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BECW4: UFC 154 - GSP vs. Condit Recap (Playoff Time!)

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via Martin McNeil. Full gallery can be viewed here.

Well, 18 months later, and GSP is back, and still just as untouchable as ever. Shame on the eleven of you who put no faith in Rush. To put it in perspective, over three times as many of you thought that Chad Griggs could somehow win a fight in the octagon. What do the kids say these days? SMH. Griggs ended up getting submitted by a kickboxer in short order instead, despite Chad's stellar striking and grappling defense, and fight I.Q. in general. Hey, in this sport sometimes you do everything right, like charge in with your hands at your waist, and things still just don't go your way that night.

I would really like to know how Johny Hendricks hits so damned hard. Is the Titan formula on the banned substances list? Either way, whatever it is, it's an unfair advantage and he shouldn't be allowed to compete. He makes Michael McDonald question his own power, and Leonard Garcia feel less burdened by the terrible curse he's been stricken with. Johny blew past Kampmann in 46 seconds, making that and the Fitch fight's duration total less than a minute. I just want to know, why not Kos, Johny?

As for the BECW, the regular season concludes and the Grand Prix and Bland Prix participants have been decided. Since Sakara thought he was in a bar fight during Saturday's event and Dan Mirgliotta wasn't thinking period, Playground removed any scoring for the Cote fight and we did too for simplicity's sake. It didn't affect any playoff seeding so it seemed like the easiest option, but if you're like me and wanted those damn points speak up before next season and maybe we can get a rule change implemented in advance the next time somebody forgets there are actually a few important guidelines when it comes to cage fighting.

The closest match-up in Week 7 was won with a difference of 31 points, so it wasn't the most competitive week. Cock Guys really sent a message heading into the Grand Prix by taking the highest team score for the event, despite already having qualified for the playoffs. Grand Prix seeding, Bland Prix schedule, etc. will be below but first the individual stats.

Individual Event Rankings

1 #67 Earl Montclair 92
2 #9 jafotinatos 90
2 #40 40Cal 90
4 #68 Patrick Tenney 88
5 #3 swiftman 86
5 #12 Tim Burke 86
5 #63 Matt Bishop 86
8 #8 afrotikiman 85
9 #2 Magaca 84
9 #7 hardy's in your face 84
9 #22 Ben Bauman 84
9 #65 Pookie_Gnome 84
13 #34 IvanIllich 82
14 #37 DreamingOfFighting 81
14 #45 tomvale13 81
14 #90 KGNLuc 81
14 #96 ThirdParty 81
18 (C) Horselover Fat 79
18 (R) darken 79
20 #6 Zachary Kater 78
20 #49 Mookie Alexander 78
22 (C) benten20 77
22 (C) Sweet Scientist 77
22 #15 Patrick Wyman 77
22 #72 TitanFan2K 77
22 #81 sday420 77
22 #98 UK MMA MAN 77
28 #53 trice 76
28 #82 PelvicThrust 76
28 #94 inthepipes 76
31 #19 StevenGiles 75
31 #56 sgiblin 75
33 #23 MJB! 74
33 #57 forkboy 74
35 #18 clayguidashair 73
35 #107 Body Triangle 73
37 #4 Dangalvan 72
37 #79 KMcCaig 72
37 #88 bonesthebaptist 72
40 #41 Pat Tzu 71
41 (C) POW 70
42 #14 thuggis 68
42 #102 memitim 68
44 (C) lanky6 67
45 #24 Tats16 66
45 #32 Sugel Mendoza 66
45 #38 PDG27 66
45 #60 Farthammer 66
45 #83 Fedorable 66
50 (C) Paulo Filho's Psychiatrist 65
50 #16 ScoreCardOTN 65
50 #30 DirtyML 65
50 #62 OurBovinePublic 65
50 #75 Fraser Coffeen 65
55 #29 dribblebib 64
55 #46 Ak.Death 64
55 #54 SteveevaD 64
55 #95 LYHL 64
59 #31 KNOWLEGE 63
59 #66 milk72 63
59 #103 Waristotle 63
62 (C) wonderfulspam 62
62 #1 DetroitDrew1980 62
64 #5 triangled 61
64 #52 Jeffigatame 61
64 #76 RStephen4 61
67 #93 BROCKLESNAR!!!!!! 60
68 #11 sun yue 59
68 #25 skeebop 59
68 #35 Snatchl 59
68 #104 gugabe 59
72 #27 Brent Ducharme 58
72 #89 Imaginary_Enemy 58
72 #91 Rob Young 58
72 (R) manch1ld 58
76 #17 Dave Strummer 57
76 #21 HurricaneHeron 57
76 #84 Robert Cowan 57
79 #86 DarthRevan 56
80 (C) 19miles 55
80 #55 Chris Groves 55
80 #92 Andy Davis 55
83 #20 brutalbobbyt 54
83 #42 Jeremy Couturier 54
83 #44 T.C. Engel 54
83 #78 Marcu$ 54
87 #28 George Halvatzis Jr. 50
87 #77 BuddyRevell 50
87 #97 Andy Anderson 50
87 #101 duck 50
87 #106 Rutager 50
92 #43 GreyedOut 49
92 #74 Bookhouse 49
94 (C) Tim Bernier 48
94 #13 LBO 48
94 #48 -Neil- 48
97 (C) kreally 47
97 #70 Josh Hall 47
99 (C) sklart 46
99 (C) Violent Newt 46
99 #39 cmons 46
99 #73 KatGirl 46
99 #108 mlzybaby 46
104 #61 juanchoD 45
105 #99 jason18 44
106 (R) ElliotMatheny 39
107 #10 John Danaher's Hair 38
107 #33 Brad Ackerson 38
107 #36 1N87 38
110 #26 discoandherpes 37
110 #58 RonSwanson 37
112 #59 gxc 36
112 #64 Seth Smiley 36
112 #69 NickaG 36
115 #50 IRodC 35
116 #47 phantasma475 32
117 #105 CJD2502 30
118 #80 HaterSlayer 29
119 #51 MaZZacare 22
120 #87 lukustra 0

So, Earl is fucking awesome. He set the top score for Week 5, being one of the few to ever pass 100 points for an event. He landed another top 10 score in week 6, and now he's back on top again for this event. If he keeps this up, he'll be back to getting drafted too high and underperforming again in no time! jafotinatos and 40cal came close to the top spot, but will have to settle for sharing second place. lukustra.... sigh.

Individual Season Rankings

(Excluding replacement players)

1 #3 swiftman 463 +5
2 #79 KMcCaig 462 -1
3 #82 PelvicThrust 459 -1
4 #15 Patrick Wyman 456 0
4 #67 Earl Montclair 456 +6
6 #2 Magaca 446 +6
7 #93 BROCKLESNAR!!!!!! 442 -4
8 #1 DetroitDrew1980 440 -3
9 #32 Sugel Mendoza 438 -2
10 #9 jafotinatos 435 +23
11 #6 Zachary Kater 431 +7
11 #45 tomvale13 431 +12
13 #38 PDG27 430 -3
14 #4 Dangalvan 429 0
14 #34 IvanIllich 429 +15
16 #12 Tim Burke 427 +23
16 #98 UK MMA MAN 427 +7
18 #81 sday420 424 +11
19 #40 40Cal 423 +30
20 #18 clayguidashair 422 +6
20 #42 Jeremy Couturier 422 -12
22 (C) Sweet Scientist 421 +16
22 #53 trice 421 +11
24 #16 ScoreCardOTN 420 -7
25 #14 thuggis 418 -2
25 #25 skeebop 418 -12
25 #65 Pookie_Gnome 418 +21
28 #95 LYHL 415 -7
29 #62 OurBovinePublic 414 -3
30 (C) POW 411 +9
30 #41 Pat Tzu 411 +12
32 #75 Fraser Coffeen 410 +1
33 #31 KNOWLEGE 409 -1
34 #20 brutalbobbyt 407 -16
34 #22 Ben Bauman 407 +21
36 #24 Tats16 406 +6
36 #89 Imaginary_Enemy 406 -8
38 #30 DirtyML 405 +4
38 #48 -Neil- 405 -24
40 #11 sun yue 404 -7
40 #13 LBO 404 -24
42 (C) lanky6 403 +3
42 (C) wonderfulspam 403 -3
44 (C) kreally 398 -23
45 #46 Ak.Death 397 +4
46 #8 afrotikiman 395 +24
46 #57 forkboy 395 +13
48 #19 StevenGiles 393 +16
48 #73 KatGirl 393 -19
50 #51 MaZZacare 390 -42
51 #55 Chris Groves 388 -2
52 #66 milk72 385 +6
53 #10 John Danaher's Hair 383 -20
54 #80 HaterSlayer 382 -36
54 #103 Waristotle 382 +9
54 #104 gugabe 382 +1
57 (C) Horselover Fat 381 +20
58 #101 duck 380 -6
59 #27 Brent Ducharme 378 +2
59 #52 Jeffigatame 378 +6
61 #21 HurricaneHeron 377 0
62 (C) Violent Newt 376 -10
63 #49 Mookie Alexander 375 +18
64 #72 TitanFan2K 374 +17
65 #86 DarthRevan 373 0
65 #94 inthepipes 373 +16
65 #107 Body Triangle 373 +14
68 (C) Tim Bernier 371 -13
68 #29 dribblebib 371 +4
68 #58 RonSwanson 371 -22
71 #74 Bookhouse 370 -12
72 (C) benten20 369 +15
73 #5 triangled 368 -1
73 #54 SteveevaD 368 +3
75 #7 hardy's in your face 364 +22
75 #59 gxc 364 -21
77 #91 Rob Young 363 -3
78 #76 RStephen4 362 0
78 #78 Marcu$ 362 -7
80 #23 MJB! 361 +12
81 (C) 19miles 360 -7
81 #70 Josh Hall 360 -13
81 #99 jason18 360 -14
84 #88 bonesthebaptist 359 +8
85 #83 Fedorable 358 +2
85 #96 ThirdParty 358 +14
87 #33 Brad Ackerson 350 -18
87 #44 T.C. Engel 350 -3
89 #28 George Halvatzis Jr. 349 -9
90 #90 KGNLuc 347 +13
91 #92 Andy Davis 343 0
92 (C) sklart 342 -8
93 #84 Robert Cowan 340 +3
94 #35 Snatchl 338 +4
95 (C) Paulo Filho's Psychiatrist 336 +6
96 #61 juanchoD 334 -6
96 #87 lukustra 334 -50
98 #26 discoandherpes 333 -14
99 #36 1N87 330 -12
100 #68 Patrick Tenney 327 +11
101 #50 IRodC 322 -9
102 #37 DreamingOfFighting 321 +7
102 #56 sgiblin 321 +5
104 #43 GreyedOut 319 -2
105 #17 Dave Strummer 317 0
106 #47 phantasma475 316 -11
107 #63 Matt Bishop 314 +7
108 #39 cmons 309 -4
109 #102 memitim 308 0
110 #106 Rutager 304 -4
111 #105 CJD2502 302 -11
112 #60 Farthammer 284 +4
112 #108 mlzybaby 284 0
114 #69 NickaG 279 -6
114 #97 Andy Anderson 279 -1
116 #77 BuddyRevell 278 -2
117 #64 Seth Smiley 202 0

I think this might be the first time this season a first round draft pick is actually on top of the season rankings. So good for you swiftman, for living up to the hype. KMcCaig drops to second as a result, as well as PelvicThrust who has the coolest name ever, guys. Patrick and Earl could also see themselves in the lead easily after the next event with a good performance. It's still up for grabs for plenty of people with 3 weeks left. I've ran out of Juggalo jokes so I'll just skip past that part. 40cal gained the most traction on the rankings, jumping up 30 spots with his 2nd place finish for the event.

Individual Performance Evaluation

(How you're ranked for the season compared to your draft pick. Negative numbers are bad. Replacement players obviously excluded, as they were not drafted.)

#1 DetroitDrew1980 -7
#2 Magaca -4
#3 swiftman 2
#4 Dangalvan -10
#5 triangled -68
#6 Zachary Kater -5
#7 hardy's in your face -68
#8 afrotikiman -38
#9 jafotinatos -1
#10 John Danaher's Hair -43
#11 sun yue -29
#12 Tim Burke -4
#13 LBO -27
#14 thuggis -11
#15 Patrick Wyman 11
#16 ScoreCardOTN -8
#17 Dave Strummer -88
#18 clayguidashair -2
#19 StevenGiles -29
#20 brutalbobbyt -14
#21 HurricaneHeron -40
#22 Ben Bauman -12
#23 MJB! -57
#24 Tats16 -12
#25 skeebop 0
#26 discoandherpes -72
#27 Brent Ducharme -32
#28 George Halvatzis Jr. -61
#29 dribblebib -39
#30 DirtyML -8
#31 KNOWLEGE -2
#32 Sugel Mendoza 23
#33 Brad Ackerson -54
#34 IvanIllich 20
#35 Snatchl -59
#36 1N87 -63
#37 DreamingOfFighting -65
#38 PDG27 25
#39 cmons -69
#40 40Cal 21
#41 Pat Tzu 11
#42 Jeremy Couturier 22
#43 GreyedOut -61
#44 T.C. Engel -43
#45 tomvale13 34
#46 Ak.Death 1
#47 phantasma475 -59
#48 -Neil- 10
#49 Mookie Alexander -14
#50 IRodC -51
#51 MaZZacare 1
#52 Jeffigatame -7
#53 trice 31
#54 SteveevaD -19
#55 Chris Groves 4
#56 sgiblin -46
#57 forkboy 11
#58 RonSwanson -10
#59 gxc -16
#60 Farthammer -52
#61 juanchoD -35
#62 OurBovinePublic 33
#63 Matt Bishop -44
#64 Seth Smiley -53
#65 Pookie_Gnome 40
#66 milk72 14
#67 Earl Montclair 63
#68 Patrick Tenney -32
#69 NickaG -45
#70 Josh Hall -11
#72 TitanFan2K 8
#73 KatGirl 25
#74 Bookhouse 3
#75 Fraser Coffeen 43
#76 RStephen4 -2
#77 BuddyRevell -39
#78 Marcu$ 0
#79 KMcCaig 77
#80 HaterSlayer 26
#81 sday420 63
#82 PelvicThrust 79
#83 Fedorable -2
#84 Robert Cowan -9
#86 DarthRevan 21
#87 lukustra -9
#88 bonesthebaptist 4
#89 Imaginary_Enemy 53
#90 KGNLuc 0
#91 Rob Young 14
#92 Andy Davis 1
#93 BROCKLESNAR!!!!!! 86
#94 inthepipes 29
#95 LYHL 67
#96 ThirdParty 11
#97 Andy Anderson -17
#98 UK MMA MAN 82
#99 jason18 18
#101 duck 43
#102 memitim -7
#103 Waristotle 49
#104 gugabe 50
#105 CJD2502 -6
#106 Rutager -4
#107 Body Triangle 42
#108 mlzybaby -4

Mr. Snar is still on top of the overachievers, and probably will be for the remainder of the season, but theoretically UK MMA MAN and PelvicThrust have a chance of claiming the honor. Strummer can rejoice as he's reclaimed his role as top underachiever this season. Other notable people doing terrible are JDH, T.C., and Georgey. Wait, I said notable. Scratch that.

Captains' Table

Name Score
(C) Sweet Scientist 421
(C) POW 411
(C) lanky6 403
(C) wonderfulspam 403
(C) kreally 398
(C) Horselover Fat 381
(C) Violent Newt 376
(C) Tim Bernier 371
(C) benten20 369
(C) 19miles 360
(C) Paulo Filho's Psychiatrist 336
(C) discoandherpes 333

Poor Captain Herps. Finally gets included into the captains' table just in time to plummet to the bottom of it. If sklart were still on it, he'd be second-to-last with only 9 more points than Disco. How did you ever expect your team to be Grand Prix-bound? kreally's bad showing on the event not only let Sweet Scientist take over the top spot, but dropped kreally 4 spots as a result.

Week 7 Match-Ups Recap

(Full album can be viewed here, but check out Dallas' fanpost on Hover Zoom and Thumbnail Zoom Plus for convenient viewing.)

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In the most important game of the season against their heated rival, The Good, The Bad, and the Dollaway had seven of their ten players score below average. Ouch.

BECW4 Grand Prix Bracket

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Because of The Good, the Bad, and the Dollaway's failure to beat SO BILL NAI in Week 7, they snagged the final wildcard spot based on points rather than take 2nd place in the division which would have earned them a middle seed. So now they face off against what has inarguably been the top team all season. Will Cock Guys continue to dominate, or is a huge upset in the works for the quarterfinals?

SO BILL NAI and the Nohomos probably have the most fair match-up, which could go either way depending on which players can step up and take on the burden of scoring lots of points. I'd give the Nohomos the slight advantage as they've been a little more consistent throughout the season. Could PFP lead a second straight team to the BECW title?

Team BECWandDietPepsi has the pressure from representing BV and his choice of alcoholism, as well as a bitter 2nd place finish for spam in last year's finals. They're facing off against Newt's Wrong Pick Hospital, Right Pick Necessary. You may remember Newt from his BECW3 team having the best start of any team, and then an absolute trainwreck to finish the season. If he wants us to forget about that (we won't), he'll have to make a big impression in the quarterfinals and put Spam's team away (he probably won't).

If Week 7's abysmal last-place team score is any indication, Full Etim will live up to their name and start as a promising contender and choke and get shitkicked in the Grand Prix. Sweet Scientist's Gray Maynard-hating Espousers haven't been the most impressive team, but as long as they all put forth the effort, this has a big chance of an upset. Especially if lukustra doesn't make picks again.

BECW4 Bland Prix Schedule

I just went to random.org and randomized a list of 9-12 to see the order you play each other.

Week 8 (Concurrent with BECW4 Grand Prix Quarterfinals)

Horselover's Fucked For Free (3-4) vs. discoandherpes' The Dogcunt Sklarts (2-5)

benten20's Buttertooth Brits (3-4) vs. Tim Bernier's The Team That Wars (1-6)

Week 9 (Concurrent with BECW4 Grand Pix Semifinals)

Horselover's Fucked For Free vs. Tim Bernier's The Team That Wars

discoandherpes' The Dogcunt Sklarts vs. benten20's Buttertooth Brits

Week 10 (Concurrent with BECW4 Grand Prix Finals)

Horselover's Fucked For Free vs. benten20's Buttertooth Brits

discoandherpes' The Dogcunt Sklarts vs. Tim Bernier's The Team That Wars

Xmas Tree Tables

(Full album can be viewed here)

Note: The two teams side-by-side are NOT your match-up for Week 8, despite it being that way in previous weeks. It's too much work with the current state of the spreadsheet to do that.

Also, the 'Team Rank' and 'Team Score' are inaccurate in certain cases, some of it is my fault for blacking out data or adding replacement players scores, some of it is yours for needing replacement players to begin with, and there's the occasional error I can't explain like my team being ranked 9th instead of 4th this week, since I didn't make the sheet and some of his formulas may be a bit above my abilities to decipher [Example: =IF(ISERROR(INDEX(Scores7;MATCH(VLOOKUP(INDEX(Pnames;(MATCH($R11;Tnames;0)+$S11);AA$3);Nnames;2;0);Names7;0)));"";INDEX(Scores7;MATCH(VLOOKUP(INDEX(Pnames;(MATCH($R11;Tnames;0)+$S11);AA$3);Nnames;2;0);Names7;0)))].

The live spreadsheet has team rankings for the last event. though. Use the xmas tree tables for checking out your own scores

Event Averages: Week 1 - 48.3, Week 2 - 48.78, Week 3 - 58.12, Week 4 - 41.24, Week 5 - 70.33, Week 6 - 55.85, Week 7 - 62.05

Season Average - 384. 67

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Quick Notes

  • ALL TEN SCORES ON EACH TEAM WILL COUNT FOR THE DURATION OF THE PLAYOFFS. You were warned at the beginning of the season. And as captain, it's your duty to be absolutely sure that everyone has their picks in. One no-show, and you can almost guarantee a loss.
  • We never all three really agreed on how to decide tiebreakers, so we're going with JDH's grandfathered rule (Get it? He's old as shit) where the most perfect scores on each team will win the match-up. So, do us a favor and just don't get into any ties so we don't have to dig through all that info to find out who won.
  • Second tiebreaker would be the highest of the low scores for each team, in case some really weird shit happens and the first tiebreaker wasn't sufficient.
  • Calendar for the rest of the season is as follows
    • Quarterfinals: December 8th, UFC on FOX 5
    • Semifinals: December 14th/15th, UFC on FX 6/TUF 16 Finale COMBO Card
    • BECW Finals: December 29th, UFC 155
  • The Bland Prix is decided by head-to-head records, but with 4 teams and only 3 matches it's likely there will be identical records. It will then come down to total points throughout the Bland Prix. Point totals are officially reset as of now. There's your clean slate, so for fuck's sake, redeem yourselves, The Team That Wars.

I think that covers everything but I sort of rushed through this. Please let me know whatever mistakes you found that I haven't already pointed out. See you at UFC on Fox 5 where we should have a great main event, and hear "TIM MEANS BUSINESS" too many times on the Facebook broadcast. Adios.

\The FanPosts are solely the subjective opinions of Bloody Elbow readers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Bloody Elbow editors or staff.

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