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2/24 Weekend Contest: Crazy 88

Gregory
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02.21.2012 | 10:10 PM ET




Yes, every weekend contest has a random, pointless theme! It will be selected by the prior contest's winner if they so choose. This weekend's reigning champion Catalogger did NOT submit a contest theme, and therefore I've had to dig deep with another of my own. This week we simply need to have a little Japanese flair, and therefore it's time for the aforementioned Kill Bill gang.




WE'VE GOT 16 EVENTS LINED UP THIS WEEKEND.
Get all those picks in!!! Make 'em carefully and make 'em count.  Look out for the prediction deadlines in the right column of the website.

Cage Warriors 46 is Thursday from Kiev, Ukraine




Showdown Fights - Breakout is Friday from Orem, Utah




CFA 5 is Friday from Miami, Florida




Battlefield Fight League 14 is Friday from Vancouver, British Columbia



Hardrock MMA 44 is Friday from Louisville, Kentucky




Mardi Gras Brawl is Friday from Denver, Colorado



Hard Knocks 20 is Friday from Medicine Hat, Alberta




Legacy FC 10 is Friday from Houston, Texas



On Top 4 is Saturday from Glasgow, Scotland



Fight UK 6 is Saturday from Leicestshire, England




Cage Contender 12 is Saturday from Dublin, Ireland



KSW 18 is Saturday from Plock, Poland



Complete Devastation 3 is Saturday from Altoona, Pennsylvania




Canadian Cage Rage is Saturday from Moncton, New Brunswick



Reality Fighting is Saturday from Unvasville, Connecticut




UFC 144 is Saturday from Saitama, Japan




Scoring:
Contest scoring uses regular Tapology scoring. You get 50 points for every fight you pick correctly, and extra points if you perfectly call the fight via decision or the method+round combination.  To score high and have a chance at winning the contest you'll need to pick as many of the fights as possible. Tapology is filled with fight-picking savages, so you'll need to bring your A-game.

How to enter:
Just pick the fights and you'll be automatically entered. No need to do anything else.

GOOD LUCK!




"Goddamn bugs whacked us, Johnny."

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Gregory
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02.21.2012 | 10:11 PM ET

Weekend Contest History

2/17/12: Kelli Hutcherson
1) Catalogger     2) rorschach     3) theMMAmessiah

2/10/12: Schick Protector
1) DietDrPepper     2) WishIsHere     3) skeet2b     Booby) ACFMMA

2/3/12: Kung Fu Hustle
1) WishIsHere     2) crimedawg92     3) Bigj383

1/27/12: AKA
1) R1zla     2) Live2wrestle     3) rorschach     Booby) Live2wrestle

1/20/12: Creepshow
1) FresnoMMA     2) Lopati     3) wake99     Booby) Live2wrestle

1/13/12: Friday the 13th
1) thefreeman     2) icedrosa     3) ouirck76     Boooooby) MikeLovesTacosXD, R1zla, DietDrPepper, jaffacakehero, wolfmanhowl

1/6/12: Chinese Food
1) SoccerKick     2) ONE HIT QUIT     3) mulefloyd     Booby) Dannotheman

12/30/11: Under The Sea
1) rorschach     2) MQuestionable     3) OldNick     Booby) mikeyg, JesseKm57

12/16/11: Season's Beatings
1) kallousklown     2) joe kerr     3) ACFMMA     Booby) vorpal_raddish

12/9/11: Who's da mastah!?!
1) R1zla     2) t0rch     3) Live2wrestle     Booby) theMMAmessiah

12/2/11: The Art of War
1) mmAPR0digy     2) R1zla     3) jaykool777     Booby) Dannotheman

11/25/11: The Boondock Saints
1) CFresh23     2) bbman182     3) ACFMMA     Booby) CashBrewyn

11/18/11: Rock Lobster
1) poir420     2) R1zla     3) thiagosilva9794

11/11/11: First Blood
1) ACFMMA     2) R1zla     3) jaykool777

11/4/11: Second City Derby
1) trevpicks     2) GSP_SPIDER126     3) poir420     Booby) Train2win

10/28/11: Uranus
1) crimedawg92     2) outlawmusic     3) R1zla     Booby) redkayak

10/21/11: It's all in the Hips
1) ian729 and WarJorge     3) ACFMMA     4) thiagosilva9794     Booby) operez34

10/14/11: Get to the Choppa
1) R1zla     2) ACFMMA     3) sreimuth     Booby) OldManGloom

10/7/11: Every Which Way But Loose
1) WarJorge     2) type123     3) Swickotine     Booby) operez34

9/30/11: Bacon
1) itfigures     2) operez34     3) MajorRyan     Booby) Piercerdan

9/23/11: Hello Japan!
1) ACFMMA     2) t0rch     3) NetHazard     Booby) WarJorge

9/16/11: You're my boy, Blue!
1) Jalm     2) Kalibo     3) kallousklown

9/9/11: Any Given Sunday
1) Kalibo     2) ACFMMA     3) R1zla     Booby) WarJorge

8/19/11: O'Doyle Rules
1) RWLawman     2) t0rch and ACFMMA     Booby) WarJorge

8/12/11: Cliffs of Insanity
1) japanese steel     2) philbartu     3) Kalibo     Booby) Piercerdan

8/5/11: Fight Club
1) livesteel     2) bonestar     3) WarJorge     Booby) type138

7/29/11: Goodbye July
1) wolfmanhowl     2) bonestar     3) WarJorge     Booby) wake99, tylerdurdon

7/22/11
1) wolfmanhowl     2) jdt599     3) Piercerdan

7/15/11
1) ACFMMA     2) geezhound     3) operez34 and tylerdurdon

7/8/11
1) mmaPR0digy     2) ACFMMA     3) SoccerKick     Booby) WarJorge

6/24/11
1) jersey0525     2) wolfmanhowl     3) t0rch

"Goddamn bugs whacked us, Johnny."

theMMAmessiah
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02.21.2012 | 10:15 PM ET

great movie!
Gregory
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02.21.2012 | 10:17 PM ET

yah my favorite scene was when <insert any scene> and it was awesome.

"Goddamn bugs whacked us, Johnny."

FresnoMMA
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02.21.2012 | 10:19 PM ET

Omg one of my favorite movies EVER!!
I heard rumors that a 3rd one is coming out in 2014

"DONGED"

Lopati
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02.21.2012 | 10:19 PM ET

another great selection from Gregory

"One does not hunt in order to kill; on the contrary, one kills in order to have hunted. If one were to present the sportsman with the death of the animal as a gift he would refuse it." Jose Ortega y Gasset

theMMAmessiah
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02.21.2012 | 10:20 PM ET

kill bill vol 2 is in my top 5 favorite movies ever, did you know he plans on making a 3rd one around 10 years after the 2nd movie came out, don't know how badass Uma will still be with her age, but it's supposed to focus around Vernetta Green's daughter and her crusade to kill Beatrix and I think that her daughter is supposed to be the main character, sounds a little iffy but I'm sure if anyone can do it, it's Tarantino.
Lopati
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02.21.2012 | 10:24 PM ET

without Quay Chain Cane (david Carradine)  the movies will be hard to watch

"One does not hunt in order to kill; on the contrary, one kills in order to have hunted. If one were to present the sportsman with the death of the animal as a gift he would refuse it." Jose Ortega y Gasset

FresnoMMA
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02.21.2012 | 10:24 PM ET

Yeah there are so many movies from Tarentino that I love so much.  Seriously probably 5 of his movies are in my top 30 favorite of all time (Kill Bill I/II, Pulp Fiction, Hostel, Res. Dogs)

"DONGED"

trevpicks
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02.22.2012 | 12:12 AM ET


Hostel is not his movie at all he just gave it a recomendation.

"Yolo so shit ya pants like Yoel!"

michigandolphin
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02.22.2012 | 12:20 AM ET

If you like Tarentino, be very excited for Django Unchained this year.

"Ohhhhhhhh Yeahhhhhhhhhhhh"

Lopati
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02.22.2012 | 12:33 AM ET

Hell Yeah SukiYaki Boys

"One does not hunt in order to kill; on the contrary, one kills in order to have hunted. If one were to present the sportsman with the death of the animal as a gift he would refuse it." Jose Ortega y Gasset

Lopati
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02.22.2012 | 12:34 AM ET

why has nobody mentioned 4 Rooms

"One does not hunt in order to kill; on the contrary, one kills in order to have hunted. If one were to present the sportsman with the death of the animal as a gift he would refuse it." Jose Ortega y Gasset

rorschach
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02.22.2012 | 1:00 AM ET

Damn thought I was gonna get the chance to choose this week lol, was gonna go with Baked Diaz's




or




Drunkenstien Stallone

Love the Crazy 88's though good choice Greg!

"Don't be scared homie!" ~The Diaz Brothers "How you like that bitch! Huh, Stockton motherfucker! 209 motherfucker!" ~Nick Diaz

rorschach
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02.22.2012 | 1:01 AM ET

@Lopati EPIC FUCKING MOVIE!!! Tim Roth is my acting god!!!

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Lopati
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02.22.2012 | 4:41 AM ET

Rorschach i figured you to be a cool dude, if you like timmay roth than i was right.



Deceiver is one of his best performances ever, also Chris Penn does one hell of a job as well.

"One does not hunt in order to kill; on the contrary, one kills in order to have hunted. If one were to present the sportsman with the death of the animal as a gift he would refuse it." Jose Ortega y Gasset

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02.22.2012 | 6:47 AM ET

class film and theme gl for the week all
thiagosilva9794
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02.22.2012 | 10:15 AM ET

wow just in the middle of picking the fights, How many fucking events are there sweet jesus?!

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xxTank0019xx
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02.22.2012 | 12:52 PM ET

there is alot. check for changes the CFA fight just changed a second ago i guess. did for me.

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krazyhopz
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02.22.2012 | 3:33 PM ET

gotta bad feelin for this weekend

"Everyone has a gameplan 'till they get punched in the face" - Mike Tyson

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02.22.2012 | 3:35 PM ET


i think the team will shine and put on a stellar performance and there will even be a surprise.

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