Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Teal'c VS Ronin?

The experienced Teal'c quickly puts the hothead Ronin down without breaking a sweat.
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Teal'c barely defeats Ronin, earning respect for the younger warrior, at the cost of an exhausting defeat.
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The two warriors battle to a draw, neither able to defeat the other, till they both collapse in exhaustion.
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After a drawn out battle, Ronin's intensity and anger finally overcome the legendary Jaffa warrior.
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Ronin quickly curbstomps the Jaffa, showing everyone there is a new sheriff in town.
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OTHER (Please explain)
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Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Mark » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:37 am

Just as it says. Teal'c, former First Prime of Apophis, hero of the Jaffa. Ronin Dex, elite soldier and former Wraith runner. This has been bugging me since Ronin was introduced on Atlantis.

Here's the stage. Ronin Dex pushes Col. Carter too far with his insubordination and disrespect. She calls her old pal Teal'c to try and talk to him warrior to warrior. Things don't go so well, and they end up in the gym going toe to toe in unnarmed, hand to hand combat.

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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Graham Kennedy » Wed Dec 23, 2009 11:26 am

Teal'c, but only just. No particular reason; just my gut feeling that he'd put the youngster down, though it would be the hardest fight of his life.
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Sionnach Glic » Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:00 pm

I'd also go with Teal'c. He's spent his entire life fighting wars, and hand-to-hand combat seems to be a fairly big part of Jaffa training. Teal'c was also First Prime of the then most powerful Goa'uld, meaning that he's pretty much the best of the best.

Ronin's pretty good himself, though. So I can see it being one hell of a fight.
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Tyyr » Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:09 pm

Ronin's too much of a hothead. He's tough enough that he can bull his way through a situation. Teal'c however has all the advantages Ronin has in terms of strength and toughness but coupled with a tremendous amount of experience and a calm controlled mind. Ronin gets his ass handed too him.
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Monroe » Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:34 pm

Well in the show when they did this...

I'm guessing Mark hasn't gotten to that episode yet.
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Tsukiyumi » Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:43 pm

Monroe wrote:Well in the show when they did this...

I'm guessing Mark hasn't gotten to that episode yet.


Yeah, I was thinking of putting the YouTube clip up, but don't want to give anything away. :)
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Mark » Thu Dec 24, 2009 1:19 am

What season are we talking about? I'm between SG-1 9 and 10 and halfway through Atlantis season 4.
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Tsukiyumi » Thu Dec 24, 2009 5:07 am

Near the end of Atlantis S4.
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Reliant121 » Thu Dec 24, 2009 2:07 pm

I went with Teal'c. Just felt like he would get it, although tough battle.
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Lt. Staplic » Thu Dec 24, 2009 10:31 pm

Teal'c definately, he's got the advantage in training, skill, and possibly even strength IMO
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Mark » Thu Dec 24, 2009 11:39 pm

Training and skill I can go with, but they look of similar strength, and w\o the symbiote, I get the feeling Ronin could take more punishment. We've seen him get up and smile after getting the shit pounded out of him.
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Graham Kennedy » Fri Dec 25, 2009 12:23 am

After a visit to Youtube I call it even stronger for Teal'c. The absolute ease with which he made Ronin utterly lose his composure... the two may be about evenly matched in strength and ability, but Teal'c would have Ronin dance to his tune, and rip his head off.
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Deepcrush » Fri Dec 25, 2009 9:12 pm

I think its about even personally. Maybe a slight to favor Teal'c.

They are both about even in strength with Teal'c having superior skill and Ronin having superior agility.
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Monroe » Sat Dec 26, 2009 7:03 am

GrahamKennedy wrote:After a visit to Youtube I call it even stronger for Teal'c. The absolute ease with which he made Ronin utterly lose his composure... the two may be about evenly matched in strength and ability, but Teal'c would have Ronin dance to his tune, and rip his head off.


That was my take on the fight too. And don't forget Teal'c has been

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That would severely hamper his ability to fight Ronin.
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Re: Battle of the Century: Teal'c VS Ronin

Postby Graham Kennedy » Tue Dec 29, 2009 3:49 pm

Not necessarily. Jaffa do live a long time and don't slow down too much until the end. How old was Bra'tac when he was still kicking ass?
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