to fight. And Sonnen had about 617 chances to finish the fight and was so unaggressive that he would have had a hard time with Stephan Hawkings. A "bad night" is when you can't get your rhythym or get your distance and you make a mistake and get caught. A "bad night" is not when you make a mistake for all 15 minutes of the fight. That means you made a "bad career decision" and should go do something else - like baking cupcakes or some shit.

That fight was the worst MMA fight I've ever seen in my life - a fucking disgrace to the sport. I hope they both get fired.
Oh Well- November 5, 2008 at 11:57 pm
WEC hyped the match by showing the original fight like a week ago. It made me somewhat excited. After the 7 pound over I knew not to expect much. Good that Garcia fucked up Pulver and Faber suffered that loss. It madeup for that horrible display by Filho.
Poop Chute- November 5, 2008 at 11:35 pm
It's such a joke that he retains the title after that pathetisad display. If he had any honour he would give the belt to its rightful owner and then earn it back like a real champion.
deifixepA- November 5, 2008 at 10:59 pm
It was actually depressing watching those two go into the cage all zonked on xanax and zoloft. Filho couldn't seem to care less about getting up or defending himself and Sonnen felt so bad for him he couldn't bring himself to do much more than slap kick him in his ass or punch his f'ing arms with little love jabs. Another rematch and there might end up being some sort of hand release... after a long mount.
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